Crunchyroll for your Everyday Updated Asian Series
Published on November 9th, 2010
Asian series are very popular nowadays. A lot of people are anxiously waiting for the next episode of their favorite series, may it be an anime or asian drama. You might still be searching for a website that would “feed your need” for asian series or you might have found one. But either way, let me introduce to you Crunchyroll (if you haven’t heard about it at all). but I guess you already heard about Crunchyroll already.
Crunchyroll.com has free online anime videos including Naruto Shippuden, Bleach, Skip Beat, shugo Chara, Eyeshield 21, Fairy Tail, Linebarreals of Iron and many many more. Also they have a collection Asian drama series.
First of all, a little background of Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll is an American website and international online community focused on streaming East Asian media including anime, manga, music, electronic entertainment, and auto racing content. Founded in 2006 by a group of University of California-Berkeley undergraduate students, Crunchyroll’s distribution channel and partnership program delivers content to over five million online community members worldwide. Crunchyroll is funded by Venrock.
Crunchyroll is a membership site so you need to sign-up for you to watch from their site. You can join for free. Unfortunately, free membership has a very limited video selection and most features are disabled. In order to enjoy the full benefit of Crunchyroll, you should try the Premium Membership. It’s free to try. That’s right FREE to try.
Premium Membership has three options, whether you subscribe to watch Anime series, Drama or All Access. All Access account is the way to go. With All Access account you get to watch Anime series and Asian Drama series.
Benefits of Premium Membership are:
- Anime Simulcast (same-day as Japan television broadcast). Includes Drama Simulcast if it becomes available for All Access account.
- Video can be view in HD 720p, 480p, standard edition formats.
- There are no advertisements.
- Customization of leaderboard and background splash wallpaper on profile page is available
- You get VIP treatment on customer support, faster response time 24/7.
For Non Members:
- Delayed Viewing (usually one week after television broadcast)
- Only in Standard Definition format
- Display ads, video prerolls, midrolls, postrolls, overlays
- No customization
- And customer support is in Normal queue mode, 5-7 day response time
Also, if you have a Premium Membership with Crunchyroll you can now watch in your iPhone or iPad. This was a new features added to Crunchyroll to take advantage of the iPhones and iPads capabilities.
If you love and enjoy anime and you want fast and easy access, then I highly recommend the Crunchyroll Premium Membership. You can try the 2-week Premium Membership for FREE! With your 2-week free trial, you can enjoy everything on Crunchyroll, including all of it’s features.
Try the Premium Membership now.
Some series that can be found in Crunchyroll: