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.
An official website and Twitter for the upcoming new original TV anime Endro~! open today, revealing an original character visual by Namori (Yuruyuri), a manga visual by Minami Idumi (Do You like Drinking Alcohol with Beautiful Woman?) , and an anime teaser visual by the anime's character designer Haruko Iizuka (Tamayura, School-Live!). Check out the three visuals and the anime's main staff list after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming film My Hero Academia The Movie: The Two Heroes announced today that 33-year-old voice actor Ryohei Kimura (Ryota Kise in Kuroko's Basketball) voices the film's original character David Shield in his youth, while 57-year-old Katsuhisa Namase provides the character's present voice. David is All Might's ex-partner and the father of the film's main heroine Melissa. Hit the jump for more information.
The official portal site for Yoichi Takahashi's long-running soccer-themed manga series Captain Tsubasa announced on July 23 that the elementary school arc of the ongoing fourth TV anime adaptation will end with 28 episodes and that the anime will continue to its junior high arc from October 2018. Check out new visuals of Tsubasa and Kojiro for the next arc after the jump!
As a collaboration project with the internationally popular One Piece anime franchise, Tendence Japan, Switzerland's fashion watch manufacturer's Japanese subsidiary, revealed the details of its two new wristwatches today. The two custom models are based on the company's popular "KingDome Collection" brand and inspired by Log Pose, a compass-like navigational device used in the One Piece world. Check out the two special items after the jump!
The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the names for the official mascots for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, "MIRAITOWA" for the Olympic and "SOMEITY" for the Paralympic, at the debut event held in Tokyo on July 22. Watch their latest PV revealing their names after the jump!
The When They Cry series officially makes the leap to Switch in Japan on July 26, so check out a new trailer focusing on some of the additional scenarios in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou after the jump.
Fans of anime and manga have something new to celebrate, because TV anime Kemono Friends and everyday comedy manga Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru ("And Yet the Town Moves") both took home prizes at the 2018 Seiun Awards, a prestigious industry award for works of speculative fiction that is similar to the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Hit the jump to learn more.
Meet Konori Kinosaki, a new mascot character introduced by the West Japan Railway Company as the 86th entry in the "Tetsudou Musume" ("Railway Girls") line. Hit the jump to learn more.
Attack on Titan Season 3 premieres TODAY (July 22nd) on Crunchyroll, and we're celebrating with something we're calling A SNACK ON TITAN!!
Digimon Survive was recently revealed as a survival simulation RPG for PS4 and Switch, with a Japanese release planned for 2019. Check out a small handful of screens after the jump.
Section23's Maiden Japan label recently announced classic '80s mecha series Armored Trooper Votoms as one of a heaping handful of new acquisitions, and now it's coming to HIDIVE. Read on for more.
A handful of new screens are here for Shonen Jump crossover brawler Jump Force thanks to an update on Bandai Namco's Facebook page. This batch pits Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach against the Straw Hats, so hit the jump for another preview!
With the Mega Man: Fully Charged YouTube channel now live, it's time to see what's in store for the animated series as Mega Man has a showdown with Fire Man in the episode 1 preview after the jump.
Viewers of the Tokyo One Piece Tower 2018 developer talk show recently got another fresh peek at One Piece: World Seeker, so read on to see some of the open-world game's areas and new gameplay footage.
Toonami has been really good about adding new shows to its late night Saturday programming lineup, and another addition came out of this weekend's Comic-Con 2018 event. Read on for more!