Crunchyroll to Simulcast Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz!

Crunchyroll has announced that the site will begin simulcasting the Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz! anime on July 24, 2015 at 11:30am Pacific Time.

Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz! will be available to viewers worldwide except Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

The alternate-universe Fate series where Illyasviel von Einzbern becomes a magical girl returns with Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz!

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Simulcast Symphogear GX

Crunchyroll has announced that it will begin simulcasting the Symphogear GX on July 17, 2015. The first two episodes will be available at 4pm Pacific Time on that date, and then Episodes 3 and 4 will debut on July 24, 2015 at the regular simulcast time of 1pm PT.

Symphogear GX will be available to Crunchyroll members worldwide except Asia.

Symphogear GX is described as:

This is a Story of Repairing What is Broken.

Noriyasu Agematsu, of music production group Elements Garden, along with Akifumi Kaneko, designer of many famous RPGs and other games, are back for a third installment of the original TV animation.

After the first season, Symphogear, and its second season, Symphogear G, the show will be returning in summer of 2015 with Symphogear GX.

Its emotional and highly original battle scenes, where the characters sing as they fight, are back and better than ever, making the story even more dramatic.

This time, the heroine, Hibiki Tachibana, and the other five Symphogear Weilders are faced with their largest and toughest foe yet: a mysterious group of warriors.

New characters and new songs will make this season of Symphogear the biggest yet!

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll Adds English-Subtitled Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Anime

4K Media has announced that the English-subtitled version of Yu-Gi-Oh! – Duel Monsters will stream on Crunchyroll. The first five episodes of season one are available now, and more episodes will be added on a monthly basis.

This will be the first time the series will be available uncut and in Japanese in its entirety outside of Japan. FUNimation Entertainment previously distributed the beginning of the series on uncut DVDs in 2004 and 2005.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll to Simulcast Danchigai

Crunchyroll has announced that it began simulcasting the Danchigai anime on July 9, 2015 at 10:30am Pacific Time. The site will simulcast new episodes on Thursdays.

Danchigai will be available to Crunchyroll members worldwide except for Japan.

The story of Danchigai is described as:

Danchigai focuses on the life of Haruki Nakano and his four sisters, all of whom live together in the same apartment complex. The only boy of five siblings, Haruki lives with his older sister Mutsuki, difficult younger sister Yayoi, and mischievous twins Uzuki and Satsuki.

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Simulcast SCHOOL-LIVE!

Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast the SCHOOL-LIVE! anime every Thursday at 7am Pacific Time starting on July 9, 2015.

SCHOOL-LIVE! is available to Crunchyroll users in the following territories: the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Europe (excluding Germany and German-speaking territories), the Middle East, and North Africa.

The story of SCHOOL-LIVE! is described as:

Based on the manga Gakko Gurashi!, written by Norimitsu Kaiho and illustrated by Sadoru Chiba, SCHOOL-LIVE! focuses on the lives of 4 girls who decide to stay over at school: Yuki Takeya, Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Yuri Wakasa, and Miki Naoki. Along with the school adviser Megumi Sakura, they suddenly find themselves to be the final survivors of a zombie attack, and continue to live and survive at the school.

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Simulcast Himouto! Umaru-chan

Crunchyroll has announced that it began simulcasting the Himouto! Umaru-chan anime on July 8, 2015 at 12pm PT.

Himouto! Umaru-chan is available to Crunchyroll users in English Speaking Territories (the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand), France, Germany and Benelux, Latin America, Scandinavia, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Middle East and North Africa.

The story of Himouto! Umaru-chan is described as:

Umaru is a renowned beautiful 16-year-old girl in town, living with her elder brother Taihei. She acts a perfect sister with a kind heart, intelligence and popularity, who everybody admires. So who would believe how true Umaru is at home? Sleeping, gaming, watching TV, eating junk food, drinking cola… that’s almost all she does at home, leaving all the housework to her brother.

Her camouflage is so perfect that when one of her classmates visits her home by surprise and witnesses “true Umaru,” she pretends as if she is Umaru’s younger sister. Taihei is always swayed by Umaru’s gap between ostensible face and spoiled life, but he cannot hate his comical and somehow lovable cute little sister!

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll Announces New Manga for Its Service

Crunchyroll announced at its manga panel at Anime Expo that it will add the Princess Jellyfish, Takahashi-san is Listening, Scum’s Wish, Sweetness and Lightning, and The Morose Mononokean manga to its web distribution service.

Kodansha Comics licensed the first 12 volumes of Princess Jellyfish for North America and will release the first 2-in-1 volume in February 2016. Kodansha Comics describes the story as:

Tsukimi, who has loved jellyfish from a young age, resides in Amamizukan, a fangirl-only dorm. One evening at the local pet store, Tsukimi sees a lovely jellyfish in danger, but a beautiful woman comes to the rescue. They go back to Amamizukan together, but this “woman”… is actually a man!

The first four volumes of Princess Jellyfish will launch on Crunchyroll on July 15, 2015 at 8pm EDT. Volumes will be added afterward at regular intervals.

Yū Hokuō serializes Takahashi-san is Listening (Takahashi-san ga Kiiteiru.) in Square Enix’s Gangan Joker. The series began in 2013 and Square Enix shipped the fifth compiled volume in Japan in April 2015.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

High school student idol Ena Takahashi has a hobby she can’t tell anyone about… and that is listening in on the ridiculous conversations of class representative Nara-kun and the plain boy Mikage-kun. If her secret is discovered, people’s trust in her will be destroyed! She wants to retort, but she can’t! The eavesdropping short-gag manga full of tension and guilty conscience begins!

The series will launch on Crunchyroll on July 5, 2015 at 8pm EDT.

Mengo Yokoyari’s Scum’s Wish (Kuzu no Honkai) began in Big Gangan magazine in 2012, and Square Enix shipped the fifth compiled volume in Japan in June 2015.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

Hanabi and Mugi are bathed in envious gazers from all around as a beautiful couple with excellent moral conduct. But these two apparently perfect people in an apparently perfect relationship share a secret they can’t tell anyone.

The series will launch on Crunchyroll on July 5, 2015 at 8pm EDT.

Gido Amagakure began Sweetness and Lightning (Amaama to Inazuma) in Kodansha’s good! Afternoon magazine in 2013. The fourth compiled volume shipped in Japan in March 2015.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

Having lost his wife, math teacher Kouhei Inuzuka is doing his best to raise his young daughter Tsumugi as a single father. He’s pretty bad at cooking and doesn’t have a huge appetite to begin with, but chance brings his little family and one of his students, Kotori Iida, together for homemade adventures. With those three cooks in the kitchen, it’s no wonder this dinner table drama is so delicious.

The series will launch on Crunchyroll on July 15, 2015 at 8pm EDT.

Kiri Wazawa began The Morose Mononokean (Fukigen na Mononokean) in Square Enix’s Gangan Online in 2013 and the fourth compiled volume shipped in Japan in May 2015.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

Ashiya has spent the first seven days of high school stuck in the infirmary because of a youkai attaching itself to him. He ends up asking the owner of a small tea room called “Mononokean” for help. This is volume 1 of the mysterious stories involving the very morose owner of Mononokean guiding the youkai that happened to wander into this world go to the next world.

The series will launch on Crunchyroll on July 5, 2015 at 8pm EDT.

Source: ANN