Crunchyroll Announces Streaming of Shin Koihime Muso Second Season

Apr 8th 2010

Anime Adaptation of BaseSon's Japanese Visual Novel Game to Stream Through World's Leading Asian Media Lifestyle Brand One Hour After First Airing in Japan

San Francisco, Calif. (April 8, 2010) - Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the streaming commencement of the second season of Shin Koihime Musō, the anime based on the Japanese visual novel by BaseSon, a nearly all-female interpretation of the Chinese literary classic Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Title will become available each week via Crunchyroll's premium subscription and for free in standard definition with advertisements one week later. More information is on the official Shin Koihime Musō series page on Crunchyroll: http://www.crunchyroll.com/shinkoihimemuso.

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 Unchō. Kan'u will put her life on the line, test her strength and power, fighting to protect those in need. Together with Chōhi Ekitoku, they make a vow as sisters to forge down this path of justice, awaiting whatever fate has in store for them...

Now in Shin Koihime Musō, Kan'u and Chōhi explode into battle as they must again stand up and fight for peace during these turbulent times. Together they set out to assemble their team of warriors, eyes to the horizon and the many battles and adventures that awaits for them up ahead!

A live update of Crunchyroll's April 2010 lineup of titles can be viewed at http://www.crunchyroll.com/lineup.

About Crunchyroll, Inc.

Crunchyroll is a leading global lifestyle and entertainment brand centered around all things Asian media and operator of the largest online community, video site and network of sites, services and devices for Japanese anime and Asian drama in the world. For $6.95 per month or $59.95 per year, Crunchyroll subscribers get unlimited access to anime simulcasts as soon as one hour after broadcast in Japan and a catalog of thousands of episodes. Through the Crunchyroll network of sites, services and devices, Crunchyroll has over 6 million monthly unique visitors. Content on Crunchyroll is licensed by leading media companies across Asia and the world.

Crunchyroll was founded in June 2006 and has offices in both San Francisco and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator in the Japanese content business and the only video service in the world to offer hit programs Naruto Shippūden, Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee and many others within one hour of their first Japanese broadcasts. Crunchyroll is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) and is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful minds and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

Crunchyroll acquires content from leading Asian media companies including TV TOKYO, Fuji Television, NHK Enterprises (NEP), Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV), Seoul Broadcasting System(SBS), Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), Shueisha, Kadokawa Pictures, Aniplex, avex entertainment, King Records, Happinet, d-rights, Bandai Channel, Toei Animation, Tai Seng and many others. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.

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