Crunchyroll to Simulcast Brave 10 This Winter

Jan 4th 2012
The gathering of the greatest ninjas commences here on Crunchyroll with the addition of Brave10 on its simulcast showcase

San Francisco, Calif. (January 4, 2012) – Originally written by Sanada Sandaiki during the Edo era, and adapted later to manga by Kairi Shimotsuki, BRAVE 10 is now set to make it anime debut on Crunchyroll every Tuesday starting on January 10, at 11:00 am PST for its members. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/brave10.

BRAVE 10 will be available in the following territories: North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Crunchyroll's senior brand manager Keith Kawamura said, “It's always amazing to see modern renditions of classic Japanese literature and lore; this edition of BRAVE 10 will not disappoint. We are thrilled to feature such an amazing title this season and are sure that our users will enjoy it as much as we personally will.”

“Before the Warring States era came to a close, legend has it that Yukimura Sanada has been gathering ten warriors known as Sanada's Brave10, who have the power to change history and take down the Tokugawa empire. As they gather one by one, the mysterious newcomer – Nami – starts to exhibit awesome displays of power to change the balance....”

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: 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 www.crunchyroll.com.

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