Oct 5, 2017 - By Anthony Guzzardo

Anime returns to Twitch with two back-to-back marathons

Did you think we were through with streaming anime? Looks like you’ve activated our trap card!

Anime REEEEE-turns on Twitch with two hits that you can experience along with thousands of other passionate fans in Twitch chat. Grab your favorite house blend and hunker down for three weeks of RWBY and Yu-Gi-Oh! It all starts October 9 at 11 AM PT on /TwitchPresents, and you should be there.

The marathon will kick off with RWBY, the Rooster Teeth-produced animated series about a team of young huntresses in training. Known for its distinctive art style and action-packed episodes, RWBY is an essential starting point for a new wave of American otaku. Get ready for the upcoming fifth Volume by binging your way through all four previous Volumes of the show.

On October 23 at 12 PM PT, it’ll be time to d-d-d-d-duel! All 236 episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! will run for a little over two weeks straight. And before you ask, yes, it’s dubbed, so those memories of watching TV in junior high will come rushing back in no time.

Lastly, we’ll be featuring some of the biggest anime fans on Twitch in special pre-shows, post-shows and other streams that will run alongside the marathon. Keep your eye on this page to find out when names like HyperRPG, Shilin, StreamFourStar, TriHex, and more of your favorites will be live.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a proper marathon without new emotes! Subscribing to /TwitchPresents will earn you some shiny new RWBY and Yu-Gi-Oh! emotes. You can also say KonCha to channel-exclusive versions of Twitch-Tan, the super kawaii girl who’s featured in some of your favorite global emotes.

Our senpais in legal have also informed us that while clipping and hosting the marathon is ok, co-streaming any portion of RWBY or Yu-Gi-Oh! is not allowed. Doing so will put you at risk of copyright infringement (DMCA) claims or takedowns. Much like our previous anime marathon, some content (Yu-Gi-Oh!) will also be limited in Asia-Pacific countries. To see if you may be affected, click here. With that, we can’t wait for you to join us on October 9 to experience two great series in a way you can’t find anywhere else.

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