More New Free Episodes of Favorite Animes on Crunchyroll


Leading online anime and drama destination launches a slew of brand new episodes for its fans for the week of September 19-25

San Francisco, Calif. (September 22, 2010) ­ Keeping the fresh anime coming in by the boat loads, Crunchyroll stays on course to deliver a mass of brand new episodes, as well as free episodes, for its users this week from hit shows like REBORN, BLEACH, and HEROMAN. However, this week NARUTO SHIPPUDEN will be postponed due to scheduling conflicts. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN will resume next week at its regularly scheduled broadcast time with episode 179. More information can be found at

New episodes from the week of September 12-18 are:

Sunday: GIANT KILLING episode 25, MITSUDOMOE episode 12 and URABOKU episode 24.
Monday: FAIRY TAIL episode 47 and OCCULT ACADEMY 12.
Tuesday: BLEACH episode 289, TONO TO ISSHO episode 12.
Wednesday: STRIKE WITCHES 2, episode 12; ASOBI NI IKUYO episode 11; and KAASAN-MOM'S LIFE episode 72.
Thursday: HEROMAN episode 26.
Friday: REBORN episode 203.
Saturday: Yumeiro Pâtissière episode 51 and LILPRI episode 26.

Additionally, with exception of FAIRY TAIL, all the simulcasted episode from the week prior for all series listed above are now available to all users for free.

Episodes can be accessed from,, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Boxee application and affiliate partners.

Crunchyroll premium members will have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-720p quality on selected titles. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan can be found at:

About Crunchyroll, Inc.

Crunchyroll is a leading global video network and developer of social media applications for Japanese anime and Asian media. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPad and Naruto Shippuden Official, set top boxes, affiliate websites and its own site, Crunchyroll delivers officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers directly to consumers.

Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, digital publishing leader Bitway and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. More information can be found at

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