Medialink Group Limited is a content distributor and licensor based in Kowloon, Hong Kong specializing in the distribution of Japanese anime and brand licensing. Its offices are located at Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Medialink Group Limited
  • Medialink Film and Television (1994–2000)
  • Medialink Entertainment (2000–2018)
Company typePublic
IndustryEntertainment and retail
FoundedMarch 1994; 30 years ago (1994-03)
  • Lovinia Chiu
  • Noletta Chiu
HeadquartersTsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Area served
Worldwide (primarily Asian markets)
Key people
ProductsAnime, motion pictures, and merchandise
RevenueDecrease HK$315.122 million[1] (2020)
Decrease HK$50 million (2020)
Decrease HK$36 million (2020)
Total assetsIncrease HK$619.092 million[1] (2020)
OwnerRLA Company Limited (75%)
Number of employees
ParentRLA Company Limited
  • MediaLink Licensing Holdings
  • Medialink Entertainment Holdings
  • Medialink Investment Holdings

Registered from Hong Kong Companies Registry, Medialink was founded as Medialink International Limited by Lovinia Chiu in March 1994.[citation needed] In 2018, co-founders Lovinia and Noletta Chiu integrated Medialink Entertainment and Medialink Animation International into the Medialink Group, which was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2019.[2]

Anime distribution


Medialink Entertainment handles the content acquisition and distribution of Japanese anime in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The company does not directly release its own properties, but instead selects some anime titles for release on home video through its distribution partners such as Asia Video Publishing in Hong Kong, CaiChang International Multimedia in Taiwan, Dream Express (DEX) and previously Rose Media and Entertainment in Thailand.[citation needed]

In addition, the company also sub-licenses select titles to streaming services and TV stations. In 2018, the company launched a new brand called Ani-One to simulcast new anime titles and distribute older series on their partnered platforms. Its notable clients include Netflix, Animax Asia, iQIYI, Bilibili, Dimsum,[3] and local streaming services in select served regions.[4][5] It also offers anime contents on its own YouTube channel since October 2019.[6] On 10 April 2021, Medialink announced that they had reached a distribution partnership with Mediacorp, with Medialink titles being made available to stream on meWATCH.[7] On 1 July 2021, Medialink launched a membership program called Ani-One ULTRA to simulcast select titles and old anime series under its Ani-One YouTube channel.[8]

In 2019, Medialink began co-producing and co-funding anime projects.[5]


Other businesses


Brand licensing


Medialink Animation International manages the brand licensing business. It is involved in the licensing of various brands, including Garfield, Popeye, Betty Boop, The Little Prince, and My Hero Academia.[5]



In 2020, Medialink started venturing into the e-commerce business during the COVID-19 pandemic.[5] Launched in August 2020, Ani-Mall is an online store selling anime-themed clothes, toys and other merchandise from Medialink's licensed brands.[9]



On 19 September 2020, Medialink launched a new educational entertainment VOD platform on MyTV SUPER for children in preschools.[9]



On 18 October 2023, Medialink announced the partnership with Bilibili to handled the distribution & licensing for their donghua series in Southeast Asian markets,[10] resulting the launch of Ani-Mi VOD platform.[11]

Movie production and distribution


Medialink was also evolved in movie production, such as One Second Champion and Drifting with mm2 Entertainment. They also responsible for releasing Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle anime film in the Asian markets as well.


  1. ^ a b "Medialink Group Limited ANNUAL REPORT 2020" (PDF). 31 March 2020. Archived from the original on 20 January 2021. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
  2. ^ "組圖:影視劇發行商"羚邦集團"掛牌上市" [Photo: TV Programme Distributor "Medialink Group" Listed on the Stock Exchange]. Hong Kong China News Agency (in Chinese). 21 May 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  3. ^ Seto, Kit-Yan (16 April 2018). "dimsum partners with Ani-One to expand anime content". The Star. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Medialink Group Limited GLOBAL OFFERING" (PDF). 30 April 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 June 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d Wang, Yue (13 July 2020). "Anime Distributor Turns To Merchandise And E-Commerce Amid Pandemic For Growth". Forbes. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Medialink Group Limited Business - Ani-One". Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  7. ^ "Catch Anime Action on meWATCH with Mediacorp and Medialink Group Linkup" (Press release). Medialink Group Limited. Anime News Network. 10 April 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  8. ^ "Ani-One® YouTube Launched Channel Membership Program with Popular Simulcast Titles for HKD$20 Per Month" (Press release). Medialink Group Limited. Anime News Network. 29 June 2021. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  9. ^ a b "羚邦集团推出电商网站Ani-Mall™及益智点播平台Ani-Kids™" [Medialink Group Launches E-Commerce Website Ani-Mall™ and Educational On-Demand Platform Ani-Kids™]. Sina Corp (in Chinese). 28 September 2020. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  10. ^ "MEDIALINK, BILIBILI Reach Strategic Cooperation on Overseas Development of CN Animations & Comics". AAStocks Financial News. 18 October 2023. Retrieved 8 November 2023.
  11. ^ Ani-Mi Asia [@animiforasia] (18 October 2023). "🥳Ani-Mi Asia YouTube Channel is LAUNCHED! 🥳". Retrieved 8 November 2023 – via Instagram.

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