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Crunchyroll Adds To Love-Ru Anime, Symphogear Season 1

posted on 2015-09-03 00:00 EDT

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it has added the To Love-Ru, Motto To Love Ru, and the To Love Ru: Darkness TV anime series to its catalog. It also added the first season of the Symphogear (Senki Zesshō Symphogear) TV anime series on Wednesday.

Crunchyroll is offering the To Love-Ru, Motto To Love Ru, and To Love Ru: Darkness series for Crunchyroll users in the United States and Canada.

Crunchyroll describes the three To Love-Ru series:

Rito Yuki had no idea the planet Develuke even existed when their Princess Lala teleported into his bathtub, but now he finds himself to be engaged to the beautiful girl with a pointed tail. Problem: various aliens are showing up on missions of varying hostile intent. Worse, the girl that Rito REALLY loves is still completely unaware of his feelings!

The interstellar insanity continues! Princess Lala has finally started to admit her true feelings for the young man she's inexplicably engaged to. Unfortunately, her sometimes erratic technology added with the snags and snarls of intergalactic politics are still causing major problems. Love takes a quantum shift into the wrong gear and the star brakes are broken in the extra-special, extra-crazy extraterrestrial romance to end them all, Motto To Love-Ru!

Rito Yuki has more women in his life than he knows what to do with. In case it wasn't enough to have all three Devilukean princesses under one roof, he now has alien girls from all over the galaxy attending his school, too! But when the arrival of a mysterious red-haired girl threatens one of their own, Rito and the girls must stand up to a powerful adversary- the likes of which they've never seen before.

The To Love-Ru TV anime series, based on Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki's To Love-Ru -Trouble- manga, premiered in Japan in April 2008. Sentai Filmworks and Section 23 released the series on DVD in North America from in 2009. The Motto To Love Ru sequel series premiered in Japan in October 2010, and Sentai Filmworks released the series on DVD in 2012. The To Love Ru: Darkness series, adapted from the To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness spinoff manga, premiered in Japan in October 2012. Anime on Demand and The Anime Network both streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks released the series on DVD and Blu-ray in July 2014. A currently airing second season of To Love Ru: Darkness will premiered in Japan on July 6. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan, and Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series in North America.

Crunchyroll is offering the entire first season of Symphogear for all Crunchyroll users worldwide, except for Asia.

Crunchyroll describes the series:

In a world where aliens known as "The Noise" threaten the earth, only one thing can protect the human race: the magical armor Symphogear. But in order to save their world, the Symphogear wearers will have to learn from the tragedies of the past.

The series originally aired in Japan in 2012. FUNimation Entertainment streamed the series as it aired in Japan. The show received a second season in 2013, titled Senki Zesshō Symphogear G, and a currently airing third season, titled Senki Zesshō Symphogear GX. Crunchyroll is currently streaming Senki Zesshō Symphogear GX as it airs in Japan.

Thanks to Rukiia for the news tip


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