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Sony Pictures to pay $143m for anime distributor

Deal for Funimation could boost Sony's US TV holdings

TOKYO -- Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday in California said it has agreed to buy a 95% stake in Funimation Productions, a U.S-based distributor of Japanese anime, for $143 million.

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