Press Release: Japan Crate Partners with Funimation to Give You a Taste of Your Favorite “My Hero Academia” Quirk


 Japan Crate and leading anime distributor Funimation collaborate to fuel fans with quirk-infused snacks as they enjoy the anime series’ new season.

 Los Angeles, CA — May 2, 2018 — Today Japan Crate and anime distributor, Funimation announce an exciting partnership to bring together the leading Japanese culture subscription box and the award-winning series “My Hero Academia.” This June, Japan Crate subscribers and anime fans will be presented with super hero inspired Japanese snacks and sweets to enjoy while watching the students of U.A. High School develop their quirks during Season 3 of “My Hero Academia”.

 

 

 

 

 

The My Hero Academia premium crate brings “My Hero Academia” x Japan Crate subscribers exclusive “My Hero Academia” artwork, illustrated booklet and a limited edition collectible pin featuring a hero from the franchise. Each treat inside the crate empowers users to feel as if they are acquiring a hero’s quirk.

“We’re excited to partner with Funimation and immerse our community into the world of one of the hottest anime” said Anthony Sconzo, VP of Marketing and Co-Founder of Japan Crate. “Funimation is providing SimulDubs and we’re providing the snacks this season, it’s a perfect fit. A lot of our subscribers love ‘My Hero Academia’ and we’re elated about enhancing their experience by providing show-catered snacks and sweets.”

The limited edition pin will come alongside delicious Japanese candies and snacks in June’s Premium Japan Crate. Crates are available while supplies last at japancrate.com/mha through May 31st, 2018. Japan Crate follows a subscription model with Premium crates priced at $30 per month.

“My Hero Academia” was the most awarded anime series of 2017. Major accolades included IGN’s “Best of 2017 – Anime of the Year” and “2017 People’s Choice – Anime of the Year,” Anime News Network’s “Best of 2017 Mega Poll,” Gamespot’s “Top Ten Anime of 2017,” ComicBook.com’s “2017 Golden Issue Award for Best Shonen Series” and “Best Action” at the 2017 Crunchyroll Anime Awards. English SimulDub™ episodes of “My Hero Academia” Season 3, which premiered earlier this month, stream in ad-free HD on FunimationNow via computer, tablet, mobile device and gaming console.

About Japan Crate
Japan Crate is the leading Japanese culture subscription box that shares the experience of Japan through monthly crates of candy, snacks, kawaii items, noodles and beauty products. Japan Crate’s products include Japan Crate, Doki Crate, Umai Crate and Kira Crate.

Japan Crate has offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Los Angeles, CA. The privately held company was founded in 2014 and has grown to offer four crate types to an international audience. Learn more at www.japancrate.com.

About Funimation
Funimation, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television, is the go-to destination for extraordinary anime.  By combining its integrated in-house studios along with its technology and distribution partnerships, Funimation leads the industry with its omnichannel approach to offering anime to fans – from streaming and home entertainment, to theatrical distribution and broadcast television. The company’s next generation streaming service, FunimationNow, provides subscribers with instant access to their favorite sub and dub shows in ad-free HD on the widest array of devices and platforms—from smartphones and tablets to TVs and gaming consoles. For more information about Funimation, visit funimation.com.

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