Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank has big plans for their cute, chatty, humanoid robot Pepper. After the jump, watch a video report on the recent Pepper World Expo, and start preparing for the Rise of the Machines!
The otaku-rap connection gets an upgrade today in the form of a fun new PV from Chicago-based musician brandUn DeShay that deftly references and remixes Akira, Sailor Moon, Pokémon, and all manner of stuff you may know and love inbetween. Enjoy after the jump!
There's more… much more… to Crunchyroll’s winter season of streaming titles than just the latest anime from Japan. Consider today's addition of Shiratori Reiko, a new J-drama based on the shojo manga by Yumiko Suzuki! Read on for full details!
The alwatys-epic Winter Comic Market convention has just wrapped up in Japan, but the cosplay videos have just begun! After the jump, enjoy some highlights from day one!
Winter at Crunchyroll continues to be a wonderland of new announcements as Durarara!! X2 The Third Arc, the latest installment in the Durarara!! saga, is set to begin streaming soon! Read on for full details!
As the winter Comic Market convention in Japan looms on the horizon, here’s a new clip that takes a look back at the incredible video game-inspired cosplay of last summer’s Comiket. Enjoy after the jump!
Christmas in Tokyo means finger lickin’ good KFC dinners, feeling down if you don’t have a significant other, and… Christmas lights illuminations! Get an eyeful of some of the most impressive seasonal sights and sounds after the jump!
Christmas comes early to Crunchyroll this year as the undead antics of Zombie Loan, based on the manga by Peach Pit, have been added to the ever-growing catalog of anime. Read on for full details!
Head’s up for those of you following developments at Crunchyroll’s ever-growing back catalog of anime: Hyakko, based on the manga by Haruaki Kato, is once again available for viewing. More info, plus additional regions for Case Closed, after the jump!
Your wild weekend officially beings with word that Crunchyroll will be home to the exclusive stream of Kiznaiver, the latest anime production from Studio TRIGGER (home of Kill la Kill). Read on for the big announcement!
Stand by for butt-kicking action and supernatural thrills! The latest addition to Crunchyroll’s ever-growing back catalog of anime is Tenjho Tenge, based on the Ultra Jump manga by Oh! great. Read on for full details!
Christmas in Japan means candy canes, Santa Claus, and… a new version of the projection mapping light show at the world famous life-size Gundam statue! Watch a bedazzling holiday-themed video after the jump!
It’s easy to make cracks about how the machines will one day rise up and overthrow humanity, but in the meantime, Japan is busily working on helpful robots that could save plenty of lives in dangerous, disastrous situations. Watch a nifty demo video after the jump!
Break out the monster masks and run for Shibuya! The opening titles from the cult anime hit Peeping Life get the singin’ dancin’ live-action treatment from Japanese indie band BRADIO. Enjoy after the jump!
This week’s International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo got a power-up in the form of Premaid AI, a “robot idol” with an uncanny ability to mime idol music and dance moves. Crack open a glow stick and enjoy the sight of Premaid AI getting’ down after the jump!