Crunchyroll Sends Fans on a Feeding Frenzy With the Latest Anime This Week

Aug 3rd 2011

Crunchyroll Sends Fans on a Feeding Frenzy With the Latest Anime This Week
The leader in streaming Asian content provides the hottest titles to fans hungry for more anime

San Francisco, Calif. (August 2, 2011) – It may be shark week on TV, but Crunchyroll's list of delicious anime has attracted the hungriest, carnivorous fans looking to feast on the latest episodes from hit series such as NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, HANASAKU IROHA, BEELZEBUB and SACRED SEVEN. Unfortunately, MORITA-SAN WA MUKUCHI has been postponed until next week when it will resume its regularly scheduled broadcast on Crunchyroll. More information can be found at

New episodes from the week of July 31 to August 6 are:

  • Sunday: HANASAKU IROHA episode 18 and KAASAN – MOM'S LIFE episode 109.
  • Monday: GINTAMA episode 219, TWIN ANGEL: TWINKLE PARADISE episode 4, NATSUME YUJINCHO episode 31, YURUYURI episode 5 and NEKOGAMI YAOYOROZU episode 4.
  • Tuesday: BLEACH episode 333, KAMISAMA DOLLS episode 5, and STEINS;GATE episode 18.
  • Wednesday: BLUE EXORCIST episode 16.
  • Thursday: NARUTO SHIPPUDEN episode 223, NO.6 episode 5, USAGI DROP episode 5 and SKET DANCE episode 18.
  • Saturday: R-15 episode 4, BEELZEBUB episode 29 and MY ORDINARY LIFE episode 19 and THE IDOL MASTER episode 2.

Additionally, with exception of FAIRY TAIL, all the simulcasted episode from the week prior for all series listed above are now available to all users for free. BLUE EXORCIST will also be free to view for all users immediately upon broadcast on Crunchyroll.

Episodes can be accessed from, 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:

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 iPad, Android and Naruto Shippuden Official, set top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming site, 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

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