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.
Show your super sentai love with the latest gear from Punk Drunkers and Premium Bandai! A new shirt shows off the legendary Pink Rangers, and a reversible jacket pays tribute to the heroes of Kakuranger. Check them out after the jump!
The second Europan war is about to heat up in Valkyria Chronicles 4, which is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in the west on September 25. You can get a healthy head start on that by digging into the new opening movie after the jump.
What's your most memorable anime quote? Netflix Japan is creating a mural of some of the most famous, and sharing them in Shinjuku Station! Check out the interactive mural, as well as their new commercial for the campaign, after the jump.
Mob Psycho 100's second season set for January 2019, Funimation brings Dragon Ball Super: Broly and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie to theaters in North America, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
What would Subaru smell like? I guess it depends on which episode of Re:ZERO we're talking about here, doesn't it? Well, you'll be able to find out thanks to a new line of fragrances in Japan. Read on for more.
Today's edition of Sakuga Weekly takes a thematic turn, focusing on the glut of sports anime we've got this season and digging in to how they've each made an animated splash in their own way. Hit the jump to read how the season's hottest sports action looks so dang good!
If you enjoyed the intense online shooting action of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, you know what an invaluable asset LLENN can be for any team. Now you can keep her right by your side (or on your shelf) thanks to the Pink Devil's Nendoroid debut. Read on for pics and more!
Gas up the jeep and strap on your red headband, it's time to travel across a post-apocalyptic United States (and kick some robot butt along the way) with the 1990 theatrical anime film, A Wind Named Amnesia. Hit the jump to learn more about what it means to be truly human, and whether it entails firing a righteous Magnum at bad guys and stealing sausages from defenseless children.
The latest issue of V-Jump revealed a couple more playable additions to the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster, though these are definitely familiar faces. Read on for more.
The storyline for the original Kemono Friends smart phone game, which was published from 2015 - 2016 by Nexon, is being adapted into a mini-anime that will stream exclusively on TV Tokyo's "animetele" service beginning on August 12, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Four-member girls band THE THIRD (Kari/Tentative) was originally formed to support stage performance of other bands in the BanG Dream! franchise, which consist of voice actresses who are not professional musicians. At their second solo live concert in Tokyo last night, they finally announced their official band name, "RAISE A SUILEN" to the fans. Hit the jump for more details.
The music video for 22-year-old voice actress Yui Ogura's 8th single song "Eien Shonen" has been already viewed over 300,000 times on YouTube in three weeks. In commemoration of the record, her official YouTube channel has also posted a short version MV for the single's coupling song "Love Me x Love Me" featuring her dance performance at a tennis court. Check out her cuteness after the jump!
Just two days before its theatrical release in Japan, Warner Brothers Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a 30-second special clip for the upcoming live-action film Bleach, newly narrated by 45-year-old voice actor Masakazu Morita, who played the protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki in the anime series for eight years. In the clip, he sends a message to Ichigo, "Risk your life, Live passionately!"
Following PPP's first album "PPP in The Sky!!" in April of this year, the Kemono Friends franchise's official music site announced on July 17 that its three-member voice actress unit Dobutsu Biscuits will release their first full album "Safari Drive♪" on this year's World Animal Day, October 4. The unit consists of Yuka Ozaki (Serval), Kana Motomiya (Fennec), and Saki Ono (Araiguma/Common Raccoon). Hit the jump for more information.
The official website and Twitter for the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Hiroyuki Nishimori's school thug-themed comedy manga Kyo Kara Ore Wa!! (I will be, from today on) reveals its four main cast visuals: Kento Kaku (29) as Takashi Mitsuhashi, Kentaro Ito (21) as Shinji Ito, Nana Seino (23) as Riko Akasaka, and Kanna Hashimoto (19) as Kyoko Hayakawa. See how they portray their characters in 1980s costume after the jump!