Crunchyroll Adds "KAIJI" Seasons 1 & 2 and "Genshiken: Second Season" Anime

Wild manly gamblin' and otaku hi-jinx ahoy!

Crunchyroll’s back catalog of anime continues to grow and grow with the addition of KAIJI season 1 & 2 and Genshiken: Second Season to the roster of streaming titles.

 

Both seasons of “manly gambling gone wild” series KAIJI (based on the manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto) have been added, and Kaiji Ultimate Survivor and Kaiji Against All Rules are available to all premium members* while free users can enjoy 12 episodes today will a roll-out of 8 episodes/week.

 

 

 

KAIJI story:

 

Kaiji Ito is a total loser. He lives day by day gambling, making small debt and taking out his frustration on expensive imported cars. His life changes one day with a visit from a loan shark, Endo. Endo seduces the disheartened Kaiji, "You can wipe the debt away in one night."


KAIJI is available in the following terrirotires: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Carribeans, and South/Central America.

 

BUT THAT'S NOT ALL


Genshiken: Second Season, based on the famed manga by Shimoku Kio, has also been added to the summer simulcast lineup.

 

Launch date/time will be announced at a later date but Genshiken: Second Season will be available in the following territories: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Central and South America.

 

 

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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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