During the Halloween season, sometimes it's better to out-source your spookiness to online retailers, and this week "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is looking back at Ms. Vampire who lives in my neighborhood., a Fall 2018 TV anime about a N.E.E.T. Nosferatu who spends entirely too much time browsing the internet and being a gigantic anime nerd. Hit the jump to learn more.
The current year is ending and the Fall 2018 review by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is drawing to a close with look at As Miss Beelzebub Likes it., a supernatural/office comedy/romance TV anime that posits that the true ruler of the Underworld is the concept of cuteness. Hit the jump to learn more!
Fall is the season of fading hopes and expectations growing cold, but this week the Fall 2018 Review is keeping our hearts warm with stories of youthful passion (and quantum confusion) with a look at Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, a 2018 TV anime based on the popular teen drama light novel series. Hit the jump to come down with a serious case of "Puberty Syndrome".
We're all recovering from a post-Thanksgiving food coma, and so the Fall 2018 Review by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is thankful for some surreal humor in the form of HIMOTE HOUSE: A share house of super psychic girls, a short form TV anime that is one part sketch comedy, one part improv comedy, and one part phenomenal cosmic powers! Hit the jump to learn more.
Calling all heroes! The Fall 2018 Review by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" continues with a look back at SSSS.GRIDMAN, Studio TRIGGER's animated love letter to all things tokusatsu. Hit the jump to plug into the mainframe and discover the hero within.
Halloween is over, but idol music (and zombies) will never die as "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" continues the Fall 2018 Review with a look back at the original TV anime madness that is ZOMBIE LAND SAGA. Hit the jump to rise up as fan of Franchouchou and help put Saga Prefecture back on the map.
Life is a journey, death is a destination, and sometimes true friendship is the serial murderers we meet along the way in Angels of Death, the subject of the most recent Fall 2018 Review by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog". Join us as we explore a booby-trapped underground complex filled with scythe-wielding lunatics, deranged doctors, and other demented denizens of a world gone mad. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's Halloween season and the Fall 2018 Review is getting spooky with a subject matter that's sure to send chills down the spines of even the bravest anime fans: the prospect of working retail! Join us as "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" looks back at Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san, a 2018 TV anime about a skeleton working the comic book section of a busy Japanese bookstore, and hit the jump to learn the true terrors of the "SPECIAL YAOI BOOK"!
Even ghosts are welcome at Okko's Inn, a 2018 anime theatrical film that will receive special U.S. screenings on April 22nd and 23rd thanks to GKIDS and Fathom Events, and now a pair of new movie trailers (one English subtitled, the other English dubbed) have been published to promote the film. Hit the jump to check them out.
Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has started streaming a two-minute PV for the forthcoming DVD/Blu-ray "UNION MUSIC VIDEO/Making of UNION" to be released on March 20, including OxT's performance of the TV anime SSSS.GRIDMAN's OP song "UNION" and its behind-the-scenes. Learn more about the special disc after the jump!
Japan's largest mobile phone operator NTT Docomo announced today that three new anime episodes based on Fumi Ayamiya's fantasy comedy manga Otona no Bouguya-san/Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen will be steamed exclusively on its streaming service dAnime Store in March and that popular voice actress Yui Ogura newly join the voice cast. Hit the jump for more information.
In the latest video message, the TV anime Anima Yell!!'s five main voice actresses: Yuka Ozaki, Yuina Yamada, Mikako Izawa, Tomori Kusunoki, and Haruka Shiraishi announced that they will show their cheerleading performance at the upcoming special event to be held in Tokyo on April 14, and now practicing hard for it. Hit the jump for more details.
Following her 13th single song "Gravitation," 31-year-old anison singer Maon Kurosaki has provided her 14th single song "ROAR" as the second OP theme song for the TV anime third season of the A Certain Magical Index series since its 18th episode aired in Japan last Friday. Check out her new MVs after the jump!
A new English language teaser trailer has been released for Okko's Inn, a 2018 theatrical anime film about an apprentice innkeeper dealing with ghostly guests that will receive a limited, two-day screening in some 500 U.S. cinemas in April of 2019 thanks to Fathom Events and GKIDS. Hit the jump to check it out.
GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up once again for two days of screenings of the 2018 theatrical anime film, Okko's Inn (known as Wakaokami wa Shogakusei! in Japan), at some 500 select U.S. cinemas on April 22 & 23, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.