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  • Registered U.S. Users Are Moving to Crunchyroll's New Website!

    Registered U.S. users will default to the new Crunchyroll site on June 15

    Crunchyroll is announcing today that as of June 15, all registered users in the United States will be in the new website experience by default. Hit the jump to read more about the new Crunchyroll website experience!

  • Saturday June 12, 2021
  • Di Gi Charat Series to Celebrate 24th Anniversary with New Mini Anime

    Reiwa no Di Gi Charat project prepares for 2022 festivities

    Broccoli and GAMERS' mascot franchise Di Gi Charat first kicked off in 1998, and it's getting ready to celebrate its 24th anniversary in 2022. Thus, a new Reiwa no Di Gi Charat project has begun, and the first item out the gate is a new mini anime from LIDEN FILMS. Read on for more.

  • OPINION: Why Hitoshi Shinso Deserves To Be The Number One Hero

    A petition to instate the Season 5 fan-favorite as our #1 hero

    Shinso was treated as a potential villain much of his life. Now that he finally has the chance to be accepted into the hero course, we think it's worth examining his potential as the Number 1 Hero. Hit the jump for more.

  • New OP / ED Theme Song Performers Revealed for Kingdom TV Anime

    Second cour of third season of adaptation based on historical fiction manga is currently airing in Japan

    Some quick news for all you fans of historical fiction out there: the latest opening and ending theme song performers have been revealed for Kingdom, the on-going TV anime adaptation based on the manga by Yasuhisa Hara the envisions an orphan rising to a position of power in war-torn medieval China. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Gods and Spirits Struggle in Heaven Official's Blessing Japanese Dubbed PV

    Chinese animation based on fantasy novel will broadcast in Japan in July of 2021

    A new preview video has been released for the Japanese dubbed version of Heaven Official's Blessing (known in China as Tiān Guān Cì Fú), an animated TV series based on the fantasy novel of the same name by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu that follows the otherworldly exploits of an ill-fortuned immortal who ascends to Heaven but he gains the reputation of being a god of bad luck. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Japanese NPO Opens New 'Reiwa' Tokiwa-so Complex for Budding Manga Artists

    The apartment complex is situated in Hito on the outskirts of Tokyo

    Tokiwa-so Project, a project that helps people who dream of becoming manga creators make that dream a reality, announced on May 31 that they have opened up a brand new Tokiwa-so complex for the Reiwa era, complete with private rooms for creators to live in and shared spaces for collaboration. Go past the jump to learn more!

  • Shy Ayako Yamada Gets Featured in 3rd Character Trailer for Kageki Shojo!! TV Anime

    The TV anime stage gets set on July 3

    The newly released third character trailer for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kumiko Saiki's Kageki Shojo!! manga introduces viewers to the hesitant Ayako Yamada (who is voiced by Rico Sasaki), who is striving towards her death while being worried that she can't measure up to her musical theater classmates. Tap past the jump to check it out!

  • Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It Anime Looking for Its 2nd Season's Title

    The highly-anticipated new season is set to premiere in 2022

    The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Arifred Yamamoto's romance comedy manga Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It has announced that it is now accepting submissions for the title of its upcoming second season, which is currently being produced as a sequel. Your idea may be used as the official title! Hit the jump for more details.

  • Evangelion Creator Hideaki Anno Gets Art Exhibition Looking at His Career

    The show will be held at The National Art Center, Tokyo

    With a hugely influential career spanning decades and mediums, Hideaki Anno is one of the most prominent directors of this age. To celebrate the career of Anno, he'll be getting an exhibition dedicated to his career at The National Art Center, Tokyo focusing on pre-production material, handwritten memos, sketches, miniatures, and so much more from all of Anno's works. See the Evangelion-themed trailer after the jump!

  • Friday June 11, 2021
  • The Best Summer Ever Begins in VA Unit harmoe's 2nd Single "My Pace ni Mermaid" MV

    The lyrics were written by Suzuko Mimori (Umi Sonoda in Love Live!)

    The official YouTube channel for harmoe, a voice actress unit formed by Haruki Iwata (Towa Hanamai in D4DJ First Mix) and Moeka Koizumi (Shiho Ichimura in ODDTAXI), has posted a two-minute music video for their second single song "My Pace ni Mermaid." Watch the clip filled with a refreshing atmosphere after the jump!

  • Yotsuba will Return for Ani-chama in Sister Princess 20th Anniversary Project

    She will answer your questions in the next live-streaming program

    One by one, your little sisters are coming back! The official Twitter for the Sister Princess 20th anniversary project announced today that Yotsuba (CV: Tomoe Hanba) will make a guest appearance in the next live-steaming program on June 17. Learn more about the little sister from England after the jump!

  • Watch Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi Film's Theme Song Collaboration PV by CAPSULE

    The final chapter of the anime series was released in Japan on June 4

    The two-member electronica unit CAPSULE's latest song "Hikari no Disco" is now featured as the theme song for the anime feature film Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi. Follwong the song's official music video, the unit has also posted a special collaboration clip featuring various scenes from the film. Watch the spectacular visuals after the jump!

  • March Comes In like a Lion Manga's Long-awaited 16th Volume Set for Release in September 2021

    The shogi-themed coming-of-age manga has printed over three million copies

    Japanese manga artist Chika Umino has announced on her official Twitter account that the long-awaited next 16th volume of her award-winning manga Sangatsu no Lion / March Comes in Like a Lion is finally set to be released in Japan in the end of September 2021. It will have been 21 months since the previous 15th volume. Check out her message after the jump!

  • How Not to Summon a Demon Lord Ω OP Theme MV Reaches One Million Views on YouTube

    The 2nd season's last 10th episode is now available to Crunchyroll Premium members

    Voice actress Yu Serizawa reported on her official Twitter account that the music video for "EVERYBODY! EVERYBODY!," the OP theme for the spring 2021 TV anime How Not to Summon a Demon Lord Ω, had been already viewed over one million times on YouTube, and posted a message of thanks to fans. Watch the groove-filled clip again after the jump!

  • No More Heroes III Hits the Road for Japanese Introduction Trailer

    Travis Touchdown is back on Switch this August

    Travis Touchdown is bringing his Beam Katana to Switch in the grand return of the No More Heroes series proper with No More Heroes III set to launch on August 27. Check out an introduction trailer after the jump.

  • Check Out Photos from the First BANANA FISH Stage Play

    Part 1 of the two-part stage production premiered in Japan on June 10

    1984 crime manga Banana Fish is taking a turn on the stage, and a series of new photos has come out showcasing Ash Lynx and Eiji Okumura in action. Hit the jump to see the manga characters come to life!

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