Crunchyroll Adds "Gad Guard" and Five More Series to Anime Catalog

"NO-RIN," "Dance in the Vampire Bund," "The Sacred Blacksmith," "LASTEXILE -Fam, the Silver Wing," and "Heaven's Lost Property" now live

Six more series have been added to the Crunchyroll anime catalog courtesy of Funimation. The latest batch features Gad Guard, NO-RIN, Dance in the Vampire Bund, The Sacred Blacksmith, LASTEXILE -Fam, the Silver Wing, and the double-whammy of Heaven's Lost Property + Heaven's Lost Property Forte, all of which are now available to stream. 

 

Here's the breakdown for each:

 

Gad Guard 

Territories: United States, Canada, South Africa

 

 

Synopsis:

Hajiki’s struggling to get by on the streets of Night Town, where everyone’s fighting for the same thing: the Gad. If you’ve got a Gad, you’ve got the power of a robotic Techode at your disposal. And if you’ve got a Techode—you’ve got a chance. Hajiki’s about to find out just how much life can change when machine and man form an incredible bond.  

 

NO-RIN 

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Premium in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. Netherlands

 

 

Synopsis:

Teenager Hata Kosaku is crushed when his favorite singing idol, Kusakabe Yuka, stuns the world by retiring from show business. Kosaku’s friends try to cheer him up, but nothing can chase away his gloomy mood until Yuka herself transfers into his class at Tamo Agriculture School!

 

Dance in the Vampire Bund 

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland

 

 

Synopsis: 

When Mina Tepes—queen of the vampires—suddenly appears in Japan to establish a colony for her blood-sucking brethren, Akira Kaburagi’s world will never be the same. As a boy, Akira vowed to serve the ruler of the night, and now he must fulfill his destiny by protecting Mina from those who would dethrone her!

 

The Sacred Blacksmith 

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland

 

 

Synopsis:

The knight Cecily wants to defend the weak, but her lack of skill makes her an unlikely heroine—until the blacksmith Luke comes to her aid, using magic to forge blades of supernatural strength. Cecily wields this sacred steel and charges forth to face a new threat; a cloaked fiend is unleashing demons upon the land, and though he lurks in shadows, the villain is closer than Cecily knows.

 

LASTEXILE -Fam, the Silver Wing 

Territories: United States, Canada

 

 

Synopsis: 

Soaring adventure and high-flying heroism fill the skies in a thrilling new chapter of the Last Exile saga! Darting through the clouds atop sleek Vespa Vanships, Fam and her friend Giselle make their living as Sky Pirates. When the girls join forces with a princess who’s trying to save her kingdom from the rampaging Ades Federation, they also undertake the mission of uniting humanity in peace.

 

Heaven's Lost Property + Heaven's Lost Property Forte 

Territories: United States, Canada, South Africa

 

 

Synopsis: 

Girl-crazy Tomoki’s quiet life gets turned upside down when beautiful, winged Ikaros falls from the sky—and starts calling him Master! She seems a little bit lost on Earth, and her origins are shrouded in mystery. One thing’s for sure, though—she just might have the power to make Tomoki’s every dream come true!

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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