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    Friday April 19, 2019
  • Springtime Celebrates Failure and Family: A Look Back at HINAMATSURI

    Mobsters and psychics add up to a mix that's 100% comedy with a little sentimental drama for good measure

    Home is where the heart is, but it's also where all of the psychic high school girls and low-level Yakuza hang out in HINAMATSURI, a 2018 TV anime that's one part absurdist comedy and one part sentimental drama and also the subject of this week's installment of Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog's Spring 2018 Renewal. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday March 19, 2019
  • It's Spring Break Time and We’ve Got 10 Great Bingeable Anime to Watch!

    The temperature is changing, the birds are chirping, and it’s time for spring break! That means only one thing: binge-watch time!

    Ah, you can feel the change of the seasons coming! The temperatures are rising, the birds are chirping, and the first official day of Spring is just around the corner, and oh, right, one last thing: Spring break! But what to do with your week off? Well, I've got a list of ten amazing shows that are perfect to binge watch as you welcome in the change of seasons, take a break from school, or just find yourself lounging around with your favorite streaming device. Curious to see what we’ve got? Get your favorite snacks and read on!

  • Monday March 4, 2019
  • Reigen Is Great, But There Are Other Great Anime Parents Too!

    Today let's celebrate some of the very best parents in anime!

    Inspired by the dubious mentorship of Reigen Arataka, today we'll be taking a journey through some of the best anime parents of recent years. Whether your family is composed of mostly dragons or entirely tanukis, great parenting is integral to a loving family. Let's celebrate those relationships that make our favorite families shine!

  • Friday January 18, 2019
  • Best Isekai of 2018 Should Have Been a Category So I'm Doing it Right Now!

    Announcement, nominations, and winner all at once!

    The 2018 Anime Awards is missing prehaps the most important category it could have... Best Isekai. I'm correcting this by hosting my own awards show start to finish. Hit the jump for my nominations, deliberations, and declaration of the winner of Best Isekai of 2018!

  • Wednesday January 16, 2019
  • BEST FIGHT SCENE has Only One True Winner: HINA VS ANZU

    CR's resident action expert breaks down the greatest rock-paper-scissors showdown ever

    Epic ninja showdowns! The power of a master wizard! Pure instinct given form! The greatest good versus the worst evil! And among all that, the Best Fight Scene of 2018 is... a game of rock-paper-scissors? Read on to find out WHY!

  • Friday November 30, 2018
  • Six 2018 Slice-of-Life Anime That Will Leave You Relaxed

    It's time to kick back and unwind

    As 2018 begins to wind down, it's time to wipe away all the stress the year has brought us. Thankfully, this year has given us some great shows that can fulfill that need within the slice-of-life genre! Curious which shows are fun and will let you relax? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday August 17, 2018
  • Which Isekai is the Deadliest?

    The answer may surprise you!

    Isekai are terrifying worlds populated by mighty magic and terrifying monsters, but which poses the greatest threat? In an all-out battle of the multipvers, who would actually emerge victorious? I've watched a lot of isekai anime during my precious time in this world and believe I have discovered the truth. Hit the jump to find out which world is the mightiest!

  • Thursday July 19, 2018
  • 5 Memorable Moments You Didn't Know Were Ad-libbed

    The surprising times voice actors came up with their own lines!

    Ad-libs are seen throughout all kinds of media, but for anime, it's harder to tell when voice actors utilize this technique or are called upon to do this by a director. What's the story behind these five instances of ad-libs and how did they add to their respected show? Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Monday July 2, 2018
  • Last Week in Anime: Big Talk Edition

    The best clips from last week's episodes

    This was a great week if you like watching big talkers get their comeuppance. We saw some devestating trash talk and a few big talkers seeing their words blow up in their face. Whether their punishment was physical or verbal, no one walked away unbloodied. Hit the jump for the best absolute destruction in last week's episodes!

  • Saturday June 30, 2018
  • Crunchyroll Staff's Spring Anime Picks

    With the next season of anime starting up, let's take a look at some of the best shows of Spring

    This year, Spring gifted us with some excellent new series and continuations of Winter anime. Today, our editorial staff pick their favorites from the past season. Did your favorite show make it onto the list? Hit the jump and find out!


  • Wednesday June 27, 2018
  • Sakuga Weekly: The Surprising Link between HINAMATSURI and DARLING in the FRANXX

    Check out the best animation craft last week's anime had to offer!

    The spring season's best comedy, HINAMATSURI, was also one of its best animated. In this edition of Sakuga Weekly, we dive into the creators behind the lively animation that brought HINAMATSURI to life – as well as discovering how their influence has spread to shows like DARLING in the FRANXX! Hit the jump to read more!

  • Monday June 25, 2018
  • Get Festive with Hinamatsuri Collab Cafe

    Yes, of course you can get ikura

    Want to celebrate your love for Hinamatsuri — and get a heaping helping of ikura? Cure Maid Cafe is setting up for a collab event where you can do both! Get a sneak peek at their menu after the jump.