Discussion Crunchyroll App & Website - News and Updates

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28 Apr 2018
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this thread would be used to post updates regarding Crunchyroll India- website & app - news and updates . excluding new content that would be posted separately in new content thread .

Sony-owned anime content platform, Crunchyroll, is planning to invest in India as part of its global expansion plans. The company will invest in content, localisation, platform development, and talent recruitment within the country. Currently, India is the world's second-largest anime market after China, with an estimated 180 million anime fans and expected to contribute 60% of global anime growth, according to Crunchyroll's President Rahul Purini.

Partnering with Tiger Shroff, who has a wide mass appeal, will further elevate and evangelize the Crunchyroll anime brand, reaching fans across the region – from metropolitan cities to smaller villages and in-between, the company said in a statement. The actor’s strong affinity towards anime and his love for fitness and action make him the perfect choice considering the platform’s wide assortment of action-packed anime titles, it added.

In addition to Tiger shroff Crunchyroll India announced its partnership with actress Rashmika Mandanna to celebrate her love of anime across India.

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Crunchyroll to stream Vinland Saga S2 in Tamil Dub on 8th August.

Fans of VINLAND SAGA will be able to experience the epic series in a whole new way, as the Tamil dub of VINLAND SAGA Season 2 premieres on Crunchyroll on Tuesday, August 8 at 9:00 a.m. IST!

The cast for episode one includes:

Einar voiced by Maharaja

Emma voiced by Pechiyammal M

Ketil voiced by Raajmitheran R

Lotta voiced by Aishwarya K

Merchant A voiced by Karthikeyan K

Viking A voiced by Balu T.R

Anime streaming platform Crunchyroll will add a new batch of series to its available AVOD (advertising-based video on demand) catalog starting 1 August in India. The newly added shows like Chainsaw Man, Spy x Family, Vinland Saga, Bluelock, Lycoris Recoil, My Dress-Up Darling, and more will now be free-to-watch with ads on the platform.

Crunchyroll is moving towards AVOD advertised video on demand free anime shows would be available only for those users who have signed up on Crunchyroll (India) . the library will have 1000 hours of free anime series.

In recent years, anime has experienced a remarkable surge in popularity within India, captivating audiences across different age groups and backgrounds. What was once a niche interest has transformed into a vibrant cultural phenomenon, drawing fans into the captivating worlds of diverse animation styles, intricate storytelling, and imaginative characters.

they have also talked about vibrant anime fans in India to cater to their demands of wanting to access more anime shows and to able to see their favorite shows on demand . They are investing in market to serve the fans and build Crunchyroll into a household name. they don't want to associated only with anime or streaming ,they also want to represent other interactive art forms - such as films, games and events . they have acknowledged strong love & demand for anime in Indian youth Community.

My Dress up Darling ( Titled Anime series ) - Tamil dub episode would premiere on Crunchyroll India on 26th August at 8:30 AM IST

My Dress-Up Darling Tamil Dub Cast are below

Marin Kitagawa voiced by Aiswariya K

Wakana Gojo voicedd by Balakrishnan S

Kaoru Gojo voiced by Aswin K

Gramps voiced by Sainathan K

Nowa voiced by Kalyani M

Young Wakana Gojo voiced by Balakrishnan S

Nobara voiced by Pavithra S

Daia voiced by Malini C

Rune voiced by Kalyani M

The Detective is Already Dead - anime series - Hindi dub episode would premiere on 30th August 8:30 AM IST

After 15 years of service Crunchyroll’s Chief Operating Officer, Brady McCollum, has announced he will be stepping down from his position at the end of September. One of Crunchyroll’s first employees, McCollum’s 15 years of service witnessed the company’s evolution from humble origins to the world’s largest anime streaming service including thousands of anime titles, countless product and consumer releases, and a lifetime of partnerships.

Mc Collum worked with Rahul Purini- Crunchyroll's CEO for thoughtful transition to help continue growth of company. On Thursday Rahul Purini announced following changes in Crunchyroll's leadership structure.

Gita Rebapragda - current Chief marketing officer (CMO) would step in as Crunchyroll's Chief operating officer (COO)

Barb Bidan - will take additional role as Chief People Experience officer

Mitchel Berger - Senior VP of global commerce will also oversee Manga publishing in EMEA - Europe , Middle East and Africa.

Terry Li - will take additional role as Executive Vice President of Emerging Business

Crunchyroll has announced a licensing partnership with the brand licensing agency Black White Orange. The agency will be responsible for overseeing and managing the merchandise licensing programs for Crunchyroll in India.

“Anime has captivated fans across India and this new partnership with BWO - Black White Orange will allow them to better serve the local Indian anime community,” said Anna Songco Adamian, vice president of global consumer products, Crunchyroll. “They are looking forward to working with their new partners to celebrate anime and grow the love of this dynamic artform across the nation!” they would make merchandise of 35+ Anime series in India .

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Crunchyroll is excited to announce today a partnership with Comic Con India as the two team up to bring anime to fans all across India! Crunchyroll will be a "powered by" partner for the iconic pop culture events by Comic Con for the next six months at five upcoming events.

the partnership of Crunchyroll India & Comic Con India would start from Bengaluru Comic Con on Nov17 ktpo whitefield , then Delhi Comic con on Dec 8 on NSIC grounds , okhla , Hyderabad comic con on Jan 27 at Hitex , Chennai Comic con on Feb 17 Chennai trade center and conclude in Mumbai Comic Con on April 20 at Jio World Centre, BKC .

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