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 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!
Aqours is keeping summer rolling all the way into October with their new collab cafe! Fans of Love Live! Sunshine!! can get snacks, sweets, drinks, and more to support their favorite school idols. Check out the menu after the jump!
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.