Tono to Issho Encores a Second Season on Crunchyroll's Spring LineupMar 30th 2011
San Francisco, Calif. (March 30, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the acquisition of the second season of TONO TO ISSHO to its spring simulcast lineup today. Based off the four-panel gag manga strips, TONO TO ISSHO's second season will be able to view by premium members 45 minutes after original broadcast every Monday at 11 a.m. PST, with free users able to watch it one (1) week after at the same time and day. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/tonotoissho.
TONO TO ISSHO will be available in the following territories: U.S.A., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Singapore, Brazil, and Portugal.
President of Crunchyroll's Japan office Vince Shortino said, “What we love most about this program is that we are able to shine the spotlight on Japanese humor and help globalize it to the rest of the world. While humor is hard to translate across borders, TONO TO ISSHO does a brilliant job showcasing Japan's amazing culture and translating these humor mechanics, to make this a truly unique series.”
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.