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!
Break out the gourmet microwave popcorn! Crunchyroll has just delivered one heck of a classic anime double feature with the addition of Fist of the North Star: The Movie and Jin Roh!
Wow! HYPERSONIC music club, Crunchyroll’s original webcomic, has inspired a pair of new videos featuring Japan’s kawaii icon Kimura U! Watch as U shows off her HYPERSONIC inspired wild style, and as artist Hiroyuki Takahashi displays his amazing digital drawing skills. Enjoy after the jump!
Time's up for Chapter One of Mugi Tanaka's PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, but there's one last order of business before we take a break in the form of discussion points to think about and some fun mental exercises to try out. All this, plus the lastest batch of bonus items, after the jump!
Chapter One of Hiroyuki Takahashi’s original webcomic for Crunchyroll, HYPERSONIC music club, reaches its dramatic conclusion this week as VAL and LANYA make a momentous decision regarding the fate of their friend COSIMA. The seeds for Chapter Two are planted, along with some new pics and info, after the jump!
Chapter One of the main story of Mugi Tanaka’s kawaii sci-fi storytelling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! comes to an close as the troublemaking shop girls are drafted into the army’s experimental Crisis Team division! All, this, plus new pics and a full wild story recap after the jump!
Well, we did it. HYPERSONIC music club and Crunchyroll has teamed up with galaxxxy -- Japan's #1 pop fashion brand -- for a set of two limited edition HYPERSONIC apparel items (a T-shirt and a jacket) now on sale in the Crunchyroll store! Read on for the scoop on both items, a tease of our next story page, and lots of pretty pictures!
As the curtain begins to go down on Chapter One of Mugi Tanaka's kawaii sci-fi story PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, bonus material appears in the form of the final page in Kotoko’s private journal. This, plus additional art and unlocked items from the PH:CT! gang, after the jump!
Mugi Tanaka’s kawaii sci-fi storytelling project PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! continues this week as the battle-weary shop girls are airlifted back from an unexpected fight with alien invaders. KOTOKO is seriously injured, and everyone is in big trouble, but they’ve somehow managed to save the day. Enjoy a new chapter and a full story recap after the jump!
Artist Mugi Tanaka’s “kawaii sci-fi” storytelling project, PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, gets the bonus material treatment today via a moody monologue from the gang’s resident Gothic Lolita MARI. Plus, new item unlocks, new pics, and a report on the Crisis Team in-store event happening right now in Tokyo! Enjoy after the jump!