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Crunchyroll Unveils Expanded Anime Content at Mumbai Event

(Last Updated On: July 21, 2023)

Mumbai, India, July 20, 2023 – Crunchyroll, the world’s leading platform for anime enthusiasts, set the stage ablaze at a fan-filled premiere event in Mumbai yesterday. The event brought together fervent anime lovers from all corners of the country to celebrate the anime culture and marked the company’s ambitious expansion plans in the Indian market.

At the heart of the announcement was Rahul Purini, the President of Crunchyroll, who took the stage amidst thunderous applause. He expressed his gratitude to the passionate fans present and shared his excitement about the platform’s future in India. The event was made even more special with the presence of renowned Indian actors and self-proclaimed anime fans, Tiger Shroff and Rashmika Mandanna, who joined the celebration and bonded with fellow enthusiasts.

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The highlight of the event was the screening of the Hindi Dub of the first two episodes of the highly-acclaimed anime series, JUJUTSU KAISEN. The crowd erupted with cheers as the characters came to life in their native language, and it was evident that Crunchyroll’s efforts to cater to Indian audiences in their preferred language were warmly welcomed.

Crunchyroll’s commitment to enhancing the anime-watching experience for Indian fans was further emphasized as they unveiled their ambitious expansion plans for the Indian market. The platform aims to bolster its content library by adding 40 new anime series and a staggering 200 hours of content by the end of 2023. What’s even more exciting for the Indian audience is that many of these series will be available in Hindi, allowing fans to immerse themselves fully in the anime world.


Among the new additions, Crunchyroll assured fans that beloved classics like Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Naruto Shippuden, and My Hero Academia would continue to be available on the platform. The new content additions will not only offer variety but also cater to diverse tastes and preferences, providing Indian fans with a comprehensive anime experience like never before.


Rahul Purini’s announcement not only reinforced Crunchyroll’s dedication to the Indian market but also reflected the company’s profound understanding of the growing anime community in the country. With a rapidly expanding fanbase, India has emerged as a key player in the global anime scene, and Crunchyroll’s strategic moves demonstrate their commitment to “super-serve” anime enthusiasts in every part of the nation.The premiere event in Mumbai proved to be a momentous occasion for anime lovers, as Crunchyroll’s promises of more dubs and expanded content brought sheer joy to the hearts of fans. As the year progresses, anticipation grows for the upcoming anime series, and fans eagerly await the introduction of fresh narratives, engaging characters, and thrilling adventures, all available at their fingertips.

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Crunchyroll’s unwavering dedication to its Indian audience and the celebration of anime culture at the Mumbai premiere event signal an exciting chapter for the anime community in India. As the platform gears up to bring a diverse array of anime titles to Indian screens, fans can look forward to indulging in their favorite anime series like never before, in their language of choice.


Source | Press Release

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