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  • Crunchyroll's Anime in America Podcast Continues with an Episode About Conventions

    Join host Yedoye Travis along with guests Jim Kaposztas, Sue Monroe, Lance Heiskell, Adam Sheehan, and Charlene Ingram

    Last week saw the launch of Anime in America, Crunchyroll's first oral history podcast. Now the series is here with its third episode, which has host Yedoye Travis and a handful of guests digging into the history of anime conventions. Read on for more.

  • Virtual Crunchyroll Expo Opens for Registration with First Wave of Guests, Panels, and More! 

    Cast and creators from shows like Rent-A-Girlfriend and more will be present!

    Virtual Crunchyroll Expo registration is now live along with the first wave of reveals for special guests, panels, and programming. Read on for all the details!

  • Thursday May 21, 2020
  • Fairy Tail RPG Delayed Until the End of July Around the World

    Gust cites the impact of COVID-19 on development

    We were just a little over a month away from the planned June 25 launch of the Fairy Tail RPG, but Gust's take on Hiro Mashima's series will need to cook a little longer. Read on for the latest.

  • State of Emergency in Japan is Lifted Early in Osaka, Kyoto

    Tokyo capital region and Hokkaido to continue under restrictions

    After canceling the State of Emergency declaration in 39 prefectures last week, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced today that the State of Emergency in the Kansai region would be canceled. Leaving the Tokyo Capital Region and the island of Hokkaido as the last remaining areas in Japan under restrictions. Read on for more details.


  • Asteroid in Love Anime Reveals Key Visual for This Sunday's Canceled Event

    You can watch the 12-episode TV anime on Crunchyroll

    The official website for the Koisuru Asteroid / Asteroid in Love TV anime posted a key visual featuring the five main girls in the costumes of each birthday constellation for the canceled special event. It was originally scheduled to be held at Fussa Shimin Kaikan in Tokyo this Sunday but has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check out their cute visual after the jump.

  • Bloody Tournament In China Begins in Baki Web Anime Season 2 PV

    The five convicts' after story "REVENGE TOKYO" will be also animated

    Netflix Japan has started streaming a 110-second main PV for the forthcoming second season of the web anime adaptation of Keisuke Itagaki's long-running action/martial arts manga series Baki, along with a key visual featuring its main characters. See how the "Great Chinese Challenge" tournament begins after the jump!

  • Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA All-New Feature Film in The Works

    All four seasons of the TV anime series are available on Crunchyroll

    The official website for the Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA anime series announced today that an all-new feature film is in the works. In commemoration of the announcement, a two-minute special PV to look back at the history of the anime series is posted on the web. Check out more information including a special illustration by the manga author after the jump!

  • LiSA's Demon Slayer OP Song Streamed 100 Million Times on Subscription Services Worldwide

    The music video has been watched more than 37 million times

    According to Billboard JAPAN's streaming song chart "Streaming Songs," LiSA's 15th single song "Gurenge," the OP theme for the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, has been streamed over 100 million times on subscription services worldwide since its digital release on April 22, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday May 20, 2020
  • BanG Dream! Franchise Offers Specially-Edited Music Video "You're Not Alone" to Cheer Up Fans

    The pop tune was performed by Aya, Moca, Lisa, Kanon, and Tsugumi

    As a cheering song to everyone who works hard towards tomorrow, the BanG Dream! project has posted a specially-edited music video for "Hitori Jyanain Dakara / You're Not Alone" using the footage from the eighth episode of the TV anime BanG Dream! second season. Watch the five girls' performance after the jump!

  • Preview for One Piece Theme Song Official Cover Album by Popular YouTubers Streamed

    The performers include HIKAKIN, SEIKIN, LatuLatu, Rikuo from Avantis, JENNI, and more!

    11 popular Japanese YouTubers gather to perform cover versions of the One Piece anime theme songs from the first OP song "We Are!" to the latest 22nd OP "OVER THE TOP." Avex's official YouTube channel has started streaming a three-minute preview for the forthcoming album "ONE PIECE MUUUSIC COVER ALBUM" to introduce its singers. Check out their performance after the jump!

  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Sasuke?

    Let's test your knowledge of one of Naruto's most important characters!

    Sasuke's journey through the Naruto franchise has been a long, twisting tale. And to celebrate it, I've created a quiz that tests just how much you know about one of Konohagakure's finest. Hit the jump to see how much Sasuke knowledge you have!

  • FROMSOFTWARE's Souls Series Surpasses 27 Million Copies Sold

    Video game makers thank the fans for their support on Twitter

    FROMSOFTWARE, the makers of video games such as Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and the Armored Core series, have announced that the popular "Souls" series of dark fantasy / action RPG video games has surpassed 27 million copies sold worldwide. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Share an Umbrella with These Rainy Day KAGUYA-SAMA Goods

    Goods will be sold at Animate stores across Japan starting next month

    Animate is rolling out an adorable new line of KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR merch, featuring your favorite romantic fools decked out for a rainy day. Get a preview of the goods after the jump!

  • Mike Mignola Graces Twitter with Pokémon Sketches

    The Hellboy creator puts his spin on the popular monsters for his daughter

    Hellboy creator Mike Mignola is putting his spin on more of your faves! The artist recently drew a series of Pokémon at the request of his daughter, and shared the results with Twitter. Check them out after the jump!

  • Betrayal Is the Name of the Game in Tower of God Episode 8

    Does Team A pass the test?

    Team A is up against Quant the Ranker but not everything is how it seems. Find out how the test goes down after the jump!

  • TRIGGER's Director Hiroyuki Imaishi Unleashes Anime Art Book

    224 page collection includes artwork for "FLCL", "Kill la Kill", "Dead Leaves", and more

    Studio TRIGGER's Hiroyuki Imaishi, director of works such as PROMARE and Space Patrol Luluco, has an explosive art-style and now his first official art collection has been released in Japan in a magazine-book hybrid publication known as the Hiroyuki Imaishi Anime Art Book. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Aegis Alver Introduced in Latest Tales of Crestoria Character Trailer

    Meet the Tatsuhisa Suzuki-voiced character ahead of the game's June launch

    While we wait for the early June launch of Tales of Crestoria, Bandai Namco is rolling out more character trailers. The latest puts the spotlight on Aegis Alver, voiced by Tatsuhisa Suzuki, so check out the brief introduction after the jump. 

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