Crunchyroll Adds Zombie-Loan Anime to Catalog

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Also: Digimon Adventure tri. made available to more territories

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it has added the Zombie-Loan anime series to its catalog. The anime is available to all users in the United States and Canada. All the episodes are available to premium users, while free users will only get the show's first half, with the second half available next week. In addition, Crunchyroll made the Digimon Adventure tri. Saikai anime film available to more territories.

Crunchyroll describes the Zombie-Loan anime:

What would you do if you could see death? Michiru Kita can see rings around other people's necks, and when those rings turn black, death follows. So when two boys from her class, Chika Akatsuki and Shito Tachibana, show up with black rings around their necks, Michiru doesn't know what to do. She tries to warn them, but they don't need it--because they are the ones death needs to hide from! Neither one, however, hunt the living dead to be heroes. With a certain loan keeping them alive, they need money to pay back the debt, and when the two zombie slayers learn of Michiru's unique ability, they decide to use her for their own profit and gain. But zombies and debts are the least of their concerns, as both Chika and Shito's pasts may yet catch up to them. And where does Michiru's strange ability come from and what does it mean?

The anime is based on manga creator duo Peach-Pit's manga of the same name. The 13-episode anime premiered in 2007. Discotek Media released the series on DVD in September 2014. Peach-Pit serialized the manga in Square Enix's G Fantasy magazine from 2002 until 2011. Yen Press published all 13 volumes of the manga in North America.

Crunchyroll also expanded its streaming of the Digimon Adventure tri. Saikai anime film to the following territories: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritania, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Northern Cyprus, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen. Crunchyroll streamed the anime on November 20 in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America.

Thanks to kenno20081 for the news tip.

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