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Crunchyroll Announces Daily Deal for May 31, 2010


World’s Leading Asian Media Lifestyle Brand to Provide Huge Daily Discounts on a 5 pack (Volumes 1 -5) of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya manga for its Members and Users

San Francisco, Calif. - Today’s Crunchyroll Daily Deal is The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya manga 5 Pack (MSRP: $54.95 U.S.; User Discounted Price: $40.99 U.S.; Member Discounted price: $34.99 U.S.). Not only can you watch The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime on Crunchyroll ( for free, you can now be completely caught up on the manga released by Yen Press with this special deal. This product will be discounted for users with an even larger discount for Crunchyroll members beginning today May 31, 2010 at 12:00:00AM. More information can be found at

Products will be available for purchase for a limited time until quantities have either sold out or the deal “expires” (whichever comes first). The next deal and new product will start the following midnight PST. Shipping charges within the U.S. will be approximately $5.00 (U.S.) and countries eligible for the daily deal will vary by product.

About Crunchyroll, Inc.

Crunchyroll is a leading global lifestyle and entertainment brand centered around all things Asian media and operator of the largest online community, video site and network of sites, services and devices for Japanese anime and Asian drama in the world. For $6.95 per month or $59.95 per year, Crunchyroll subscribers get unlimited access to anime simulcasts as soon as one hour after broadcast in Japan and a catalog of thousands of episodes. Through the Crunchyroll network of sites, services and devices, Crunchyroll has over 6 million monthly unique visitors. Content on Crunchyroll is licensed by leading media companies across Asia and the world.

Crunchyroll was founded in June 2006 and has offices in both San Francisco and Tokyo. Crunchyroll is a pioneer and innovator in the Japanese content business and the only video service in the world to offer hit programs Naruto Shippūden, Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee and many others within one hour of their first Japanese broadcasts. Crunchyroll is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) and is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful minds and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

Crunchyroll acquires content from leading Asian media companies including TV TOKYO, Fuji Television, NHK Enterprises (NEP), Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV), Seoul Broadcasting System(SBS), Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), Shueisha, Kadokawa Pictures, Aniplex, avex entertainment, King Records, Happinet, d-rights, Bandai Channel, Toei Animation, Tai Seng and many others. More information can be found at

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