Crunchyroll Announces Major Update To Windows Phone App

The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content opens Windows Phone App to all viewers

San Francisco, Calif. (May 30, 2012) — Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading Anime streaming service, has released a major update of the Crunchyroll application on the Windows Phone Marketplace. Previously only available to premium users, the latest version of the application adds free ad-supported streaming of all shows to the already existing features for premium users. More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.

Now, all Crunchyroll viewers throughout most of the world can stream the latest Anime titles on their mobile devices running Windows Phone 7.5 such as the HTC 7 series, the HTC Titan, the Nokia Lumia Series, and the Samsung Omnia W. Spanish viewers can also use the application in Spanish and watch titles with Spanish subtitles.

The updated application can be downloaded from the Windows Phone Marketplace (http://got.cr/app-on-wp7) worldwide except in China and the Middle East. Like on the site itself, viewers can enjoy Crunchyroll’s library of anime for free, supported by ads. Viewers can also upgrade to a premium membership and enjoy over 30 simulcast titles with subtitles including Naruto Shippuden, Hunter X Hunter, Kids On The Slope, Medaka Box, and Space Brothers immediately following Japanese broadcast, as well as their favorite catalog shows with no ads.

Episodes can also be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android 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/