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Crunchyroll Streams Dark Rabbit Has 7 Lives, Dantalian (Updated)

posted on 2011-07-07 15:32 EDT
Both series to also stream on Niconico.com

The media platform Crunchyroll has added the anime series A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives (Itsuka Tenma no Kuro-Usagi), The Mystic Archives of Dantalian (Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian/Dantalian no Shoka), and Sacred Seven to its summer season lineup.

A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives involves a college freshman, Kurogane Taito, and a vampire girl, Saitohimea, whose relationship turns out to be predestined.

The anime adapts Takaya Kagami's school battle action light novel series, and will premiere in Japan on July 8. There is also an anime DVD that will be bundled with the ninth novel volume in December.

Crunchyroll will simulcast the series in North and South America, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Africa, and the Middle East.

In The Mystic Archives of Dantalian, a young man named Huey (Daisuke Ono) in 1920s London meets a girl named Dalian (Miyuki Sawashiro) who handles the Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian, the forbidden books of demonic wisdom. Yutaka Uemura is directing this adaptation of Gakuto Mikumo's light novel series. The anime will premiere in Japan on July 15.

Crunchyroll will simulcast the series in North and South America, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Africa, and the Middle East.

Both A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives and The Mystic Archives of Dantalian were previously revealed as simulcasts by Nico Nico Douga's English site Niconico.com.

Bandai Entertainment previously announced at its Anime Expo panel on Saturday that it would stream Sacred Seven on both Hulu and Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll will simulcast the series in the United States and Canada, starting on Friday, July 8 at 8:00 a.m EDT.

Crunchyroll revealed on Wednesday that it will simulcast Usagi Drop, Cat God and R-15, and the site previously announced at its Anime Expo panel on Saturday that it will simulcast Yuruyuri, Kamisama Dolls, and Natsume Yūjin-Chō San. The site will also simulcast 13 other continuing titles.

Update: Background information added.

Image © 2011 Gakuto Mikumo, G- Yusuke, Kadokawa Shoten/Dantalian no Shoka Production Committee


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