Crunchyroll Streaming Donyatsu Short Anime Series

The Fandom Post is reporting that Crunchyroll is now streaming all 12 episodes of the Donyatsu anime short series from 2013. Donyatsu is based on the manga of the same name by Yuusuke Kozaki. The anime was produced by Gathering, and it was directed by Mankyuu.

The episodes are available to viewers worldwide except in Japan.

The story of Donyatsu is described as:

The “loosely science-fiction adventure” is set in the summer sometime in the 21st century. Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward has become a wasteland, void of all humans due to an unexplained catastrophe. What remains are these strange creatures such as “Donyatsu,” the half-cat, half-doughnut hybrid, and “Begaru,” a feline bagel composite.

Source: The Fandom Post

Crunchyroll Adds Kite Anime OVA to Its Library

Crunchyroll has announced that the site has added the Kite anime OVA to its streaming library. This title is available in both subbed and dubbed form for Premium Members. Free members will be able to start watching Kite on April 5, 2015. The anime will be available to viewers in the United States and Canada. The version that Crunchyroll is streaming is equivalent to Media Blasters’ Kite Remastered release.

Crunchyroll describes the story of Kite as:

She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don’t be fooled. She’s a cold-blooded killer, and if you’re on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.

Source: Crunchyroll

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