Crunchyroll Shows at Anime Expo® 2009 and Premieres the Crunchyroll Pavilion with Attendance by Crispin Freeman, Vic Mignogna and the World Famous KROQ

The Number One Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment Exhibits at the Nation's Largest Anime and Manga Event With Eigo Manga, Marvelous Entertainment, Organic, Perfect World and Udon Entertainment

San Francisco, CA (July 4, 2009) — Crunchyroll (Booth 501) takes over the Anime Expo® 2009 exhibit hall with Eigo Manga, Marvelous Entertainment, Organic, Perfect World and Udon Entertainment and will schedule exhibit hall attendee events including booth tosses, simulcast showings of the latest NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, HAYATE NO GOTOKU !!, GINTAMA and SHUGO CHARA! episodes, sneak peeks of upcoming shows, gatherings, contests, musical events, live shows and more! More information can be found at

Anime industry voice actors Crisipin Freeman and Vic Mignogna are to conduct interviews on the Crunchyroll booth stage with Miley Yamamoto and Jonathan Koontz of the show Voice it Live today 12:30 and 4:30. On Sunday, world famous rock station KROQ will be hitting the stage live

The Crunchyroll Pavilion will also house the highly popular Namco Cybertainment Inc., crane games with special NARUTO SHIPPUDEN plushies and other rare prizes that can only be found at the pavilion during the convention. Highlighted events include the Shinji Costume Contest (Crunchyroll fans are encouraged to come to the booth in their best Shinji costume-prizes will be provided to the top three (3) costumes), the AX Crunchyroll user meet-up (where fans and users can meet each other and put a face to the avatar) and the simulcast of anime favorites NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, CHI'S SWEET HOME, HAYATE NO GOTOKU!! and SHUGO CHARA! The schedule of booth events include (events and times can be changed, please check with the Crunchyroll booth for updated schedules of stage events):

· Saturday (July 4, 2009) Booth Events
o 11:00 am-Special Screening TBA
o noon-Booth Toss
o 12:30 pm-Vic Mignogna on Voice it Live
o 1:00 pm-Crunchyroll User Meet Up
o 2:00 pm-Cosplay Contest
o 3:00 pm-SHUGO CHARA! #90 Simulcast Showing
o 4:00 pm-Booth Toss
o 4:30 pm-Crispin Freeman on Voice it Live
o 5:00 pm-NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Gathering
· Sunday (July 5, 2009) Booth Events
o 10:30 am-KROQ
o 11:00 am-Special Screening TBA
o noon-Booth Toss
o 2:00 pm-Final Booth Toss

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 San Francisco and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator in 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.

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