Leading anime streaming service, Crunchyroll, announced its inaugural special screening in India scheduled for 5:30 p.m. IST on July 20 at the prestigious Maison PVR, Jio World Drive, Mumbai. The announcement, made on Saturday via the company’s Indian Instagram account, has caused considerable buzz among the anime community in the country.
The screening marks the beginning of Crunchyroll’s collaborative initiative with Comic Con India. In a concerted effort to popularize anime art in India, the company is inviting registrations for this much-anticipated event. Allocating seats on a first-come, first-served basis, Crunchyroll is set to offer Indian anime enthusiasts a unique big-screen experience.
In related news, Crunchyroll declared a promotional partnership with Bollywood sensation Tiger Shroff on Friday. This collaboration underlines Crunchyroll’s commitment to promoting and expanding the anime art form in India. Further details about this partnership and its intended programs have yet to be disclosed.
Continuing its engagement efforts, Crunchyroll had also offered free 30-day subscriptions to attendees who visited the company’s experience zone during the Mumbai Comic Con 2023. Crunchyroll has been actively participating in multiple Comic Con events across the country this year, including Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai.
Crunchyroll’s strategic initiatives underline a major development in India’s anime scene, indicating the growing market and appreciation for anime in the country. The forthcoming special screening and the ongoing collaborations, partnerships, and promotional giveaways demonstrate Crunchyroll’s commitment to bolstering the presence of anime in India.
Source: Crunchyroll India Instagram account