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    Monday October 4, 2021
  • Nagi no Asukara TV Anime Celebrates 8th Anniversary With Visual That Will Tug at Your Heart

    Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea is streaming right here on Crunchyroll

    It's been 8 years since the first episode of Nagi no Asukara (also known as Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea) aired in Japan on October 3, 2013. To celebrate the anniversary, the official Twitter account shared an illustration of the five main girls tied by fate. Get washed away with emotions past the jump!

  • Tuesday September 14, 2021
  • FEATURE: The 6 Best Books On The History Of Manga And Anime

    Time to hit the books

    Looking to learn more about anime and manga? Memoirs, production histories and impassioned critique lies after the jump for your perusal.

  • Friday September 3, 2021
  • Mari Okada-written Original Movie Dog Star to be Screened at Konica Minolta Planetarium in Nagoya

    Nobunaga Shimazaki and Yuma Uchida voice the two protagonist boys

    The grand opening of Konica Minolta Planetarium Manten NAGOYA is scheduled for the fall of 2021. And an original movie Dog Star: Kimi to Miageru Fuyu no Seiza-tachi (Winter Constellations to Look Up With You) is decided to be screened as its opening work. Hit the jump for more details including a teaser trailer.

  • Monday June 28, 2021
  • ROUND-UP: Everything That Happened at the MAPPA 10th Anniversary Event

    This weekend's celebration brought a bunch of big news along with it! 

    MAPPA is one busy anime studio, so it should surprise no one that their 10th Anniversary stage event was equally busy. The folks behind hit anime like JUJUTSU KAISEN and Attack on Titan Final Season had plenty to share during the event, so read on for a recap!

  • Sunday June 27, 2021
  • MAPPA Announces New Mari Okada Directed Original Anime Film 'Alice to Tres no Maboroshi Kojo'

    Character designer and art director from Nagi no Asukara to work on the film

    For the last surprise at the MAPPA 10th Anniversary event tonight, a new anime film from famed screenwriter and director Mari Okada was announced to be in production at the anime studio. The first visual and trailer for Alice to Tres no Maboroshi Kojo was released alongside the reveal of the main staff. Learn more after the jump!

  • Friday April 2, 2021
  • FEATURE: Goofy Thrills and Spooky Chills in The Lost Village

    "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" hops a tour bus to Utopia for the 5th anniversary of the Mizushima x Okada TV anime

    Beep-beep! All aboard the Chuni Bus to Terror Town! This week "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is taking a guided tour to The Lost Village, an original TV anime from the spring season of 2016 that sprang from the minds of director Tsutomu Mizushima and screen-writer Mari Okada, and we're having a heck of a trip in the process! Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 28, 2020
  • Hanasaku Iroha Gets Sequel Book Set 7 Years After Anime

    The first story releases in Japanese on October 30

    P.A Works' book imprint P.A. Books announced yesterday on their Twitter account that anime series Hanasaku Iroha will be getting 6 new stories in book form – set 7 years after the end of the anime series. The story sees Ohana return to Yunosagi to restart Kissuiso! Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday August 10, 2020
  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life: The Spirit of Anohana Still Lives on in the Town of Chichibu

    Check out the real-world locations of Anohana

    Trips to Japan are currently off the table for obvious reasons, but why not emulate the feeling of visiting one of your favorite anime locations, by following Wilhelm on his casual pilgrimage to the town of Chichibu? See how Anohana: The Flower That We Saw That Day’s most important location stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!

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