Folks from Crunchyroll’s Tokyo office just visited Japan’s biggest figure and toy con, Wonder Festival 2017 Winter, and have brought back a ton of exclusive pics and info on the latest hobby goods coming your way the year. Hit the jump to get a look!
This week on "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", we take a look at the 2012 TV anime BTOOOM!, which is kind of like the reality TV series Survivor, except people are voted off the island via explosions. Hit the jump to learn more.
In this week’s instalment of Anime vs. Real Life, Wilhelm takes another look at the real-world setting of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid. See how KyoAni’s beautifully crafted anime locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid exists in a pretty fantastical world - it's full of dragons, after all. But in spite of that, the show still manages to make its characters' very mundane problems feel meaningful and poignant. Today on Why It Works, we'll explore Dragon Maid's unique style of fantasy storytelling!
One thing for sure, there was a whole lotta anime to watch on Crunchyroll last year. But how exactly was it all consumed? What were the most re-watched, most binge watched, most watched single episodes in 2016? Hit the jump to find out!
There's conspiracy brewing beneath the surface in ACCA, but this anime has far more to bring to the table than just a heaping portion of intrigue. The world of ACCA lives and breathes thanks to it's characters oral obsession. Whether its chatting in silky tones, enjoying scumptuous food, or taking constant smoke breaks, each of them indulge in olfactory satisfaction. Read more about ACCA's equisite taste, after the jump!
Cream puff roulette! The perfect game to play with your friends when you're feeling both hungry and vindictive. Fool your friends into eating some delicious cream puffs and then watch them suffer as they bite into the super spicy one!! Or, alternatively, play the game honestly and feel the fear as you yourself battle to determine which ones are sweet and which one is spiiiiicy!! Click through to learn how to make your own puffs!
Bananyas - cats that also happen to be bananas. They’re truly greater than the sum of their parts, the most delectable and delightful creatures around!! But which Bananya is your favorite? We’d love to know!!
Dark Souls has set a high bar for any developer looking to fill the hollow they're leaving in high-difficulty combat games. With Nioh, Team Ninja has proven it has ambitions beyond being the next Lothric. Tight combat controls, novel mechanics, and a story with surprising depth and style show the creators of Ninja Gaiden still have a lot to show us about how to make games. See what worked in the newest title that's out for your blood, after the jump!
Japanese translator Kim Morrissy explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Kim looks at the Kyoto dialect spoken in the Blue Exorcist anime and asks how dialects are translated (or not translated) into English. Hit the jump to read more!
Valentine's Day is almost upon us, and you know what that means - time for some romance anime! Today we'll be exploring ten excellent choices for getting into the holiday spirit.