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  • FINAL UPDATE: Crunchyroll Announces Fall 2020 Anime Lineup! (10/7)

    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!

  • Thursday October 22, 2020
  • VTuber Gawr Gura Hits Milestone of 1 Million Subscribers on YouTube

    Chumbuds are 1 million strong today

    Hololive EN’s Gawr Gura surpassed the 1M subscriber milestone on YouTube this morning during a Minecraft stream in collaboration with fellow Hololive VTuber Mori "Calli" Calliope, who passed 500k subscribers during the same event.

  • Crunchyroll App Available on Playstation 5!

    Watch all your favorite anime on Sony's hottest video game console!

    When the Playstation 5 launches, you’ll have access to over 1,000 different anime series on the Crunchyroll app! Your next-generation gaming experience gets even better with your favorite simulcasts streaming at the speed of Japan.

  • Rotten Tomatoes Gushes Over Lupin III: The First with Perfect Tomatometer Score After Opening Screenings

    2019 3DCG Lupin Adaptation Scored Praise For Story And High Quality Animation

    The 2019 Lupin III: The First movie is winning hearts and minds with every screening, as the latest Lupin III film adaptation breaks with decades of tradition with a fully 3D animated production. Now, Rotten Tomatoes has rendered its own verdict, with a perfect Tomatometer score. Read on for the details

  • INTERVIEW: Sarah Emi Bridcutt Has Fun Being Bad as Myne in The Rising of the Shield Hero

    Sometimes playing the villain is just more fun

    Sarah Emi Bridcutt talks fun times as bad characters, who she wants to play, and the voice actors that inspire her. Hit the jump for more.

  • Original Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Game to Release on Nintendo Switch for a Limited Time

    The game releases on December 4, but only until March 30

    After all these years, the original NES Fire Emblem game, Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light, will be available in the west ... but only for a limited time for the franchise's 30th anniversary. The game will come in both a digital version and a very collector's physical release. A trailer for the game was released to announce the newly translated port, which can be seen after the jump!

  • TONIKAWA TV Anime VA Akari Kito Draws Enchanting Illustration of Tsukasa Yuzaki

    Crunchyroll Original TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You is currently streaming!

    The official Twitter account for TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You unveiled a captivating illustration of the female protagonist of the series, Tsukasa Yuzaki, drawn by none other than her own voice actor, Akari Kito, in her "over the moon cute pajamas." See the adorable image after the jump!

  • Arrows Fly Again as Kyoto Animation's Tsurune Gets Anime Film

    Director Takuya Yamamura returns for the film version

    During a live stream premiere for the 2nd anniversary of Kyoto Animation archery franchise Tsurune, it was announced that a theatrical version of the series has been decided, with director Takuya Yamamura returning for the anime film. A special video was released for the announcement alongside the first visual and an illustration from Yamamura. Cast your arrow past the jump to check it out!

  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Can Coffee Collaboration Sales Exceed 50 Million

    Pushes sales of all coffee beverages to 150% more than last October

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is not content with just breaking manga sales records and Japanese movie box office records, even the can coffee collaboration between the franchise and Japanese soft drink company Dydo Drinco has been exceeding popular! Learn how popular after the jump!

  • Let's Sing Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear's Cute ED Song with Lyric Video

    The TV anime's original soundtrack album is set to be released o November 25

    Following the well-received premiere in Japan, the fall 2020 TV anime Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear has posted a lyric video for its ED theme song "Anone." performed by Maki Kawase as its protagonist Yuna. Check out the special clip featuring various scenes from the anime story after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 21, 2020
  • Studio Chizu Produces Original Anime CM for Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

    The theme of the collaboration project is "Kindness born from strong feelings for people"

    Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, one of the largest life insurance companies in Japan based in Tokyo, announced today that it has partnered with Studio Chizu, the internationally acclaimed animation film production which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2021. The studio's first original anime commercial for the collaboration is released today, October 22. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Voice Actress Yui Ogura to Release Her New Photo Collection Book on Christmas Day

    The voice of Hinata Kokona Aoba (Encouragement of Climb), Homare Kagayaki / Cure Étoile (Hugtto! PreCure)

    It must be the best Christmas present for her fans. The official website for voice actress Yui Ogura announced today that her yet-titled new photo collection book is set to be released in Japan on December 25, 2020. The 96-page book will include the photos from her serialization in Seiyu Grand Prix Magazine, "Yui can do it!" in addition to unpublished and newly-shot ones. Check out sample photos after the jump!

  • Check Out Two New Songs in Rie Kitagawa's PreCure Song Best Album

    The 15-song special album will be available on her 30th birthday, November 25, 2020

    In addition to the 13 theme songs from the recent TV series and films, Rie Kitagawa's first PreCure song best album "MY toybox ~Rie Kitagawa PreCure Song Collection~" will also include two newly-recorded songs - "Jewel Music Toy Star" and "Kono Koe ga Todoku Saki ni" (Where this voice reaches). One month prior to the CD release, short previews for the two songs are now streamed on Marvelous' official YouTube channel.

  • Space Battle Ship Yamato New Compilation Film's Teaser Trailer Looks Back at The History of Space Exploration and Wars

    The "rebuild" film's theatrical screenings are set to begin on January 15, 2021

    The official website for The Era of Space Battleship Yamato: The Choice of 2202 A.D., a new compilation film based on the two installments of the Space Battleship Yamato franchise, has posted a 30-second teaser trailer including unfinished new scenes to be added in the film. The clip looks back at the history of the space exploration and the space wars that have been told in the anime story. Check out the latest clip after the jump!

  • Watch 6-Minute Digest of "Love Live Sunshine!!" Unit Saint Snow's 1st Solo Concert

    They will also perform at the Love Live! franchise's 9th anniversary concert on January 18 & 19, 2021

    The Love Live! Sunshine!! series' two-member unit Saint Snow, consisting of Asami Tano (the voice of Sala Kazuno) and Hinata Sato (Leah Kazuno), held their first solo concert "Love Live! Sunshine!! Saint Snow 1st GIG ~Welcome to Dazzling White Town~" at PIA Arena MM in Kanagawa on October 17 and 18, 2020. Watch their dynamic performance in a six-minute digest video after the jump!

  • Yuna Figure from Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Is a Collector's Bear Necessity

    Pre-order the adorable isekai heroine from Good Smile

    Claw your way to this adorable figure pre-order! Yuna from this season's Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear is now part of Good Smile's POP UP PARADE figure line. Get yours while you can, and see some pics of the new figure, after the jump!

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