The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content commences release of a branded app on the OUYA© system.
San Francisco, Calif. (October 21, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading Anime and Asian drama streaming service launches its own branded application for the OUYA© gaming system today. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com.
The Crunchyroll application for the OUYA© system will initially be available worldwide except in Japan. Anime fans in those areas will be able to enjoy the latest Anime shows with subtitles within hours of Japan TV broadcast, including hits like NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, KILL LA KILL, ATTACK ON TITAN, FREE! IWATOBI SWIM CLUB, and HUNTER X HUNTER.
Crunchyroll’s CEO Kun Gao said, “Teaming up with OUYA© provides our fans with a fantastic opportunity to take advantage of the large streaming library here on Crunchyroll. Our involvement with other gaming systems has provided clear evidence that gamers and anime fans intersect, making this a natural partnership. We hope that anime fans will enjoy their Crunchyroll viewing experience on OUYA©.”
Current Crunchyroll titles can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Playstation®3, Xbox LIVE®, Apple TV ®, Windows Phone, Google TV, Roku, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
Crunchyroll premium members have access to the largest anime selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements, and HD 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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