Crunchyroll To Announce New Simulcasts At Anime Expo® Panel

Jun 23rd 2012
The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content is set to light up the Fourth of July weekend with simulcast announcements, prizes, guests, and Live Show activity at Anime Expo® 2012

San Francisco, Calif. (June 22, 2012)Crunchyroll, Inc., prepares to exclusively announce summer simulcast lineup titles at its panel at this year's Anime Expo®, which will be held in Los Angeles at the LA Convention Center from June 28 to July 2. Crunchyroll's panel will be held at 3:30 pm on Friday, June 29 in room LP3 LACC 515A. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com or at www.anime-expo.org

To celebrate the weekend's festivities and its new titles, Crunchyroll will be giving away prizes including Crunchyroll supported devices and exclusive merchandise directly from Japan throughout its panel.

Moreover, THE LIVE SHOW team – Keith Kawamura, Victoria Holden, Patrick Macias, and special guest hosts Linda “Vampy” Le and Johnny “Jecht” Zabate – will also be hosting a myriad of guests and industry figures at its booth, located in the main exhibit all at #701, for a four (4) day live-streaming show during standard Anime Expo® hours.

Guests and a schedule of events will be posted on the Crunchyroll site. More information regarding the schedule of events and to view all the live streaming activities, please visit: www.crunchyroll.com/live
Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Roku, Google TV, 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 up to 1080p quality on selected titles.

Through the end of Anime Expo® 2012, Crunchyroll will be providing Anime Expo attendees a special offer of 30 free days of the Crunchyroll Premium Membership. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan and this special co-promotion offer can be found at: www.crunchyroll.com/ax2012

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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