Phi Brain Season 2 Set to Simulcast On Crunchyroll

Apr 6th 2012

The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content challenges its users to uncover the answers to the philosopher's puzzles this season with: PHI BRAIN season 2

San Francisco, Calif. (April 5, 2012) – Unlock the challenges and mystery of the philosopher's puzzles this season on Crunchyroll with the addition of PHI BRAIN season two (2), which is set to broadcast on Sunday April 8 at 2:30 am PDT. Crunchyroll will also air season one (1) prior to first broadcast of the first episode of season two (2). More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/phibrain.

PHI BRAIN will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in North America.

Crunchyroll's Senior Brand Manager Keith Kawamura said, “One of the most fascinating things about this series is that it seamlessly combines high-powered moments of action synonymous with shonen series with a mental stimulation only a puzzle can provide, all wrapped up into one neat package. We can hardly wait to see what season two (2) has in store for us this season!”

“Kaito, a puzzle-loving high school freshman, is selected as a candidate for 'PHI BRAIN.' He and his friend Nonoha find an ‘unsolvable puzzle’ near their school. The puzzle turns out to be a life-threatening ‘philosopher's puzzle’ created by the mysterious group P.O.G. (Puzzle Of God). After successfully solving the puzzle, Kaito is designated as a Solver and is joined by other Solvers as they battle P.O.G. all over the world by solving the 'philosopher's puzzles.'”

Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Roku, Google TV, 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 up to 1080p 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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