Crunchyroll Announces Fall 2009 Simulcast Line Up

Sep 25th 2009

The Number One (1) Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment Announces Anime Simulcasts for New Fall Season

San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan (September 25, 2009) — The number one online destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment, Crunchyroll.com, continues its online dominance of bringing legally streaming Anime to the online community. Crunchyroll today announces continued simulcast of their most popular fan-favorite titles, with additional new titles to be revealed within the next two weeks. More information can be found at www.Crunchyroll.com/lineup .

Simulcasts titles continuing for the Fall 2009 season include:

· BEAST PLAYER ERIN
· GINTAMA
· HANASAKERU SEISHONEN
· MAINICHI KAASAN
· NARUTO SHIPPUDEN
· REBORN!
· SHUGO CHARA

“We've got some amazing new Anime titles coming this fall to join our existing slate of fantastic continuing titles! I think Anime fans everywhere will be be quite happy, it'll be our biggest lineup to date.” states Crunchyroll CEO Kun Gao, “Crunchyroll continues to strive in bringing the best Anime titles to our fans the same day as Japan TV broadcast and will continue to work hard to bring more new and exciting titles to the online community. Stay tuned as we will be announcing more new fall simulcast titles for our fans to enjoy starting next week!”

All fans can enjoy all content on the site for free, but Crunchyroll Anime Members benefits include higher quality streams of all shows (in some cases at 720p High Definition Video) with no advertisement and early access to all simulcast shows as early as one (1) hour after its Japan Broadcast. Crunchyroll Anime Membership costs as little as $5 a month and goes directly towards supporting Japan Animation companies. More information, including a two week free trial membership can be found at http://www.Crunchyroll.com/freetrial

About Crunchyroll Crunchyroll is the largest online community and video site for the very best in Japanese Anime and Dramas from Asia. Crunchyroll's content is provided by Asian media leaders including TV TOKYO, Shueisha, d-rights, Fuji Creative Corporation (FCC), Media International Corporation (MICO), 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 both San Francisco and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator within 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. More information can be found at its website http://www.Crunchyroll.com .

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Crunchyroll.com's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions. The Company may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Company's assumptions or otherwise. The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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