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    Friday August 16, 2019
  • Get Paid to Write About Anime

    Come join the Crunchyroll News features team!

    If you've been dreaming about getting paid to write about anime and feel you have something to say, we want you to apply for the Crunchyroll News features team! Find out how after the jump.

  • Tuesday February 12, 2019
  • The Rising Of The Shield Hero Anime Producer Answers Fans' Burning Questions In Reddit AMA Session

    Producer Junichiro Tamura answers a variety of questions in popular interview series

    The producer for The Rising of the Shield Hero anime adaptation, Bungo Stray DogsChio’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!

  • Monday September 10, 2018
  • How Perfect Blue Is More Relevant Than Ever 20 Years Later

    Reality and fiction aren't as different as they seem

    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!

  • Wednesday August 29, 2018
  • Meet the People Behind Alita: Battle Angel at Crunchyroll Expo!

    Three people behind the upcoming Battle Angel Alita film come to Crunchyroll Expo!

    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.

  • Friday July 27, 2018
  • Threads and Threats: The Best and Worst Villain Costumes in My Hero Academia

    Ranking the fashion choices of My Hero Academia's evildoers

    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.

  • Tuesday July 24, 2018
  • Should Mega Man X Newcomers Buy the Legacy Collection?

    How Mega Man X holds up in the modern era

    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!

  • Monday July 16, 2018
  • 30 Years of Akira: The Triumph and Legacy of a Legendary Film

    Looking back at the history and influence of an anime masterpiece

    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!

  • Thursday July 5, 2018
  • How Studio Ghibli's Legacy Traces Back to a Third Generation Thief

    Hayao Miyazaki's debut film set the tone for his career

    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!

  • Tuesday July 3, 2018
  • Witness the Endless War Inside Your Body in Cells at Work!

    Be introduced to all the organisms that keep you going!

    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!

  • Thursday June 28, 2018
  • I Expected a Cute Anime about a Girl Walking to School, but I Got Chio's School Road Instead!?

    Chio's School Road makes walking to school a thrilling journey

    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!

  • Monday June 25, 2018
  • From Macross to Miku: A History of Virtual Idols

    An overview of the key moments that led to Hatsune Miku and Kizuna AI

    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!

  • Tuesday May 29, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Batman Ninja vs. Manga Deadpool

    Also starring Tiger, Bunny, and Harry Potter...

    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!

  • Tuesday May 22, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Godzilla vs. Harajuku (and Pokémon, Too!)

    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!

  • Why You Should Watch Your Favorite Anime Again

    Your second viewing of an anime series can give you even more than the first time around!

    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!

  • Tuesday May 8, 2018
  • Lupin vs the Internet: Thievery in an Online World

    How the legendary master thief evades the world wide web

    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!