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    Friday March 20, 2020
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: The Sky-high Harem Shenanigans of Girly Air Force

    When strange invaders appear, call in the Air Force. No, not that Air Force. The other Air Force.

    The Winter 2019 Rewind is going out in a blaze of glory with a look at light novel to anime adaptation Girly Air Force, a 2019 TV anime in which the girls are planes, the planes are girls, and the high school protagonist is in way over his head in a conflict against alien invaders that spans across China and Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday March 6, 2020
  • You Love, You Lose: Celebrating KAGUYA-SAMA LOVE IS WAR

    The Winter 2019 rewind looks back at the sleeper hit anime based on Aka Akasaka's high school romcom manga

    The Winter 2019 Rewind by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" throws down the gauntlet with a look at KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR, a popular high school romantic comedy TV anime that will soon be returning to Japanese TV for another season of puppy love and ruthless aggression. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday February 21, 2020
  • Aces and Pancakes: Flying High with The Magnificent KOTOBUKI

    The Winter 2019 Rewind swoops in for a look at the plane-crazy TV anime from the director of "GIRLS und PANZER"

    The Winter 2019 Rewind is cranking up its engines and preparing to fly with some lovely ladies and their fantastical flying machines in a look back at The Magnificent KOTOBUKI, an original TV anime about a rag-tag group of mercenaries, their WWII-era prop-driven fighter planes, and a great big blimp with a dodo bird for a captain. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday February 18, 2020
  • Kazuma and Company Crash Through in KONOSUBA: Fantastic Days OP Animation

    Android / iOS smart phone game based on comic fantasy light novels begins service in Japan on February 27, 2020

    KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! Fantastic Days, a free-to-play mobile game for Android and iOS that is based on the series of comic fantasy light novels written by Natsume Akatsuki and illustrated by Kurone Mishima, will begin service in Japan on February 27, 2020, and now the opening movie for the game has been published to Youtube. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Friday February 7, 2020
  • ENDRO!: The Hero With a Thousand Cuteness-es

    The Winter 2019 Review continues with a look at the original fantasy / everyday comedy which skewers JRPG tropes

    Have you ever wondered what a Dungeons & Dragons campaign would look like if the story and setting were designed by Hello Kitty? While that's an unlikely combination, the Winter 2019 Rewind by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" has the next best thing with our look at ENDRO!, an original 2019 TV anime that takes JRPG fantasy and everyday comedy cuteness and mashes them together. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday January 24, 2020
  • Living With Pets Isn't Always the Cat's Pajamas

    The Winter 2019 Rewind explores grief and growth with a look at My Roommate is a Cat

    It's time to let the cat out of the bag: this week the Winter 2019 Rewind by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is flashing back to a story about a grief-stricken, antisocial author learning to live and love again with the help of an itty bitty adopted kitty as we look at the aptly named TV anime, My Roommate is a Cat. Hit the jump to take a quick nap on someone else's laptop.

  • Saturday January 11, 2020
  • Daily Life at Magic Boarding School: Looking Back at MYSTERIA Friends

    Love means never having to say "I'm sorry for stealing your tail molting."

    What better way to celebrate the magic of a new year than with wizards, elves, and just a little interspecies yuri romance? It's time for the Winter 2019 Rewind by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", and this week we're looking back at MYSTERIA Friends, a short form high fantasy series inspired by the "Mysteria Academy" expansion from the Rage of Bahamut social game. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday December 10, 2019
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Is The Most Continuously Watched Anime in 2019

    The TV anime's 25-episode first season is now available on Crunchyroll

    Culture Convenience Club has announced the results of its latest research on the watching rate of Japanese TV viewers in the Kanto Area (Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa). Check out the top 10 list for the most continuously watched TV anime in 2019 after the jump!

  • Friday September 6, 2019
  • Kemurikusa Extra Episode DVD Outsells Avengers: Endgame Blu-ray on Amazon Japan

    Tatsuki's 12-episode original sci-fi TV anime was aired from January to March of this year

    Director Tatsuki reported on his official Twitter account today that "Kemurikusa .xWa Matome," a nine-minute DVD including the six extra episodes of his Kemurikusa TV anime, now becomes No.1 on Amazon Japan's top-seller DVD/Blu-ray ranking, outselling the Avengers: Endgame Blu-ray in second. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday August 26, 2019
  • KONOSUBA Conquers the World of Smartphone RPGs in Winter of 2019

    "KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! Fantastic Days" by Sumzap features fully voiced party combat

    Fans of isekai comic fantasy are in for a treat in Winter of 2019, because KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! is getting a smart phone RPG adaptation published by Sumzap for Android and iOS entitled KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! Fantastic Days. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday June 27, 2019
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Novel Illustrator, Anime Character Designer Thank The Fans with Special Illustrations

    The TV anime's final 25th episode is now available for Crunchyroll Premium members

    After the broadcast of its final 25th episode ended in all regions of Japan, the official Twitter for the TV anime The Rising of the Shield Hero posted two illustrations drawn by the novel illustrator Seira Minami and the anime character designer/chief animation director Masahiro Suwa to express their appreciation to the fans. See their special gifts after the jump!

  • Tuesday June 11, 2019
  • Filo Shows Angelic Smile on The Rising of the Shield Hero 3rd DVD/Blu-ray Jacket

    The third disc also includes audio commentary by Kaito Ishikawa (Naofumi) and Maaya Uchida (Melty)

    The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its third DVD/Blu-ray volume. As with the previous volumes, the smiling Filo is newly-drawn by the novel's illustrator Minami Seira. Hit the jump for more details on the product.

  • Tuesday May 14, 2019
  • Novel Illustrator Draws Jacket Illustration for The Rising of the Shield Hero 2nd DVD/Blu-ray Volume

    Kinema Citrus-animated TV series has been simulcast on Crunchyroll

    The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its second DVD/Blu-ray volume to be released on May 24, 2019. Following the protagonist Naofumi for the first volume, the novel's illustrator Minami Seira provided a newly-drawn illustraton of the main heroine Raphtalia. Check out the visual after the jump!

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