Crunchyroll Adds Season Two of “Assassination Classroom”, “Gun X Sword”, and “Shiki” to Anime Catalog!

HARK! More hits from the Crunchyroll Funimation partnership are going live today on CR! New additions to the library include Season Two of Assasination ClassroomGun X Sword, and Shiki! Read on for full details!

 

Assassination Classroom Season Two

Launches: Today, 8/3, at 5pm PST

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Premium members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. ALSO! Regions for Season One expanded to include Premium members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.


 

Synopsis


Forget about homework and pop quizzes. The students of Class 3E have a far more important assignment: kill their teacher before the end of the year! A tentacle-d sensei that moves at Mach 20 is out to conquer the classroom after destroying seventy percent of the moon. In addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic, the murderous monster behind the lectern will teach his students everything he knows about the assassination game. Should some eager beaver prove to be a quick study in killing, he or she will save Earth from extinction – and collect a hefty reward.


 

Gun X Sword

Launches: Today, 8/3, at 6pm PST

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Premium members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark


 

Synopsis

 

There’s a claw-fisted, genocidal maniac terrorizing the planet of endless illusion, and only Van, a tight-lipped loner in a jet black tuxedo, can bring the scoundrel to justice. Armed with his shape-shifting sword and a mechanized suit of armor, Van hunts the villain who murdered his one true love. With any luck, he’ll find the man he seeks before the sun sets on civilization

 

 

Shiki

Launches: Today, 8/3, at 4pm PST

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa



Synopsis

 

As citizens of a secluded village die off in alarming numbers, the head doctor tries desperately to save them—but his efforts are in vain. Panic and disillusionment run rampant as loved ones’ corpses rise from the grave with an insatiable thirst for human blood. Haunting and hallucinogenic, Shiki stares into the hearts of both the hunter and the hunted—and blurs the line between man and monster.

 

 

 

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