Crunchyroll to Simulcast Anime Log Horizon for Fall 2013
The leading online Asian entertainment stream service adds the anime series Log Horizon to its fall lineup.
San Francisco, Calif. (October 4, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., has acquired the anime series Log Horizon as part of its fall simulcasts, and is set to broadcast every Saturday starting on October 5, at 4:30am. Pacific Time for premium members, and free members able to watch one week later. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/loghorizon.
Log Horizon will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in the following territories: North America, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Scandinavia, and the Netherlands.
“One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped in another world. There, eight-year veteran gamer Shiroe also gets left behind. The trapped players are still alive, but they remain in combat with the monsters. The players don't understand what has happened to them, and they flee to Akiba, the largest city in Tokyo, where they are thrown into chaos. Once proud of his loner lifestyle, Shiroe forms a guild called Log Horizon with his old friend Naotsugu, female assassin Akatsuki and others. From the ruins of Akiba, the Shiroe who shuns human contact sets out with his friends to change the world.”
Log Horizon is based off of a light novel of the same name, written by Mamare Touno. Shiroe is voiced by Takuma Terashima, who also voiced Otoya Ittoki in the Uta no Prince Sama series, Emiri Katō, also known as Koko from tsuritama, will be voicing Akatsuki, and Tomoaki Maeno, whose other roles include Kai Takemura from Say “I love you”, stars as Naotsugu.
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: 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 www.crunchyroll.com.
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