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Online media-streaming website Crunchyroll has seen what the two parties are calling a “strategic investment” amounting to $750,000 from Japanese television station TV Tokyo.

 

While TV Tokyo now have shareholder rights following the investment, Crunchyroll’s operations and management will remain unchanged. A majority of the anime streamed at the site is broadcast by TV Tokyo, so the investment makes business sense.

 

Crunchyroll also announced they are in the process of negotiating a second strategic investment with a group of major Japanese book publishers.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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