Crunchyroll Adds And you thought there is never a girl online?, Peacemaker Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it has added the And you thought there is never a girl online?, Peacemaker, Yatterman Night, Danganronpa The Animation, BlazBlue Alter Memory, and Brothers Conflict anime.
Funimation describes And you thought there is never a girl online?:
After Hideki Nishimura confesses to a girl online, he is shocked when she turns out to be a boy. Traumatized, he swears to never trust any “girl” players. That is, until one confesses to him! Ako Tamaki is a beautiful loner who has trouble differentiating between what's reality and the online world she spends so much of her time in. Can Hideki and his guild friends help fix socially inept Ako?
The anime is available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
The anime adapts Shibai Kineko and Hisashi's original light novel series of the same name. Shinsuke Yanagi (Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS, Momo Kyun Sword) directed the anime at project No.9, and Tatsuya Takahashi (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky) was in charge of series composition. The five-member idol group Luce Twinkle Wink☆ performed the opening theme song "1st Love Story."
Funimation describes Peacemaker:
After the murder of his parents, young Tetsu begins a quest for vengeance that threatens to consume his soul. His journey leads him to the Shinsengumi, an order of swordsmen at war with the villains who cut down his parents. Tetsu's training gives him the strength to seek revenge, but he must decide whether to yield to his demonic urges—or become a true peacemaker like his father before him.
The anime is available for users in the United States and Canada.
The 24-episode series premiered in 2003. The anime adapts Nanae Chrono's Peacemaker Kurogane manga, which ran in Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine. ADV Manga released the first two volumes of the Kurogane manga sequel in 2004. Tokyopop licensed and released the original five-volume series, and re-released four volumes in the sequel series before the company shut down its North American publishing division in 2011. JManga then licensed both series for digital release and released all the volumes Tokyopop had released, but similarly shut down in 2013.
Funimation re-released the anime series on DVD under its "Anime Classics" line in 2011, and re-released it again in September 2015. The manga also inspired a live-action television series in 2010. The manga is inspiring a new anime film series that will open this year.
Funimation describes Yatterman Night:
Long ago, a pair of heroes called the Yatterman faced off against the Doronbow Gang, led by the sexy villainess Doronjo. Years later the Yatter Kingdom is protected by the new Yatterman. But the mysterious rulers have forced the Yatter people into labor, and unrest runs rampant in the kingdom. Now, a new Doronjo reforms the Doronbow Gang to rebel against the Yatterman.
The anime is available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
The 12-episode series premiered in January 2015. Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Funimation released the series on DVD in July 2016.
Tatsuya Yoshihara directed the series, Kazuyuki Fudeyasu handled series composition, and Keisuke Goto designed the characters. Tatsuya Katou composed the music. The band SCREEN mode performed the opening theme "Kyokugen Dreamer" (Limit Dreamer) and the voice actress group Sphere performed the ending theme, "Jōnetsu Continue" (Passion Continue).
Funimation describes Danganronpa The Animation:
Hope's Peak High School only accepts the best of the best, and these superlative students will have to add slaughter to their schedules if they hope to leave the school in something other than a body bag.
Beat! Stab! Crush!
Just don't get caught! To the victor goes freedom, but only if no one can figure out whodunnit. Get caught, and suffer a specially ordered punishment to fit the crime! From the oddly ordinary Makoto Naegi, to students that are the best and brightest hope for the future - all are plunged into the depths of ultimate despair! But what's this? The biggest mystery of all may be the secrets of the school itself. When the sadistic Monokuma starts to leave a trail of mind-bending clues, will there be any hope left for survival for the remaining students trapped in this trigger-happy havoc?
The anime is available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa, and for Premium members in Sweden, Norway, and the Netherlands.
The 13-episode series premiered in July 2013, and adapts Spike Chunsoft's Danganronpa PlayStation Portable/PlayStation Vita game. Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan, and Funimation released the series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in November 2015 with an English dub.
The anime received a sequel project titled Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: Future Arc and Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: Despair Arc, two separate anime series that premiered in July 2016. Both anime aired concurrently during the summer 2016 season.
Funimation describes BlazBlue Alter Memory:
Long ago, the world was saved from a monstrous creature known as the Black Beast by a group of heroes wielding a powerful combination of magic and science. Now, a rebel named Ragna the Bloodedge—who happens to be the most wanted man on the planet—finds himself in the middle of a mysterious plot that's somehow connected to the Black Beast's resurrection and the possible end of the world.
The anime is available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa, and for Premium members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
The 12-episode anime premiered in October 2013, and adapts Arc System Works' BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift games. Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan, and released the series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in July 2015 with an English dub.
The games' Toshimichi Mori supervised the project, and Hideki Tachibana (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira) directed the anime at teamKG and Hoods Entertainment. Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) collaborated on the direction. Deko Akao (Arakawa Under the Bridge, Mysterious Girlfriend X) oversaw the series scripts, co-written by Tatsuya Takahashi (The [email protected], Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~). Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman., Hatsukoi Limited, Kiss×sis) served as both character designer and chief animation director.
Funimation describes Brothers Conflict:
As the only daughter of a famous adventurer, Hinata Ema has had a pretty lonely life. But when her father remarries, she leaves the newlyweds alone and moves in to a huge building with her 13 cute new stepbrothers—each of which has a very unique personality. Oh, and her over-protective, talking pet squirrel is there, too. Is love in the air for Hinata?
The anime is available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, and for Premium members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
The 13-episode anime premiered in July 2013, and Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Funimation released the series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in March 2016 with an English dub.
Jun Matsumoto (Night Raid 1931, Persona -trinity soul-) directed the anime at the studio Brains Base (Baccano!, Natsume's Book of Friends, Durarara!!, My Little Monster). Natsuko Takahashi (07-Ghost, Moyashimon, Uragiri wa Boku no Namae o Shitteiru) was in charge of scripts, and Kumi Ishii (Oreimo, Red Garden, Rozen Maiden) adapted the characters in Udajo's original illustrations for animation.