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PREPARE FOR THE SCARE: CRUNCHYROLL CELEBRATES SLATE OF SPOOKY ANIME AVAILABLE FOR LICENSE

6 Oct - 2022

Crunchyroll, offering fans the ultimate anime experience, is spotlighting a roundup of spooky anime series available for license, perfect for creating year-round scares for every kind of anime fan.

“Halloween may come once a year, but anime’s most spine-tingling stories are available for our licensing partners year round,” said Anna Songco Adamian, Vice President of Consumer Products, Crunchyroll. “The supernatural stylings of our dark fantasy and horror roster are perfect for fans eager for something out of this world.”

A selection of series available for license across categories and territories include:

Chainsaw Man – In the highly-anticipated series, a teenage boy is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as “Chainsaw Man”–a man with a devil’s heart. The new anime is based on the popular and award-winning manga of the same name.

Attack on Titan – This smash-hit dark fantasy series follows the journey of Eren Jaeger and friends as they enlist in the Scout Regiment and protect humanity from the mysterious and terrifying Titans.

JUJUTSU KAISEN – This smash hit dark fantasy action series follows young Yuji Itadori who finds himself entangled in an epic battle between sorcerers and powerful curses, even becoming possessed himself! The series won Anime of the Year at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards and is also streaming on Funimation.

Death Note – This classic thriller/suspense anime journeys with Light Yagami, an ace student with great prospects, whose life changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god.

Junji Ito Collection – These supernatural stories from legendary horror artist Junji Ito are a must-watch for any horror fan, featuring iconic Junji Ito characters Tomie, Soichi, and Fuchi.

Zombie Land Saga – This light hearted zombie idol anime follows the undead idol group Franchouchou as they embark on their latest adventures towards legendary fame.

Toilet Bound Hanako-kun – This supernatural comedy follows the hijinks of an occult-loving teen and the mischievous ghost she becomes bound to!

Tokyo Ghoul – This unique series pairs intense action with horror elements, often blurring the lines between good and evil.

Tokyo Revengers – When the pathetic Takemichi is given a do-over from life, he learns to stop apologizing, and start fighting to save the people he cares for most—no matter the odds. The action-packed intensity of the “Bloody Halloween” episode is perfect for any Halloween anime binging.

Yu Yu Hakusho – This beloved nostalgic anime follows young Yusuke Urameshi, a punk-turned-Spirit Detective with amazing powers.

These titles can all be streamed on Crunchyroll, available to millions of fans in more than 200 countries and territories, in a mix of dubbed or subtitled in localized languages.


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