Kyoto Animation deserves all the love and support that anime fans can provide, and in the first episode of the second season of Anime Academy — an educational YouTube series produced by Crunchyroll — we take a look at the history, the productions, and the work culture that makes the studio a shining beacon within the Japanese animation industry. Hit the jump to check it out.
We're too cool for school and ready to hunt some pesky Phantoms as "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" reminisces about Kyoto Animation's Winter 2016 output with a look back at Myriad Colors Phantom World. Hit the jump to pet Schrödinger's Cat and dive into a world of mind-over-matter.
Funimation has a new home video release of Kyoto Animation's Myriad Colors Phantom World planned for Blu-ray and DVD combo pack, with a limited edition, all coming out November 21. With pre-order now open, they've announced the 2016 series' English dub cast. See who's who after the jump.
A new teaser trailer is now available online for "Mizutama no Kiseki" ("The Polka Dot Miracle"), the unaired 14th episode of the Myriad Colors Phantom World TV anime that will be included as a bonus with the 7th volume of the Japanese Bluray & DVD releases of the series. Hit the jump to check it out.
On July 10th, Hiro Shomono (Haruhiko Ichijo), Sumire Uesaka[ (Mai Kawakami), Saori Hayami (Reina Izumi), Maaya Uchida (Koito Minase), Misaki Kuno (Kurumi Kumamakura), and Azusa Tadokoro (Ruru), plus Sceen Mode (opening theme performers) reunite for a Chiba's Maihama Amphitheater Myriad Colors Phantom World Summer Festival, celebrating the Winter 2016 Kyoto Animation series. Leading into the event, a look at its visual and goods have been previewed.
Crunchyroll made a big announcement at Anime Expo today. In addition to the reveal of some new anime licenses, the streaming service announced plans to bring some of its current anime lineup and other surprises to the physical realm of Blu-ray and DVD. Hit the jump for more.
The Japanese Bluray / DVD releases for the 7th and final volume of the Myriad Colors Phantom World TV series will include a bonus, unaired episode that may have been considered a bit too shocking for terrestrial TV. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kyoto Animation has posted the KA Esuma Bunko Comiket 89 promos for light novels Myriad Colors Phantom World, recipient of honorable mention in the novel category of the 2013's fourth Kyoto Animation Award and inspiration for this season's anime, and the following year's first grand prize winner, Violet Evergarden, along with honorable mention recipient Robot Heart Update - Santa Claus' Friend. Get a look after the jump.