Flash! Voting is underway for Week 3 RIGHT NOW at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards! This marks the final week of voting, which means that crucial categories such as Best Girl, Best Hero, and Anime of the Year are up for grabs! After the jump, browse the full list and cast your votes!
Big news! Crunchyroll has just announced dates and location for this year’s upcoming Crunchyroll Expo! Which means that now’s a good time to start planning for the weekend of September 1-3 as CRX is set to erupt at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Hit the jump for more info!
Hark! Voting is underway for Week 2 RIGHT NOW at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards! Which means you are hereby obliged to make your voice heard in a host of crucial categories including Best Action, Best Drama, and Best Comedy! Hit the jump the review the full list!
Here’s two great tastes that taste great together: the new anime series Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles and the unstoppable foodie event known as a the Tokyo Ramen Show! Read on for a live report featuring voice actors, promo goodies, and a face full of ramen!
Both previously announced as part of Crunchyroll’s winter 2018 lineup, today we have more info for you on plans for "citrus" (based on Saburouta's popular yuri manga) and "Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko” (an original anime produced by Genco and animated by Studio Gokumi) including launch dates and times! Read on for more info!
Hark! The winter anime season on Crunchyroll is getting an upgrade in the shadow warriors and swordplay department as Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls is set to begin streaming soon! Also, read on for more details on Crunchyroll’s plans for the much-anticipated Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card stream! Enjoy after the jump!
‘Tis the season for giving, for sharing, and for… announcing new anime coming soon to Crunchyroll! Today’s winter twofer includes KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN and Dagashi Kashi 2. More details after the jump!
“We have a responsibility to teach and help grow the next generation. Otherwise, the anime industry won’t have a future.” Those words come from Kazuki Sunami the Managing Director at CoMix Wave Films, the company that helped to produce Makoto Shinkai’s smash hit anime film Your Name. In the concluding part of our interview with Sunami he recalls the whirlwind success of Your Name, and shares his thoughts on what might come next for the anime industry at large. Enjoy after the jump!
Director Makoto Shinkai delivered a blockbuster hit in 2016 with his anime film Your Name. Now, the 45 year old filmmaker is being honored with a retrospective exhibition at the prestigious National Art Center in Tokyo. In part one of an exclusive interview, Kazuki Sunami – Managing Director at CoMix Wave Films – recalls the early days and struggles of working together with Shinkai and the journey leading up to Your Name. Enjoy after the jump!
In part two of our interview with Recovery of an MMO Junkie producer Satoshi Taira, we get a behind the scenes peek at some of the challenges involved with adapting a web manga into an anime, along with some of the innovative ways that this series was distributed in Japan. All this, plus Satoshi Taira’s favorite character, after the jump!
What does an anime producer actually do? How is web manga changing the way that anime gets made? In this exclusive interview, Satoshi Taira is one of the producers of Recovery of an MMO Junkie takes us behind the scenes of this fall 2017 anime hit. Read on for more!
Celebrated Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer) arrived in San Francisco recently for a screening of Blade of the Immortal, his 100th title as director. After the jump, Miike discusses the challenges of adapting different media for film, working with superstar Takuya Kimura, and hitting triple digits as a director
The new season of anime offers a rough treatment for internet addition as EVIL OR LIVE, the latest series from anime studio EMON, is set to being streaming tomorrow! Read on for full details!
Yum! Your favorite five personifications of popular Japanese rice brands are coming back to Crunchyroll this season as Love Rice 2 is slated to begin streaming tomorrow! Hit the jump for full details!
Crunchyroll’s industry panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta has wrapped up, which means it is now time to let you know about a pair of new simulcasts that have just been announced: SENGOKU NIGHT BLOOD and Love is Like a Cocktail are set to begin streaming on CR starting early next week! Read on for full details!