May 7, 2020
WarnerMedia’s pending SVOD platform HBO Max and sister company Crunchyroll, are teaming up to bring dubbed and subtitled anime on the platform when it launches on May 27.
Max subscribers will have access to 17 anime titles, including Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-(Director’s Cut), and Keep Your Hands off Eizouken alongside the Crunchyroll Original series In/Spectre. Additionally, Max subs have access to Crunchyroll’s catalog of 1000+ titles, including Rurouni Kenshin, KONOSUBA -God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!, Bungo Stray Dogs, Berserk, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Kill la Kill, Your Lie in April, ERASED, Kiznaiver, Schwarzes Marken, 91 Days, The Testament of Sister New Devil and Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers.
WarnerMedia parent AT&T bought out Crunchyroll and Otter Media from The Chernin Group in 2013. Crunchyroll claims more than 60 million registered users and 2 million subscribers. is available in more than 200 countries and territories and simultaneously translates simulcast series into eight languages around the world.
“This WarnerMedia family collaboration is bringing together an incredible collection of content with a passionate fandom and HBO Max is ‘tottemo ureshiii’ to expand the reach of this inventive artistry,” Kevin Reilly, chief content officer, HBO Max, president, TNT, TBS, and truTV, said in a statement.