The summer 2018 anime season is fast approaching, and you'll be seeing plenty of additions to Crunchyroll's simulcast lineup. Consider this post your one-stop, regularly-updated destination for all things summer, so let's take a look at some of the series we can look forward to so far.
Two more characters have been announced for Robot Girls Neo, an upcoming short form anime and the latest entry in the Robot Girls Z franchise, which imagines classic Toei super robots as cute anime girls. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ad-libs are seen throughout all kinds of media, but for anime, it's harder to tell when voice actors utilize this technique or are called upon to do this by a director. What's the story behind these five instances of ad-libs and how did they add to their respected show? Hit the jump to learn more!
In case you missed it, yesterday was another exciting Discotek Day, in which distributor Discotek Media regaled us all with some of its upcoming release plans. This time the titles in question are all due out this September and include the likes of Angel Cop, the Devilman OVA series, REBORN!, and more. Read on for details.
A ton of newcomers are starting up this season which means even more digging than normal to find an anime you will truly love. Fortunately summer has brought the heat and there are a ton of good sports, comedy, and action series that you can catch right from the beginning. Hit the jump for some of the best premieres of Summer 2018!
In the Pikachu Outbreak, roughly 1,500 Pikachu mascots invade the streets of Yokohama and run wild with a different theme each August. This year's theme is "Science is Amazing," and Pikachu won't be the only Pokémon in the wild. Read on for more.
The main cast has been revealed for Tokyo Chronos, an upcoming VR visual novel murder mystery that is currently seeking crowdfunding with the goal of releasing on multiple platforms and in multiple languages in early 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
The second open beta for Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker kicks off this weekend, so Bandai Namco is here with some new trailers. First up, check out the American branch's look at teamwork after the jump.
The main cast, the main staff, and a new preview video have been published for Kaiju Girls Black, an upcoming anime that continues the "Ultra Monsters Anthropomorphic Project" (which re-imagines the antagonists of Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra series as cute anime girls) from a slightly more villainous perspective. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate reaching its 100th chapter and to promote the release of its 10th tankobon volume this Saturday, six characters of Izumi Tsubaki's four-panel comedy manga Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun/Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun newly form an ikemen (handsome) idol unit, and an online poll to decide its center performer is now conducted until August 22. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for Bone's Eureka Seven anime franchise announced today that the second part of the trilogy film project based on the 50-episode first TV anime series is set to be released in 107 theaters across Japan on November 10, 2018, under the title Anemone: Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution. Check out a teaser visual and a 30-second teaser trailer featuring Nirvash's rampage after the jump.
After the official announcement for the web short series Youkoso Japari Park based on Nexon's Kemono Friends smartphone game last night, its director Haruki Kasugamori (FLASh anime ~keroro~) said on his official Twitter that there would be no plans or possibilities for him to direct the TV anime second season. Read his comments after the jump.
Village Vanguard's official online store start offering a new hoodie inspired by Alien Metron. The villain aliens first appeared in the tokusatsu TV series Ultraseven's eighth episode "Nerawareta Machi" (The Targeted Town) aired in Japan on November 19, 1967. By closing the hood, you can easily transform into the popular ultra alien. Check out its details after the jump!
The official website for 29-year-old popular anime voice actress Ayana Taketatsu has posted a five-minute digest clip from her latest live DVD/Blu-ray "BEST LIVE 'apple feuille'." The 120-minute disc includes the 18 songs performed at her solo concert at Toyosu PIT in Tokyo on February 25, 2018. Watch her latest live performance after the jump!
It is confirmed today that 29-year-old actor Masataka Kubota, best known as Light Yagami in the Death Note TV drama (2015) and Ken Kaneki in the Tokyo Ghoul live-action film (2017), makes his voice actor debut in the upcoming anime feature film Monster Strike The Movie: Sora no Kanata as its protagonist Kanata. Watch a 100-second full trailer introducing its main characters with their voices after the jump!
The BanG Dream! mobile game has a little something for Persona fans! Their selection of anime and game covers will soon be adding songs from three games. Check out previews of two of the songs after the jump!