The streaming service Daisuki announced yesterday that it will be ending its service as of 31 October, 2017 at 11 a.m. Japan Standard Time.
‘We express our utmost gratitude to all who have used Daisuki since its start in April 2013. We also apologize for the inconvenience the closure of the site will cause. We would appreciate your understanding.’
On 1 July new registrations for DAISUKI’s premium membership service were officially closed. Paying members will continue to have a premium membership until the end of the service. Daisuki has posted the official schedule: On 21 September, Daisuki will end its service. On 2 October, the iOS and Android apps will be removed from the stores. On 31 October, all Daisuki services will be terminated, with the social accounts closed on 15 December.
The international anime streaming platform became part of Anime Consortium Japan Inc.’s one year after Sony’s Aniplex (who recently acquired streaming service Funimation) Nihon Ad Systems, Asatsu-DK, and anime production studios Sunrise, Toei Animation, and TMS Entertainment launched the service in 2013. Anime Consortium Japan has been acquired by Bandai Namco in March 2017.