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.
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!
Immerse yourself in the world of Penguin Highway with a reader's guide and art book! The two new publications come out this summer, offering fans a look into the world of both the film and its source novel. Find out more about them after the jump.
Three past Triple Crown winners take the spotlight in a new Umamusume: Pretty Derby OVA this fall! That, plus another BD box and a Lawson collaboration, are just around the corner. Check out all the new art of your favorite horse girls after the jump!
Godzilla is back, and three more kaiju are along for the ride! Check out the latest trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters, as well as what may be a burgeoning ARG over at Monarch Sciences. All that after the jump!
Wish you could just have one big event for all your faves? A new Kirara Fantasia collab cafe is making that happen! The mobile game's event will pull together characters from Laid-Back Camp, Hidamari Sketch, NEW GAME!, and many others. Check out their first phase of merch and menu items after the jump!