San Francisco, CA, June 26, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Crunchyroll, Inc., has finalized an exclusive license agreement with Pacific Solution Marketing to produce and market replica weapons, cosplay accessories, and umbrellas for the hit anime series GINTAMA. Pacific Solution will distribute the GINTAMA licensed products in North America, which will debut in the fourth quarter of 2015. Pacific Solution Marketing, Inc. is a leading wholesale distributor and manufacturer of knives, swords, and other high-end cutlery products.
Pacific Solution will initially offer different versions of swords, bokkens, and sword handle umbrellas by leading GINTAMA characters. The realistic weapons and umbrellas are ideal for avid GINTAMA cosplayers and fans. Each item will come in a specially designed collectible box that features the individual GINTAMA characters.
The GINTAMA anime line of replica weapons and collectibles will be available through Pacific Solution for wholesale, multiple retail storefronts, and online sources for consumers. Products will be in compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSIA) to be deemed safe/free of harmful contaminants for sale in the United States.
GINTAMA Synopsis: The values of the city of Edo suddenly changed when the aliens, called Amanto, invaded. In a world where anything goes, from aliens to motorbikes and even electric trains, a man known as the last samurai clings to his unchanging spirit. His name is Gintoki Sakata, a.k.a. Odd Jobs Gin. He's reckless and irresponsible, but somehow he does what needs to be done in his own way. The lifestyles of Gin and his companions will make you laugh, make you cry, and warm your heart.
Episodes of the GINTAMA anime can be accessed from Crunchyroll.com, the free iPhone and iPad application, the Android application, Wii U™, Windows Phone, PS4™, Xbox LIVE®, Apple TV®, Panasonic TVs with Viera Connect, Roku, Boxee, Google TV, OUYA, Samsung TV, Vizio VIA, WD TV Live, additional set-top channels, and affiliate partners.
Crunchyroll premium members have access to a large selection of anime and drama, same-day access for simulcast titles, no advertisements and can stream in up to 1080p quality on select titles. More information about the Crunchyroll membership plan can be found at: http://www.crunchyroll.com/freetrial/
About Crunchyroll, Inc.
Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Crunchyroll brings hit shows like Naruto Shippuden, One Piece, Gintama, and Sword Art Online to millions of viewers around the world. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, Wii U™, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast. Crunchyroll’s majority investor is Otter Media. Crunchyroll has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tokyo, and is a member of the Association of Japanese Animations (AJA). More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com.
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About Pacific Solution Marketing, Inc.
Pacific Solution Marketing, Inc. has been providing high quality knives, swords and other self-defense and martial arts equipment at affordable prices for over 20 years. Starting with pocket knives and gradually expanding to hunting knives, collector's knives and samurai swords, Pacific Solution has earned an international reputation for crafting historically accurate, high quality functional swords and knives using traditional Japanese master sword smith crafting techniques to provide exceptional quality at a great value. Their Musashi swords have been named among the best value and the best choice for collectors and practitioners, and the company is constantly introducing new products including officially licensed movie and television show replicas. For more information visit www.pacificsolution.com.