Danny Choo's Culture Japan Season 2 Jumps On Crunchyroll

Japanese culture aficionado Danny Choo brings the second season of his hit show Culture Japan to Crunchyroll today

San Francisco, Calif. (February 13, 2012) – In CULTURE JAPAN's first season, Danny Choo brought fans around the world closer than they have ever been to the intricacies of Japanese anime and culture. Now he's back for a second season which will be available on Crunchyroll today at noon PST to all premium users outside of Japan. Free users will be able to watch the first four (4) episodes today and every week henceforth until the series' completion. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com. Additionally, more information about CULTURE JAPAN can be found on culturejapan.tv and culturejapan.jp.

Creator and host, Danny Choo said, “This is truly an exciting moment for me, as I hope that season two (2) will not only eclipse what we did in the previous season, but also showcase the diversity, complexity, and heart of the Japanese people and their amazing culture.”

CULTURE JAPAN is the TV show that brings Japanese Pop Culture to the world. The show is broadcast on Tokyo MX TV in Japan, North America and Asia. Due to popular demand from around the world, Culture Japan is now filming season 3 due to be broadcast later this year.

Culture Japan is directed and presented by Danny Choo as he visits anime studios such as JC STAFF, tours the Otaku district of Osaka and also covers the more traditional Japan too. Danny also visits the Tohoku region which was the most heavily affected by the 2011.03 earthquake.

More about Danny Choo can be found on dannychoo.com/profile

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: 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 www.crunchyroll.com.

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