San Francisco, Calif. (January 6, 2014) – Crunchyroll, Inc., has acquired the anime series Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! REN as part of its winter simulcasts, and is set to broadcast every Wednesday starting on January 8, at 9:30a.m. Pacific Time for its premium members, with free members able to watch one week later. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/chunibyo.
Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! REN will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: USA and Canada.
The sequel to the hugely popular Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!, Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! REN once again follows the antics of high school student Yuta Togashi and his delusions-of-grandeur-suffering classmate, Rikka Takanashi. Having once suffered from the same delusions during middle school himself, Yuta wants to make a fresh start in high school where nobody knows about his embarrassing past. However, that plans is thwarted once Rikka learns of his past and becomes interested in him, forcing him to “make a contract” with her.
The cast from season one reprises their roles with the highly prolific Jun Fukuyama, Lelouch from Code Geass and A-drei from Valvrave the Liberator, back as Yuta, Maaya Uchida, Minori Koganuma from Outbreak Company and Hajime Ichinose from Gatchaman Crowds, is Rikka, and Juri Nagatsuma, Kanna Makino in Tamako Market and Kozakura Zenigata in The Severing Crime Edge, stars as newcomer Satone Shichimiya, Yuta’s childhood friend.
Episodes can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPhone and iPad application, the Android application, Windows Phone, PS4™, Xbox LIVE®, Apple TV®, Panasonic TVs with Viera Connect, Roku, Boxee, Google TV, OUYA, Samsung TV, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live, additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
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