Toei Animation Announces Online Steaming of “Toriko”

Toei Animation Co., Ltd., Toei Animation Inc. and FUNimation Entertainment will stream the official English-subtitled episodes of Toriko, an action/adventure anime series for teen audiences. Starting Thursday, April 14th 6:00 p.m. PST, four days after the Japanese broadcast, each episode will be available on www.hulu.com as well as www.funimation.com/video . A new episode will be rolled out weekly as Toriko continues its Japanese television run.

Toriko is an anime series based on the popular manga written by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro and published in Weekly Shonen Jump. Toriko is a legendary gastronomic hero chasing rare ingredients across the world to realize his dream: complete the ultimate full-course menu.

In North America, the manga is published by VIZ Media, LLC. A digital preview of the first chapter is currently available at http://www.ShonenJump.com/. VIZ Media will release the next volume, Volume 5, on June 7th.

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