Phi-Brain Season 3 Set to Simulcast Crunchyroll This Fall


The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content challenges its users to uncover the answers to the philosopher's puzzles this season with: PHI-BRAIN season 3

San Francisco, Calif. (October 3, 2012)Crunchyroll, Inc., blazes forward with its simulcast acquisitions this season with the addition of the enigma-answering addicts in PHI-BRAIN season 3, which is set to broadcast on Wednesday October 9 at 12:00 pm Pacific Time. More information can be found on

Voice-acting veterans Shintarō Asanuma (Fractale, Blast of Tempest, Majestic Prince) and Jun Fukuyama (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, xxxHOLiC, Kuroko's Basketball) will reprise their roles as Kaito Daimon and Gammon Sakanoue in the third variation of this brain-twisting series!

“After the Orpheus Order battle and Jin losing his memory, Kaito moves on to becoming a sophomore and heads off to England. Upon visiting a church from his childhood, Jin and Kaito bump into Reisheru – a girl whom he recognizes only by name. But their first encounter lands them immediately into a Puzzle Battle.

Meanwhile at school, the mysterious wave of influence from Gammon and Enigma starts involving Kaito and every one of his friends, but somehow ends up circling back to Raetsel. What's her involvement in this? Will the mystery of Phi-Brain be fully revealed? Will the answers lie inside Jin's head? Find out on the thrilling conclusion of PHI-BRAIN!”

PHI-BRAIN will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in North America.

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 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

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