Japanese Live Action Vampire Drama, RH Plus, to Stream on Crunchyroll

Aug 24th 2009

Fans Will Experience Love At First Bite as the Number One Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment Licenses Suwa Ayako's Manga Based Live Action Drama

San Francisco, CA (August 24, 2009) — Crunchyroll has licensed the highly popular Japanese vampire fantasy live action series based upon manga-ka Suwa Ayako's same named original series, RH PLUS for online streaming starting today at 12:00 pm PST. More information can be found at http://www.Crunchyroll.com.

“With the phenomenon of modern vampire titles such as TWILIGHT”, states Crunchyroll brand manager Keith Kawamura, “fans will love the mystery and drama of RH PLUS for its smart story line and intriguing character development.”

Synopsis

The story centers around four male vampires living in a western-style manor called the Geccho-kan, Kiyoi (Takano Hassei) is nearly 100 years old but looks to be in his 30's he serves as the building manager and father figure, Masakazu (Ojima Naoya) is a college junior and appears to be 21 he is incredibly smart and strong, Makoto (Miura Yuu) who is shy and quiet and Ageha (Tochihara Rakuto) who is spoiled and childish are high school freshmen and appear to be 16. They live together as a family and help the police solve difficult cases involving other vampires usually given to them by someone called "Mister" who later turns out to be a police officer name Michitaka (Miyagi Kentaro).

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