P.A. Works founder and president Kenji Horikawa and producer Takayuki Nagatani (Infinite) took the stage at AnimeJapan this Sunday to share experiences of working on the anime about making anime, SHIROBAKO, and provide insights into the upcoming film, announced last summer at a special fan event held in the Musashino neighborhood. Crunchyroll staff was front and center at this event to find out the latest updates with the staff favorite series!
To celebrate this launch, XSEED Games has generously shared three copies of the ‘At the Seams’ edition for the Playstation 4™ with the Crunchyroll team, and we’re looking for three lucky people to give them away to!! Enter our sweepstakes below for your chance to win - it only takes a moment to enter your information, and there’s multiple ways to enter if you want to increase your odds ~
At the most recent Crunchyroll Expo, I had the unbelievable opportunity to sit down with Atsuko Ishizuka, the director of A Place Further Than the Universe, one of the most revered series of 2018, anime or otherwise. Take a look to find out more!
Tales of Vesperia was one of the defining RPGs of a generation, and now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this iconic Tales game, Bandai Namco is re-releasing the incredible adventure for everyone to enjoy! Today is the anticipated return of a fan favorite, remastered for a new generation of gamers in the form of Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, available on the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch™.
Sifting through the entirety of anime from 2018 isn’t the only process that the nominees had to go through before being selected. The nominees for Anime Awards this year weren’t randomly picked. They were selected through a rigorous process that involved a number of judges’ votes and a lot of internal and external decision making. Learn all about our process here!
The Anime Awards are just a little more than a day away - that is, the day that we reveal the nominees for this years' Anime Awards and open voting to fans!! We had an incredible panel of 20+ judges sift through the 217+ anime eligible for the coveted title of "Anime of the Year", and over the course of six weeks and two rounds of voting, the judges narrowed it down to just six nominees that we're very excited to reveal to all of you...on Friday at 12:01am Pacific Time.
Two and a half years ago, Studio Bones’ critical and fan darling Mob Psycho 100 changed everything. No, not for its once-in-a-generation opening sequence, nor was it for the anime’s unbelievable animation or its earnest and lovable cast of characters. In September 2016, Twitter user @DoonaDraws accidentally kicked off one of the best memes many of us have had the pleasure of experiencing: #RedrawReigen. Now, with Season 2 launching, it returns.
3, 2, 1...let's jam! Cowboy Bebop, one of the most beloved anime series of all time, is coming to live-action via Netflix, Variety reports. The 26-episode anime series from 1998 follows the adventures of a motley crew of bounty hunters (and more) in space, and the upcoming 10-episode live-action series is anticipated to follow the same direction.
We're a full month into the fall anime season, and much like folks are getting settled into their favorite scarves and easy chairs by the fire, they're starting to get settled into their favorite anime, too. With that, we'd like to continue to the tradition of sharing maps of Crunchyroll users' favorite new anime by state, by province, by territory, and by country!! Which new fall series is the top where you live? Jump in and let's find out!!
Today was quite the day on Twitter: just five hours before billionaire flamethrower salesman Elon Musk's black-hearted declaration of love for anime (and subsequent tweets which I think we can all agree would be best forgotten), the Official™ Twitter Account made a bad tweet.
Last week, Nozomi Entertainment hit it’s goal for its dubbed home video release of Emma: A Victorian Romance, halfway through its month-long Kickstarter campaign. With nearly a thousand backers and 9 days left in the campaign (as of writing), it’s trending towards $178,733 according to Kickstarter analytics site Kicktraq. That’s just over $1,000 away from the Stretch Goal of $180,000, which will unlock a dub of the second season.
Two days ago, the stellar Crunchyroll news team announced that Nintendo would be hosting a Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on August 8th as part of its normal daily reporting of topics related to the interests of Crunchyroll users. But is there some deeper meaning here?
With only a little more than a month until Crunchyroll Expo begins, the folks at Crunchyroll have been keeping busy with new announcements daily as part of their "12 Days of Crunchyroll Expo" campaign. This Saturday, July 28th, the company announced that Domee Shi, Director of Disney Pixar's "Bao", would be joining the special guest lineup!
Attack on Titan Season 3 premieres TODAY (July 22nd) on Crunchyroll, and we're celebrating with something we're calling A SNACK ON TITAN!!