Japanese Wii U has thousands of streaming anime episodes
Still in love with anime? Well then, a Japanese Wii U might hold some appeal for you. Just released on the Japanese eShop is the Bandai Channel. If you download this channel, you have unlimited access to the first episodes of over 500 different anime. So, feel free to test drive these strange anime you may has missed.
Do you really love Gundam? Put down 1050 yen (that’s about $11) and you’ll get over 10,000 episodes at your finger tips, even the entire backlog of the Gundam series. It also increases your access to 580 anime episodes, including the obscure Sgt Frog. In order to view this awesomeness you need a Japanese Wii U and a Bandai Namco ID. You can only sign up through a PC or a smart phone.
It is unknown at this time if this is IP region locked. Let us know if you can view this in the States. Do you think this is a step in the right direction for Wii U?