Sucks to be a UK anime fan sometimes.

UTENA IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
oh wow, must check it out -
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SOMEONE ELSE HAS MADE UTENA FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
What really? oh god, finally I can-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

THESE CLASSIC MECHA ANIME FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE
WHOA! I never thought I'd get to see these! lets-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SHERLOCK HOUND IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
Alright, lets get some early Miyazaki awesomeness in he-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Seriously guys, can't you you throw us UK anime fans a bone at all?

Windknight:
UTENA IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
oh wow, must check it out -
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SOMEONE ELSE HAS MADE UTENA FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
What really? oh god, finally I can-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

THESE CLASSIC MECHA ANIME FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE
WHOA! I never thought I'd get to see these! lets-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SHERLOCK HOUND IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
Alright, lets get some early Miyazaki awesomeness in he-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Seriously guys, can't you you throw us UK anime fans a bone at all?

Use a VPN.

Yeah just use a VPN like everybody else does.

If you don't want to pay, here are some free VPN options, with their respective limitations.

Windscribe (10GB per month)
Hotspot Shield (500MB per day), ad-supported
SecurityKISS (300MB per day)
TunnelBear (500MB per month)
FinchVPN (3GB per month), registration required

You don't get crunchy role in Great Britton? Or what's that other anime streaming site that has alot of old anime on it?

You have access to the internet and you're complaining about not being able to see a certain anime? You need to learn how to Anime-On-The-Internet.

saint of m:
You don't get crunchy role in Great Britton? Or what's that other anime streaming site that has alot of old anime on it?

They have the site but most of the content is region locked. It is the way with most legal options to safeguard the possibility to eventually have an exclusive deal or a DVD release in that market. But usually the UK is not big enough for people to bother making such a deal.

North American rights are traditionally sold seperately. And the US is big enough to make that worthwile and even pay for a dub. But most other regions are shafted. Not least because most anime enthusiasts watch the US version via VPN or some even less legal method instead of waiting for years for a local release that may never come.

It is even worse for not English speaking countries. No one buys the rights to stream in those countries if they don't expect enough revenue to pay for an extra dub.

bluegate:
You have access to the internet and you're complaining about not being able to see a certain anime? You need to learn how to Anime-On-The-Internet.

Some people prefer a way that is actually legal and even conforming to the terms of service of the service used. Such an option does not exist for huge parts of the world. Which is something valid to complain about.

I remember the good old days when Google Translate effectively worked as a VPN.

Windknight:
UTENA IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
oh wow, must check it out -
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SOMEONE ELSE HAS MADE UTENA FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
What really? oh god, finally I can-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

THESE CLASSIC MECHA ANIME FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE
WHOA! I never thought I'd get to see these! lets-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY

SHERLOCK HOUND IS FREE LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE!
Alright, lets get some early Miyazaki awesomeness in he-
BLOCKED IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Seriously guys, can't you you throw us UK anime fans a bone at all?

If you are an anime fan, why the heck are you using Youtube!?

PS: Something something VPN...

saint of m:
You don't get crunchy role in Great Britton? Or what's that other anime streaming site that has alot of old anime on it?

Streaming licensing is split between CrunchyRoll, HiDive, Funimation, Netflix, and a couple of shows per year to Amazon Prime. On top of that, a lot of older shows haven't been picked up for streaming distribution at all, and a lot of those don't have physical distribution either.

Just fall back to illegally obtaining it, then pay it back by buying merch. I'm not exactly advocating piracy but hey, sometimes you just don't have many options in the matter.

 

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