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  • Crunchyroll and Sentai Filmworks Team Up to Bring More Anime to Home Video

    New slate of home video releases includes Crunchyroll Originals and more

    Anime fans looking to own more of their favorite series on home video will soon get a bunch of new options thanks to the continued partnership between Crunchyroll and Sentai Filmworks. Read on for the latest additions!

  • Starsteel Fantasy Lets You Craft a Fantasy Adventure on Your Phone

    New release from Crunchyroll Games combines classic RPG action, match-3 puzzles, and world building

    Get ready to own your destiny in Starsteel Fantasy, the latest mobile release from Crunchyroll Games! Check out screenshots and a trailer for the new game, combining match-three puzzle solving with traditional RPG action. It's all after the jump!

     

  • Monday May 3, 2021
  • One Piece Cast Turn into Pint-Sized Kids for Second Animated menu Ad

    The Great Age of Deliveries continues in latest spot

    Last month saw the launch of a new ad campaign that partners delivery app menu with the Straw Hats and other characters from the One Piece anime. Check out the second after the jump!

  • Reverse Collapse: Code Name Bakery RPG Shares Two New Previews

    Tactical game is in the works for Switch, PC, and mobile devices

    Reverse Collapse: Code Name Bakery is a tactical RPG that's currently in the works for Switch, PC, and mobile devices, and publisher X.D. Network came through to show off a new trailer and some gameplay footage over the weekend. Read on for more.

  • Welcome to the NHK Novel Gets 1st New Story in Nearly 20 Years

    Original author Tatsuhiko Takimoto pens story for May 16 release

    Literary rock band The Elites revealed on their Twitter account that band member Tatsuhiko Takimoto, well-known for writing the Welcome to the N.H.K novel and manga series, had penned a sequel short story to the 2002 novel for a May 16 release. Open the door to more information after the jump!

  • Sunday May 2, 2021
  • Is the Order a Rabbit? Official YouTube Channel to Stream Two Live Events for Its First Anniversary

    As an alternative to the postponed "Rabbit House Tea Party 2021" event

    In light of the continued situation in which there was a need for "STAY HOME" for the time being, the official YouTube channel for the Is the Order a Rabbit? anime franchise opened on May 2, 2020. To celebrate its first anniversary, the channel will stream two live event footage from the past on May 8. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Love Live! Series Ayumu Uehara VA Aguri Onishi Releases Her 2nd Solo Single on August 4

    Her official fan club has also launched

    At her online birthday event streamed on May 2, voice actress Aguri Onishi, best known as Ayumu Uehara in Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club, announced that her double A-side second single "Elder flower/Hatsukoi Colors" is set to be released on August 4, 2021. Hit the jump for more details.

  • HITORIE Performs Spring 2021 TV Anime 86 EIGHTY-SIX OP Theme in The Ruins

    A-1 Pictures-produced sci-fi anime is now simulcast on Crunchyroll

    The three-member Japanese rock band HITORIE has posted a full music video for their fifth single song "3 min 29 sec" on their official YouTube channel. The aggressive rock tune is now featured as the OP theme for the spring 2021 TV anime 86 EIGHTY-SIX. Watch their solid performance after the jump!

  • Love Live! Sunshine!! VA Unit Aqours Posts A Teaser for Their First Live-action PV

    "Aqours CLUB CD SET 2021" is set to be released on June 30, 2021

    The official YouTube channel for the Love Live! franchise has posted a 40-second teaser clip for the theme song for "We Are Challengers Project." It will be the first live-action PV for the Love Live! Sunshine!! series' nine-member VA unit Aqours. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Pompo: The Cinéphile Anime Film Reveals Theme Song Performer

    CIEL will sing the theme song "Mado wo Akete"

    The anime film adaptation of Shogo Sugitani's Pompo: The Cinéphile was previously delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and is now set to open in Japanese theaters on June 4. Read on for more about the theme song performer.

  • Metal Skin Panic: MADOX-01 Anime Hits Kickstarter Goal in 42 Minutes

    Campaign launched on Friday and currently sits at roughly $115,000

    Another successful Kickstarter campaign is underway for Animeigo, this time with the goal of funding the definitive Blu-ray release of classic anime OVA Metal Skin Panic: MADOX-01. Read on for more.

  • QUIZ: Can You Tell Which of These Light Novel Titles are Made Up?

    Quiz your knowledge for Get Caught Reading month!

    May is Get Caught Reading Month! Shout out to light novel fans! Light novels are a major part of the anime experience. But what's with their titles? Why are some of them so long and weird? Surely some of those titles aren't even real! Hit the jump to test your knowledge of light novel titles.

  • Hikaru Midorikawa Joins the Cast of SAKUGAN TV Anime

    Science fiction series with animation production by SATELIGHT hits Japanese TV in the fall of 2021

    A new cast members has been revealed for SAKUGAN, an upcoming science fiction TV anime based on the novel by Nekotarou Inui about intrepid explorers who develop the wilderness outside of human colonies in the far-flung future. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Miss Nagatoro Reveals a Soft Expression in This Week's Key Animation From Episode 4

    Watch the antics of DON'T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO weekly here on Crunchyroll

    This week's two pieces of key animation come from episode four of the DON'T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO TV anime series, with one revealing a soft expression on Nagatoro's face and the other ... well, you can see for yourself. Check them out after the jump, if you dare!

  • Saturday May 1, 2021
  • Muv-Luv: Project Mikhail Highlights More Gameplay in New Video

    aNCHOR has the action game planned for Switch, PC, and other platforms

    Along with the latest on Muv-Luv Alternative the Animation, we got more info this weekend on the Muv-Luv: Project Mikhail action game. Read on for more. 

  • Monster Hunter Stories 2 Introduces New Characters and More in Third Trailer

    Turn-based sequel is on the way to Switch and PC this July

    Hot on the heels of Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom has a different flavor of the series on the way in the form of Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. Check out the third full trailer after the jump. 

  • Max Thunder Flexes in Streets of Rage 4's Mr. X Nightmare DLC

    Second of three additional characters previewed in new trailer

    The second of three new characters is on the way to Streets of Rage 4 as part of the Mr. X Nightmare DLC. Following the act of Estel Aguirre, the next character to be showcased is Max Thunder, who flexes his might in a trailer Dotemu shared this week. Check out his first trailer after the jump.

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