San Francisco, Calif. (January 7, 2013) – Crunchyroll, Inc., continues its title acquisitions for the winter 2014 season with the addition of WORLD CONQUEST ZVEZDA PLOT from Aniplex of America, which is set to broadcast every Saturday starting on January 11 at 9:30 am Pacific Time for its premium members. Free users will be able to view this series one (1) week after initial broadcast on Crunchyroll. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/zvezda.
Produce by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Black Butler) and directed by Tensai Okamura (Blue Exorcist, Darker than Black), WORLD CONQUEST ZVEZDA PLOT will feature the voice talents of Misaki Kuno (Log Horizon, Galilei Donna) and Natsuki Hanae (Nagi no Asukara, Ace of the Diamond).
“What does it take to CONQUER THE WORLD?! Every leader of the past has thought of it… but all they have done was to merely dream of its greatness.
World domination…nobody has been able to achieve it. Until one little girl by the name of Kate Hoshimiya came along. Kate Hoshimiya will shock the world!
How was she was able to carry out such a MAGNIFICENT stunt? So FRIGHTFUL! So GLORIOUS! Could this be…the ZVEZDA PLOT?! Let the light of our great ZVEZDA shine upon this land far and wide!”
WORLD CONQUEST ZVEZDA PLOT will be available to users in the following territories: North America, South America, European regions (except UK, IE, French and German speaking regions – sorry guys), Middle East, Arab League (including Israel), and South Africa.
Crunchyroll premium members will have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-720p 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 destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast. Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tokyo, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA). More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Bakemonogatari, Durarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the Garden of Sinners, Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist, and Blast of Tempest. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles Kill la Kill, Monogatari Series Second Season, Silver Spoon, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic and Samurai Flamenco.
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