Visions of summer will be kept ablaze this winter with the addition of Ano Natsu de Matteru this simulcast season on Crunchyroll


San Francisco, Calif. (January 4, 2012) – Crunchyroll continues its simulcast announcements with the addition, ANO NATSU DE MATTERU (Eng. WAITING IN THE SUMMER), which will air next week starting on Wednesday January 11, at 8:00 am PST for its members. More information can be found on


ANO NATSU DE MATTERU will be available in the following territories: North and South America.


Crunchyroll’s senior brand manager Keith Kawamura said, “What is provoking about ANO NATSU DE MATTERU will be its ability to evoke relatable memories of summer during these cold months.  With its unique spin and reunion of the TORADORA! creative team, this should be a series not to be missed!”


“With summer about to begin a group of friends, the stillness and boredom of holiday is almost upon them.  To combat the approaching boredom, these friends decide to make a film together documenting their memories together throughout the holiday.  Will this truly be the summer to remember…”


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:


About Crunchyroll, Inc.


Crunchyroll is a leading global video network and developer of social media applications for Japanese anime and Asian media. Through applications like Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, TV set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers directly to consumers.


Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) and Licensing International Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll is funded by leading venture capital firm, Venrock, Japanese entertainment giant TV TOKYO, digital publishing leader Bitway and a group of angel investors representing some of the brightest and most successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. More information can be found at

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