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  • Crunchyroll Announces Fall 2020 Anime Lineup!

    JUJUTSU KAISEN and more are coming to Crunchyroll in a HUGE anime season!

    Look there at the skyline, towering above the skyscrapers... It's a giant Crunchyroll-Hime and an EVEN BIGGER ANIME SEASON! We've got a huge variety of new and returning shows to share with everyone next season, so read on to learn more!

  • Sunday May 31, 2020
  • Hatsune Miku Fits Right in as a Space Channel 5 VR DLC Character

    Space 39 Miku Pack launches on July 27

    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.

  • Bridgestone Weighs in On Tire-Training in The Demon Girl Next Door

    2019 TV anime based on manga by Izumo Ito is currently streaming on HIDIVE

    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.

  • A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Kamen Rider

    Answering all the questions that have been bugging you about Japan’s bug-themed superhero

    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.

  • Uta no Prince-sama Debut Game Sets February Date for Switch in Japan

    Developer Broccoli plans an unaltered port of the PSP game

    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.

  • We Chowed Down on the Angelic Special Edition Evangelion Cup Ramen

    To my surprise, Naruto in Evangelion is officially canon

    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!

  • Saturday May 30, 2020
  • Fate/GO's Ereshkigal Brings the Thunder as a New Figuarts ZERO Figure

    New figure coming soon to the Crunchyroll Store!

    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!

  • Pokémon Journeys TV Anime Returns to Japanese Screens on June 7

    TV anime has been caught by Netflix internationally and will debut on June 12

    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!

  • PreCure CG Designer Retires from Toei to Pursue Original Projects

    Hiroshi Miyamoto hints at starting his own studio

    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!

  • Animal Crossing Fan Turns His Island into Dragon Quest's Tantegel

    Check out videos of the player's creation!

    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 Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki Shows Off More Footage

    Latest entry in the series hits PS4 in Japan on August 27

    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.

  • Azur Lane: Crosswave Sails Over to Nintendo Switch in Japan

    Switch version is currently set for September 17 with new features

    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. 

  • Why Tracey Sketchit Is Pokémon's Most Underrated Sidekick

    He was actually a nice addition to the team ... for a while

    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 Trailer Dives into the RPG's Opening Movie

    Sequel hits PS4 and PC this year

    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.

  • Voice Actress Saori Hayami Works on Her 3rd Mini-Album "GARDEN"

    The voice of Ayase Aragaki (Oreimo), Fubuki (One Punch-Man), Yumeko Jabami (Kakegurui)

    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.

  • Motoko Wears Mysterious Noh Costume in Ghost in the Shell VR Noh Stage Play Key Visual

    The tagline: "Going to the cyber world that is beyond the tradition."

    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.

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