Crunchyroll Adds Polar Bear's Café TV Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream the Polar Bear's Café (Shirokuma Café) television anime series as it airs in Japan. Crunchyroll will stream the series for premium members worldwide outside of Japan starting on Thursday, April 5 at 5:00 a.m. PDT. The website will also stream the series for free members in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
The anime will star Takahiro Sakurai as Polar Bear and Jun Fukuyama as Panda, and Fukuyama will also sing the show's ending theme song "Bamboo☆Scramble." Other cast members include Hiroshi Kamiya as Penguin, Aya Endo as Sasako, Daisuke Ono as Llama, and Toshiyuki Morikawa as Panda Mama.
Update: Background information added.
Image © Aloha Higa・Shogakukan/Shirokuma Café Production Committee 2012
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