San Francisco, Calif. (June 29, 2012) – Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading anime and Asian drama streaming service, is set to launch the Crunchyroll application for Samsung Smart TVs this summer. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.
Available from the Samsung Smart TV Smart Hub in July, the Crunchyroll application will allow Crunchyroll premium members to enjoy the latest anime titles such as NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, SKET DANCE, HUNTER x HUNTER, SPACE BROTHERS, and over 30 simulcast titles on their TV with subtitles within hours of Japanese TV broadcast. Premium members can also enjoy their favorite catalog shows without ads.
Crunchyroll titles can also be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, the Windows Phone application, Google TV, Roku, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
Crunchyroll premium members will have access to the largest anime selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-1080p quality on selected 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 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.