Marvelous Entertainment and Crunchyroll to Stream First Four Subbed Episodes of Koihime Musou

Sep 12th 2009

The Number One Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment and Japanese Entertainment Giant present Koihime Musō!

San Francisco, CA (September 12, 2009) -- Enter the world of the Han Dynasty as up and coming Japanese Anime distribution company, Marvelous Entertainment Inc., and the number one (1) online destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment, Crunchyroll, are set to stream the action packed/comedic/fantasy fan-favorite KOIHIME MUSOU (episodes 1-4; subbed) to Crunchyroll Anime Members and fans worldwide starting today, Saturday; September 12, 2009 at 5:00 pm PDT. More information can be found at www.Crunchyroll.com .

Inspired by the classic Chinese novel "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", KOIHIME MUSOU was originally launched as an adult visual novel and PC strategy game and grew in such popularity that it branched off into a Playstation(R) 2 game title as well as into a series of manga books as well as the highly popular and well received Anime.

"We're very excited to be able to work with Marvelous again and have the opportunity to showcase another fantastic title like KOIHIME MUSOU," states Crunchyroll Brand Manager Mr. Keith Kawamura, "Marvelous produces so many amazing shows, like SCHOOL DAYS, HAPPINESS and KONO AOZORA WO YAKUSOKU NI, we obviously can't wait to launch it."

This title will be available in subbed and dubbed formats and available in all territories, except the following: Japan, France, Belgium, China, Luxembourg, Andorra, Monaco, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Title Synopsis:

KOIHIME MUSOU
Towards the end of the Han Dynasty, the world is in the throes of chaos and disorder. In a time when strength is needed, a hero is secretly sharpening her skills as a warrior of justice: her name is Kan'u Unch?. Kan'u will put her life on the line, test her strength and power, fighting to protect those in need. Together with Ch?hi Ekitoku, they make a vow as sisters to forge down this path of justice, awaiting whatever fate has in store for them...

About Marvelous
Marvelous Entertainment Inc. founded in 1997, is a leader in the creation of fresh entertainment through integrating music, games and audio-visual contents.

Since the beginning, Marvelous Entertainment Inc. has been actively pursuing IP growth by planning, producing and releasing audio-visual products (CDs, DVDs, Video) and video games featuring high-demand animation characters and brands.

About Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is an online video service and community that offers full-length episodes and movies of the very best in Japanese anime and Asian entertainment. Crunchyroll's content is provided by Asian media leaders including TV TOKYO, Shueisha, d-rights, Fuji Creative Corporation, Pony Canyon, Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Toei Animation, Gonzo, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation America, and many others.

Crunchyroll was founded in June 2006 and has offices in San Francisco and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator in the Japanese anime industry and the only video service in the world to offer hit programs like NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, GINTAMA and many others online to its subscribers within one hour of its Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and the Licensing International Merchandisers Association (LIMA) and is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock.

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