|Picture format||4:3 576i SDTV|
|Owner||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Sister channels||Sony TV|
Sony Max 2
Sony BBC Earth
|Launched||18 April 2017|
|Asianet Digital||Channel 321 (SD)|
|Kerala Vision Digital TV||Channel 452 (SD)|
|Siti cable||Channel 445 (SD)|
|Bengal Digital (Bangladesh)||Channel 444|
|Tata Sky(India)||Channel 686 (SD)|
|Dish Network (United States)||Channel 727|
|Verizon Fios (United States)||Channel 1744|
|Airtel Digital TV||channel 471|
|Videocon d2h||channel 519|
|Sony Liv||Watch Sony Yay Live|
History[change | change source]
The channel was launched on 18 April 2017 replacing Animax. Following the rebrand, Sony Pictures Networks announced their plans to migrate all anime programming featured in Animax as paid content to its digital platform Sony LIV. In addition, the company has also stated Animax Asia was launched as a live, HD channel via streaming on that same platform.
Programming[change | change source]
Current programming[change | change source]
Original shows[change | change source]
|Kicko and Super Speedo|
|Prince Jai aur Dumdaar Viru|
|Guru aur Bhole|
|2018-present||Honey Bunny Ka Jholmaal|
|2020-present||Oscar Ab Bas Kar|
|The Honey Bunny Show With Kapil Sharma|||
|2021-present||Honey Fun Tan A Tan|||
|Taarak Mehta Kka Chhota Chashmah|||
Acquired Shows[change | change source]
Former programming[change | change source]
- Original Shows
|2017||Sab Jholmaal Hai|
|2018||Fab5 Mission Tango|||
- Acquired Shows
- Bobby & Bill
- Casper's Scare School
- Elinor Wonders Why
- Krishna Balram
- Kong: The Animated Series
- Pyaar Mohabbat Happy Lucky
- Space Goofs
- Tensai Bakabon
Movies[change | change source]
Sab Jholmaal Hai[change | change source]
|1||Honey Bunny in Bank Robbery||28 October 2017|
|2||Honey Bunny Ka Space Adventure||24 December 2017|
Paap o Meter[change | change source]
|1||Paap-O-Meter Under Attack||31 August 2020|
|2||Paap-O-Meter Defenders of Earth||21 September 2020|
Guru aur Bhole[change | change source]
|1||Guru aur Bhole in Alien Buster||25 May 2018|
|2||Guru aur Bhole and Hawa Hawai||25 December 2018|
|3||Guru aur Bhole in Kung Fu Adventure||23 June 2019|
|4||Guru aur Bhole in Bermuda Triangle||16 June 2020|
|5||Guru aur Bhole in Magician Kingdom||9 June 2021|
Honey Bunny Ka Jholmaal[change | change source]
|1||Honey Bunny and Himalayan Car Rally||1 April 2018|
|2||Honey Bunny and Plane Hijack||4 May 2018|
|3||Honey Bunny Double Impact||11 May 2018|
|4||Honey Bunny and Kung fu Challenge||7 November 2018|
|5||Honey Bunny as Super Team X||5 November 2018|
|6||Honey Bunny and Train Chase||18 April 2019|
|7||Honey Bunny as Super Team X Realoded||19 April 2019|
|8||Honey Bunny Lost in Space||26 April 2019|
|9||Honey Bunny and The Pet Detective||27 April 2019|
|10||Honey Bunny The Planet of Pig Aliens||19 June 2019|
|11||Honey Bunny in Crazy Crazy Chase||28 June 2019|
|12||Honey Bunny in Haunted House||28th June 2019|
|13||Honey Bunny Gangs of Film City||6 October 2019|
|14||Honey Bunny and The Cricket Gang||13 October 2019|
|15||Honey Bunny in Crazy Family Adventure||20 October 2019|
|16||Honey Bunny Mission Dolphin Rescue||5 November 2019|
|17||Honey Bunny in Police Petrol||12 December 2019|
|18||Honey Bunny The Secret Formula||22 December 2019|
|19||Honey Bunny in Ghost Palace||22 December 2019|
|20||Honey Bunny The Rock Stars||22 December 2019|
|21||Honey Bunny and Doggy's Day Out||24 December 2019|
|22||Honey Bunny and the Super Race Car|
|23||Honey Bunny in the Arabian Adventure|
|24||Honey Bunny The Millionaires|
|25||Honey Bunny in Space Football|
|26||Honey Bunny in Rabbit Island|
|27||Honey Bunny and the Masters of Disguise|
|28||Super Team X End of the World|
|29||Honey Bunny The Ghost Warriors|
|30||Honey Bunny in Clownland|
|31||Honey Bunny the Time Travellers|
|32||Honey Bunny in Dino Park|
|33||Honey Bunny and Journey in Antartica|
|34||Honey Bunny and Dragon World|
|35||Honey Bunny and Ghost Train Chase|
|36||Honey Bunny and the Mouse Trouble|
|37||Honey Bunny and Magical Hat|
|38||Honey Bunny Save The Panda|
|39||Honey Bunny in the Interview|
|40||Honey Bunny in the Treasure Hunt|
|41||Honey Bunny in the Mystery of the Sylvian Castle|
|42||Honey Bunny The Real Superstars|
|43||Honey Bunny and the Alien Spaceship|
|44||Honey Bunny The Spy Eagle|
|45||Honey bunny The Mysterious of The Stollen Painting|
|46||Honey Bunny The Forest King|
|47||Honey Bunny The Daciots of Valley|
|48||Honey Bunny The Dart Gun Granny|
References[change | change source]
- "Sony to shift Animax channel to SonyLiv".
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- Milligan, Mercedes (18 April 2017). "Sony YAY! Channel to Anchor on Original Indian Toons". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
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