July 29th, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Kiki's Delivery Service, a 1989 children's film directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli, and based on the book by Eiko Kadono. Join us as we examine the film with grown-up eyes and explore how Kiki's perspective shapes the film's themes into a story about the difficult process of assuming adult responsibilities. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hollywood star and noted anime fan Michael B. Jordan recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for a short interview regarding how his anime fandom impacts his work as an actor. Hit the jump for selected quotes from the interview
A new project entitled LISTENERS has been announced, and it blends the worlds of music and animation as well as the talents of Jin (Kagerou Project) and Dai Sato (Eureka Seven). Hit the jump to learn more.
Mob Psycho 100 has always been known for its good animation, but the latest episode took it to another level. Find out what fans and Crunchyroll employees alike thought of it by reading here!
Curious about techniques used in modern anime? Dwango is introducing the Tokigaharas as mascots for their animation-aiding AI! Hit the jump to meet the two new characters and learn about their purpose.
TV Saitama is branching out with a new block of children's animation programming entitled Anime Tamatebako ("Animation Treasure Box") that will introduce Japanese children to wonderful works of animation from all over the world. Hit the jump to learn more.
As Black Clover progresses into its second cour, let’s look back on some of the animated highlights from the first thirteen episodes. Hit the jump for more!
Ever dreamed of being an animator for Sunrise? The studio is reopening its animation cram school next year, and ten lucky students will be able to train there for jobs! Overseas students are also accepted. Hit the jump for everything you need to know!
The 5th annual "Metamorphose Animation Night", a film festival dedicated to exploring strange works of animation from all over the world, will be kicking off in August in Shibuya before expanding to other venues throughout Japan in December of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
We have no way of knowing exactly how delicious Lon Lon Milk is, but if this fan-made anime-style The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild commercial is any indication… gimme dat. The short piece of colorful animation was created and directed by Channy & Kimberly, with music arrangement by Kromosohn. Check it out after the jump.