Crunchyroll Ushers in the Summer Holiday with 23 New Episodes

There may be no better way to celebrate the summer vacation season than a full on bombardment of the freshest anime titles straight from Japan

San Francisco, Calif. (June 20, 2011) – For many out there, the longer days signal in the end of school, so it's only appropriate to celebrate the arrival of the long summer holiday with the release of 23 brand new episodes from hit titles such as BLEACH, SAINT SEIYA – THE LOST CANVAS and SEKAI-ICHI HATSUKOI. More information can be found at

New episodes from the week of June 19-25 are:

  • Sunday: HANASAKU IROHA episode 12, KAASAN – MOM'S LIFE episode 103 and ASTAROTTE'S TOY episode 11.
  • Monday: GINTAMA episode 213, TONO TO ISSHO SEASON2 episode 12, THE WORLD GOD ONLY KNOWS SEASON 2 episode 11 and BATTLE GIRLS – TIME PARADOX episode 12.
  • Tuesday: BLEACH episode 327 and STEINS;GATE episode 12.
  • Wednesday: BLUE EXORCIST episode 10 and SAINT SEIYA – THE LOST CANVAS episodes 22 and 23
  • Thursday: NARUTO SHIPPUDEN episodes 217, A BRIDGE TO THE STARRY SKIES episode 11, and SKET DANCE episode 12.
  • Friday: GOSICK episode 23, WE,WITHOUT WINGS episode 12, SEKAI-ICHI HATSUKOI episode 12, FAIRY TAIL episode 85 and CARDFIGHT! VANGUARD episode 24.
  • Saturday: DEADMAN WONDERLAND episode 11, BEEZLEBUB episode 23 and MY ORDINARY LIFE episode 13.

Additionally, with exception of FAIRY TAIL, all the simulcasted episode from the week prior for all series listed above are now available to all users for free. BLUE EXORCIST will also be free to view for all users immediately upon broadcast on Crunchyroll.

Episodes can be accessed from, 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:

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 iPad, Android and Naruto Shippuden Official, set top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming site, 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

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