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    Friday October 23, 2020
  • Anime NYC Powered By Crunchyroll Announces ANYC Online Virtual Convention For Late November

    Four nights of panels, guests and events planned via NTWRK shopping/event app

    AnimeNYC Powered By Crunchyroll has rolled with the punches and followed in the footsteps of other major conventions by announcing a virtual convention in the absence of a full-scale event due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. Read on for the first details on NTWRK Presents Anime NYC Online Powered By Crunchyroll!

  • Thursday October 22, 2020
  • Rotten Tomatoes Gushes Over Lupin III: The First with Perfect Tomatometer Score After Opening Screenings

    2019 3DCG Lupin Adaptation Scored Praise For Story And High Quality Animation

    The 2019 Lupin III: The First movie is winning hearts and minds with every screening, as the latest Lupin III film adaptation breaks with decades of tradition with a fully 3D animated production. Now, Rotten Tomatoes has rendered its own verdict, with a perfect Tomatometer score. Read on for the details

  • Wednesday October 21, 2020
  • Watch The Dr. STONE Special From Jump Special Anime Festa Here On Crunchyroll!

    Special features never before seen footage

    Dr. STONE fans are in for a really special treat. The Jump Special Anime Fest special titled Stone Wars Eve of the Battle Special Feature will premiere right here on Crunchyroll! Read on for more!

  • Monday October 19, 2020
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 TV Anime is Teased in Brand New Visual

    The second season of hit anime joins Crunchyroll's Winter 2021 lineup

    That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime season 2 is just around the corner, giving us more adventure with Rimuru and friends. Those adventures are teased in a brand new visual for the second season, teasing the next big bad that Rimuru and the Jura Tempest Federation have to face. Check out the visual after the jump!

  • Third Hyrule Warriors Age Of Calamity Trailer Teases "The Hyrule You Know, A Story You Don’t"

    Trailer also unveils new ways to use Sheikah powers in-game

    Nintendo and Koei-Tecmo have uploaded the third trailer in the Untold Chronicles From 100 Years Past teaser trailer series for the forthcoming Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game for the Nintendo Switch. Read on for the trailer.

  • Sunday October 18, 2020
  • New Archipel Caravan Video Sits Down With 'Resident Evil' Creator Shinji Mikami In Career Retrospective

    Mikami breaks down the funny way he joined Capcom, development pains of first Resident Evil, and more

    Shinji Mikami is a name that many long-time gamers have grown to respect in the decades since the release of the first Resident Evil on Sony's PlayStation in 1996.The newest video from documentary production group Archipel Caravan has him sitting down for a long-form interview in which he elaborates on everything Resident Evil. Read on for the video.

  • Friday October 16, 2020
  • EX-ARM Anime Adds Koji Yusa and Yū Kobayashi To Series Cast

    Yusa and Kobayashi also comment on roles

    The 46th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has announced two new cast additions for the EX-ARM anime adaptation slated for January 2021 in Koji Yusa and Yū Kobayashi. Read on for cast member comments and the first character images

  • Crunchyroll Expands Availability of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III In German-Speaking Territories

    The Hestia Familia grows larger!

    Crunchyroll is excited to announce that it has expanded the availability of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III simculcast to additional German-speaking territories in Europe. Read on for the details.

  • Tower Of God's Original Soundtrack By Kevin Penkin Now Available!

    Full soundtrack now available across digital streaming and download platforms

    If you enjoyed Crunchyroll Originals series Tower of God and especially enjoyed the soundtrack and music throughout the series, you have Kevin Penkin to thank. Sony Music Masterworks in conjunction with the Milan Music label have released the complete soundtrack today across all major streaming services. Read on for the details.

  • Thursday October 15, 2020
  • Crunchyroll Darling Megan Thee Stallion Shows Off Jojo's Bizarre Adventure-Inspired Nails On Instagram

    Rapper previously launched exclusive apparel collection via Crunchyroll Loves series

    Houston-born rapper and performer Megan Thee Stallion is no stranger to anime, having developed full anime-inspired looks for photoshoots and interviews in the past, and now she's taking her love of anime even further, with an incredible nail paint job inspired by her favorite anime, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Read on for the look.

  • Crunchyroll Brings Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club TV Anime to UK/IE

    The first two episodes are currently available!

    The girls of Nijigasaki High School need to bring the music back to their school and make sure the Idol Club doesn't get shut down! Crunchyroll is excited to announce that Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club is now available to Premium Members in the UK and Ireland. Read on for the details.

  • Wednesday October 14, 2020
  • How The Rich And Famous Bid On Pokémon Trading Cards To Reclaim Youthful Memories

    Recent trading card auctions go up to six figures for first edition cards

    With the growth of high-dollar nostagia-fueled auctions, there's a new auction target for the rich and famous to pour their money into if they want to reclain their memories of childhood: Pokémon trading cards. Read on for the rapper Logic's recent auction win with a touching personal anecdote.

  • Funimation Expands Dragon Ball Z Merchandise Selection With New Partnerships, Including Home Goods

    Home goods manufacturer Just Funky leads new and renewed merchandise licenses

    Merchandise licensing announcements tend to be incredibly dry. That's why Funimation's recent merchandise announcements seemed to have struck a chord with people online, as the latest licensor for the brand in Just Funky has announced a line of home goods for the Dragon Ball Z franchise. You read that right. Read on for the details.

  • Computer Hardware Manufacturer ASUS To Release Official Gundam PC Hardware For Enthusiasts in Japan

    New hardware line spans apparel to motherboards, monitors, power supplies, graphics cards and cases

    For computer hardware enthusiasts, Asus is a very familiar name to those who build custom PCs for work or play and now the company is slated to introduce a new line of Gundam-themed products that spans from branded apparel all the way to high-end computer components for the 40th anniversary of the franchise. Read on for the first images.

  • Tuesday October 13, 2020
  • Shueisha's Manga Plus Editor Shares Insights On App's International Popularity

    Insights shed light on international use and popularity of digital manga outside Japan

    The editor for Shueisha's Manga+ (Manga Plus) smartphone application, Yūta Momiyama took to his personal Twitter account recently to share insights and observations on the popularity of the smartphone app. Read on for a list of the top 20 countries by readership as well as further observations about the popularity of select titles found in the app.