Crunchyroll to Bring "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" and More to Blu-ray & DVD

Home video release plans include producing English dubs

Crunchyroll made a big announcement at Anime Expo today. In addition to the reveal of some new anime licenses, the streaming service announced plans to bring some of its current anime lineup and other surprises to the physical realm of Blu-ray and DVD.


Leading the charge is Crunchyroll's acquisition of the rights for merchandise and home video for smash-hit original anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. Not only will the series be coming to Blu-ray and DVD, but Crunchyroll will also be producing the English dub and working with partners and in-house to create merchandise.



Other titles announced along with Crunchyroll's entry into the home video market, English dubs included, are:



Big Order 

Twin Star Exorcists

Free! Iwatobi Swim Club


Myriad Colors Phantom World

Yamada-kun & the Seven Witches



Crunchyroll will have more Blu-ray and DVD titles to announce in the future, but for now these are the inaugural plans. 



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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