Leading anime platform Crunchyroll has launched a new 24/7 channel fully dedicated to the booming artform of anime. The channel is now available on LG Channels, The Roku Channel and VIZIO WatchFree+, coming to Amazon Freevee on October 17.
The Crunchyroll channel offers a telecast schedule of fan-favorite catalog anime. Series available at launch include Horimiya, Ranking of Kings, Moriarty the Patriot, PSYCHO–PASS, Arifureta, Sugar Apple Fairytale, To Your Eternity and Code Geass. New and premium anime content will remain on Crunchyroll’s SVOD and AVOD services.
The network will be programmed with dubbed series in English at launch. Other promotional, genre and theme programming blocks will be scheduled for viewers to sample the wide range of anime being created from Japan.
“The Crunchyroll channel is a gateway to the world of anime where we will guide viewers to discover new worlds, new stories and new characters,” said Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll. “And thanks to our distribution partners at launch, millions of fans have easy access to the medium that is taking the world by storm!”
The channel is a collaboration between Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Crunchyroll and GSN.