Another anime announcement came out of Anime Weekend Atlanta today in the form of Aniplex USA’s OWARIMONOGATARI. This latest entry in the MONOGATARI series, based on the novels by NisiOisin is set to begin streaming exclusively on Crunchyroll on 10/3. Read on for full details!
Today’s official Crunchyroll panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta delivered a triple whammy in the form of three big announcements: Lance N’ Masques, Beautiful Bones -Sakurako’s Investigation-, and the wildly anticipated second season of the Diabolik Lovers anime have all been acquired and are set to stream soon. Read on for more details!
The battle for survival (and rare toys) that is Mugi Tanaka’s new “kawaii sci-fi” storytelling project, PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! continues this week as the shop girls make their last stand against the alien Scoopers high above the streets of a destroyed Tokyo cityscape. But will the bookish KOTOKO make it out alive? Enjoy some new art and get a full story recap after the jump!
State of the art Japanese innovation triumphs again as a division of Namco Bandai delivers a cardboard box that doubles as one-person studio for making videos in, singing in, you name it. Watch a thrilling demo video after the jump!
The fall season of anime at Crunchyroll continues to gain momentum today as The Asterisk War, based on the light novel series written by Yuu Miyazaki, illustrated by Okiura, and animated by A-1 Pictures, is set to simulcast with an exclusive 7-day window. Read on for full details!
Last weekend’s Tokyo Game Show had a lot to offer attendees and assorted lookie loos including… cosplay, cosplay, cosplay! Now Japanese New site maidigitv has unleashed a volley of pro-shot videos that capture some of the game related costumes and companions on display. Enjoy after the jump!
While artist Hiroyuki Takahashi is working on the next story update of the HYPERSONIC music club webcomic, it seems like a good time to introduce another visionary artist who is now emerging out of Japan’s underground otaku scene: meet Kinokopink, a costume designer whose unique and colorful creations will blow your mind. Enjoy an interview and lots of crazy pics after the jump!
The weekend begins with announcements as the live action adaptation of Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, based on the novels, anime, and manga written by Mari Okada is set to begin streaming soon at Crunchyroll. Also added: the Symphogear G anime! Read on for full details!
Crunchyroll’s back catalog of streaming anime powers up even further with addition of 2004’s DearS TV series and the “groovin’ magic” of studio Gainax’s Gunbuster 2. Read on for full details!
Artist Mugi Tanaka’s “kawaii sci-fi” storytelling project, PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, moves into bonus material territory this week as the gang’s resident bookworm, KOTOKO, delivers an ode to fall in form of one of her trademark interior monologues. Plus, new items are unlocked including an underwater maglev train and the "Wonder Pomeranian". Enjoy after the jump!
It may just look like a guy laying on the floor with a cardboard box over his head, but the “solo theater” is nothing less than Japan’s latest crowdfunded technological innovation. Enjoy an interview with its inventors and a demonstration below
The singing, dancing electro-divas of Perfume had a busy year performing around the world in cities like LA, New York, Taipei, and London. Now, their globe-trotting adventures have been captured in a documentary film to be released next month. Enjoy the trailer, and a tease of a new song, after the jump!
Akiahabara-bred idol group Dempagumi.inc bring it all back home with their new song and promo video “Akihabalife”, a time-travelling trip through Tokyo’s world famous otaku neighborhood. Enjoy after the jump!
Incoming! New anime acquisition announcement! Komori-san Can't Decline, based on the 4-panel manga by Cool-kyō Shinja (of I Can't Understand What My Husband is Saying fame), will begin simulcasting soon on Crunchyroll! Read on for more details!
Artist Mugi Tanaka’s new “kawaii sci-fi” storytelling project, PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, slams into overdrive this week as RITO, MARI, and KOTOKO finally take on the alien scoopers with every weapon at their disposal! Enjoy some new art and get a full PHCT story recap after the jump!