Crunchyroll-Hime, also known as Hime, is a female anime character who serves as the mascot of anime streaming service Crunchyroll. Her design was created by Eunice Dahae Baik in a 2012 contest by Crunchyroll to create personified characters of the service along with Funimation, Aniplex and NISA. The official key art used on the site and promotional material was made by Shiori Abe, AOI Tsunami, and Nashira. Hime is treated as the "voice" of Crunchyroll; the site's social media posts are treated as if they come from her. There are also supernatural elements to her character, as she's a kitsune who utilizes the help of yokai to manage the Crunchyroll site and its social media.
In addition to being featured in Crunchyroll promotional material, she also features in the comedic 4koma series The Daily Life of Crunchyroll-hime, made by KATA. The series is available on Crunchyroll's manga service and posted on their Twitter. Hime is often portrayed as an anime-obsessed teenage girl with a mom, little sister, and pet cat. She works at Crunchyroll while also going to high school. She's good at basketball and has a crush on Vocaloid character Hatsune Miku.
She is voiced in Japanese by Rian Tachibana and in English by Victoria Holden.
Crunchyroll-Hime is a human-like person with orange ponytail hair style. She wears a sleeveless, orange ninja outfit, compression shorts, and white boots.
Crunchyroll-Hime is a carefree hearted person, who attended a lot of good things. Although, she is a bit nervous. doesn’t want to fight unless she necessarily has to and wouldn’t want to have pointless battles when she believes the problem could be talked about calmly first. She has a gretaer sense of friendship with her. She is very skill in her ninja skills or ninjutsu martial arts by toying the enemies to the ground.
Powers and abilities
- Ninja Magic - Hime can utilize magical techniques to achieve a variety of supernatural effects, mostly dedicated to stealth, mobility, deception, evasion and assassination, enhancing the user's natural skills or completing them with additional possibilities, based on abstract principles or tangible elements.
- Replication - Hime can instantly and perfectly replicate themselves and/or targets which can be objects or living beings, numerous times, while usually being able to recombine the clones.