Crunchyroll to Simulcast TEEKYU 3 Anime Series For Fall 2013
Get your racquets ready as a new season of Teekyū is served up
San Francisco, Calif. (October 3, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., has acquired the anime series Teekyū 3 as part of its fall simulcasts, and is set to broadcast every Sunday starting on October 6, 2013 at 7:30am Pacific Time for its premium members, with free members able to watch one week later. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/teekyu.
Teekyū 3 will be available to in the following territories: North America, South America, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
Teekyū 3 is based on the tennis comedy manga that appeared in Comic Earth Star magazine, written by Roots and illustrated by Piyo. The anime adaptation debuted in 2012 and featured animation by studio MAPPA (Kids on the Slope).
The everyday lives of four unusual girls of the Kameido High School tennis club will have you convulsing with laughter. Thrown about by her idiot seniors, junior member Oshimoto Yuri finds herself constantly correcting them. Incompetent at tennis despite being a member of the tennis club, second year student Shinjo Kanae is a joke machine. Kansai second year student Bando Marimo is unimaginably perverted. Solving all problems with money is the mysterious and wealthy second year student Takamiya Nasuno.
Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPhone and iPad application, the Android application, Windows Phone, PS3™, XBox Live®, Apple TV®, Panasonic TVs with Viera Connect, Roku, Boxee, Google TV, Samsung TV, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live, additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
Crunchyroll premium members have access to a large selection of anime and drama, same-day access for simulcast titles, no advertisements and can stream in up to 1080p quality on select 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 destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, PlayStation®3, XBox Live®, Apple TV ®, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.
Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Tokyo, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). Officially launched in 2009, 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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