The fight for streaming will be tougher for Netflix this 2020, since Disney Plus, Amazon Prime and Apple TV and Hulu should now add Crunchyroll, which with its anim content base, seek to remove subscribers from the aforementioned.
And to fully enter the fight, the platform announced its eight original series called Crunchyroll Originals, covering genres ranging from adventure to fantasy, romance, historical fiction and more.
With collaborators that include people like Kodansha publishing house, MAPPA anime studio and the brand's own Crunchyroll Studios, viewers can expect further expansion for the community and new stories and new perspectives from a global list of creators.
These are the eight Crunchyroll series
These are the series promised by the streaming service of anim:
- In / Specter: In this Original Crunchyroll, supernatural romance is mixed with a fascinating and fantastic mystery, while a do intends to solve a series of dark incidents that ravage their world.Stream now on Crunchyroll.
- tower of God: A Crunchyroll and WEBTOON production, based on the “Torre de Dios” comic series created by SIU and published by WEBTOON, this dark fantasy action series focuses on the journey of a young man as he fights his way through the mysterious Tower , building friendships, discovering the rules that govern this tower and facing unimaginable terrors, while striving to find the only friend he has met. Arriving at Crunchyroll spring 2020.
- Onyx Equinox: In this Crunchyroll Studios production created by Sofia Alexander, a young Aztec is saved from death by the gods and chosen to act as 'champion of humanity', forced to discard his apathy towards his neighbor and demonstrate the potential of humanity in a fight that extends through fantastic but authentic Mesoamerican cultures. The summer of 2020 is released in Crunchyroll.
- The God of High School: A Crunchyroll original, based on the “The God of High School” comic series created by Yongje Park and published by WEBTOON, this action-packed series follows a high school student and his friends while competing in a peak tournament, borrowing power directly from the gods and discovering a mysterious organization along the way … With the promise of the deepest desires of their hearts, motivating their victory in the tournament. Coming soon in Crunchyroll.
- Noblesse: a production of Crunchyroll and WEBTOON, based on the comic series "Noblesse" by Jo Son and Kwangsu Lee and published by WEBTOON, this fantasy follows a powerful noble vampire who is thrown into modern civilization after 820 years of sleep. Dangerous adventures with their new friends await you as they fight a secret organization and discover their past. Coming soon in Crunchyroll.
- Meiji Gekken: Sword & Gun: Japan, 1870. We follow a set of characters: a former samurai, a yakuza bodyguard, a devious space and a geisha slayer, while trying to find their place in the rapid evolution of the Meiji era while escaping the sins of their past … inspired for historical events. A Crunchyroll Studios production. Coming soon in Crunchyroll.
- FreakAngelsAfter the civilization reaches a sudden and resounding end, twelve 23-year-old psychics living in the rubble of London must control their wild impulses and discover their best angels to rebuild society. A production of Crunchyroll Studios based on the novels graphics by Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield, coming soon to Crunchyroll.
- High guardian spice: In this Crunchyroll Studios production created by Raye Rodriguez, four fierce girls train to become great heroes at the High Guardian Academy, where they form loyalties, discover betrayals and discover their true identities, while preparing to protect the world from a sinister threat unknown Soon in Crunchyroll.