Crunchyroll introduced on Thursday that it’s launching its anime streaming app on the Nintendo Switch. The app will permit offline viewing, and the corporate said that is the primary Switch app with this characteristic. Crunchyroll streamed a trailer:


Epic Games’ Unreal Engine expertise powers the app.

Funimation launched its anime streaming app on Switch in December 2020.

Sony Pictures Entertainment and AT&T introduced on August 9 that Sony‘s Funimation Global Group had accomplished its acquisition of Crunchyroll. The buy value was US$1.175 billion, and the proceeds had been paid in money at closing.

Crunchyroll and Funimation first introduced the acquisition in December 2020 with a purchase order value of US$1.175 billion.

Crunchyroll surpassed 5 million subscribers and 120 million registered customers final August.

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