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Prime Video Introduces Crunchyroll in India via Prime Video Channels

Prime members in India can now access a treasure trove of anime content through Prime Video Channels. Crunchyroll, the ultimate destination for anime enthusiasts, is now available as an add-on subscription for ₹79 per month. This new offering significantly expands the variety of anime available to Indian viewers, featuring over 800 titles including the latest shows and movies, many of which will be available immediately after their release in Japan.

Gaurav Bhasin, head of Prime Video Channels and Movie Rentals at Prime Video India, commented on the growing popularity of anime in the country:

The popularity of anime content in India has grown exponentially over the last few years, and through various Channels, we are working towards building a wide and diverse library of popular and blockbuster Japanese animation. The availability of select shows and movies in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, besides English, will make anime more accessible for fans, while also helping introduce the genre to new viewers. We look forward to strengthening our anime programming on Prime Video Channels in the coming months.

With this subscription, viewers can enjoy more than 40 new shows from the latest anime season, including highly anticipated series such as “Kaiju No.8,” the return of “Black Butler – Public School Arc,” and other fan favorites like “Solo Leveling” and “Demon Slayer – Hashira Training Arc.” Select shows and movies will also be available in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, broadening the reach and appeal of anime in India.

Terry Li, Executive Vice President of business development at Crunchyroll, highlighted the diverse range of content available on the platform:

Crunchyroll offers an anime adventure for every kind of fan. From sports to romantic comedy, horror and action to slice-of-life, even the anime-curious can get immersed in our library. We look forward to welcoming new fans into the anime community through our launch on Prime Video, offering convenient access to Crunchyroll’s vast library of anime, including the latest shows, new seasons and movies in India.

Prime Video Channels provide Prime members with seamless access to a wide range of premium content from multiple streaming services. This integration allows for a simplified entertainment experience, with easy discovery, hassle-free payments, and a single destination for all content. Currently, Prime Video Channels offers subscriptions to 23 OTT channels, including MGM+, Sony Pictures Stream, Lionsgate Play, discovery+, FanCode, BBC Player, BBC Kids, Animax+GEM, Anime Times, Eros Now, DocuBay, ManoramaMAX, hoichoi, MUBI, ShortsTV, VR OTT, NammaFlix, Stingray All Good Vibes, iwonder, Curiosity Stream, MyZen TV, Chaupal, and Museum TV.

With the addition of Crunchyroll, Prime Video Channels further solidifies its position as a comprehensive platform catering to diverse tastes and preferences, ensuring there’s something for everyone in the family.

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