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    Monday July 6, 2020
  • The God of High School's Lead Actor Screamed in Public When He Got the Part

    Tatsumaru Tachibana talks about how he landed his breakout role as Jin Mori

    Tatsumaru Tachibana will be playing protagonist Jin Mori in the upcoming Crunchyroll Original anime The God of High School. We talk with Tachibana about how he broke into the industry, what it's like being a voice actor, and what he thinks about the WEBTOON series the anime is based on.

  • Friday July 3, 2020
  • How the Composer of Liz and the Blue Bird Used Math Equations to Write a Soundtrack

    Kensuke Ushio, the composer for Liz and the Blue Bird, shares his creative process.

    The composer for A Silent Voice and now Liz and the Blue Bird, Kensuke Ushio, sat down with us to talk about coprime numbers, working with Naoko Yamada again, and the creative process that went into the creation of Liz and the Blue Bird.

  • Wednesday July 1, 2020
  • The Crunchyroll News Month of Kyoto Animation

    Celebrate and honor the studio with Crunchyroll News and Features for the month of July

    For the month of July, Crunchyroll News and Features will be celebrating and honoring Kyoto Animation. With one year behind us since the deadly arson attack, we want to elevate Kyoto Animation with personal essays and features about the studio and the creators behind so many works that have impacted touched our lives.

  • Tuesday June 23, 2020
  • Crunchyroll Announces Summer 2020 Anime Lineup!

    The God of High School and more are coming to Crunchyroll as well as returning favorites like Re:ZERO!

    It's almost July, and that means it's almost time for a brand new season of anime! Crunchyroll is announcing its new lineup of series coming to the site next season, and this article is your source for all of the great anime you'll be able to watch right here!

  • Monday June 22, 2020
  • Tower of God Creator SIU Wasn't Allowed to Read Comics as a Kid ... But He Did Anyways

    We learn how SIU's time in the military influenced Tower of God, how he discovered manga as a child, and much more in this exclusive interview

    Crunchyroll speaks with SIU, the creator of Tower of God, for an exclusive interview about his journey to becoming a professional artist, his favorite manga and anime, and much more!

  • Thursday May 28, 2020
  • Behind the Scenes of How Anime Gets Up-Scaled on Crunchyroll

    Our engineering team released a blog post about the ways we're trying to improve anime upscaling.

    With the diversity of anime on Crunchyroll, we often offer lower resolution content from pre-HD days to our users. With 4K and 8K televisions and monitors becoming more and more common, our engineering team has been exploring new and exciting ways to adapt our service to bridge the gap between lower resolution video encodes and higher resolution displays!

  • Wednesday May 13, 2020
  • Tower of God's Director Reveals What it Was Like Bringing the WEBTOON Series to Life

    An interview with director Takashi Sano

    Tower of God is one of this season's biggest hits and we got to interview the director! Read about Takashi Sano's experiences working in the anime industry, Clint Eastwood's influence on his work, and what he would wish for at the top of the tower.

  • Monday April 27, 2020
  • Hime's Recommendations For What to Watch After My Hero Academia

    Now that season 4 of MHA is over, Crunchyroll-Hime recommended some new anime for me to watch!

    The fourth season of My Hero Academia just closed out, and I bet there are plenty of fans who are looking for something to watch now that Class 1-A's story is on break. We've compiled some anime that fans of the superhero series might enjoy once they start looking for something new to watch! 

  • Monday April 13, 2020
  • Tell Us What Anime Means to You

    We want to know your anime favorites!

    We want to know what you love about anime, so we've set up a survey where you can tell us everything from your favorite anime to your best girl and beyond. Let your opinions be known after the jump! 

  • Monday March 30, 2020
  • EXCLUSIVE: In/Spectre Producer On the Challenges of Turning Manga into Anime

    In/Spectre Producer Tatsuya Ishiguro talks with us about the making of the supernatural series

    In/Spectre is one of the most endearing and unique series to come out of this season of anime. Kotoko and Kuro are at the center of an intriguing story of yokai and romance that swept fans up into a world of love and mystery. At last year’s Crunchyroll Expo, we had a chance to talk with Tatsuya Ishiguro, one of the anime’s producers about how the original novels became an anime, how the main characters were cast, and how he became a producer working in the anime industry.

  • Friday March 20, 2020
  • Crunchyroll Announces Spring 2020 Anime Lineup!

    Tower of God and more coming to Crunchyroll as well as returning favorites like Black Clover

    It's almost April, and that means it's almost time for a brand new season of anime! Crunchyroll is announcing its new lineup of series coming to the site next season, and this article is your source for all of the great anime you'll be able to watch right here!

  • Monday January 13, 2020
  • Anime Fans React to the Anime Awards Nominees!

    With the nominees unveiled, fans around the world sound off!

    The Anime Awards is now open for voting, and on Friday, we got to see all of the nominees chosen by our panel of judges! Fans have taken to social media to react to the nominees, champion their choices for each category, and lament the exclusion of their favorites. Read on for some of what they had to say! 

  • Friday January 10, 2020
  • Meet the Nominees for This Year’s Anime Awards!

    From Anime of the Year to Best Girl, the nominees for each category have been revealed

    Anime Awards voting is now open, which means it’s time to meet this year’s nominees! Our panel of esteemed judges worked tirelessly to craft this assortment of top tier series and the scenes, characters, and creators that make them special. Without further ado, let’s see who makes up the cream of the 2019 anime crop!

  • Friday January 3, 2020
  • How to Vote in the Anime Awards

    Voting for the Anime Awards starts January 10th and we have a voting guide!

    The Anime Awards are quickly approaching! Make sure you're ready for voting with our how to guide!

  • Tuesday December 31, 2019
  • Decade in Review: The Most Watched Anime of the Decade by Country

    At last, the burning question of which anime Crunchyroll users the Vatican watched the most between 2010 and 2019 has an answer.

    With the 2010s almost in the rear view mirror, we put a magnifying glass up to Crunchyroll users viewing habits around the globe. Join us for a world tour as we discover the most watched anime of the decade by country!