The producer for The Rising of the Shield Hero anime adaptation, Bungo Stray Dogs, Chio’s School Road, and Prisma Ilya sits down to answer questions from Reddit users in a fascinating AMA session. Hit the jump for the highlights!
When Satsohi Kon's Perfect Blue was released 1998, it showcased the pitfalls of being a celebrity in the internet age. 20 years later, the film resonates more than ever as the future it predicted came true. Hit the jump to learn how!
What are three Hollywood stars doing at an anime convention? Promoting their upcoming Battle Angel Alita film, that's what! Hit the jump to learn about why Robert Rodriguez, Rosa Salazar and Jon Landau are must-see panelists at Crunchyroll Expo 2018.
We often talk about hero costumes but the bad guys need to look the part as well! Hit the jump to find out who the best and worst dressed My Hero Academia villains are.
So you've heard of Mega Man but never had the chance to play these classic games for yourself. Is Mega Man X Legacy Collection a good jumping-in point? Hit the jump to find out in our review!
Akira brought anime outside of Japan and served as a benchmark for every animated feature thereafter. It's ambitious heights and legacy are still felt the world over. Join us as we take a look at the history and influence of this masterpiece on its 30th anniversary!
Hayao Miyazaki mastered his anime craft at Studio Ghibli, but did you know that he got his start working on Lupin the Third? Hit the jump to read about how the infamous thief’s escapades set the groundwork for Miyazaki’s distinctive style!
Biology can be a slog. Enter Cells that Work!, a new series that turns your cells into anime characters who fight off deadly bacteria in brutal battles. Hit the jump to find out how this anime makes education fun!
You've walked to school countless times but we guarantee it's never been as exciting and treacherous as the treks of one Chio Miyamo. From fights with bikers to intense parkour – along with a big dose of heart – Chio's School Road is an unmissable summer 2018 anime. Hit the jump to find out more!
You've heard of Hatsune Miku and Kizuna AI, but what about Kyoko Date and Sharon Apple? Hit the jump to find out more about the history of virtual idols in anime and elsewhere!
This week in his manga-style photo journal, CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias finds himself surrounded by superheroes, boy wizards, tigers, bunnies, and more at the Tamashii Comic-Con, a new event in Tokyo showcasing some of the upcoming releases from Bandai’s deluxe Tamashii Nations line. Enjoy after the jump!
It’s time for another round of manga-style highlights from anime inspired places and events around Tokyo, Japan! This time, CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias stumbles around in the new PARK Harajuku shop, encounters Godzilla on the go, and makes a brief pit stop at the Pokémon Mega Center! Enjoy after the jump!
Want a break from your bottomless backlog? Here are our reasons for why you should revisit an old favorite. Hit the jump to find out why rewatching an anime series can be an experience even better than the first time!
In Lupin the Third Part 5, the master thief is faced with one of his greatest foes yet: the entire Internet! How will becoming teh latest meme affect Lupin's chances when it comes to pulling off a heist and getting away clean? Hit the jump to find out how Lupin navigates this brave new world of technology!
Well, he finally did it… Crunchyroll News Editor in Chief Patrick Macias swam across the Pacific Ocean and moved to Japan in search of anime, manga, and screen-accurate Godzilla figures. Join him in the first of an ongoing series as he explores Tokyo in search of Japanese cartoon eye-candy, the totally unexpected, and the nexus point at which anime dreams become an urban reality. Enjoy after the jump!