Crunchyroll, anime streaming service, comes to Twitch Prime.
Amazon announced Wednesday morning that the latest Twitch Prime perk is a free 30-day Crunchyroll Premium membership, the service's first "loot" not related to games.
Anime fans are familiar with Crunchyroll, one of the few anime streaming services that simulates series right after they are broadcast in Japan. Crunchyroll offers a free library of anime and manga, soon to include original series, via its website or streaming platform VRV, but a premium membership is required to stream simulcasts and watch ad-free videos. Crunchyroll Premium also includes discount on the platform's merchandise.
Twitch Prime is available to anyone with an Amazon Prime subscription by linking a Twitch account to an Amazon account. In addition to streaming platform benefits, including free subscriptions and exclusive emotions, Twitch Prime offers a selection of free PC games every month and exclusive games loyalty like Legends League and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . Sometimes there are other benefits ̵
Although this is the first time a Crunchyroll subscription has been offered as a Twitch Prime membership benefit, the two services have worked together for over two years now. Twitch Exclusive Streaming Crunchyroll's Annual Anime Awards and last year, a week-long anime broadcast marathon before the event.
The 30-day pass is available now and is activated after you redeem it at Twitch Prime. A Crunchyroll Premium membership usually costs $ 7.99 per month, $ 22.99 for three months or $ 79.99 for a year.