As part of the deal, Crunchyroll and Webtoon will co-produce and develop the new shows. The companies will collaborate on the distribution, licensing and retail for the content that is created under the agreement.
“We are extremely excited to be partnering with Webtoon,” says Joanne Waage, general manager, Crunchyroll. “Webtoon has a tremendous catalog of content and creators that resonate deeply with our audience, and we can’t think of a better way to delight fans than by bringing these stories to life through animation.”
New shows created from the partnership will be based on original webcomics from Webtoon. The goal is to create content that helps creators expand their comic creations to new platforms and reach a broader audience.
“There is tremendous crossover appeal with our audiences and exceptional creative synergy on the types
Crunchyroll has continued to develop its portfolio with new partners being introduced throughout the year. Earlier this month, the company announced a licensing deal with Sunrise and Sotsu for the
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