Crunchyroll to Simulcast Familiar of Zero F This Season

This magical mystery anime takes off this season starting this weekend on the leader for streaming Asian content

San Francisco, Calif. (January 6, 2012)Crunchyroll adds to its winter simulcast lineup with the inclusion of FAMILIAR OF ZERO F, which will be available for North American audiences only. More information can be found on

Crunchyroll's senior brand manager Keith Kawamura said, “Picking up where the last season left off, I'm sure our fans and fans of FAMILIAR OF ZERO will be thrilled with a sequel to the existing series. With a variety of themes integrated in the story and J.C. Staff behind production, we're bound for a great series this season!”

FAMILIAR OF ZERO F follows the adventures of second-year student, Louise and Saito at the Tristain Academy of Magic. While reluctantly paired with Saito, their relationship develops, as they solve mysteries and uncover unexpected truths, including the nature of Saito's mysterious power...”

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 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

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