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  • Tuesday October 27, 2020
  • Japan Box Office: Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Stays at No.1 with Strong 3 Billion Yen

    "Violet Evergarden The Movie" has surpassed the 1.5 billion yen mark

    The momentum doesn't look like it's going to stop for a while. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train earned an impressive 3.041 billion yen on 2.273 million admissions even on its second Saturday and Sunday, becoming the top-grossing film in Japan for two consecutive weeks. Both the revenue and the ticket sales number were down only nine percent from the previous week. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Visual Arts Launches New Mixed-media Project Prima Doll Featuring Automata Girls

    Azumi Waki (Senko in The Helpful Fox Senko-san) voices the protagonist girls Haizakura

    Japanese game company Visual Arts has launched a new mixed-media project Prima Doll. Its stroy centers on automata girls who were created to be used as weapons in the great war that just ended a few years ago and now work at a cafe named "Kuroneko-tei." The development team of its game brand Key (Kanon, Air, CLANNAD) works on an original story for the project. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday October 26, 2020
  • Netflix Reveals Upcoming Slate of Anime Titles for 2021

    Godzilla, Way of the House Husband, Baki Hanma, and more headline Netflix’s 2021 anime offerings

    Netflix made a slew of announcements at their live-streamed Netflix Anime Festival, and we got the round-up of all the announcements including Godzilla: Singular Point, Spriggan, The Way of the House Husband, and much more! Hit the jump to see all the announcements! 

  • LiSA's Demon Slayer Film Theme Song Dominates Japan's Single Chart for Two Consecutive Weeks

    The song's music video has been viewed a massive 20 million times only in two weeks

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, anison singer LiSA's 17th single "Homura" sold an impressive 42,000 units even in its second week of release and became the top-selling single of in Japan for two consecutive weeks. It is the first time in nine years and ten months for a female solo singer to dominate the chart for two weeks in a row. Hit the jump for more detail.

  • The Way of the Househusband Cooks Up Netflix Anime Series in 2021

    Tatsu dons the apron for The Way of the Househusband in 2021

    Netflix announced during their Anime Festival 2020 presentation today that The Way of the Househusband will be getting an anime series in 2021. The first visual for the upcoming series was release showing the former yakuza Tatsu in the cutest of aprons holding a bento. Check it out after the jump!

  • "Dennou Coil" Director Mitsuo Iso's New Film "Extraterrestrial Boys and Girls" Slated for Early Spring of 2022

    A new studio, Production + h., was established for the production of this film

    Two years and five months after the initial announcement back in May 2018, it is officially confirmed today that Mitsuo Iso (Dennou Coil)'s new original anime feature film Chikyugai Shonen Shoujo / Extraterrestrial Boys and Girls is set for a release in the early spring of 2022. Check out the latest information with a teaser visual drawn by the character designer Kenichi Yoshida (Eureka Seven) after the jump!

  • LiSA & Uru Perfrom Together in CM for Sony's Noise Cancelling Earphones

    Their solo performance clips will be posted on "THE FIRST TAKE" soon

    Two popular anison singers - LiSA (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba theme songs) and Uru (Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon ED theme) perform together in the latest CM for Sony's noise cancelling earphones series "WF-1000X." The song featured in the clip, "Saikai (produced by Ayase)" is written/composed/arranged by a well-known vocaloid song creator Ayase ("Sentensei Assault Girl" by Hatsune Miku). Check out the special collaboration after the jump!

     

  • Anime NYC and Crunchyroll Reveal Weekend Badges Featuring Dr. STONE and More

    This year's event may be virtual, but you can at least represent like you're there!

    Just because this year's Anime NYC will be completely virtual doesn't mean you can't represent like you're attending in person, though, and Crunchyroll and Anime NYC are helping everyone do so with some awesome weekend badges. Read on for more.

  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Trailer Shows Off Free Card Battling Update

    Dragon Ball Card Warriors will be available in the action-RPG on October 27

    If you thought your copy of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was a little too focused on the action-RPG side of things, you'll soon be able to spend all your in-game time with your eyes glued to the new card battling mode. Check out a trailer after the jump.

  • My Hero Academia: Ultra Impact Mobile Game Prepares for Beta Testing in Japan

    Closed beta planned for November on Android devices

    My Hero Academia: Ultra Impact was recently revealed as a mobile game take on Kohei Horikoshi's wildly popular series, and now it's preparing to enter the beta testing phase in Japan. Read on for details.

  • Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon Dub Casts Erica Mendez, Kira Buckland, Morgan Berry

    Cast for the three main leads announced for the Inuyasha sequel series

    Check out the cast for the three main leads of Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon after the jump!

  • Sponsored Post: Tactical Shojo RPG Illusion Connect Offers a Grand Launch Event To Celebrate Global Debut on iOS and Android!

    The popular mobile tactical shojo RPG Illusion Connect finally makes its global debut on iOS and Android! Read on for the details of its massive launch event!

  • Crunchyroll Staff Shares Perspective Leading Up to Election Day

    Your vote is your voice -- find resources to make your voice heard

    We’re entering the home stretch of 2020, and the deeper we go into Fall, the closer we come to November 3, Election Day. Taking your voice to the polls is one of the most powerful things you can do to shape the future of our country. Crunchyroll Staff share their thoughts on the importance of voting.

  • ESSAY: What Are the Fundamentals of Great Horror Anime?

    Today let's explore what makes a great horror anime effectively spooky!

    With Halloween fast approaching, I've got spooky cartoons on the brain. Today in Why It Works, let's explore the fundamentals of great horror storytelling and how those apply to animation!

  • VIZ Sets JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind Manga for Summer 2021

    Volumes will be released in both hardcover and digital formats

    This past weekend marked the finale of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind on Toonami, and VIZ Media was in the mood to celebrate with a few well-timed live tweets and an announcement.

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