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    Viernes Junio 2, 2023
  • FEATURE: The Japanese Live-Action Spider-Man is More Than Just a Wacky Time Capsule

    It's one of the most interesting Marvel projects of the '70s

    In the 1970s, Marvel and Toei made a deal to use each other's characters. The most famous of these is Toei's live action Spider-Man. How did it differ from the classic comic character and what is its legacy today? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Lunes May 29, 2023
  • QUIZ: Which MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES Character Are You?

    Do you lift weights? Know magic? Enjoy cream puffs? Find out here!

    MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES is one of the most delightful shows of this spring season and it has an infinitely likable group of core main characters. So which one are you? Take this quiz and find out if you know magic or if you just bench press your way through problems!

  • Lunes May 1, 2023
  • FEATURE: More Than a Cheap Trick — Examining the Importance of Gore in Anime

    Tastes may vary, but the allowance of visceral horror is crucial to art

    Anime likely contains the first bit of animated gore audiences ever see, and over the years, it's showed up in various series not just as shocking bits of horror, but as a thematically crucial inclusion. Hit the jump for more!

  • Lunes Abril 17, 2023
  • INTERVIEW: Spirited Away Stage Director Discusses Meeting Miyazaki and Adapting a Classic Anime Film

    The Spirited Away theatrical adaptation was a very detailed production, and COVID only complicated things

    Crunchyroll News interviewed John Caird, the man who brought one of Studio Ghibli's masterpieces, Spirited Away, to the stage. Hit the jump for details on what it's like to meet Hayao Miyazaki, the difficulties of producing a lavish production during COVID, and the beauty of adaping the original film. 

  • Jueves Abril 6, 2023
  • FEATURE: Azuki Showcases Manga Translation as the Art Form It Truly Is

    Their approach to manga localization is both thorough and thoughtful

    Many imagine the manga localization process to be a fairly solitary experience, but Azuki has proven otherwise. Guided by a dedicated team, their system of translating and publishing manga series is extremely impressive. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Lunes Abril 3, 2023
  • FEATURE: 5 Things To Know About Hell's Paradise

    It's one of the highlights of the Spring 2023 anime season!

    Spring 2023 is a packed season for anime fans. One of the highlights among many, many great picks is Hell's Paradise. Never heard of it before? Hit the jump to learn five spoiler-free things about the series!

  • Martes Marzo 28, 2023
  • FEATURE: How The Definition of Strength Is Constantly Evolving In One Piece

    What is strength anyway?

    "Power scaling" across a series can turn discussions about character strength into a rather rigid affair, but One Piece's increasingly complicated plot and approach to characters makes the arguments a little more dynamic. Hit the jump for more!

  • Viernes Marzo 24, 2023
  • FEATURE: Ash Ketchum English VA Sarah Natochenny's Journey of Finding Herself in Pokémon

    Natochenny spent her entire adulthood voicing Ash and letting him go is far from easy

    Sarah Natochenny has been the voice of Ash Ketchum for 17 years and has experienced her own Pokemon Journey in that time. We sat down with her to talk about what it's like to spend so long in a character's shoes and how she feels about his adventure coming to an end. Hit the jump for more!

  • FEATURE: The 5 Greatest Ash Ketchum Moments From Over 25 Years of Pokémon

    From victories to goodbyes, here are some of his most important moments

    It's not easy to pick the top five moments of Ash Ketchum's journey. However, here are moments that represent Ash at his best (and sometimes his most heartbreaking.) Hit the jump to read about them!

  • Jueves Marzo 23, 2023
  • FEATURE: Original Ash Ketchum English VA Veronica Taylor on the End of a Pokémon Era

    Ash Ketchum would change her life...in more ways than one

    When Veronica Taylor began voicing Ash Ketchum, she had no idea that Pokemon would grow to become one of the most famous entertainment franchises in the world. And in our exclusive interview, we dive into how the series changed...and changed her as well. Hit the jump for more!

  • FEATURE: Lessons Ash Ketchum Taught Me in His Pokémon Journey

    Over 25 years' worth of lessons from the Pallet Town prodigy

    Ash Ketchum did more than just try to catch 'em all, he also spent over two decades teaching fans a few lessons about life in the form of his many struggles throughout the world of Pokémon

  • Domingo Febrero 26, 2023
  • FEATURE: Here's An Anime To Go With Each Game Boy Title on Nintendo Switch

    Playing some Game Boy games on Nintendo Switch Online? Throw some anime on, too!

    If you're like me, you spent at least a few hours diving into the Nintendo Switch Online's initial selection of Game Boy titles. And, if you're like me, you're also deeply and hopelessly obsessed with anime. Here's some anime titles that pair with your choice in games like a fine wine. Hit the jump for the list!

  • Jueves Febrero 23, 2023
  • Anime Awards 2023 Category Spotlight: Best OP/ED Sequence

    Here's the list of extremely listenable nominees

    This year's list of nominees for Best OP and Best ED at the Anime Awards is one banger after another, so before you find out which one takes the crown, go back and listen to each of them again. Time to improve your Spotify playlist!

  • Miércoles Febrero 22, 2023
  • Anime of the Year Nominee Spotlight: Lycoris Recoil

    It's an amazing show that blends action and heart better than most

    One of the anime nominated for Anime of the Year at this year's Anime Awards is Lycoris Recoil, an original project that takes what could be an imbalanced adventure show and turns it into a simultaneously thrilling and heartwarming story.

  • Domingo Febrero 12, 2023
  • FEATURE: 6 Clueless Anime Crushes That Will Ignore Your Valentine

    They might never get the hint

    If you have a crush this Valentine's Day, let's hope they're a little less oblivious than the six anime characters in this list. Hit the jump for a list of people who are definitely not going to be receptive to any love letters.