Deadman Wonderland Joins the Crunchyroll Line Up Today
San Francisco, Calif. (March 30, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., prepares to launch the highly anticipated serialized anime: DEADMAN WONDERLAND. This manga-turned anime, which features the written talents of Jinsei Kataoka and illustrations by Kazuma Kondo, who also wrote and illustrated the Eureka Seven manga, is prepared to launch 30 minutes after broadcast in Japan for premium members, while free members will be able to view one (1) week after it airing on Crunchyroll. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/deadman.
DEADMAN WONDERLAND 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.
Crunchyroll's Brand Manager Keith Kawamura said, “The fan community is ablaze with excitement with the animated release of this title and rightfully so. We can be sure that DEADMAN WONDERLAND will offer non-stop thrills at every corner throughout the entirety of the story and moreover will feature that beautiful Kazuma Kondo art that we've all grown to love over the course of his illustrious career!”
“Ganta Igarashi has been convicted of a crime that he hasn't committed, and sent to a new, privately owned and operated prison, where the inmates are the main attraction in a modern day twist to the gladiatorial coliseums of ancient times.”
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.