News Bleach Simulcast Launched on Crunchyroll Today
posted on 2010-06-08 11:55 EDT
Crunchyroll has begun simulcasting the Bleach television anime series at 5:30 a.m. EDT today with episode 274 available only to premium members. Premium members also have access to episodes 266 to 273, the arc leading up to the current episode. These episodes will "tentatively" become available to all viewers on June 15.
New episodes will go online every Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. EDT to premium members, one week before becoming available to all users. Additional blocks of older episodes are currently planned, but no details have been revealed. Crunchyroll's streaming of Bleach will be available to users in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Viz Media also announced that it will stream Bleach on its VizAnime.com website "very, very soon."