One Punch Man's episode 9 finally brought together all the themes its been chewing on for throughout the course of the season, and Isaac's ready to talk about them and what it means to be a hero. Hit the jump to check out his thoughts!
Wow! HYPERSONIC music club, Crunchyroll’s original webcomic, has inspired a pair of new videos featuring Japan’s kawaii icon Kimura U! Watch as U shows off her HYPERSONIC inspired wild style, and as artist Hiroyuki Takahashi displays his amazing digital drawing skills. Enjoy after the jump!
It's the day after Thanksgiving, and that means one thing on Fanart Friday: VILLAINS! The antagonists of our favorite stories aren't all bad, though--hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite baddies from Star Wars, Drifters, Food Wars, Suikoden, and much more!
Isaac's recently discovered the joys of mecha anime, but things weren't always like this! In this week's Aniwords, he traces his journey from fantasy anime fanatic to the robothugging sensibilites that have overtaken his life, and muses on how a the things that help us change over time. Get in the robot, reader, and hit the jump!
Time's up for Chapter One of Mugi Tanaka's PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, but there's one last order of business before we take a break in the form of discussion points to think about and some fun mental exercises to try out. All this, plus the lastest batch of bonus items, after the jump!
It was Nate's birthday yesterday, and he's still drunk on birthday power as he takes over his column with a list of personal recommendations! Check out fan-made masterpieces featuring high-octane action, absorbing RPGs, delinquent manga, and much more!
Chapter One of Hiroyuki Takahashi’s original webcomic for Crunchyroll, HYPERSONIC music club, reaches its dramatic conclusion this week as VAL and LANYA make a momentous decision regarding the fate of their friend COSIMA. The seeds for Chapter Two are planted, along with some new pics and info, after the jump!
An icon among mangaka in Japan and an artist rapidly growing into the international conscious, Naoki Urasawa has a storied career over three decades long, which has travelled around the world and across genres. Take a look at Urasawa's exploration of the human psyche and unmatched mystery, after the jump!
Treasure Festa is one of the largest garage kit (amateur-produced scale model figure) events in Japan, launched back in 2009. It has been held biannually at Tokyo Big Sight, and annually at Kobe International Convention Hall in Hyogo Prefecture. Check the photo report from the 7th event in Kobe held on November 8 after the jump!
Chapter One of the main story of Mugi Tanaka’s kawaii sci-fi storytelling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! comes to an close as the troublemaking shop girls are drafted into the army’s experimental Crisis Team division! All, this, plus new pics and a full wild story recap after the jump!
Namco's Osaka Nipponbashi store is now opening two Chara Pop Store at the same time on its first floor, one for the Haikyu!! anime series, another for GANGSTA. Chara Pop Store is a time-limited mini merchandise in-store shop dedicated for one specific anime title. Check the photo report after the jump.
On last week's Fanart Friday, you got to learn about the favorite shows of Crunchyroll employees, and this week, you get to see them draw fanart of those shows! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces from Crunchyroll employees--and of course our readers--from anime hits new and old!
With Noragami Aragoto's Bishamon arc ending last week, Isaac takes some time to break down the show so far and analyze the dynamics between gods and humans in the world of Noragami. Or, if you prefer simplicity: Bishamon did nothing wrong! Hit the jump to check see why!
Lara Croft is back, this time hot on the trail of the key to immortality from 10th-century Constantinople! But first, she'll have to brave the Siberian wilderness, a ruthless PMC, and her own father's legacy in her latest Xbox-exclusive adventure--does Rise of the Tomb Raider live up to the promise of the last game? Check out our full review after the jump!
A new exhibition dedicated to the Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- anime franchise, mainly featuring the recently-released all new film Cadenza, started yesterday, November 7, at Japanese anime/manga merchandise company Cospa's event space Geestore Osaka Annex. Check the photo report after the jump!