Sony Anime Fans: Crunchyroll and Neon Alley Are Coming to PSN
Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan has announced today for Anime fans that Crunchyroll and Neon Alley are coming to PSN.
To quote: We're always looking for ways to deliver PlayStation gamers the entertainment you crave. Hot off the presses from Comic-Con is news that we will be the exclusive launch partner for VIZ Media's [Register or Login to view links] - a 24-hour anime channel - to PlayStation Network in Fall 2012.
Neon Alley will be a subscription-based service available to all PS3 owners in the U.S. and Canada for $6.99 per month. Neon Alley will include a mix of action, adventure, science fiction, supernatural, fantasy, and horror anime, all uncut and dubbed in English, and presented in HD (when available).
Including blockbuster anime titles like Naruto Shippuden, Inuyasha: The Final Act, and Death Note, as well as new titles such as Tiger & Bunny, Berserk: The Golden Age Arc, Zetman, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, plus original content that provides news and behind-the-scenes access for anime and manga fans.
That's not all, though. It was recently unveiled that the [Register or Login to view links] App will be coming to PSN, streaming directly from your PS3 console.
Current subscribers will be able to log in with their existing account to access all the benefits, including streaming the episodes of popular anime shows such as Naruto Shippuden, Shugo Chara, Hunter X Hunter, Sket Dance, and Korean drama shows like Dr. Jing, Jumong, The King 2 Hearts and more.
And if you're not a member yet - you can also sign up for a 30-day free trial directly from your PS3. The packages include Anime membership (all anime titles and simulcasts for $6.95 per month), Drama membership (all drama titles and simulcasts for $6.95 per month), or All-Access membership (all titles and simulcasts for $11.95 per month).
So that's it - great anime content will be streaming directly to your PS3 soon!