Press Release — Crunchyroll Acquires Vision This Summer Season

Posted on Jul 08 2012

Forecasting murders before it happens, Vision prepares to show Crunchyroll viewers a whole new perspective on crime solving!

San Francisco, Calif. (July 6, 2012) – Crunchyroll, Inc., expands its simulcast announcements and J-drama library with the addition of VISION, which is set to broadcast on Friday July 6, at 10 am PDT for its premium members. Free members will be able to view one week after initial broadcast on Crunchyroll. More information can be found on

VISION will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: U.S.A., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, and South America.

“Due to unfortunate circumstances and an undisclosed incident, Kazuma Asano, a hardworking detective was forced to leave, but not before meeting someone that might change his fate and those around him. Rena Kurusu, approaches Asano, with an unexpectedly developed special ability to suddenly ‘see’ images of murders and murderers before it happens.

Why does she have this ‘Vision?’ What on earth is in her past, what has been hidden? As more and more bizarre incidents happen around these, you won’t want to miss this dynamic suspense of mystery and betrayal at every turn!”

Episodes can be accessed from, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Windows Phone, Roku, Google TV, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.

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 up to 1080p quality on selected titles. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan can be found at:

About Crunchyroll, Inc.
Crunchyroll is a leading global video network and developer of social media applications for Japanese anime and Asian media. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, TV set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers directly to consumers.

Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, digital publishing leader Bitway and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. More information can be found at

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