Some quick news for all you fans of things that are mysterious and spooky: Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation, the TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy manga by Yoshiyuki Nishi about a pair of paranormal investigators helping their clients deal with otherworldly threats, is returning for a second season. Hit the jump to learn more.
Being a dad is tough business, especially in the world of anime where all of the starring roles tend to go to cute girls or hot-blooded teenage heroes. Nevertheless, anime has a long and storied history of fantastical fathers, peerless papas, and daunting daddies, and this Father's Day we invite you to join us as we take a look at a selection of classic anime dads. Hit the jump learn more.
A new key visual, a new trailer, a new cast addition, and the Japanese TV schedule have all been revealed for the fourth season of My Hero Academia, the ongoing TV anime based on Kōhei Horikoshi's hot-blooded shonen manga about a class full of super-powered teens training to become the next generation of costumed crime fighters. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two new cast members have been revealed for Ahiru no Sora, an upcoming TV anime based on the sports manga by Takeshi Hinata about a small but passionate player who aims to turn a high school basketball club full of goons and delinquents into a winning team. Hit the jump to learn more.
Funimation has revealed a slate of new titles for online streaming during the Summer 2019 anime simulcast season, including Fire Force, the TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy manga by Atsushi Ohkubo where super-powered firefighters battle monsters of living elemental flame. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aniplex is celebrating the work of animator Shingo Adachi with a 250 page book full of color illustrations that highlight Adachi's works on video games such as Mega Man Star Force, anime such as Sword Art Online, Wagnaria!!, and Galilei Donna, and light novels such as Goblin Slayer Side Story Year One. Hit the jump to learn more.
New cast members and the Japanese release date have been revealed for Somali and the Forest Spirit, an upcoming Crunchyroll co-production TV anime that is based on the fantasy manga by Yako Gureishi about an unfamiliar world where a young human girl befriends the guardian of the forest. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hold onto your bugs, folks, because THE GREAT CRUNCHYROLL NARUTO REWATCH keeps things rolling this week with episodes 148 - 154 of the original Naruto TV anime. Hit the jump to join us as we quest for exotic insects and attempt to save oppressed peasants from a family that loves to kill.
They say you have to suffer for your art, but the heroine may take that advice a little too seriously in Comic Girls, a 2018 TV anime based on Kaori Hanzawa's humorous 4-panel comic about a dorm full of high school girls trying to make their way as professional manga artists. Join "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" as we look back at this title as part of the Spring 2018 Renewal, ababababa!
The Japanese theatrical release date has been revealed for BLACKFOX, an upcoming original science fiction / action anime with a futurustic ninja theme. Hit the jump to learn more.
Emotions run high and the reading material turns lewd in a turbulent new trailer for O Maidens in Your Savage Season (known in Japan as Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo), an upcoming TV anime based on the manga written by Mari Okada and illustrated by Nao Emoto about a girls' high school literature club that gets awkward when sex is the subject matter. Hit the jump to check it out.
A promotional collaboration campaign is in full swing between the Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company and Summer Wars, a 2009 anime theatrical film with direction by Mamoru Hosoda and animation production by Madhouse that is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and the latest development in the team-up is the release of a new key visual illustrated by Summer Wars animation director Hiroyuki Aoyama. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new preview video gets up close and personal with the cast of Maousama, Retry!, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of "mistaken identity" isekai fantasy light novels written by Kurone Kanzaki and illustrated by Makoto Iino about an ordinary guy who ends up assuming the identity of a tyrannical demon king after he's whisked into the world of his favorite video game. Hit the jump to learn more.
At a presentation for Santa Company: The Secret of Christmas that was held on June 10, 2019, at the Finnish embassy in Tokyo, director Kenji Itoso was asked to comment on his time as a student at Studio Ghibli under Hayao Miyazaki, and in the process he shared a tale of the world-famous director revealing a blood-curdling truth about the titular character of the classic 1988 animated children's film, My Neighbor Totoro. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you've wanted to lock lips with Terry Bogard or whisper sweet nothings at Iori Yagami, you might soon have that opportunity with the release of THE KING OF FIGHTERS for GIRLS, an upcoming Japanese smart phone game that gives players the chance to romance the handsome brawlers of SNK's long-running fighting game franchise. Hit the jump to learn more.