According to reports, Sony got a little more in its purchase of Crunchyroll — Ellation’s VRV.
Last week, Sony officially purchased Crunchyroll, merging its existing Funimation service with the anime-focused streaming platform in a move that unifies anime platforms for good.
Now, Crunchyroll has confirmed with Anime News Network that Elation’s VRV bundle streaming service would also be coming along for the ride. VRV is a subscription video streaming service that includes on-demand access to a large library of anime titles and cult favorites, including Cartoon Hangover (indie cartoons), HIDIVE (anime and more), MONDO (extreme animation), Rooster Teeth (original online videos), and VRV Select (new content).
With the acquisition, Sony has added Crunchyroll’s 90 million free members and five million paying subscribers across more than 200 countries and regions….