Crunchyroll to Simulcast Anime Non Non Biyori for Fall 2013
The leading online Asian entertainment stream service adds tthe anime series Non Non Biyori to its fall lineup.
San Francisco, Calif. (October 7, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., has acquired the anime series Non Non Biyori as part of its fall simulcasts, and is set to broadcast every Monday starting on October 7, at 1:05pm. Pacific Time for premium members, and free members able to watch one week later. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/biyori.
Non Non Biyori will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in the following territories: North America, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
“The closest bookstore sells Jump every Wednesday, the video rental shop is ten stations down. Vegetables are left out for sale, and no one's ever even see a lock on a house. That's the country life they live, but these five girls at Asahigaoka Branch School are enjoying it! Enjoy the leisurely, laid-back life of these unique girls!”
The cast of four girls features Ayane Sakura, also known as Anzu Kiriyama in Kokoro Connect, as Natsumi Koshigaya, Kana Asumi, whose previous roles also include Miya Tachibana in Amagami SS, stars as Komari Koshigaya, Kotori Koiwai, who also voiced Utsu-tsu from Gatchaman Crowds, plays Renge Miyauchi, and Rie Murakawa, also known as Aoi Futaba from Vividred Operation, rounds out the group as Hotaru Ichijo.
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.
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