Comix Wave Films Titles Ride on to Crunchyroll

Dec 29th 2008
Online Media Distribution Giant to Begin Online Streaming, Subscription and
Download-To-Own of KAEDE NEWTOWN and YONNA IN THE SOLITARY FORTRESS Anime
Titles

San Francisco, CA (December 29, 2008) — Japanese entertainment company,
Comix Wave Films, strikes a partnership with online media distribution
giant, Crunchyroll, to provide streaming and subscriptions for some of the
company's most popular anime titles KAEDE NEWTOWN beginning 5:00 pm PST
today and YONNA IN THE SOLITARY FORTRESS beginning in January 2009. More
information can be found at www.Crunchyroll.com
.

Mr. Kazuki Sunami, Director of Comix Wave Films states, “We are extremely
excited to present KAEDE NEWTOWN and YONNA IN THE SOLITARY FORTRESS to
Crunchyroll's huge global community of passionate anime fans. Moving
forward, we hope to continue to work closely with Crunchyroll to bring the
wonderful world of Comix Wave Film's creations to this amazing global
community. “

Crunchyroll members will receive a free KAEDE NEWTOWN ghost companion and
YONNA IN THE SOLITARY FORTRESS grappling gun for their avatars by joining
the Comix Wave Films Group online.

Title Synopses:

KAEDE NEWTOWN
Mikio Osawa, an average 5th grade school boy, lives in the suburbs of Osaka.
Mikio likes Haruko Tezuka, a cute little girl in his class. However, Mikio
is too shy and withdrawn to tell Haruko that he likes her. One day, Mikio's
close friend Megane brings news that Haruko is about to move away to another
town...

KAEDE NEWTOWN is a romantic comedy animation created by Naoto Iwakiri, an
Osaka-born illustrator. With cute little characters and music created by
Japanese band Aprils and singer-songwriter TOMOVSKY, Kaede Newtown takes you
back to the good ol' town you lived in during the good ol' days of your
childhood.

Streaming: Free; Subscription: Include in Crunchyroll Anime Membership;
Download-to-Own: $2.99 USD

YONNA IN THE SOLITARY FORTRESS
Yonna, a girl with incredible powers, has been living in a deserted
“solitary fortress” alone with her brother Stan, her heart shut from the
world. Stan had desperately protected Yonna from those who come seeking her
mysterious power until one day, a boy approaches the solitary fortress. Stan
tries to kill this boy like all others before him, but the boy tries to take
Yonna out of the fortress regardless of his own safety.

Though the world of 3D computer graphics tends to lean toward sharp and cool
visuals, Kengo Takeuchi has been searching for a softer, warmer atmosphere
in 3D-CG. Takeuchi brings us this heart-warming 34-minute 3D-CG work after
participating in Final Fantasy: The Movie with Square USA. With a commitment
to creating CG with a unique atmosphere, Takeuchi has created the world of
the girl named Yonna.

Streaming: Free; Subscription: Include in Crunchyroll Anime Membership;
Download-to-Own: $2.99 USD

About Comix Wave Films
CoMix Wave Films began in creative contracting and currently engages in
animated movie production, distribution and package sales as well as
overseas sales. We staff each step with a small number of highly skilled
people, hoping to create works that will both fully display its creators'
abilities and stand the test of time. Our mission is to work with
imaginative artists to deliver heartfelt works to the people of the world.

About Crunchyroll
Headquartered in San Francisco, California – Crunchyroll is hailed as a
leading online entertainment brand with the largest international online
community and destination focused on Asian entertainment including anime,
drama, music in addition to electronic entertainment and auto content.
Crunchyroll's distribution channel and partnership program delivers content
to over five million passionate fans worldwide. Crunchyroll is funded by the
premiere group Venrock. More information can be found at its website
http://www.Crunchyroll.com.



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