English Dub of Holy Knight to Debut on Crunchyroll

Media Blasters has announced that the company will be premiering the English dub of the Holy Knight OVA on Crunchyroll on February 23, 2015. The OVA will be released on DVD at a later date. The streams for the OVA will be available to viewers in the United States and Canada.

Media Blasters describes the story of Holy Knight as:

Shinta Mizumura’s seemingly normal life suddenly changes when Lilith Kishimoto, a beautiful half-human, half-vampire girl, transfers to his school and surprises him with an unexpected demand.

Media Blasters also announced that the company has plans to dub Rio – Rainbow Gate!, Ladies versus Butlers!, and Juden Chan.

Sources: ANN and Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Simulcast Comical Psychosomatic Medicine

Crunchyroll has announced that the site is now simulcasting the Comical Psychosomatic Medicine anime. The first episode started on February 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Starting with episode two, the series will regularly simulcast on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

Comical Psychosomatic Medicine will be available for viewers worldwide except for Asia.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

Have issues with depression, ED, dementia, or even with your love life? Don’t worry, as the psychologist Ryo and his nurse Asuna will seriously try to help you understand these mental disorders all while laughing in this comedy anime!

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Stream Subtitled Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s

Crunchyroll has announced that the service is now streaming the subtitled first season of the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s television anime series. Premium members can watch all of the episodes now, while free users can watch half of the episodes this week and then have access to the remaining episodes the following week.

The subtitled first season of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s will be available to viewers worldwide except in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa (Western), Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Italy, San Marino and Vatican City.

Crunchyroll describes the story as:

The future of dueling is revving up! And with it begins a new legend! Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s!

Welcome to New Domino City! Once the playground to legendary duelist Yugi Muto, this sprawling metropolis has since been transformed into a futuristic society where dueling has kicked into overdrive. With recent technological advancements made by KaibaCorp, dueling has undergone a metamorphosis that has revolutionized the makeup and pace of the game! It’s now a heart-pounding, adrenaline-filled and fuel injected competition where duelists ride supercharged hyper cycles called Duel Runners and battle it out in hi-octane contests called “Turbo Duels.” The winners and losers aren’t just separated by skill and strength… but by SPEED!

However, for five special duelists, it’s not just about winning or losing anymore – it’s about survival, for they are the chosen “Signers” who have been marked by destiny to uncover the secrets of the five dragons!

With new cards, new players and new adventures, you’d better start your engines and get set to duel!

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll Adds Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side:P3 Manga to Its Service

Crunchyroll has announced that it will begin releasing the Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side:P3 manga by So Tobita on February 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. EST.

The manga is one of two that was inspired by the Nintendo 3DS crossover role-playing game Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth from Atlus. The Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side:P3 manga centers on the protagonist from the Persona 3 RPG, and it will launch in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in Japan on February 9, 2015.

The other manga, Mizunomoto’s Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side:P4, focuses on the protagonist from the Persona 4 RPG, and it launched in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine in Japan on January 26, 2015. Crunchyroll is releasing this manga as well.

The story of the game takes place on the last day of the Yasogami High culture festival. During the event, the heroes of Persona 4 see a strange bell tower appear on the school grounds. The heroes of Persona 3 also hear the bell, and are dragged into the future where the Persona 4 cast awaits. The two groups are locked in the school covered in Shadows, but meet two mysterious individuals named Zen and Rei, who have lost their memories. The cast soon learns that Zen and Rei’s lost memories may be the key to solving the mystery of the bell tower’s sudden appearance.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Is Adding the Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth: Side P4 Manga

Crunchyroll has announced that the site will be adding Mizunomoto’s Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth: Side P4 to the company’s manga service. The first chapter will become available on the site on January 25, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. PST, with simulpubs to follow.

Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth: Side P4 will be available to users worldwide except in Japan, Lebanon, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Algeria, and Morocco.

As the title suggests, Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth: Side P4 will focus on the protagonist from the Persona 4 videogame.

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll Adds Saint Seiya’s Sanctuary Arc

Crunchyroll has announced that the site has added the Sanctuary Arc to its library of Saint Seiya episodes for viewers in the United States and Canada. The complete arc began streaming at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 19, 2015 for Premium users. Free users can start watching the first 15 episodes a week later and 15 episodes every week thereafter.

Crunchyroll describes the story of Saint Seiya as:

It is said that any time evil begins to thrive in the world, Saints, the upholders of justice, will appear. Now is such a time. Thirteen years before our tale begins, Mitsumasa Kido, head of the powerful IGF (International Garrd Foundation), came across a dying man while vacationing in Greece. Touring the ruins near the Pope’s holy sanctuary, Mitsumasa found Airos, the gold saint of Sagittarius, gasping his last breaths and muttering warnings of sinister forces that threaten the stability of the world. Fulfilling the dying saint’s wish, Mitsumasa swore to protect the life of a special baby that Airos had saved from assassination and agreed to safeguard the magical gold armour of Sagittarius. Mitsumasa was true to his word and raised the baby as his own granddaughter, Saori, and kept the gold armour hidden until the time was right for someone pure of heart to wear it.

Source: Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to Stream the Third Season of Kuroko’s Basketball

Crunchyroll has announced that the site will be streaming the third season of the Kuroko’s Basketball anime. The streaming will begin on January 23, 2015, with the exact time to be determined. Future episodes will be added two weeks after the initial Japanese broadcast.

Crunchyroll describes this season as:

Even in the glorious history of the Teiko Junior High Basketball team, the “Generation of Miracles” was where five genius players said to be at a one-man-in-ten-years level all resided at the same time. Even after advancing to high school, they are still called by that nickname with the same amount of glory.

Taiga Kagami, the ace player for Seirin High School, is developing powers to close in to their level. His natural talent increases in passion and brilliance with each game, and he is truly the “light” of Seirin, and if Kagami is the “light,” the “shadow” supports the team’s rapid progress with an unwavering will Tetsuya Kuroko of Seirin High School.

With the advancement to the Winter Cup, Seirin finds themselves on a roll and defeats Toô Gakuen, starring Aomine, and Yosen, starring Murasakibara.

They finally advance on to the semifinals…!

The series will be available to viewers in North America, South America, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.

Source: Crunchyroll