Crunchyroll and Namco Cybertainment Inc. Go Crane Crazy with Naruto Shippuden
Leading Online Anime Distributor and Major Amusement Game Operator Provide Naruto Shippuden Plush Prizes
San Francisco, California (May 19, 2009) – Crunchyroll, the online world's
number one destination for Asian content, and NAMCO CYBERTAINMENT INC., one
of the largest amusement game operators in the U.S. and Caribbean, are
challenging you to use your ninja stealth skills to find the closest
amusement center with NARUTO SHIPPUDEN plushies Naruto by utilizing a
special online Store Locater. Visit the location and test your agility and
hand-eye coordination by playing a special crane game to win amazing NARUTO
SHIPPUDEN items beginning the 3rd week of May, 2009. More information can be
found at http://www.crunchyroll.com/naruto_store_locator
683 locations around the U.S. and Puerto Rico will house a special crane game that will contain NARUTO SHIPPUDEN plush prizes designed and manufactured by BANPRESTO CO., LTD. of Tokyo, Japan. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, created by Masashi Kishimoto, is one of VIZ Media's most successful properties about an easy-going slacker student, NARUTO, of the prestigious Ninja Academy who strives to overcome his misfortunes to become a real ninja.
Crunchyroll is an online video service and community that offers full-length episodes and movies of the very best in Japanese anime and Asian entertainment. Crunchyroll's content is provided by Asian media leaders including TV TOKYO, Shueisha, d-rights, Fuji Creative Corporation, Pony Canyon, Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Toei Animation, Gonzo, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation America and many others.
Crunchyroll was founded in June 2006 and has offices in both San Francisco
and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator within the Japanese anime
industry and the only video service in the world to offer hit programs like
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, GINTAMA and many others online to its subscribers within
one hour of its Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll is a member of the
Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and the Licensing International
Merchandisers Association (LIMA) and is funded by leading venture capital
firm, Venrock. More information can be found at its website
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