Crunchyroll honors the memory of Zac Bertschy, Editorial Director and Executive Editor at Anime News Network, after his passing on May 21, 2020. Includes information on how to listen to the audio recording of the memorial stream.
Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! originally hit the PSVR platform (with more to come) back in February, and it will soon get the DLC update it's always deserved. Read on for more.
In a recent exchange on Twitter, a fan asked the official Twitter feed for Bridgestone, a Japanese manufacturing company specializing in tires, to weigh in on a nagging question they had concerning a tire-themed training sequence in the 2019 TV anime, The Demon Girl Next Door (known as Machikado Mazoku in Japan), and the answer to the fan's question may surprise you. Hit the jump to learn more.
For nearly 50 years, Kamen Rider has been a mainstay of Japanese TV. But despite its domestic success, it never developed a huge following in the West. And with so much history behind it, getting into the show now might feel like too much work for newcomers. We’re going to change that. Hit the jump to find out how.
The idols of Uta no Prince-sama are on the way to Nintendo Switch. Broccoli announced plans to bring the PSP otome visual novel Uta no Prince-sama Debut to Switch in Japan on February 25, 2021, priced at ¥5,800 (about $54). Read on for more.
To promote the upcoming anime film, Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time, Myojo Foods and the Evangelion franchise has collaborated on some limited-edition cup ramen, including a special Garlic and Braised Pork in Soy Sauce flavor, which our Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, finally got to try. Check out his thoughts on the limited edition cup ramen after the jump!
The goddess Ereshkigal has traveled from the Age of Gods to the Crunchyroll Store! A new Figuarts ZERO figure depicts the Fate/Grand Order heroine in mid-action. Check her out after the jump!
The next week will be a big one for fans of all the Pokémon anime series, with the next episode Pokémon: Twilight Wings releasing online, Pokémon Journeys on Netflix, and now, the return of the TV anime to Japanese TV screens! Go past the jump to catch all the details!
Hiroshi Miyamoto, the director behind many of the familiar CG sequences in PreCure, is moving on to pastures new. The artist and designer has new goals in mind as he leaves his post at Toei. Get the news after the jump!
Getting your island just right in Animal Crossing is essential—and one player went the extra mile to recreate a bit of Dragon Quest on theirs! Check out the rebuild of Tantegel, including the pieces used to make it, after the jump.
The next entry in The Legend of Heroes saga is coming to Japan on August 27 with the arrival of The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki. See more of what's on the way in the new video after the jump.
The third-person shooting action of Azur Lane: Crosswave is getting ready to make another stop in Japan. Compile Heart revealed plans for a Nintendo Switch version, which will launch in Japan on September 17 with a few new features. Read on for more.
When Brock left Ash's group in the Orange Islands, he was quickly replaced by Pokémon researcher Tracey Sketchit. And while Tracey's importance has often been debated by Pokémon fans, I firmly believe that the dude's not half bad. Hit the jump to see why Tracey Sketchit is a welcome addition to the team.
Death end re;Quest 2 is coming to PS4 and PC (via Steam) this year, and the latest update has Idea Factory International showing off the RPG's opening movie. Hit the jump for more.
After the streaming of her 2019 concert "HAYAMI SAORI Concert Tour 2019 'JUNCTION' at Tokyo International Forum Hall A" to celebrate her 29th birthday last night, voice actress Saori Hayami announced that her third mini-album titled "GARDEN" is now in the works. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the pre-stage greeting event to introduce its main staff on March 26, a key visual for the forthcoming Noh stage play adaptation of Masamune Shirow's Ghost in The Shell cyberpunk manga is revealed today. The "VR Noh" recreates a virtual reality space on the stage using various cutting-edge technologies, which audiences can experience without 3D glasses. Hit the jump for more details.