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Crunchyroll Sets Hanasaku Iroha Simulcast

By Chris Beveridge     March 28, 2011

Hanasaku Iroha
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Crunchyroll, Inc., announced today the acquisition of HANASAKU IROHA to its growing spring simulcast lineup today. Premium members will be able to watch HANASAKU IROHA 90 minutes after original broadcast every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. PST, with free users able to watch it one (1) week after at the same time and day. More information can be found on

HANASAKU IROHA will be available in the following territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Brazil, and Portugal.

Crunchyroll's Brand Manager Michelle Hwang said, “Slice of life style anime titles always resonate differently with fans, but HANASAKU IROHA will transcend these bounds and capture all anime fan's hearts. The beautiful scenery and art design perfectly complements the careful storyline making what is to be a great hit this spring season.”

“HANASAKU IROHA centers around 16-year-old Ohana Matsumae who moves from Tokyo to out in the country to live with her grandmother at an onsen ryokan named KissuisÅ. While restarting her life there initially seems daunting, Ohana begins working at the inn, makes friends with the other employees and watches her life take an unexpected twist.”

Episodes can be accessed from, the free iPad and iPhone application, the Android application, Roku, Boxee, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live and additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.

Crunchyroll premium members will have access to the largest anime and drama selection, same-day access for simulcasted titles, no advertisements and can be viewed in 480p-to-720p quality on selected titles. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan can be found at:

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