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    Saturday August 29, 2015
  • FEATURE: PAX Prime 2015 Report - Day One!

    Nate checks out Street Fighter, Dragon Quest, Star Wars, D&D, and more on the first day of PAX Prime!

    Crunchyroll is at PAX Prime 2015 in gorgeous Seattle, Washington, and we're covering the con! For day one, Nate spends some time getting his butt kicked in Street Fighter V, then taking on the forces of evil shoulder-to-shoulder in co-op games like Gearbox's Battleborn, and finally wrapping up with a look at Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below! Hit the jump for more!

  • Friday August 14, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Drunkyroll Edition

    Nate teams up with some of his CR friends for a very special Fanart Friday!

    Fanart Friday is many things this week--a little wobbly, not quite as quick on the draw, but nobody's slurring their words! This week, get ready for the much-anticipated DRUNKYROLL EDITION, where Nate gets some special help from his friends at CR and delivers a Fanart Friday unlike any other! Hit the jump to get started!

  • Tuesday August 11, 2015
  • FEATURE: "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F" Review

    Goku and the gang are back in a battle for the ages--and this one doesn't take 18 episodes!

    The vicious Lord Frieza is back from Hell itself, and this time, not even the Z Warriors stand a chance! It's a spiel we've all heard before, but Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F does the unexpected by standing on its own, both as a DBZ movie and as a martial arts actioner! Hit the jump for our full review!

  • Friday August 7, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Summer Fun 2015 Edition

    Make sure you've got your sunscreen on--this Fanart Friday is celebrating SUMMER!

    The heat's up, the AC is on, and summer is in full swing! Fanart Friday celebrates (almost) everybody's favorite season with fan-made masterpieces featuring summer favorites like Ace of the Diamond, Shimoneta, Barakamon, Ano Natsu de Matteru and much more!

  • Friday July 31, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - The Healthy Kind of Hate Edition

    This week, we take on the CHARACTERS WE LOVE TO HATE!

    Nate can't even talk about this week's Fanart Friday without grimacing and grumbling under his breath! On this week's installment, it's all about CHARACTERS WE LOVE TO HATE! Grit your teeth and get ready for a fan-made masterpieces of characters who bother us to no end from Berserk, Hunter x Hunter, Death Note, Love Live, and much more!

  • Thursday July 30, 2015
  • FEATURE: "Tembo the Badass Elephant" Review

    Game Freak teams with Sega for a fast, frantic, and satisfying platformer

    Strap on your Rambo-esque red bandana and get ready to rock with Game Freak and Sega's Tembo the Badass Elephant! Was this new platformer a simple side project or a labor of love? Check out our full review after the jump!

  • Friday July 24, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Those Worth Admiring Edition

    This week, it's all about the CHARACTERS WE LOOK UP TO!

    Hopefully it's a lovely summer day where you are--Fanart Friday is going into full positive, inspirational mode with the CHARACTERS WE LOOK UP TO! From inspiring role models to characters we feel kind of begrudged to admire, check out fan-made masterpieces featuring famous faces from Gatchaman Crowds, Food Wars, One Piece, Love Live, and much more!

  • Thursday July 23, 2015
  • FEATURE: "Godzilla" Review

    History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of making Godzilla games

    The King of the Monsters is back, storming his way onto PS3 and PS4 in the appropriately-titled Godzilla alongside plenty of famous and not-so-famous kaiju! But Godzilla doesn't have the best track record when it comes to video games... what does this new installment bring? Hit the jump for our full review!

  • Friday July 17, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - No Spotlight Needed Edition

    UNSUNG HEROES take the stage this week, whether they want to or not!

    It's fair to take credit for the good you do, but it's a whole 'nother level of cool to live life as an UNSUNG HERO! In celebration of the small-scale adventures of Ant-Man, Fanart Friday takes a look at unsung heroes! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite spotlight-avoiders from Rokka, Sword Art Online, My Love StoryDragon Ball Z (?!), and much more!

  • Friday July 10, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Talking the Walk Edition

    Not many real heroes here--brace yourselves for a Fanart Friday full of characters that are FULL OF CRAP!

    Fanart Friday is totally gonna help! We just, uh... have a stomach ache! And we have to take this phone call! But don't worry, we're still awesome, you just haven't had a chance to see us in action. This week, it's all about characters who are FULL OF CRAP, so hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite bluffing blowhards from Death Note, Dragon Ball Z, D-FRAG, and the DC Universe!

  • Friday June 26, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Not Quite Royalty Edition

    We wrap up a month of character archetypes with the PRINCE/PRINCESS-type! Now kneel!

    It's hard not to kneel before the magnificence of a prince or princess! On this week's Fanart Friday, check out fan-made masterpieces featuring not-quite-royals from Magic Knight Rayearth, Bleach, RWBY, Monster Musume, and much more!

  • Friday June 19, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Crazy for You Edition

    This week, the spotlight is on YANDERE, the characters who will love you to death!

    Fanart Friday is full of love, but it's a warm and friendly love--not like the love you'll find in this week's installment as we explore the terrifying world of the YANDERE! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces of your favorite crazy cuties from Berserk, Future Diary, Oreimo, Pandora Hearts, and much more!

  • Friday June 12, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - Totally Aderpable Edition

    We continue our month-long theme, this time focusing on the DOJIKKO archetype!

    Good news, everyone! I've got some hot cocoa and OH NO I AM SO SORRY! Fans just love the adorably clumsy DOJIKKO-type, and they're the focus of this week's Fanart Friday! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces of your favorite clumsy cuties from Food Wars, Kill la Kill, The World God Only Knows, Lucky Star, and much more!

  • Sunday June 7, 2015
  • FEATURE: "Splatoon" Review

    Nintendo jets to the top in this INKomplete--but still INKredible--multiplayer shooter

    Nintendo is locked, loaded, and ready to paint the world red (well, orange and purple come close) with Splatoon! This hot new arena multiplayer-focused arena shooter is all the rage right now, but how much is really deserved? Hit the jump to check out our full review of Splatoon!

  • Friday June 5, 2015
  • FEATURE: Fanart Friday - It's Not Like I Want You to Read This Edition

    We start a month-long CHARACTER ARCHETYPES theme with the beloved TSUNDERE type!

    From hostile attitudes to heartfelt confessions, from love interests who are downright mean to the ones who (with a little coaxing) reveal their true feelings, there's a reason that TSUNDERE are so popular! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite tsundere from Toradora, Evangelion, Tokyo Ghoul, Nisekoi and much more!