Crunchyroll Announces More Japanese Smart Phone Application

Jun 15th 2011
Altering the way that people access media, Crunchyroll has partnered with Marvelous Entertainment to simulcast anime on smart phones in Japan

San Francisco, Calif. (June 15, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., has partnered with Marvelous Entertainment (MMV) to announce the launch of Japanese smart phone applications designed exclusively for title-specific anime streaming. Together, Crunchyroll and Marvelous will make 11 EYES, DEMON KING DAIMAO, HAPPINESS!, MYSELF;YOURSELF, KONO AOZORA NI YAKUSOKU WO, and SCHOOL DAYS available for streaming on Android applications in Japan. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com.

These are six (6) Crunchyroll smart phone applications that have launched in Japan in addition to ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI – WITHOUT WINGS - UNDER THE INNOCENT SKY and HOSHIZORA E KAKARU HASHIA BRIDGE TO THE STARRY SKIES that was launched this spring. Users will be able to access and download the application from the Android storefront immediately in Japan.

President of Crunchyroll's Japan office Vince Shortino said, “We are excited to add more mobile applications for our audience in Japan, to enable an easier, more streamline way to view their favorite anime titles.”

Viewers around the world will be able to stream anime from Crunchyroll.com, Crunchyroll's Anime iPhone and iPad Apps, Vizio VIA internet-enabled televisions, Roku, WD TV Live, and Boxee set-top box solutions, as well as through affiliate partners.

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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