Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Coming to Crunchyroll

Highly anticipated anime adaptation Bushiroad¹s adorable moe detective franchise coming to Crunchyroll

October 11, 2010

San Francisco, Calif. Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the streaming rights acquisition of Tantei Opera Milky Homes from Bushiroad Inc., one of Japan¹s leading hobby-oriented card game companies. Title stars the voice-acting talents of Izumi Kitta, Mikoi Sasaki, Sora Tokui and Suzuko Mimori, the real life Milky Holmes singing troupe, as the leads. Featuring animation production by studio of legendary moe fame, JC Staff, Tantei Opera Milky Holmes utilizes character designs by Natsuki Tanihara and direction by Makoto Moriwaki. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com/milkyholmes now.

Crunchyroll¹s Japan office President Vince Shortino said: ³There is a real detective-genre boom going on right now, and Tantei Opera Milky Holmes is just what our fans are looking for. What makes this especially unique is its crossover appeal, appealing to aficionados not just of core moe titles, but a broader set of anime fans.²

Tantei Opera Milky Holmes will be available throughout the world outside of Japan.

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 Shippūden 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 http://www.Crunchyroll.com <http://www.crunchyroll.com> .

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