Crunchyroll Set to Launch Its Spring Simulcast LineupMar 24th 2011
San Francisco, Calif. (March 24, 2011) – With the winter season coming to a close, Crunchyroll, Inc., announces its continuation of eight (8) titles into the spring season. New title acquisitions will be announced in the following days. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/lineup.
The following titles from the winter season will be continuing on for the spring season: BeelzebuB, Bleach, CardFight! Vanguard, Fairy Tail, Gosick, Kaasan -- Mom's Life, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, and St. Seiya The Lost Canvas.
Crunchyroll's CEO Kun Gao said, “In the past we strived to provide the hottest titles, and this season is no different as we are building an amazing lineup that our fans will be more than happy with and will help make this our best season yet. Not only will we be carrying over eight (8) fantastic fan-favorite titles, we also have a plethora of brand new series that fans will be sure not to miss!”
Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Roku, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
Crunchyroll premium members will have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-720p quality on selected titles. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan can be found at: http://www.crunchyroll.com/freetrial/
About Crunchyroll, Inc.
Crunchyroll is a leading global video network and developer of social media applications for Japanese anime and Asian media. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, TV set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers directly to consumers.
Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, digital publishing leader Bitway and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.
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