From Mononoke, acclaimed director Kenji Nakamura's 2008 spin-off of the Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales anthology, Kotobukiya's ARTFX J statue supernatural problem-solver "Medicine Seller." This 1/8 scale, 20cm figure sculpted by Yoshinori Itou is the subject of a Crunchyroll unboxing video and sale. Check it out after the jump.
Happy 30th birthday to Suzuko Mimori, the voice actress you might know as the Japanese voice of My Little Pony's Pinkie Pie, as well as a few anime characters you might know, like Love Live!'s Umi, Digimon Adventure tri.'s Sora, Milky Holmes' Sherlock Shellingford, and Teekyu's Kanae. More after the jump.
The official trailer for Zegapain Adaptation, a re-cut compilation movie celebrating the 10th anniversary of the 2006 Sunrise mecha TV anime Zegapain, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
On this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes some time to reflect on his childhood love of musical films and ponders one of the ways anime creates the same effect for him: insert songs. Hit the jump for his thoughts, and to chime in with your own favorite insert song moments!
We know that buying cool stuff at Anime Expo is one of your major goals while at the con. Crunchyroll has got you covered with a variety of different products for you to enjoy. Read on to get an advance peek at the exclusive goodies at Crunchyroll Store at this year's AX!
Viz has introduced the next step in the digital evolution of leading manga magazine Shonen Jump, a site featuring free chapters of popular series like One-Punch Man, Kuroko's Basketball and Haikyu!! , as well as spin-offs and follow-ups like Dragon Ball Super and Tokyo Ghoul[Jack]. Get a look after the jump.
Hark! Here’s word of another new anime title coming to you shortly from Crunchyroll! Qualidea Code, a new cross-media franchise featuring animation by A-1 Pictures, begins streaming soon. Read on for full details!
Movie industry trade journal Variety has reported that a live-action adaptation of Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima's Lone Wolf and Cub samurai manga is in development from producer Steven Paul’s SP International Pictures.. They are describing it as a remake of 1993's Kozure Okami: Sono Chisaki Te Ni (Lone Wolf and Cub: Final Conflict).More after the jump.
New streaming anime announcement s continue to spiral out of Crunchyroll, and the latest of the bunch is Rewrite, 8-Bit studio’s adaptation of the supernatural romance visual novel. Read on for full details!
Monthly Comic Zero Sum, a monthly josei manga anthology magazine published by Ichijinsha, is teasing a major announcement for Saiyuki RELOAD BLAST, a manga by Kazuya Minekura that re-envisions the protagonists of Wu Cheng'en's classic Chinese folktale Journey to the West as angsty bishounen. Hit the jump to learn more.
Active Raid Second was announced last week during the Crunchyroll Summer ROLLOUT special last week, but now we finally have full details on when to watch more of Production IMS' sci-fi police action series. Permission granted to read on after the jump!
Keiji Yamagishi is a video game composer with an impressive body of work, including Tecmo Bowl, Gitaroo Man, Ninja Gaiden, and more. According to a recent tweet, he's currently working on something related to the Ninja Gaiden series, with more news to be revealed in July. Hit the jump for more.
Accel World: Infinite Burst is an original feature based on the series of light novels by Sword Art Online author Reki Kawahara, and it's getting ready to kick off a limited run in 24 Japanese theaters on July 23. Earlier this month we saw the addition of Chinatsu Akasaki as original character Risa Tsukiori, and now the CinemaToday Channel is here with a new preview. More after the jump.
In a collaboration promoting the Japanese theatrical release of Warcraft, a 2016 film based on the long-running MMORPG by Blizzard Entertainment, illustrator Masahiro Ito has created an original sketch of Durotan, the Orcish leader of the Frostwolf Clan. Hit the jump to lok'tar ogar.
Superheroes and excitably ladies are the inspirations for Good Smile Company's latest SD figure offerings. Launched for pre-order late last week and today, these include Dagashi Kashi's Shidare Hotaru, One-Punch Man's Genos, Overlord's Albedo and Superman. Get a look after the jump.