Crunchyroll Commences Launch of 21 Brand New Episodes

San Francisco, Calif. (October 24, 2011) – Crunchyroll reveals a winning hand with 21 brand new episodes this week ranging from a myriad of popular series including BLEACH, SEKAI-ICHI HATSUKOI SEASON 2, HORIZON IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE and SKET DANCE. More information can be found at

New episodes from the week of October 23-29 are:

  • Sunday: KAASAN – MOM'S LIFE episode 121.
  • GINTAMA episode 231, YOU AND ME episode 4 and SQUID GIRL SEASON 2 episode 5.
  • Tuesday: BLEACH episode 345, HORIZON IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE episode 3 and CHIHAYAFURU episode 4.
  • Wednesday: MORITA-SAN WA MUKUCHI episodes 17.
  • Thursday: NARUTO SHIPPUDEN episode 234, UN-GO episode 3 and SKET DANCE episode 30.
  • Friday: SEKAI-ICHI HATSUKOI SEASON 2 episode 4, CARDFIGHT! VANGUARD episode 41 and FAIRY TAIL episode 102.
  • Saturday: FATE/ZERO episode 4, BEELZEBUB episode 40, WAGNARIA!! SEASON 2 episode 5, HUNTER X HUNTER episode 5, MAJIKOI OH! SAMURAI GIRLS episode 4, MASHIRO IRO SYMPHONY episode 4 and THE IDOL MASTER episode 14.
    • 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. FATE/ZERO, MAJIKOI OH! SAMURAI GIRLS, HORIZON IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE and IDOL MASTER will also be free to view for all users immediately upon broadcast on Crunchyroll.

      Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll's watch-anywhere cloud services, including streaming on, on the free iPad and iPhone Crunchyroll App, and the Android Crunchyroll App.

      Crunchyroll premium members have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and viewing up 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, distribution partners 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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