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Crunchyroll is about to get a little more expensive, just like all the other streamers

A manga-like illustration of a redheaded girl with a long ponytail wearing a short-sleeved, kimono-like dress.
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While Crunchyroll’s monthly prices haven’t jumped in five years, Sony is getting ready to change that for subscribers in a handful of countries.

Crunchyroll announced today that the prices for its Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan streaming subscription tiers are going up as a result of “the company’s investment in more anime, additional services like music and games, and additional subscriber benefits.” While the basic Crunchyroll Premium will continue to cost $7.99 / month, subscriptions for the Mega Fan tier are increasing from $9.99 to $11.99 / month, and the Ultimate Fan tier will rise from $14.99 to $15.99 / month.

Crunchyroll is also shortening its free-trial period from two weeks down to just one. Notably, the price…

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