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  • The Crunchyroll News Month of Kyoto Animation

    Celebrate and honor the studio with Crunchyroll News and Features for the month of July

    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.

  • Crunchyroll Announces Summer 2020 Anime Lineup!

    The God of High School and more are coming to Crunchyroll as well as returning favorites like Re:ZERO!

    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!

  • Monday June 29, 2020
  • DENPA LLC Licenses Miss Kusakabe, Now Available on Its e-Reader

    Manga publishing company makes it easier than ever to get your hands on Japanese titles

    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 Announces July 11 Premiere for Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER

    Nerdist and Geek & Sundry will get the film first, with more platforms to follow in August

    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!

  • Five Insane Symphogear Moments That Couldn’t Happen Anywhere Else

    Today let's highlight the absurd dramatic turns of the incomparable SYMPHOGEAR!

    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!

  • Ghost in the Shell Graces the Cover of Weekly Women's Magazine anan

    July 8th issue of lifestyle publication features illustration by Ilya Kuvshinov and articles by other GITS cast & crew

    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.

  • Evangelion Kyoto Base Joins Toei Kyoto Studio Park in October of 2020

    Theme park attraction includes a 15 meter tall Evangelion unit statue and a chance to board the entry plug

    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.

  • Former SKE48 Member Miki Yakata Joins Original Anime SHIKIZAKURA

    You can win her autographed colored paper by joining the Twitter campaign

    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.

  • Boy Idol Group Kis-My-Ft2 Member Toshiya Miyata Makes Guest Voice Appearance in BEM Feature Film

    "I've always loved anime and wanted to give it a try, so I was very happy to receive the offer."

    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!

  • VA Unit Earphones Posts New MV "Kioku" Made with The Sounds of Life and the Environment

    Their 3rd album "Theory of evolution" hits stores July 22

    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.

  • Voice Actress Moe Toyota to Release Her New Photo Book on August 7

    The voice of Sakura Inami (Beyond The Boundary), Sapphire Kawashima (Sound! Euphonium)

    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!

  • Sunday June 28, 2020
  • Meet Four Boyfriends in TV Anime Koi to Producer -EVOLxLOVE- 3rd Promo & 2nd Key Visual

    Munehisa Sakai (ZOMBIE LAND SAGA)-directed adaptation is set to premiere on July 15

    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!

  • Bicycle Racing Life Begins in Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film Full Trailer

    Six-member boy idol group King & Prince performs the theme song "Key of Heart"

    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!

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Revealed for Switch

    Development has begun with Keiji Inafune supervising action

    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.

  • Super Nintendo World Theme Park Opening Delayed Due to COVID-19

    First stage of the opening was previously scheduled for July

    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.

  • Sympathy for the Devilman: The Legacy of Go Nagai's Magnum Opus

    Exploring the moral ambiguity and progressive nature of 'Devilman'

    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! 

  • Armin VA Marina Inoue to Voice Sonia in Pokémon Journeys TV Anime

    Inoue will be voicing the character in the Japanese version of the show

    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!

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