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    Wednesday June 22, 2016
  • First Poster For "Power Rangers" Movie Reboot Morphs into View

    Opens March 24, 2017

    Just when the world is still reeling from the casting of Bryan Cranston as Zordon in the new Power Rangers movie, along comes the reveal of the first official poster for the upcoming film! Get a look at what is currently passing for Morphin Time these days after the jump! 

  • Tuesday June 21, 2016
  • New Announcements and Highlights from the "Crunchyroll Summer ROLLOUT"!

    Mob Psycho 100, Berserk, 91 Days, ALDERAMIN ON THE SKY, Taboo Tattoo, and more...

    The smoke has just cleared from the big Crunchyroll Summer ROLLOUT video special, and it’s time for a recap in the form of the new titles and major highlights waiting for you in the upcoming season of streaming anime (Mob Psycho 100 and Berserk to name just two…). Read on for more info!

  • Monday June 20, 2016
  • Godzilla Attacks Tokyo Bay Landmark in Promo for New Film

    "Godzilla Resurgence" opens July 29 in Japan

    The impending release of Godzilla Resurgence in Japan next month is giving way to a ton of nutty new tie-ups and promotions. The latest features the Big G himself towering over an artificial island in the middle of Tokyo bay. Enjoy the new visual after the jump!

  • Saturday June 18, 2016
  • "Kamen Rider Ghost" and "Dobutsu Sentai Zyuohger The Movie" Double Feature Preview

    Opens August 6

    Japan is getting a double whammy of spandex-clad superheroes and rampaging rubber monsters this summer as the latest iterations of the Kamen Rider and Super Sentai series strike movie theaters together at the same time. After the jump watch the new trailer for this thrilling combo! 

  • Friday June 17, 2016
  • Things Get Spooky in the Preview Video for "Hitori no Shita the outcast"

    Plus new info on Episode Zero

    The upcoming China-Japan co-production anime Hitori no Shita the outcast, based on a Chinese "psychic power battle” webcomic has gotten its first promotional video. Watch it after the jump!

  • Thursday June 16, 2016
  • "Cuticle Detective Inaba" Updated on Crunchyroll Manga

    Entire series now available worldwide

    Everyone’s favorite crimson-haired canine detective, Cuticle Detective Inaba, has gotten the deluxe treatment on Crunchyroll Manga with new chapters and previously missing chapters added to the mix. Read on for full details!

  • Monday June 13, 2016
  • Japan Unveils the Robot Smartphone!

    RoBoHon from Sharp Corp.

    Hey! A humanoid-shaped robot phone named RoBoHon wants to be your new best friend... but what can the little guy offer consumers that a conventional smart phone can’t? Watch a video, including an interview with his makers and staff, and prepare yourself for the robot revolution after the jump!

     

  • Saturday June 11, 2016
  • Fun and Games at the Tokyo Toy Show

    VR, Star Wars, Yo-Yos, and more!

    The scintillating trade show of amusements known as the Tokyo Toy Show is now underway in Japan. A series of raw videos fresh off the show floor are here to present you with some of the major highlights. Enjoy after the jump!

  • Thursday June 9, 2016
  • Superheroes and Giant Monsters Clash in the "Ultraman Orb" Special Trailer

    Plus Ultraman Orb footage from the Tokyo Toy Show

    The upcoming 50th anniversary “Ultra”  show, Ultraman Orb by name, gets the Special Trailer treatment from Tsuburaya Productions, showcasing some of the latest Ultraman’s newest powers, along with a peek at some of the colossal-sized foes he will soon be facing! Take a look after the jump!

  • Saturday May 7, 2016
  • FEATURE: "PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!" - RITO's Holiday

    The new storytelling project by Mugi Takanka continues in Chapter Two!

    Chapter Two of Crunchyroll’s exclusive original “kawaii sci-fi” story telling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! rolls forward this week in bonus material as shop girl RITO tries to relax during a short holiday. But getting away from it all isn’t easy while undergoing intense Crisis Team training. This, plus three new collectable unlocked items, are yours to enjoy after the jump!

  • Monday May 2, 2016
  • Japan's All-Cat Band Debuts Music Video!

    First album by "SHINyan" on sale now

    Japan’s mind-boggling all-feline tribute to K-pop boy band SHINee makes sweet music (and sport jaunty outfits) in their full-length promo video! Enjoy the staggering clip, along with band member bios, after the jump!

  • Friday April 29, 2016
  • FEATURE: "PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!" - Attack of the King Scooper!

    The new storytelling project by Mugi Takanka continues in Chapter Two!

    Chapter Two of Crunchyroll’s exclusive original “kawaii sci-fi” story telling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! continues this week as we find out exactly what has been ailing shop girl KOTOKO recently…  an evil alien mastermind from beyond space! Enjoy after the jump!

     

  • Thursday April 28, 2016
  • Meet SHINyan, Japan's First K-Pop Band Made up Entirely of Cats!

    First album on sale now

    Say “meow” to SHINyan: Japan’s all-feline tribute to K-pop boy band SHINee. This soon to be legendary 5-cat group makes its video debut in a startling new teaser trailer. Enjoy the clip, plus member bios after the jump!

  • Friday April 22, 2016
  • FEATURE: "PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!" - MARI's Lolipop

    The new storytelling project by Mugi Takanka continues in Chapter Two!

    Chapter Two of Crunchyroll’s exclusive original “kawaii sci-fi” story telling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! continues this week with bonus material as shop girl and moody lolita MARI gets an inner monologue while enjoying a sweet treat. This, plus three new collectable unlocked items, after the jump!

  • Wednesday April 20, 2016
  • Trying Out Virtual Reality at Japan's VR Zone Project

    Event sponsored by Bandai Namco

    Humanity’s race to the virtual frontier got a big kick in the pants this week in Tokyo with the “VR Zone Project i Can” event, in which visitors get to try out a variety of first-person experiences and goofy looking headsets. Enjoy a video report after the jump!