Wednesday, March 12, 2008

CrunchyRoll.com gets 4 mil. FOUR MIL!


Crunchyroll, a video-streaming website known for offering anime titles without authorization, secured a capital investment of US$4.05 million. Crunchyroll is one of several websites that posts anime and other Asian content through a streaming interface, similar to YouTube, without authorization from or payment to most owners of its content.

via ANN - read the entire article here.

This is HUGE. NEWS. FLIPPIN' HUGE.
If they can stream anime legally and support themselves with ads alone, it could revolutionize anime distribution (or lackthereof).

2 comments:

Kitsune_rei said...

Holy... wow.

JIFF said...

I like crunchy roll
I think that for countries like Mexico where it is almost impossible to see some materials from Asia it helps to fill the void, but of course the paid subscriptions are not that nice.