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 .

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.

About Crunchyroll
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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