Crunchyroll to Simulcast UN-GO on Its Site Today

Oct 13th 2011
The leader in streaming anime and Asian content commences the latest series UN-GO from “noitaminA” slot, the anime powerhouse on Japan's FUJI TV, created by Studio Bones on its site this season

San Francisco, Calif. (October 13, 2011) – Inspired off of Ango Sakaguchi's novel Meiji Kaika Ango Torimono-chō, UN-GO will launch today on Crunchyroll starting at 9:30 am PST. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/un-go as well as the official site: http://www.un-go.com/01news/index.html (English version: http://www.fujicreative.co.jp/intldept/noitamina/UN-GO/).

UN-GO will be available in the following territories with English subtitles: United States, Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and Netherlands. It will be available with Portuguese subtitles in Brazil and Portugal

Crunchyroll's Senior Brand Manager Michelle Hwang said, “There's been a lot of talk about this particular title this season, especially since it's produced by the same trio that put together FULL METAL ALCHEMIST: written by Shou Aikawa, directed by Seiji Mizushima and animation produced by BONES. We are confident that this will make a huge splash this season and will not disappoint fans around the world!”

“In the not-too distant future Tokyo, UN-GO follows a detective Shinjurou Yuuki and a young, but unusual partner named Inga. Together – as two unique individuals – they solve a variety of mysteries.”

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 up to 720p. 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, distribution partners 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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