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  • The God of High School Script Writer Reveals the Challenges and Rewards of Writing for Action Shows

    An interview with script writer Kiyoko Yoshimura

    To celebrate The God of High School's anime debut today, we sat down with script writer Kiyoko Yoshimura to hear her thoughts on the popular WEBTOON series as well as life in the anime industry. Hit the jump below to find out what she had to say!

  • The Crunchyroll News Month of Kyoto Animation

    Celebrate and honor the studio with Crunchyroll News and Features for the month of July

    For the month of July, Crunchyroll News and Features will be celebrating and honoring Kyoto Animation. With one year behind us since the deadly arson attack, we want to elevate Kyoto Animation with personal essays and features about the studio and the creators behind so many works that have impacted touched our lives.

  • Crunchyroll Announces Summer 2020 Anime Lineup!

    The God of High School and more are coming to Crunchyroll as well as returning favorites like Re:ZERO!

    It's almost July, and that means it's almost time for a brand new season of anime! Crunchyroll is announcing its new lineup of series coming to the site next season, and this article is your source for all of the great anime you'll be able to watch right here!

  • Friday July 10, 2020
  • Anison Duo ClariS to Celebrate Their Debut 10th Anniversary with Two Best Albums

    Requests for the ClariS songs to be sung by Clara or Karen for the album are now accepted

    In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of their major debut, the two-member anison duo ClariS will release two new best albums entitled "ClariS 10th Anniversary BEST" simultaneously on October 20, 2020. The "Pink Moon" edition features Clara's image color and motif, "Pastel Pink" and "Moon," while the "Green Star" edition is inspired by Karen's "Pastel Green" and "Star." Check out the messages from the two after the jump!

  • Thursday July 9, 2020
  • Details of Aikatsu! Series New Project to be Revealed on August 10

    Two new episodes of "Aikatsu on Parade!" web anime series will be posted tomorrow

    It has been confirmed that details about the Aikatsu! franchise's "new series" will be revealed in the special web program "Bandai x BN Pictures Festival" to be streamed on August 10. A detailed announcement for the new series was originally planned for June, but has been postponed to a future date due to the impact of the spread of the COVID-19 infection. Hit the jump for more information.

  • PreCure Miracle Leap Film Finally Set to Open on October 31, 2020, After Two COVID-19 Delays

    A "Healin' Good♥PreCure" feature film is also slated for 2021

    The official website for Eiga PreCure Miracle Leap: Minna tono Fushigina Ichinichi (Movie PreCure Miracle Leap: A Wonderful Day with Everyone) announced today that the film is finally set to be released in Japan on October 31, 2020. The 28th PreCure feature film was originally set for March 20, but has been postponed twice due to the circumstances around COVID-19. Watch an announcement clip newly narrated by Cure Grace after the jump!

  • UNIQLO Announces New Doraemon UT Apparel Collection for Franchise's 50th Anniversary

    New Collection Features Styles Celebrating Past and Present

    Japanese fast fashion retailer Uniqlo has announced the forthcoming launch of another Doraemon inspired apparel collection, this one timed to celebrate the franchise's 50th anniversary. Read on for the details

  • Junji Ito's Tomie Comes to Life with Adeline Rudolph in the Lead Role

    Quibi moves ahead with Alexandre Aja's adaptation

    A live-action adaptation of Junji Ito's early manga Tomie was previously teased for mobile streaming service Quibi, and now it officially has the green light. Read on for the latest update.

  • The Violence Action Manga Has an Adaptation in the Works

    Will it be an anime? Live-action movie? Your guess is as good as ours!

    Details are light on this one, but an adaptation of some sort has been teased for writer Shin Sawada and illustrator Renji Asai's The Violence Action manga. Read on for more.

  • The 10 Best Pieces Of Straw Hat Crew Fashion

    The King of the Pirates needs a well-dressed team

    The Straw Hat Pirates are known on the Grand Line for their power and for their teamwork. And they're known to a slightly lesser extent for their fashon sense, which is TOP NOTCH. Hit the jump for ten of the best Straw Hat outfits in the sea.

  • Fairy Tail RPG Trailer Takes Us on a Tour of Characters and Features

    PS4, Switch, and PC game is due out at the end of the month

    Before July ends, we'll finally be able to get our hands on the Fairy Tail RPG. Koei Tecmo and Gust are taking this opportunity to show off more of the game in a new trailer after the jump.

  • Chizuru Mizuhara from Rent-a-Girlfriend Comes to Life With Japan's Top Cosplayer Enako

    The shoot appeared as part of this weeks issue of Weekly Shonen Magazine

    With the upcoming Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime premiere only a day away, his week's issue of Weekly Shonen Magazine, where Reiji Miyajima's manga is serialized, celebrated the upcoming broadcast by enlisting Japan's top cosplayer Enako to recreate a "real date" as Chizuru Mizuhara. Check out the date after the jump!


  • Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed Game Heads to Switch in the West

    TOMY and Outright Games are teaming up to bring it over on October 16

    TOMY and Outright Games have teamed up to bring Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed to Switch in the west, with the English release set for October 16. Read on for more.

  • Giraffe and Annika Trailer Highlights Characters and Gameplay

    PS4 and Switch game is due out from NIS America on August 25

    NIS America is bringing the plucky adventure of Giraffe and Annika to PS4 and Switch, and now we have a new trailer that introduces some of the wonders that await in its world. Hit the jump to watch.

  • You Can Now Purchase Natsumi's Scooter from Weathering with You for $2,500 USD

    The scooter comes in two models, 50CC and 110CC for you to whizz around in the rain on

    Due to popular demand, Honda and the Weathering with You production committee have teamed up to recreate Natsumi's scooter, based off of Honda's own 'Super Cub' line, from the popular Makoto Shinkai anime film. The scooter comes in two engine sizes, letting young teenagers get away with zipping about through Ikebukuro's backstreets – though I hope they're not being chased! Check out the scooter and more information after the jump!

  • Voice Actor Takuma Terashima Opens Official Twitter Account to Be Closer to Fans

    The voice of Ittoki Otoya (Utano Prince-sama), Amagase Touma (The [email protected] SiedeM)

    36-year-old voice actor Takuma Terashima opened his official Twitter account (@Terashima_dayo) today. While writing daily miscellaneous notes on his official blog for more than ten years, he has been reluctant for Twitter activities. He explains why he finally decided to step into the Twitter world on the latest article on his official blog. Check out his thought after the jump.

  • "Gintama" Sougo Okita Has Adorable Teddy Bear Form with Eye Mask

    The special made-to-order item set will be shipped on November 13, 2020

    Starting with the Gintoki one in January 2020, the Tokyo-based anime merchandise company MOVIC has been offering special birthday item sets tha tcontain a teddy bear doll inspired by the Gintama characters. Its latest entry is Sougo Okita, who celebrates his birthday on July 8. Check out the cuteness of the Okita bear after the jump!

  • Tokyo One Piece Tower to Reopen for Last 14 Days before Closing Down

    "ONE PIECE LIVE ATTRACTION" character show will also return for the last time

    As reported, Tokyo One Piece Tower, the world's first permanent indoor theme park dedicated to the One Piece franchise, will close down its five-year history on July 31, 2020. Before the last farewell, the park will reopen for free for a limited time of 14 days until the final day. Hit the jump for more details.

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