Crunchyroll Announces Free Apple iPad Giveaway

Fans and Members Are Automatically Registered No Purchase Necessary

San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan (March 12, 2010) ‹ The number one online destination for anime and Asian entertainment, Crunchyroll, does it again! Crunchyroll is giving away one of the highly coveted and anticipated 16 GB toys to a lucky winner. The highly desired iPad will arrive to the winner pre-loaded with the new Crunchyroll iPad Application-so the winner can watch the hundreds of anime and drama titles found on Crunchyroll in HD for free! More information can be found at

To be eligible:

Interested parties can enter by becoming a fan of the Crunchyroll Facebook Page <> and be a Crunchyroll Premium Member <> on the day of March 31st (Pacific Time). No purchase necessary - you can simply get the two-week free trial <> ! Anyone worldwide is eligible as long as you can accept mail packages.

Crunchyroll will pick one (1) lucky winner on March 31st, 2010. The lucky winner will be announced on the front page and will be contacted by email and private message.

Make sure you tell your friends about this!

Be the first on among your friends to own an iPad!

All fans can enjoy all content on the site for free, but Crunchyroll Anime Members benefits include higher quality streams of all shows (in some cases at 720p High Definition Video) with no advertisement and early access to all simulcast shows as early as one (1) hour after its Japan Broadcast. Crunchyroll Anime Membership costs as little as $5 a month and goes directly towards supporting Japan Animation companies. More information, including a two week free trial membership can be found at

About Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the largest online community and video site for the very best in Japanese Anime and Dramas from Asia. Crunchyroll's content is provided by Asian media leaders including TV TOKYO, Shueisha, d-rights, Fuji Creative Corporation (FCC), Media International Corporation (MICO), 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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