News Crunchyroll to Stream Medaka Box Abnormal TV Anime
posted on 2012-10-04 14:52 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream Medaka Box Abnormal, the second anime season based on NisiOisin and Akira Akatsuki's Medaka Box manga. The company will stream the series on Thursdays starting on October 11 at 2:35 a.m. EDT. The series will be available for members in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it will release the series on home video in 2013.
The story follows Medaka (voiced by Aki Toyosaki), the strongest girl in Hakoniwa Academy and head of the school's student council. The student body can submit pleas for help into the suggestion box that Medaka installed. Together with council members Zenkichi (Yuuki Ono), Akune (Daisuke Namikawa), and Kikaijima (Ai Kayano), she takes on the challenges in the school that include supernatural powers and near-constant battles.
The second anime season will premiere in Japan on October 10. The first 12-episode anime season aired from April to June, and Crunchyroll streamed the season into several countries as it aired. Sentai Filmworks will release the season on home video in North America.
Update: More background information added.
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