The World God Only Knows Returns Back to Crunchyroll
San Francisco, Calif. (March XX, 2011) – Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the acquisition of the second season of Tamiki Wakaki's popularized anime THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS today. Featuring the voice talents of Kanae Ito and Hiro Shimono, users can be sure to follow their favorite soul capturers every Monday at 10 a.m. PST, 30 minutes after immediate broadcast in Japan. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/theworldgodonlyknows.
THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS will be available in the following territories: the Americas, Europe (except for Belgium, France and Switzerland), Australia, New Zealand, Bahrain, Cyprus, Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, UAE and Yemen.
President of Crunchyroll's Japan office Vince Shortino said, “The first season of this series was an absolute success as this highly recognizable manga made a beautiful transition to the anime medium and remained true to the storyline that the fans originally fell in love with regarding this series. We believe that season two will live up to the hype and expectations established by the first season and truly impress all those THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS fans.”
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.