For the month of July, Crunchyroll News and Features will be celebrating and honoring Kyoto Animation. With one year behind us since the deadly arson attack, we want to elevate Kyoto Animation with personal essays and features about the studio and the creators behind so many works that have impacted touched our lives.
It's almost July, and that means it's almost time for a brand new season of anime! Crunchyroll is announcing its new lineup of series coming to the site next season, and this article is your source for all of the great anime you'll be able to watch right here!
DENPA LLC is rolling out some big stuff for manga fans, including a new license and an easy way to purchase your favorite titles! Get the scoop, from Miss Kusakabe to their digital library, after the jump.
TokuSHOUTsu is preparing to roll out the 2018 Kamen Rider team-up movie! A new trailer confirms a July premiere and August broad release across several streaming platforms. Hit the jump to get up-to-date!
Combining fragments of Nanoha, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and a special madness all its own, Symphogear is one of the most absurd and absurdly entertaining anime of recent years. Today on Why It Works, we'll be celebrating just a few of the show's most entertaining and ridiculous moments!
The cyberpunk future is going a bit more mainstream, because issue #2208 of anan - a weekly lifestlye magazine aimed at Japanese women that focuses on fashion, food, and entertainment - features a cover illustration of Major Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 drawn by series character designer Ilya Kuvshinov. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ground-breaking psychological mecha anime series and samurai settings are a strangely compelling combination in Evangelion Kyoto Base, a new Neon Genesis Evangelion-themed attraction that will be open to the public in October of 2020 at Toei Kyoto Studio Park (known in Japan as Toei Uzumasa Eigamura). Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the forthcoming original anime SHIKIZAKURA (Winter Cherry Blossoms) has announced 27-year-old former SKE48 member Miki Yakata is cast as Benio Myojin, the eldest daughter of the Myojin family, the Shrine maiden clan that has sealed the oni. Read her enthusiasm for the role after the jump.
31-year-old Toshiya Miyata, a member of Johnny & Associates' boy idol group Kis-My-Ft2, makes a guest voice appearance in BEM ~BECOME HUMAN~, the forthcoming feature film based on the 2019 TV anime series BEM. He is cast as the main character Bem's best friend Burgess, and this is his first anime voice acting role. Check out his message of excitement after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for the three-member voice actress unit Earphones has started streaming a full music video for "Kioku" (Memories), the lead track from their upcoming third original album "Theory of evolution." Using various sounds of life and the environment, the clip shows fragments of one person's life's memories in different years. Check out their new ingenious video after the jump.
25-year-old popular anime voice actress Moe Toyota will release her new photo book "Moeshi Gurashi" (Moeshi's Life - "Moeshi" is her nickname) from Shufunotomosha on August 7, 2020. The 112-page book will include the photos from her serialized photo essay "Moeshi to Issho ni Room Share" on the publisher's Seiyu Grand Prix magazine. Check out sample photos after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Papergames' popular smartphone otome game Koi to Producer -EVOLxLOVE- is updated with a second key visual featuring its four "boyfriends" and also posted a 90-second third PV to show more footage from the story. The anime's new tagline is "Resist That Fate." Check out the latest visuals after the jump!
The official website for the forthcoming live-action film Yowamushi Pedal has started streaming a 90-second full introducing its main cast members, including 21-year-old Ren Nagase (Johnny & Associates' boy idol group King & Prince member) as the protagonist Sakamichi Onoda. See how he starts his road bicycle racing life after the jump!
This one's still pretty early days, but there's officially going to be a new entry in the Azure Striker Gunvolt series. Developer Inti Creates announced Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 for Nintendo Switch, so check out the first footage after the jump.
Universal Studios Japan was aiming to expand with a hotly-anticipated Super Nintendo World theme park area this July, but the interactive fun is going to have to wait. Read on for more.
In honor of the recent anniversary of the original manga, let's look at Devilman's legacy, the spin-offs and sequels, and the most recent incarnation, Devilman Crybaby. Read for more devil action after the jump!
It was announced after the airing of this week's episode of Pokémon that Sonia, who players would know well from the latest games in the series Pokémon Sword and Shield, will be voiced by Armin's voice actor Marina Inoue. Catch the first images of Sonia in Pokémon Journeys after the jump!