Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? to stream on Crunchyroll

Anime adaptation of epic zombie comedy romance magical girl light novel series to stream on Crunchyroll January 10th

January 6, 2011

San Francisco, Calif. – Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the streaming rights simulcast acquisition of Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? from publisher-producer Kadokawa. Based off of Shinichi Kimura's hit light novels of the same name and featuring the voice-acting talents of Crunchyroll favorite Iori Nomizu of Sora no Otoshimono Forte fame, title is animated by Studio DEEN and features a catchy theme song also utilizing the talents of Iori Nomizu. More information is available at http://www.crunchyroll.com/kore-wa-zombie.

Crunchyroll's Japan office President Vincent Shortino said: “In Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?, we literally have everything that is current and hot about fandom right now going on today, whether it be zombies, fantasy, vampires, action, ninjas, romance, swords, comedy, magic, magical girls, moe and even anthropomorphic animals! The crossover appeal here is off the charts, and we highly anticipate the convergence within various fan communities to Crunchyroll to consume this title.”

Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? will be available on Crunchyroll for both subscription-based streaming and free ad-supported streaming in North and South America, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, the Middle East, Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Brazil and Portugal, and for subscription-based streaming in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Due to licensing restrictions, Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? will only be available in the United Kingdom and Ireland until June 30, 2011. Crunchyroll makes every effort to negotiate as many territories and rights as possible on behalf of its users, but final decisions impacting the terms and conditions are made by various third-parties and are dependent upon a wide range of factors outside of Crunchyroll's control.

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 like Roku, 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.

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