Crunchyroll launched on Friday that it will not provide free ad-supported viewing starting with its spring 2022 season line-up. Crunchyroll will as an alternative require that viewers have a subscription to entry new and persevering with simulcasts.

The first three episodes of the following spring 2022 titles will seemingly be obtainable with out price ad-supported viewing for a restricted time:

  • A Couple of Cuckoos
  • The Dawn of the Witch
  • Tomodachi Game
  • Skeleton Knight in Another World
  • Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie
  • The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody
  • Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

The first three episodes of each title will seemingly be obtainable for ad-supported viewing for each week after their premiere on Crunchyroll until May 31. Subsequent episodes as well as to completely different titles inside the spring 2022 simulcast line-up will seemingly be obtainable to view with a premium, month-to-month, or annual subscription.

Crunchyroll confirmed that with persevering with anime, ad-supported viewing will not be obtainable with episodes starting with the spring season, nevertheless episodes prior to the spring season will seemingly be obtainable.

Crunchyroll beforehand allowed free ad-supported streaming for simulcast titles one week after an episode premiered.

Funimation and Crunchyroll launched on March 1 that that Funimation and Wakanim‘s anime library and simulcast content material materials have moved to Crunchyroll. Sony‘s Funimation Global Group achieved its acquisition of Crunchyroll from AT&T on August 9 ultimate 12 months. The purchase worth was US$1.175 billion, and the proceeds have been paid in cash at closing.

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Source: Crunchyroll