Crunchyroll’s January 9 Simulcast Announcements

Starting off with Chiruran 1/2 which Crunchyroll will stream Mondays starting January 9 @ 10:35 AM worldwide except Asia. The series is based off Shinya Umemura and Eiji Hashimoto’s manga which has been running in Comic Zenon since October 2010 and directed by Fumie Muroi at LandQ Studios, Crunchyroll describes the series as:

Strong, intense, and cute! The most laid-back Shinsengumi in history arrives!! An official spinoff series by Hashimoto Eiji (manga) and Umemura Shinya (story) of “Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem.” Here’s the laid-back everyday life of the Shinsengumi warriors.

Next is Yowamushi Pedal New Generation which Crunchyroll will stream Mondays starting January 9 @ 11:05 AM. The series is based off Wataru Watanabe’s manga which has been running in Shounen Champion since Feb 2008 and directed by Osamu Nabeshima at TMS Entertainment. Crunchyroll describes the series as:

With the team’s combined strength, the Sohoku High bicycle racing club beat reigning champions Hakone Academy at the Interhigh national race and achieved an impressive overall victory. Now that their hot summer has ended and third-years Kinjou, Makishima, and Tadokoro have retired from the team, first-year participants in the Interhigh Onoda Sakamichi, Imaizumi Shunsuke, and Naruko Shoukichi, along with their new captain second-year Teshima Junta and vice-captain Aoyagi Hajime begin preparing as a “new team” for their second consecutive championship at the next Interhigh. In order to retake their throne, their rivals Hakone Academy have also incorporated new members and begun training as a new team. Kyoto Fushimi High is lead by the monstrous racer Midousuji Akira. The nation’s top schools are all honing their skills to reach the top of the Interhigh.

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