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Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a San Francisco-based video service provider company offering a streaming service for Japanese animated productions and related media and a place were fans can interact with each other founded by Kun Gao, Brandon Ooi, Vu Nguyen and James Lin.

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February 1, 2008
Crunchyroll raises a $4,050,000 series A round from Venrock.

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Albert Wang

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Andy Toulouse

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Ashwin Navin

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Ben Lee

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Bhavik Shah

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August 10, 2021
WebWire
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (SPE) and AT&T Inc. * ( NYSE:T ) announced that SPE has completed its acquisition of AT&T's Crunchyroll anime business through Funimation Global Group, LLC. Funimation is a joint venture between SPE and Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.'s subsidiary, Aniplex Inc. The agreement was first announced in December 2020. Crunchyroll is a premier anime direct-to-consumer service with 5 million SVOD subscribers and growing. It serves 120 million registere...
Ben Blanchet
May 10, 2021
Business Insider
As anime's popularity increases, streaming services have introduced new series to growing audiences. Here's how to stream new and classic anime.
Ian Carlos Campbell
March 25, 2021
The Verge
Sony's purchase of anime streaming service Crunchyroll from AT&T is under an extended antitrust investigation by the US Department of Justice, according to The Information.
Julia Alexander
March 2, 2021
The Verge
Crunchyroll, one of the biggest anime-specific streaming services, is rolling out a brand-new design for Premium users on the web. This will come with better personalized recommendations, search functions, and the new Crunchylist.
Ron Lyons, Jr.
January 22, 2021
Business Insider
Crunchyroll is an anime streaming service that offers over 1,000 titles and 30,000 episodes of anime for free with ads or ad-free premium memberships.
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