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    Thursday April 26, 2018
  • Young Love and Monstrous Marriage - Get Hooked on Two New Series!

    This week, we take a look at the first episodes of "Crossing Time" and "Kakuriyo"

    Looking for a spin on the typical meet-cute? The Hook has you covered this week! Preview a bite-sized story of a school crush with Crossing Time, or watch a chef fight for her freedom in Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-. What will keep you coming back for more? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday April 19, 2018
  • Mecha Battles and Gacha Fantasy: Get Hooked on Parody Anime!

    This week, we dive into the worlds of "Space Battleship Tiramisu" and "Last Period" to see what will keep you coming back for more

    Need a laugh this season? This week in The Hook, we're looking at two parody series perfect for fans of fantasy and mecha anime! Get schooled on the despair of gacha games in Last Period or go inside the cockpit for Space Battleship Tiramisu. What will keep you coming back for more? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday April 12, 2018
  • Let's Get Digital: Get Hooked on "Lupin the 3rd Part 5" and "Caligula"!

    The computers are taking over this spring! But never fear -- that just means two amazing new anime to love!

    This week, The Hook dives into the dark side of the web -- from digital horror to literal dark web dealings! The anime adaptation of Caligula and the latest installment of Lupin the 3rd's Blue Jacket era are rolling out as simulcasts. Will they grab you in the first episode? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday April 6, 2018
  • Magical Girl Ore and Umamusume: Get Hooked on the Tough Girls of Spring Anime!

    These heroines can take down a demon army and outrun a car -- but can they get you hooked in one episode?

    Are you ready to start the spring anime season with a bang? Meet the new season's toughest ladies in Umamusume: Pretty Derby and Magical Girl Ore! Will these two action-packed new series grab you from the first episode? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday March 15, 2018
  • Vampires and Idols - Get Hooked on the Newest Anime in Our Catalog!

    This week, we sample the premieres of "NO-RIN" and "Dance in the Vampire Bund" to see if they'll reel you in!

    Eyeing the newest additions to our catalog but aren't sure where to start? Let us get you hooked! This week, we take a look at the first episodes of NO-RIN and Dance in the Vampire Bund. Do they have what it takes to grab you from the beginning? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday March 8, 2018
  • Babysitters and Shogi Masters: There's Still Time to Get Hooked!

    Running low on shows at the end of the season? Time to binge-watch!

    Finish out the winter 2018 anime season by picking up some new titles! This week, we cover The Ryuo's Work Is Never Done! and School Babysitters, two series you may have missed this season. Find out why they'll get you hooked after the jump!

  • Thursday February 22, 2018
  • Mecha Battles and School Romance: It's Not Too Late to Get Hooked!

    But you might not want to watch these at work...

    Need to kick off a new simulcast to kill time before your fave updates? Let us get you started on DARLING in the FRANXX and citrus! These two shows -- uh -- might not be for watching at work, but we think they'll get you hooked. Find out how after the jump!

  • Thursday February 15, 2018
  • Masters of Teasing and Lovers of Ramen: Get Hooked on School Comedies!

    This week, we look at "Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san" and "Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles"

    Looking for some cute school romance? The Hook has some on offer -- but it might not be quite what you're expecting! From the mutual teasing of Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san to a girl's fascination with her ramen-loving classmate in Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles, these stories of school crushes are a bit out of the ordinary. Hit the jump to see if they'll get you hooked!

  • Thursday February 8, 2018
  • How Much Cute Can You Handle? Get Hooked on Adorable Anime Simulcasts!

    "Mitchiri Neko" and "How to Keep a Mummy" are here, and they're adorable

    This week on The Hook, we're taking it easy with a pair of adorable, low-commitment simulcasts. Take a short break from your work day with Mitchiri Neko, or discover just how stupidly adorable a mummy can be in How to Keep a Mummy. Hit the jump to get started!

  • Thursday February 1, 2018
  • Sanrio Fans and Aspiring Idols: Get Hooked on the Season's Best Boys!

    "Sanrio Boys" and "IDOLiSH7" are here... are they for you?

    Looking for candidates for anime's Best Boy of 2018? The Hook has some early picks this week! Check out the fanboys of Sanrio Boys, or audition the group of IDOLiSH7. Which one will get you hooked? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday January 25, 2018
  • Slow Starts and Magic Spells: Get Hooked on School Anime!

    This week, we preview "Maerchen Maedchan" and "Slow Start"... stories of two very different high school girls

    Looking for a high school adventure with a twist? Try out one of this week's new simulcasts! This time in The Hook, we're looking at the sweet friend circle of Slow Start and the magical land of Maerchen Maedchen. Which one will hook you? Find out after the jump!

  • Thursday January 18, 2018
  • From Curses to Cursing: Get Hooked on Winter Anime's Weirdest!

    This week, we take a first look at "Pop Team Epic" and "Junji Ito Collection"

    Hey, you. Yeah, you. We see you there, side-eyeing Junji Ito Collection and Pop Team Epic. Not sure if they're too weird for you, or just weird enough? Let us get you hooked! This week, we're taking a look at the premieres of this winter's weirdest fare. Sample it after the jump!

  • Thursday January 11, 2018
  • "Laid-Back Camp" and "Grancrest War": Get Hooked on Anime in Faraway Places!

    This week, we preview two new simulcasts that take you far from home

    Looking for a getaway this week? Whether you're dreaming of faraway fantasy lands or a quiet campfire, we've got shows to get you hooked! This week, we look at new simulcasts Record of Grancrest War and Laid-Back Camp. Preview both after the jump!

  • Thursday January 4, 2018
  • Go to the Ends of the Earth and Get Hooked on the First Simulcast of 2018!

    A special New Year's look into why "A Place Further than the Universe" will hook you

    This week, The Hook travels down south... waaaaay down south... for Crunchyroll's first simulcast of the year! A Place Further Than the Universe is only one episode in, but we're sure it'll hook you. How do we know? Hit the jump to see!

  • Thursday December 28, 2017
  • Ancient Cults and Little Sisters? Get Hooked on Fall Shows You Missed!

    Ring out 2017 with a few last binge-watches before we clear the way for the winter anime season.

    It's just a week until the new anime season starts, but there's still some time to kill -- let us get you hooked on some shows you may have missed! Whether you're looking for supernatural action or rom-com, we've got you covered this week. See our suggestions after the jump!