Oretachi ni Tsubasa wa Nai to Join Crunchyroll's Simulcast Showcase Today

Mar 29th 2011
Crunchyroll takes off on the wings of this brand new title to join its growing spring simulcast lineup


San Francisco, Calif. (March 29, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., announces the addition of ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI – WITHOUT WINGS - UNDER THE INNOCENT SKY to its spring simulcast lineup today. A TV anime adaptation from Navel's fifth visual novel series, ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI – WITHOUT WINGS - UNDER THE INNOCENT SKY will be exclusively streamed 30 minutes after original broadcast in Japan on Crunchyroll. More information can be found on www.Crunchyroll.com/oretsuba.

ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI – WITHOUT WINGS - UNDER THE INNOCENT SKY will be available to worldwide Crunchryoll audiences except for Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Andorra, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Monaco and Switzerland. Additionally, viewers in Japan will be able to view ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI through a specialized iPhone application to be released in conjunction with the launch of the series.

Crunchyroll Brand Manager Keith Kawamura said, “Japanese animators and writers have an elegant way of weaving in the complexities of interpersonal relationships through their unique cultural perspective. With ORETACHI NI TSUBASA WA NAI – WITHOUT WINGS - UNDER THE INNOCENT SKY, we will be able to provide our users with a beautiful animated tale painting the various facets of this relationship construction and deconstruction.”

“In the big city of Yanagihara, the masses of people and buildings make it a bustling place to exist, and it too can take a life of its own and bury the render the beautiful starry sky expressionless. And yet, people will meet and fall in love here in this city; while that happens everywhere, this is no mundane tale. It may not be a fairytale but it will be a tale to remember nonethtless.”

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.

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