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    Tuesday September 17, 2019
  • Dive Head First Into People's Dreams In AI: The Somnium Files

    What's inside your Somnium?

    Dreams can sometimes be bizarre, calming, or frightening. What happens when someone comes into your dreams and uses that to find out what truths you're potentially hiding? In AI: The Somnium Files, you're doing just that. Are these dream puzzles enough to elevate the game into something you should absolutely play? Hit the jump to find out in our review!

  • Saturday September 7, 2019
  • Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Casts Phoenix Down On A Classic

    Now, you're the best looking guy here, Squall

    In the twenty years since the release of Final Fantasy VIII, you've probably seen that people have a lot of opinions on the game, both good and bad. With the release of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered, will this new release put the controversal nature of the game to rest? Is this a good version for newcomers to play? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday September 6, 2019
  • How Company 8 Takes On Political Corruption

    Our Fire Force heroes are fighting a lot more than fires

    With the idea that there's a whole lot of shadiness happening with the other Companies in Fire Force, how exactly is Company 8 supposed to find out what's really going on? Can what they learn from their first attempt at this pay off later on? Are they truly going to find the truth? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Wednesday September 4, 2019
  • World End Syndrome Is A Visual Novel/Dating Sim That Leaves You Haunted

    Beware the legend of the the Yomibito

    Moving to a brand new town on your own can be very stressful, especially when you find yourself wrapped up in a murder mystery and old folklore surrounding the town. World End Syndrome does exactly that, but does the mystery hold up enough to keep you interested? What about the dating sim parts of the game? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Wednesday August 28, 2019
  • QUIZ: Do You Remember What Anime These Schools Are From?

    You'll really have to put on your thinking cap to remember the anime these schools are from.

    Schools are everywhere in anime. And with there being so many, do you feel confident in remembering which anime a school shows up in? Our latest quiz tests just that! Are you going to be able to recall these schools? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Monday August 26, 2019
  • Love Live!: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

    How to get into one of the biggest idol franchises

    You ever heard of school idols? Maybe you have. Maybe you're in so deep you know all sorts of school idol groups, but what if you're someone who has no idea where to begin? Thankfully, we've created the best guide to let you dive into the Love Live! franchise. We breakdown both anime series and their movies, games, concerts, and more! So, where should you start? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Monday August 12, 2019
  • The Premieres You Won't Want to Miss At Crunchyroll Expo 2019!

    We've got big premieres you won't find anywhere else!

    We're only a few weeks out from Crunchyroll Expo 2019 and there's going to be so much to do there! From panels to exhibits, there's plenty for everyone. There's a few premieres you'll want to look out for when you're at Crunchyroll Expo as you'll get to see them well before anyone else! Which premieres should you look out for? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Wednesday August 7, 2019
  • How Did Yuzuriha’s Headband Survive for Thousands of Years in Dr. STONE?

    Is it made of plastic, metal, stone, or something not of this world?!

    There's been one mystery that's been the most perplexing in all of Dr. STONE. No, it's not how everyone was turned to stone, but how Yuzuriha's headband was able to survive for thousands of years! We've reconvened the Crunchyroll labs to try and find out the answer to this question. Will we find something that it could be made of or left to continue wondering? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday July 12, 2019
  • THE GREAT CRUNCHYROLL NARUTO REWATCH Encounters A Star In Episodes 176-182!

    Reach for the stars!

    Ever wanted to know how mail gets delivered in Naruto or what a meteorite would do to a village? Well, wonder no more as THE GREAT CRUNCHYROLL NARUTO REWATCH is here to answer all of your questions as we embark on episodes 176-182. Hit the jump to find out if you should stay away from a star or not!

  • Monday July 8, 2019
  • The Secret History of Early Anime Video Games

    We take a trip back to the early '80s for Video Games Day

    Anime video games are fairly common today, but where did the idea to turn anime into video games come from? For Video Games Day, we're taking a look back nearly fourty years to see the early days of video game adaptations of anime. How did series such as Lupin the Third and Mobile Suit Gundam pave the way for anime games today? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Sunday July 7, 2019
  • Revisiting The Funniest Anime of 2014

    Let's Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun!

    Five years ago we were blessed with the premiere of Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun. Since then, it's been recognized as one of the best comedies and anime of 2014. How did it get those kinds of accolades? What makes its style of comedy work so well? Will we ever see a second season? Hit the jump to find the answers to these questions and more!

  • Wednesday July 3, 2019
  • QUIZ: Can You Name All of These Anime Attacks?

    Look out! There's an attack incoming!

    Laser beams, punches, magic, suplexes, stretches, kicks, weapons, and trickery. What do these all have in common? Well, they're used in all sorts of attacks that you'll find throughout different genres of anime. We've made a quiz that includes all of those and even more. Can you name all of the attacks we've cobbled together? Hit the jump to test your knowledge!

  • Friday June 28, 2019
  • REVIEW: A Symphony of Nostalgia and New Elements Await You In Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

    A wildly laid out castle, swords, and whips? These seem familiar.

    One of the biggest crowd-funded and hyped games to come through Kickstarter has finally come out. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is not ashamed of the genre it inhabits, but does that mean it stays true to its roots or does it go in a completely different direction? Does it live up to the hype? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Sunday June 16, 2019
  • QUIZ: Can You Name All Of These Anime Dads?

    How well do you know the fathers of anime?

    It's that time of year where we celebrate dads, and there's no better way to do that on Crunchyroll than by seeing how well you remember the many different fathers in anime. Will you be able to name all of the dads we've assembled or will some of them leave you scratching your head? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday June 11, 2019
  • REVIEW: Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Has Some Problems In Its Theaters

    All the Persona characters you know from the last decade are here.

    Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth brings together twenty-five characters from the Persona games going all the way back to Persona 3. How do their new interactions work? How does the game come into conflict with itself? Do the new characters hold up their end? Hit the jump to find out!