Crunchyroll to Stream “Encouragement of Climb” and "Mangirl” Anime

Both series begin Jan/2

Winter announcements are well underway at Crunchyroll, and today kicks off with no less than two titles. The Encouragement of Climb and Mangirl anime will both begin streaming on the site next week!

 

Based on the manga serialized in Comic Earth Star magazine, Encouragement of Climb is set to broadcast every Wednesday starting on Jan/2 at 10:00 am Pacific Time for its premium members. Free members will be able to view one week after initial broadcast on Crunchyroll.

 

 

Story:

 

“Aoi prefers indoor hobbies and is afraid of heights, but her childhood friend Hinata loves to show off her passion for mountain climbing. As young children they once watched the sunrise from the top of a mountain, and now they've decided to take up mountain climbing in hopes of seeing that sunrise again. They have cooking battles with mountaineering gear, climb small hills in their neighborhood, and meet new mountaineering friends as they learn the ropes of the hobby. When will they finally see that sunrise again?”

 

Encouragement of Climb will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

 

 

Mangirl is based on the four-panel manga by Kagari Tamaoka, which began publishing in 2011 in the pages of Comic Earth Star magazine. The anime is set to broadcast every Wednesday starting on January 2nd at 10:00 am Pacific Time for its premium members. Free members will be able to view one week after initial broadcast on Crunchyroll.

 

Story:

 

“We're going to launch a manga magazine! A team of girls with zero experience in manga editing are off and running toward their dream of creating the biggest manga magazine in Japan! They seem to do nothing but run into problems and failures... But still they're working hard every day!”

 

Mangirl will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

 

There’s many more announcements for the winter season at Crunchyroll coming up soon, so STAY TUNED TO CRUNCHYROLL NEWS!

 

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Patrick Macias is editor in chief of Crunchyroll News. He also runs the Japanese Fashion Inferno tumblr blog. Follow him on twitter at @Patrick_Macias

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