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    Tuesday May 11, 2021
  • Crowd-Funded Key Anime Film Kud Wafter Release Postponed Due to COVID-19

    The film will now premiere in Japanese theaters on July 16

    After multiple delays, back in March, the crowd-funded anime film Kud Wafter, based on the visual novel of the same name from Key, finally got a confirmed release date ... until Japan's third State of Emergency closed cinemas. Due to this Kud Wafter has moved from its May 14 premiere to July 16. More after the jump.

  • Saturday May 1, 2021
  • Mecha Wage War in Muv-Luv Alternative The Animation PV

    Key staff, main cast, and new key visual revealed for upcoming TV anime based on science fiction visual novel series

    A new key visual, a new preview video, key staff, and the main cast have all been revealed for Muv Luv Alternative The Animation, an upcoming TV anime based on the concluding part of the Muv-Luv science fiction visual novel series by âge and 5pb.. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday March 8, 2021
  • Crowd-Funded Anime Film Kud Wafter Gets New Release Date of May 14

    Based on the adult visual novel spin-off of Little Busters!

    After a few delays, Kud Wafter, the crowd-funded anime film based on the adult visual novel spin-off of Key's Little Busters!, has finally got its new release date of May 14 in Japanese theaters. A new visual was released to celebrate the news, along with the opening of the film's website. See it all past the jump!

  • Thursday November 5, 2020
  • Muv-Luv Alternative The Animation Hits Fuji TV in October of 2021

    Latest TV anime adaptation continues the story-line of popular science fiction visual novel series

    Some quick news for all you mecha and science fiction drama fans out there: additional details have been revealed for the Japanese broadcast of Muv-Luv Alternative The Animation, the upcoming TV anime which adapts the concluding part of the Muv-Luv visual novel series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday November 14, 2020
  • FEATURE: Visual Novels Strike Back in Fall 2020

    A novel approach

    This year's fall season sees a bumper crop of talent who previously honed their skills on visual novels. Could anime represent a new future for these creators, or do visual novels have some life in them yet? Read on after the jump!

  • Saturday October 24, 2020
  • Muv-Luv Alternative TV Anime Hits Japanese Airwaves in 2021

    Teaser visual and preview video released for continuation of popular mecha visual novel adaptation

    The long wait will soon be over for fan so the Muv-Luv mecha / visual novel franchise, because the concluding chapter in the storyline, Muv-Luv Alternative, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast in Japan in 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday October 4, 2020
  • OPINION: How Umineko Changed My Entire Approach to Fictional Media

    It's okay to enjoy things

    Today marks the 34th anniversary of the events of Umineko When They Cry, more commonly known as *checks notes* "one of the greatest pieces of fiction." To celebrate this occasion, one of our German colleagues talked us into letting him yell about how it changed his life and gave him a new-found appreciation for the media he consumes. More after the jump.

  • Friday September 18, 2020
  • FEATURE: Time-Travel, Romance, Myth, and Mystery in ISLAND

    "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" slips back to the Summer of 2018 with a visual novel to anime adaptation

    It's a comedy! It's a romance! It's a drama! It's a high concept science fiction story! It's ISLAND, a TV anime from the Summer 2018 season based on the visual novel by Frontwing, and it's also the subject of this week's installment of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", the column that looks back on older shows that fans may have missed the first time around. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday April 13, 2020
  • Fantasy Action Heats Up in Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen Gameplay Trailer

    Visual novel / tactical RPG game will be published in the U.S. by NIS America in May of 2020

    NIS America's release of the AQUAPLUS visual novel / tactical RPG Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen is just around the corner, and now a new gameplay video previews the fantasy RPG elements of the Battle portion of the game, including Chain Attacks, Rewind, Forecast, and more. Hit the jump to check it out.

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