Crunchyroll Adds 2 New Shows in January
Crunchyroll, a website offering anime on line, has announced a January 8 debut for the latest episodes from the shojo anime series Skip Beat and Shugo Chara. Subscribers will be able to watch these along with the previously announced episodes of Naruto as part of their deal with TV Tokyo.
According to ICv2, Skip Beat is produced by Hal Film Maker, which debuted in Japan on October 5. “It is based on the Manga by Yoshiki Nakamura about a 16 year-old girl who gets revenge on her pop idol boyfriend by becoming a bigger star herself. The Skip Beat Manga is published here by Viz Media.”
The Shugo Chara anime, which “is based on the magical girl Manga created by Peach-Pit (published here by Del Rey), debuted in October of 2007. A second season, Shugo Chara!! Doki, debuted on October 10, and will likely provide the ‘newest episodes’ of Shugo Chara promised by Crunchyroll.”