Crunchyroll Announces Addition of My Ordinary Life to its Lineup Today
San Francisco, Calif. (March 29, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., prepares to launch the animated adaptation of Keiichi Arawi's comedic piece: MY ORDINARY LIFE. Crunchyroll members will be able to view this title 30 minutes after immediate broadcast every Saturday at 9:00 p.m. PST for premium members. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/my-ordinary-life.
MY ORIDINARY LIFE will be available in the following territories: North America, South America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Netherlands, Portugal, Middle East, and Africa.
President of Crunchyroll's Japan office Vince Shortino said, “You have your anime comedies, and then you have your anime comedies – MY ORDINARY LIFE is the later. Upon first glance, we just knew we had to get it purely because of its hilarious unpredictability and ability to breathe new comedic life into a fresh take on this genre.”
“If you think this is going to be a typical story of school life, you'll be surprised to know that the ordinary definitely doesn't happen in My Ordinary Life.”
Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Roku, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, 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: http://www.crunchyroll.com/freetrial/
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.