Crunchyroll Announces Outlaw Star, Trigun, and Other New Catalog Additions

Latest update (7/26) adds C3, Sword of the Stranger, Gosick, Nichijou, and Shakugan no Shana S

Turn on the A/C and get ready to marathon — Crunchyroll is adding a bunch of new titles to the anime catalog! In addition to yesterday's newcomers, which start with Moeyo Ken below, there are even more as of July 26. Check out the full list for territories and more, and note the addition of Shakugan no Shana S to its respective entry.


Added 7/26:



Available: Now

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa


School boy Yachi Haruaki was born immune to curses, but his life changes forever the day he receives a mysterious black cube from his father. During the night, this unusual object undergoes a bizarre transformation, leading Haruaki down a road of torture and fear.


Sword of the Stranger


Available: 4:00pm Pacific Time

Territories: United States, Canada


Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The unlikely companions form a bond over saving the dog from a poison attack, but chaos erupts when the assassins find Kotaro, and No Name must face his past before a horrible fate is met again.




Available: 5:00pm Pacific Time

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. Netherlands


In this 1920s tale of dark intrigue and romance, Japanese exchange student Kazuya Kujo strikes up a fast but uneasy friendship with the doll-like genius Victorique. Both outcasts, Victorique and Kujo explore the unsolved mysteries at their school. As they begin taking on more cases, a sinister plot begins to unfold in the shadows around them.


Nichijou - My Ordinary Life


Available: 6:00pm Pacific Time

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. Netherlands


Follow the adventures of three ordinary girls as they make life’s awkward moments a thousand times worse. Along with a colorful bunch of classmates, they learn their most important lessons the hard way. Like whether goats are an appropriate form of transportation, who would win in a wrestling match between the principal and a deer, and most notably, if the three-second rule applies to weenies that fly through mohawks. Meanwhile down the street, a pocket-sized professor makes life difficult for a robot who just wants to be normal. But normal is the last thing you can expect in a town where salmon falls from the sky. In fact, the only thing you can count on is your friends, but even they are totally weird.


Added 7/25:

Moeyo Ken


Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

Yuuko, Toshie, and Kaoru are descendants of the legendary Mobile Shinsengumi team. Carrying on the work of their samurai fathers is their legacy, and defending their people against outlawed and unlicensed beasts is their path to honor. Prepare for adventure as the latest generation of Mobile Shinsengumi presides over the dawn of a new era in supernatural mayhem!

Outlaw Star

Territories: United States, Canada


Gene Starwind is a jack-of-all-trades responsible for odd jobs and bounty hunting with his partner, Jim Hawking. Stuck on a rundown planet, he’s going nowhere fast. But when a bodyguard job goes sideways, he finds himself the proud owner of the Outlaw Star and on an adventure to find the mysterious Galactic Leyline. Facing pirates and dangers galore, can he survive the journey through space?



Territories: United States, Canada


Mai Tokiha thought she had enough trouble in life between taking care of her ailing brother and transferring to a new school. But when she saves a mysterious girl wielding a sword, everything changes. A power awakens within her and she becomes a HiME, a battle princess! But she’s not alone with this power—eleven other girls share her fate, and the burden is a heavy one.


Lupin the Third - The Woman Called Fujiko Mine


Territories: United States, Canada


She’s a thief. A killer.  A saint and a scandal. She’s whatever you need her to be to get the job done. She takes your breath away to get what she wants. She takes everything else just because she can. It’s all in a night’s work for the woman called Fujiko Mine. She’s the slinky, sultry thread that holds Lupin III’s crew together—and this is the heist that started it all.



Territories: United States, Canada, South Africa


Vash the Stampede is a wanted gunslinger with a habit of turning entire towns into rubble. His path of destruction reaches across the wastelands of a desert planet. Oddly enough, for such an infamous outlaw, there’s no proof he’s ever taken a life. In fact, he’s a pacifist who’s more doofus than desperado. There’s definitely a whole lot more to Vash than his reputation lets on.


Tokyo Ravens


Territories: United States, Canada


Harutora was born into a family of onmyouji known for their mastery of the occult. Unfortunately, he didn’t inherit their magical abilities, so he was doomed to live a normal life. At least, that is, until a girl from his past changes his future!


Ghost in the Shell: Arise (OVA and Alternative Architecture)

Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa


In this highly anticipated prequel set in the year after the fourth World War, cyborg and hacker Motoko Kusanagi finds herself wrapped up in the investigation of a devastating bombing. But she’s not the only one looking for answers—as she delves deeper into the mystery of who is behind the attack, a specialized team unlike any before begins to take shape.



Shakugan no Shana (S1 + Second + Final + S)


Territories: United States, Canada


Murdered by a demonic being, 15-year-old Yuji has his life force replaced by a flame that dims with each day. When the flame dies, no one will remember he was ever alive. This is how he meets Shana: a warrior with a burning sword, and the will of a god as her guide. The two form a bond as Yuji becomes Shana’s accomplice in her battles to keep the balance between the ordinary world and hers.



The Betrayal Knows My Name


Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,  Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. Netherlands


Gifted with a strange ability to see into the troubles of others, kind-hearted Yuki Sakurai finds his life turned upside down the day a handsome stranger named Luka appears. Suddenly, evil beings known as “Duras” begin hunting for him and a world of magic, terror, and a dark truth about his past surround him. Two sides seek his power, but who can he really trust?



The Mystic Archives of Dantalian


Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,  Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark. Netherlands


After his grandfather’s untimely death, Hugh Anthony Disward visits the estate of his inheritance where he discovers a library that’s out of this world. Embodying the archive is Dalian, a clever girl with a sharp tongue as biting as her sweet tooth. Circumstance leads to necessity, and she teaches Huey how to harness the power within—a handy trick to learn, seeing as it’s the only way to subdue the monsters brought forth by magical works of literature.


Ikki Tousen (Season 1)


Territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland


Everyone wants a piece of the new girl in town, but there’s nothing that turns Hakufu on more than a brutal street fight. And with no shortage of enemies, why take on one guy when you can take on ten? In this adventure where teenage brawlers are guided by the spirits of ancient warriors, Hakufu flashes her panties and cracks some skulls—but she might not escape her dark destiny.


You can also check out D.Gray-man season 4, which has the same availability as previous seasons.




Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at and tweets @RubyCosmos. Her latest book, Black Archive #21 – Heaven Sent, is currently available from Obverse Books.

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