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    Friday September 14, 2018
  • INTERVIEW: Makoto Uezu Shares How Blogging Got Him a Job in Anime!

    An interview with Makoto Uezu at Crunchyroll Expo 2018!

    Makoto Uezu visited Crunchyroll Expo 2018 to look back at his 20 years in the anime industry and forward to his newest project, the upcoming shonen series Radiant. The scenario and script writer of over 50 series had a busy schedule hosting panels, but took the time to sit down with us and talk about his favorite subject; anime. Hit the jump for the full interview!

  • Thursday September 13, 2018
  • RErideD: Derrida, who leapt through time World Premiere Sneak Peek

    A time spanning mystery sci fi from one of the most storied names in anime!

    Yoshitoshi ABe is back with a new project, teaming up with Takuya Sato to deliver his trademark ambience to yet another sci fi story. Like ABe himself, the protagonist of this anime disappears for 10 years, returning when the world needs him most. Hit the jump for all the details on the two episode world premiere of RErideD - Derrida, who leapt through time -!

  • Wednesday September 12, 2018
  • Double Decker! Doug & Kirill World Premiere Sneak Peek

    A buddy cop comedy with high-tech weapons and super-powered criminals!

    From the team behind the celebrated Tiger & Bunny comes a new comedy action duo with Double Decker! Doug & Kirill! The upcoming fall anime saw a world premiere of its first two episodes at Crunchyroll Expo 2018, revealing a police procedural with super powers with big guns and punchy humor. Hit the jump for the details of the double premiere!

  • Tuesday September 11, 2018
  • Makoto Uezu Talks Boruto, Aqua, and Fan Influence at Crunchyroll Expo 2018!

    Panel highlights from from the writer for Boruto, Konosuba, and Assassination Classroom!

    Makoto Uezu was on site at Crunchyroll Expo 2018 and more than happy to share his war stories from his 20 years working in anime. One of the most prolific writers in the business reads just as much as he puts out and has a wealth of all things video game, manga, and anime. Hit the jump for the details ons his past works and the upcoming Radiant!

  • Thursday August 30, 2018
  • Assassination Classroom and KonoSuba Writer Visits Crunchyroll Expo!

    Composition and script writer, Makoto Uezu, promoting his latest work!

    He's worked on many of the most popular action adventure series of the past 8 years and one about a bunch of awful kids being jerks to each other in another world. Makoto Uezu is a prolific writer with 20 years in the industry who is behind many fan favorites like Assassination Classroom and KonoSuba. He's definitely got an eye for what's good, so get excited about the new shonen anime he'll be promoting at Crunchyroll Expo 2018! Hit the jump for more!

  • Wednesday August 29, 2018
  • The Crunchyroll Expo 2018 Survival Guide

    A quick reference for making the most of your con from biological need to self-enlightenment!

    It's a dog eat danger dog world at anime conventions. You're on the timer to have the most fun in your life at the expense of important things like sleep and safety pins. Crunchyroll Expo 2018 is only days away and, if this is your first time going to an anime convention or the San Jose Convention center, its worth checking out this guide for some of the best survival tips! Hit the jump for more!

  • Tuesday August 28, 2018
  • The 5 Most Loved and Hated Freckles in Anime

    According to the fans at Anime-Planet!

    This week we'll tackling a group of characters with a spotty past. No matter how they try to hide it, you can see the truth right on their face. That's right, I'm talking about freckles. Anime-Planet has put it to a vote to let fans decide which freckle havers they most love and hate, so hit the jump to see the top 5 loved and hated freckles in anime!

  • Monday August 27, 2018
  • Last Week in Anime: Light and Dark Edition

    The best clips from last week's episodes

    Light or dark. Good or evil. Happy or sad. Each anime this season is showing its true colors so, if you're not still with it, you might never be. Hit the jump for the best clips from last week's episodes!

  • Sunday August 26, 2018
  • The Creator of Haibane Renmei Comes to Crunchyroll Expo!

    Aritist and author, Yoshitoshi ABe, will be showing off the premiere of his new anime!

    Even if you don't know his name, chances are, you're familiar with his art. Yoshitoshi ABe is known for designing one of the most iconic characters in anime and authoring his own comics that served as the source material for beloved anime series. His art style is unmistakeable and he will be appearing at Crunchyroll Expo 2018 along with his newest project! Hit the jump for more about one of the most iconic artists in anime!

  • Friday August 24, 2018
  • The Author and Leading Lady of SAO Alternative Talk Gun Gale Online

    An interview with Keiichi Sigsawa and Tomori Kusunoki at Anime Expo 2018!

    Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online was one of the series most pleasant surprises, delivering plenty of unexpected twists alongside technical gunfights and awesome voice performances. The author of the SAO aside, Keiichi Sigsawa, was on site at Anime Expo 2018 alongside the voice of LLENN, Tomori Kusunoki, and the two were gracious enough to answer some questions about the production! Hit the jump for the full interview!

  • Thursday August 23, 2018
  • Hating the Game: Toxic Competition in HANEBADO!

    HANEBADO! shows us how easily an athlete can fall out of love with a sport

    The thrill of competition, the joy of victory, and the satisfaction of steady improvement. There are many things to love about sports both as an athele and an audience, but not everyone can always walk away from a game happy. Difficult practice, extreme stress, and overcompetitiveness can give players diminishing returns and poistion their passion for their sport. Hit the jump to see the dark side of compition in HANEBADO!

  • Tuesday August 21, 2018
  • The 5 Most Loved and Hated Psychics in Anime

    According to the fans at Anime-Planet!

    Telepathy, telekinesis, and clairvoyance. Psychic powers come in many flavors but share the common struggle of being different. Fortunately, were anyone to put them on a site that allowed strangers to vate that they hate them, they'll know just who you are. Still, Anime-Planet has put it to a vote to let fans decide which they most love and hate, so hit the jump to see the top 5 loved and hated psychics in anime! Don't say I didn't warn you...

  • Wednesday August 22, 2018
  • I Caught up with a Med Student About Cells at Work!

    Jean returns to share if his predictions from episodes 1-3 came true!

    When it comes to the human body, the you learn, the more questions you have! Cells at Work! hasn't skimped on the information and seems to be pretty credible, at least according to a certain med student. When last we spoke, he used his knowledge of biology to make some bold predictions about the future of the anime. Hit the jump to see if he was right!

  • Monday August 20, 2018
  • Last Week in Anime: Turning Point Edition

    The best clips from last week's episodes

    The mid-season stretch means many anime are starting to set up their final conflict. Important matches, big fights, and plot reveals are commonplace among the episode 6-7 mark. No matter the type of series, many are hitting their big turning point! Hit the jump for the best clips from last week's episodes!

  • Friday August 17, 2018
  • Which Isekai is the Deadliest?

    The answer may surprise you!

    Isekai are terrifying worlds populated by mighty magic and terrifying monsters, but which poses the greatest threat? In an all-out battle of the multipvers, who would actually emerge victorious? I've watched a lot of isekai anime during my precious time in this world and believe I have discovered the truth. Hit the jump to find out which world is the mightiest!