Crunchyroll To Stream The Latest Episodes Directly from Japan

Oct 20th 2011

San Francisco, Calif. (October 18, 2011) – Increasing its anime arsenal, Crunchyroll sets its lineup this week with all-new episodes from popular series ranging from NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, BLEACH, FATE/ZERO and CHIHAYAFURU. More information can be found at www.crunchyroll.com.

New episodes from the week of October 16-22 are:

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. FATE/ZERO, MAJIKOI OH! SAMURAI GIRLS, and IDOL MASTER will also be free to view for all users immediately upon broadcast on Crunchyroll.

Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll's watch-anywhere cloud services, including streaming on Crunchyroll.com, on the free iPad and iPhone Crunchyroll App, and the Android Crunchyroll App.

Crunchyroll premium members have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and viewing up 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 iPad, Android and Naruto Shippūden Official, set top boxes, distribution partners 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 http://www.crunchyroll.com.

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