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  • Crunchyroll and WEBTOON's Noblesse Reveals New Trailer and Visual

    Yasutaka Yamamoto directs the October-due adaptation

    This October marks the debut of another Crunchyroll Original with the upcoming anime adaptation of writer Jeho Son and illustrator Kwangsu Lee's WEBTOON series Noblesse. Read on for a new trailer and visual.

  • Virtual Crunchyroll Expo Announces Next Wave of Guests, Panels, and More!

    The creator of The God of High School, staff behind Noblesse, and more join the guest lineup!

    Crunchyroll is back with another wave of Virtual Crunchyroll Expo announcements, including a bunch of guests behind Crunchyroll Originals, additional judges for Crunchyroll-Hime's Cosplay Cup, and much more. Read on for the latest. 

  • Wednesday May 20, 2020
  • Japanese Calligrapher's Ink Is the Pillar of the Hashira Introduction in Demon Slayer TV Anime

    See the master calligrapher recreate the introduction below

    Master kanji calligrapher Tsunaori Sakaguchi exclaimed that he was so happy when he learned that his fonts, and by extension himself, was used in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Draw past the jump to see him recreate the text used in the Hashira introduction!

  • The Titan's Bride Anime Updates with Key Visual, July 5 Premiere

    Noriko Fujimoto is the latest addition to the cast

    When the TV anime adaptation of ITKZ's fantasy boys' love manga The Titan's Bride was first announced, the two main cast members were revealed as Yuuki Ono and Kento Ito. Now publisher Suseisha is here with an update. Read on for more!

  • Life Under State of Emergency: Tokyo and Rural Areas

    Part two of how people are coping with being under Japan’s version of “Stay at Home”

    In a two-part series, we wanted to highlight the stories of people within Japan, how they're dealing with Japan's "lockdown," and their thoughts on the current State of Emergency in Japan. In the second set of interviews, we went straight to the heart of Tokyo and its surrounding rural areas.

  • Find out Who Your Tower of God Allies Are With Crunchyroll's Instagram Filter

    All you have to do is follow the Crunchyroll IG account and get to choosin'!

    When it comes to your allies, you need to choose them carefully, especially in the rough 'n tumble world of Tower of God. Thankfully, Crunchyroll has a new AR filter to help make this tough decision for you! Read on for more.

  • Today's Menu for the Emiya Family Switch Game Delayed Indefinitely

    Digital release was originally set for sometime this month

    May is closer to being over than not, and yet there's no sign of the planned release of the Today's Menu for the Emiya Family Switch game. Aniplex previously had the Fate series spinoff cooking adventure lined up for sometime this month, but COVID-19 complications have delayed it. Read on for more.

  • Hypnosis Mic -Division Rap Battle- TV Anime Postponed to October From July Due to COVID-19

    The A-1 Pictures produced mixed media TV anime debut will be staged later this year

    The boys from mixed media rap battle project Hypnosis Mic were set to fight it out in TV anime form from July, but their freestyling rap battles have been postponed until October, the production committee for the Hypnosis Mic -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima TV anime announced on May 20. Learn more after the jump.

  • Macross Frontier's Sheryl Nome Singer May’n to Live-stream Her Debut 15th Anniversary Talk & Live

    "We won't be able to meet directly on June 1, but let me bring you special songs!"

    The official website for 30-year-old anison singer May'n has announced that a special program to celebrate her debut 15th anniversary will be live-streamed for free on her official YouTube channel and Facebook page on June 1, 2020. She is best known as the singing voice of Sheryl Nome in the Macross Frontier anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.

  • LiSA's Sword Art Online: Alicization OP Song "ADAMAS" Certified Platinum with 250,000 Downloads

    The upper tune was already certified Gold one month after its digital release

    According to The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ)'s monthly report for April 2020, one of LiSA's 14th single songs, "ADAMAS" (the first OP theme for the TV anime Sword Art Online: Alicization), has been certified Platinum for surpassing 250,000 downloads. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sayonara Tyrano Anime Film Release Date Pushed Back due to COVID-19 Impact

    The new release date will be announced as soon as it is decided

    The official website for the forthcoming anime film Sayonara, Tyrano (Goodbye, Tyrano), which is based on Tatsuya Miyanishi's "Tyrannosaurus" picture book series, announced today that its release is delayed to a future date due to the COVID-19 infection. The film was originally set to be released in Japan in early summer of 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Masayoshi Oishi Back in Action with TV Anime EARTH GRANNER OP Song MV

    However, his comeback concert has been postponed to January 5, 2021 due to COVID-19

    The official YouTube channel for anison singer/singer-songwriter Masayoshi Oishi has started streaming a four-minute full music video for his fifth single song "Sekai ga Kimi wo Hitsuyou to Suru Toki ga Kitanda" (The time the world needs you has come). As reported, he has been taking hiatus from singing activities since the early April to undergo a surgery to remove vocal cord polyps. Check out his brand new video after the jump!

  • Tuesday May 19, 2020
  • Jujutsu Kaisen TV Anime Throws Down in 1st Trailer, Announces Staff and October Release

    The upcoming TV anime adaptation is based on the Shonen Jump manga by Gege Akutami

    The first trailer for the TV adaptation of Jujutsu Kaisen was finally released today, giving fans a good finger on the pulse on what to expect from this long-awaited adaptation. Alongside the trailer, the staff was announced, as were some additional cast members, and when the series is scheduled to be broadcast. Click past the jump to learn everything you need to know about Jujutsu Kaisen!

  • Healin' Good♥PreCure Girls Post Cheering Message Video in Cute Puppet Form

    Broadcast of the 17th PreCure TV series has been stopped since April 26

    To cheer up the children who have been forced to stay at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, the official YouTube channel for the PreCure franchise has started streaming a special message video from Healin'Good♡PreCure's three girls: Cure Grace, Cure Fontaine, and Cure Sparkle in their cute puppet form. Check out their cheering message after the jump!

  • Akane Fujita Joins TV Anime Shachibato! as a New Monster Girl Mineko

    27-year-old voice actress is best known as Sagiri Izumi in "Eromanga Sensei"

    The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of KADOKAWA's smartphone game app Shachibato! President, It's Time for Battle! has announced that Akane Fujita will voice a new character Mineko from its next eighth episode. The character introduced as "a famunera (zombie-like monster) who can speak a human language." Hit the jump for more details.

  • 2B and 9S Join Shadowverse in Nier: Automata Collaboration

    You'll be able to to grab both as Leaders from the shop starting May 21

    The world of NieR: Automata is about to mix it up with Shadowverse in a new collaboration. 2B and 9S are making their way to the card-battling strategy game on May 21, where they'll be available in the shop as Leaders until June 24. Read on for more.

  • New App Lets You Look up Info on All 61 PreCure

    PreCure Dictionary is now available for smartphones in Japan

    With 61 magical girls to its name, PreCure (also known as Glitter Force) can be hard to keep tabs on. Fortunately, a new app gives fans a full encyclopedia of the characters in the long-running anime franchise. Find out more about it after the jump!

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