Teekyu 2 Anime to Simulcast on Crunchyroll

Jun 27th 2013
Season 2 joins us on the court this summer

San Francisco, Calif. (June 26, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., continues its simulcast announcements with the acquisition of TEEKYU 2, which is set to broadcast every Sunday starting on July 7th, at 7:30 am Pacific Time for its premium members. Free members are able to view one week after initial broadcast on Crunchyroll. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/teekyu.

TEEKYU 2 is based on the tennis comedy manga that appeared in Comic Earth Star magazine, written by Roots and illustrated by Piyo. The anime adaptation debuted in 2012 and featured animation by studio MAPPA (Kids on the Slope)

Broadcast in the cool fall of 2012, the comedy anime widely known for being too chaotic, "Tekyu," has returned! The everyday lives of four unusual girls of the Kameido High School tennis club will have you convulsing with laughter. Thrown about by her idiot seniors, junior member Oshimoto Yuri finds herself constantly correcting them. Incompetent at tennis despite being a member of the tennis club, second year student Shinjo Kanae is a joke machine. Kansai second year student Bando Marimo is unimaginably perverted. Solving all problems with money is the mysterious and wealthy second year student Takamiya Nasuno. Returning for a second season and still ignoring tennis, you won't be able to tear your eyes away from the chaos!

Episodes can be accessed through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, XBox Live®, Apple TV®, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website.

TEEKYU 2 will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in the following territories: North America, South America, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

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: http://www.crunchyroll.com/freetrial/

About Crunchyroll, Inc.

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, XBox Live®, Apple TV®, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.

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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