Fact: The back catalog of anime at Crunchyroll just keeps on growing, growing, and GROWING! And today, the 2010 series House of Five Leaves – based on the manga by Natsume Ono and animated by studio Manglobe (Samurai Champloo, Deadman Wonderland) – joins the roster of streaming titles.
House of Five Leaves begins streaming tonight, Mon/6, at 5pm PST and is available to viewers in the US and Canada only.
Synopsis: Ronin Akitsu Masanosuke is a skilled swordsman, but his personality often causes him to be let go from his job. With desperation closing in, Akitsu accepts an offer to work as a bodyguard for Yaichi, the charismatic leader of a mysterious gang: the Five Leaves. Though the meek swordsman finds the gang's actions disturbing, Akitsu grows more fascinated by the outlaws every day.