Crunchyroll Relaunches New and Improved Facebook AppJul 2nd 2012
San Francisco, Calif. (July 1, 2012) – Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading anime and Asian drama streaming service, announces the launch of the new and improved Crunchyroll application on Facebook. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.
Found by searching for and installing the “Crunchyroll App” on Facebook, the new and improved Crunchyroll application lets you watch your favorite Crunchyroll titles while you surf and chat on Facebook. The application also lets one easily share their favorite episodes with friends and family. Like on the site itself, Crunchyroll premium members can enjoy catalog titles without advertisements and access to over 30 of the latest anime titles with subtitles immediately following Japanese TV broadcast, including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, Hunter X Hunter, POYOPOYO, and SPACE BROTHERS.
Episodes can also be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, the Windows Phone application, Google TV, 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 selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-1080p quality on selected titles. 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, 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 http://www.Crunchyroll.com.
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