Press Release — Crunchyroll To Simulcast My Little Monster This Fall Season

Posted on Oct 02 2012

San Francisco, Calif. (October 1, 2012) – Crunchyroll, Inc., continues with its simulcast announcements by launching My Little Monster this season. My Little Monster will broadcast every Monday starting on October 1, at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time for both its premium and free members. More information can be found on

My Little Monster will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, North America, Central America, and South America.

My Little Monster is based off of the manga Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun by Robico, and is being animated by Brain’s Base. The series stars voice actress and singer Haruka Tomatsu as the main female character Shizuku Mizutani, with Tatsuhisa Suuki opposite her as Haru Yoshida.

This is love story revolving around the impassive girl Shizuku Mizutani, whose only interest is in studying, and the trouble-making boy, Haru Yoshida, who is absent from school after getting into a fight. Asked to deliver some handouts to Haru at his home, Shizuku suddenly finds herself the target of his affections. My Little Monster is a story about a boy and a girl who struggle with love and friendship, and discovering that opening yourself up to other people forces you to become honest with yourself.

Episodes can be accessed from, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Windows Phone, PS3, 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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