WWE has partnered with Crunchyroll for a new anime series.
During the first-quarter 2021 earnings call, WWE President Nick Khan revealed that WWE has sold a multi-episode anime series to Crunchyroll.
"As we continued to expand WWE's brand beyond the ring, we remain focused on developing the slate of original programming from WWE Studios. We sold a multi-episode anime series to Crunchyroll, which is now owned by Sony," said Khan.
Further details regarding the deal were not announced.
Sony acquired Crunchyroll in December 2020. Crunchyroll is a video streaming service specializing in anime.
Khan went on to tout the success of "Young Rock" on NBC and the premiere episodes of Biography, which was centered around Steve Austin, and WWE Hidden Treasures on A&E this past Sunday, April 18. The Biography episode on Steve Austin drew over one million viewers.
Fightful will provide more details on the WWE anime series on Crunchyroll when they are announced.
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