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    Monday June 3, 2019
  • Five Anime With Great Sibling Bonds!

    As Tanjiro and Nezuko continue their adventures in the world of Demon Slayer, let's celebrate some other great anime siblings!

    The loving bond between siblings Tanjiro and Nezuko is one of the greatest things about this season's Demon Slayer. But anime is full of stories that celebrate the joy and frustration of brothers and sisters. Today on Why It Works, let's celebrate some of the best sibling bonds in anime!

  • Sunday May 12, 2019
  • Celebrate Mother's Day with the Greatest Moms in Anime!

    Trust us, we're anime mom experts.

    Happy Mother's Day! We all know that all anime moms are good, but what if I told you that some anime moms are better than good? Shocking, right? Hit the jump below to celebrate some of the best moms anime has to offer!

  • Monday March 4, 2019
  • Reigen Is Great, But There Are Other Great Anime Parents Too!

    Today let's celebrate some of the very best parents in anime!

    Inspired by the dubious mentorship of Reigen Arataka, today we'll be taking a journey through some of the best anime parents of recent years. Whether your family is composed of mostly dragons or entirely tanukis, great parenting is integral to a loving family. Let's celebrate those relationships that make our favorite families shine!

  • Thursday June 21, 2018
  • Crunchyroll x Steam Summer Sale

    Twenty new Crunchyroll titles join Steam just in time for the Steam Summer Sale!! There's never been a better time to collect some of your favorite anime on Steam!!

    The Crunchyroll x Steam Summer Sale returns!! There's never been a better time to pick up some of your favorite Crunchyroll series for 30% off ~ 

  • Monday July 31, 2017
  • Failed Tanuki and Half-Baked Tengu: Identity and Community in "The Eccentric Family"

    Part 2 of 2

    Through its colorful world and unique individuals, The Eccentric Family asks us what makes us who we say we are, and wonders how we'd find that answer in the first place. Guest Author Dee Hogan explores the dynamics of a city inhabited by three groups -- tanuki, tengu, and humans -- after the jump!

  • Saturday July 29, 2017
  • "The Eccentric Family" Celebrate Bon as Kyoto's Goodwill Ambassadors

    Collaboration between city and "The Eccentric Family 2" includes new artwork for the Kyoto Gozan no Okurubi

    The cast of The Eccentric Family 2 have been acting as special goodwill ambassadors for the city of Kyoto as part of an ongoing promotional campaign, and the latest addition to the campaign includes new artwork that promotes the Kyoto Gozan no Okurubi, a gigantic ceremonial bonfire that celebrates the conclusion of the Obon Festival when the spirits of the departed return to the afterlife after visiting their families on Earth. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 21, 2017
  • Failed Tanuki and Half-Baked Tengu: Identity and Community in "The Eccentric Family"

    Part 1 of 2

    Through its colorful world and unique individuals, The Eccentric Family asks us what makes us who we say we are, and wonders how we'd find that answer in the first place. Guest Author Dee Hogan explores the dynamics of a city inhabited by three groups -- tanuki, tengu, and humans -- after the jump!

  • Saturday June 17, 2017
  • The Truly Magical Real-World Locations of “The Eccentric Family 2” [Part 3]

    Take another look at the real-world locations of The Eccentric Family 2!

    Anime vs. Real Life – The Eccentric Family 2’s whimsical and charming take on its real-world setting, the city of Kyoto, has always been one of the show’s strong points. But does that also apply to the show’s other locations? Find out how well the anime’s locations outside of Kyoto stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!

  • Thursday June 15, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Adds "The Eccentric Family" to Anime Catalog

    First series now available in the US and Canada

    If you've been wanting to go back and check out the first The Eccentric Family series, or revisit it for a repeat viewing, Crunchyroll has you covered. The series has been added to the anime catalog, with all episodes currently live. 

  • Saturday June 17, 2017
  • The Lonely Queen of The Eccentric Family

    Today we offer some sympathy for Benten, the capricious quasi-tengu of The Eccentric Family.

    Benten has been a figure of menace and mystery all throughout The Eccentric Family. Yasaburo is entranced by her, but never seems to get any closer. Today we'll take a closer look at Benten, and try to find some meaning in her icy stare.

  • Thursday June 1, 2017
  • FEATURE: Head Space - "The Eccentric Family 2" A Tanuki's Weakness

    The Eccentric Family 2 sets off the second half its story with some amazing writing and a huge reveal

    Sometimes a series hits you with a reveal that makes you want to watch the whole thing over again. The latest development in The Eccentric Family 2 has been simmering for two seasons and its potential implications on the story present a number of possibilities. See how a single scene can change our perception of the entire series and provide the set up for an amazing development, after the jump!

  • Thursday May 25, 2017
  • Display Some Adorable Dysfunction With "The Eccentric Family 2" Capsule Toys

    Set of five includes a Yaichiro paperclip holder, a Yajiro item tray, a Yasaburo pen stand, a Yasaburo hanging mascot as well as a Yashiro smartphone stand

    The Shimogamo clan is set to join the world of cute animal capsule toys as Good Smile Company is now preparing a set of Eccentric Family mini-trading figures.  Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 23, 2017
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – The Best Anime Families of Spring 2017

    Which of Spring 2017's anime families is the best? Depends on what you like in a family!

    It's a season of anime families! From The Eccentric Family to WorldEnd to Alice & Zoroku, the spring 2017 anime season has brought us a varied selection of family dynamics. In this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes a closer look at the ways these different shows portray their ideas about what it means to be a family. Hit the jump to check it out, and weigh in on your favorite anime family of the season!

  • Saturday May 20, 2017
  • FEATURE: Why It Works: The Eccentric Family's Nefarious Villain

    Today we'll explore the life and times of The Eccentric Family's most unrepentant monster, Soun Ebisugawa!

    The Eccentric Family is very good about giving most of its characters complex, contradictory feelings and rich internal lives. But one of the show's characters just seems like bad news from top to bottom - Soun Ebisugawa, the brother-betraying uncle of our hero Yasaburo. Today we'll explore the finer points of The Eccentric Family's meanest dude around!