Crunchyroll Joins Assn. of Japanese Animation

Crunchyroll, an anime-focused content and social networking site based in San Francisco, has become the first non-Japanese company to join the Association of Japanese Animation.

Crunchyroll will be an associate member of the industry group, alongside such companies as Columbia Music Entertainment, Geneon Entertainment, Sony and Bandai.

The AJA works on issues surrounding the animation industry and organizes the Tokyo Anime Fair.