Following up on our previous announcement, Crunchyroll announced even more anime series for simulcast this month: Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san, Flowers of Evil, Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride and The Severing Crime Edge.
Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san, or Muromi-san on the Shore will begin on Saturday, April 6th at 1 p.m. Pacific time. The series, based on the same name manga by Keiji Nashima, is about a mermaid named Muromi-san who happens to speak with a Hakata accent. One day, she was caught by a boy named Takurō Mukōjima, who’s in his high school’s fishing club.
Muromi-san on the Shore will be produced by Tatsunoko Production, who previously produced anime series such as Sket Dance. The show will be available in United States, Canada, Central and South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, and Portugal.
Starting April 8th, Crunchyroll will be streaming the anime series Flower of Evil at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time. Described as “corrupt pure-love story,” the series is about a bookish boy named Takao Kasuga who loves poems of Charles Baudelaire. One day, Kasuga is caught stealing gym clothes of the girl he has a crush on by another girl he hates – Sawa Nakamura. Nakamura blackmails Kasuga into some sort of contract, or she will reveal this to everyone. The series is an adaption to Shūzō Oshimi’s manga series, which has been publish by Vertical in North America.
The series is produced by ZEXCS Studio, who will also take an unique production spin with rotoscoping during the animation process. Flower of Evil will be available in U.S.A, Canada, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Australia,New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Central & South America.
Crunchyroll will also be simulcasting the second season of Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls, titled Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride starting April 5th at 7 p.m. Pacific time for premium members, and a week after for free members in Northern America.
The series is based on the light novels written by Akira Suzuki. The story is about an alternate Japan where Tokugawa shogunate never lost power and Japan is still secluded from the rest of the world. The main character, Yagyū Munenori (named after Edo-era swordsman) is from a warrior academy for children of military families where they enforces the suppression of rebellious elements. Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride is produced by Arms, and directed by KOBUN.
Last but not least, Crunchyroll is also simulcasting The Severing Crime Edge starting April 6th at 4:30 p.m. The series is an adaption of Tatsuhiko Hikagi’s Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge manga, aka The Severing Crime Edge. The story is about Kiri Haimura, a boy who loves to cut girls’ long hair. One day, he met a girl named Iwai Mushanokoji, who’s also known as the “Queen of Hair” due to the fact that her hair is cursed and said to be uncuttable. Until one day, Haimura obtains the “Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge,” a mythical scissor that’s able to cut Iwai’s hair. But because of this, Haimura is pulled into a killing game where he has to protect Iwai from the murderous “Killing Goods.”
The Severing Crime Edge produced by Studio Gokumi, and directed by Yuji Yamaguchi. It will be available in United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
All the anime will be available on Crunchyroll.com, iPhone, iPad app, Android app, Windows Phone, PS 3, Xbox Live, and other streaming devices. Be sure to check them out!