Prime Video Launches Crunchyroll for Anime streaming in India

The destination will include over 800 anime titles, some of which will be available for viewers in India in multiple languages, immediately after their release in Japan
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Prime Video announced its anime streaming destination, Crunchyroll on Tuesday. It will include over 800 anime titles, some of which will be available for viewers in India in multiple languages, immediately after their release in Japan.

Speaking about it, Gaurav Bhasin, head of Prime Video Channels and Movie Rentals, Prime Video, India, said in a statement, “The popularity of anime content in India has grown exponentially over the last few years, and through various Channels, we are working towards building a wide and diverse library of popular and blockbuster Japanese animation. We are thrilled to launch Crunchyroll on Prime Video Channels and make it even more convenient for Prime members in India to watch premium and latest anime content, immediately after its release in Japan.”

He added, “The availability of select shows and movies in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, besides English, will make anime more accessible for fans, while also helping introduce the genre to new viewers. We look forward to strengthening our anime programming on Prime Video Channels in the coming months.”

Terry Li, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Crunchyroll, said in a statement, “Crunchyroll offers an anime adventure for every kind of fan. From sports to romantic comedy, horror and action to slice-of-life, even the anime-curious can get immersed in our library. We look forward to welcoming new fans into the anime community through our launch on Prime Video, offering convenient access to Crunchyroll’s vast library of anime, including the latest shows, new seasons and movies in India.”

With an add-on subscription of Rs 79 per month to Crunchyroll on Prime Video Channels, people will get access to more than 40 new shows from the new anime season, including the new sci-fi monster series Kaiju No.8, Black Butler - Public School Arc, which returned nearly ten years after its original run, Solo Leveling, Demon Slayer -Hashira Training Arc- and many more. Select shows and movies will also be available in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, in addition to English.

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