Crunchyroll Seeking Help to Assist Earthquake Relief Effort in Japan
San Francisco, Calif. (March 11, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., sends its deepest condolences and prayers to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the entire nation of Japan. Crunchyroll would like to help fund the emergency response and the long-term recovery efforts that will be needed to rebuild damaged communities. For every dollar donated, Crunchyroll will match donations. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/helpjapan.
Once donations have been collected, an appropriate charitable organization will be chosen that will best assist the on-ground efforts to aid those affected. We will either select one of the charities: Red Cross of America - Japanese Relief Fund, Give2Asia, UNICEF, Global Giving or one that fits within our vision to bring much needed resources to those in need. More details will be provided on the link above.
Companies interested in participating with Crunchyroll in matching donation efforts, please contact us at press (at crunchyroll.com).
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 iPhone, iPad, Android, TV set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, 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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