San Francisco, Calif. (May 30, 2012) - Crunchyroll is pleased to announce the beginning of a new era in anime fandom with today’s launch of the Crunchyroll Ambassador program. More information can be found at: www.crunchyroll.com/ambassadors
The Crunchyroll Ambassador program offers exclusive benefits to cosplayers, industry professionals, anime reviewers, video bloggers, and passionate otaku of all kinds. Up to 100 (one hundred) applicants in all will be initially selected to become a Crunchyroll Ambassador and will be prominently featured on www.crunchyroll.com, as well as get the chance to participate in high-profile campaigns and anime related events.
All Ambassadors will receive a free 90-day Anime Premium Membership. Also, in exchange for promoting the Crunchyroll brand and anime catalog titles, Ambassadors will also be able to participate in an affiliates program where they will receive monetary compensation for facilitating new Anime Member signups. In addition, select Ambassadors will be given free entry into prominent anime conventions and will be featured at the Crunchyroll booth.
Crunchyroll’s Executive Otaku-in-Chief and in-house cosplayer, Victoria Holden says, “We are happy to offer our users a chance to participate in the Crunchyroll Ambassador Program. It gives fans a great opportunity to become more involved in our company and the anime industry at large. Moreover, it gives my fellow cosplayers the professional spotlight they deserve along with mass exposure. Crunchyroll has always been recognized as one of the premier fan-friendly communities catering to anime fans, and with the Crunchyroll Ambassador Program we hope to become even closer!”
About Crunchyroll, Inc.
Crunchyroll is a leading global video network and developer of social media applications for Japanese anime and Asian media. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, TV set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website,Crunchyroll delivers officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers directly to consumers.
Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). Founded in 2006, 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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