We are very excited to welcome Crunchyroll to the Sony Group,” says Kenichiro Yoshida, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Sony Group Corporation. “Anime is a rapidly growing medium that enthralls and inspires emotion among audiences around the globe. The alignment of Crunchyroll and Funimation will enable us to get even closer to the creators and fans who are the heart of the anime community. We look forward to delivering even more outstanding entertainment that fills the world with emotion through anime.”
Crunchyroll is an anime direct-to-consumer service with more than 5 million SVOD (streaming video on demand) subscribers. The service also offers mobile games, manga, events merchandise and distribution to over 120 million users across the globe.
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