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    Friday January 24, 2020
  • Finally, IN-N-OUT Burger Gets the Anime Representation It’s Always Deserved

    This summer, get your Double-Double™ Anime-Style in GREAT PRETENDER

    Finally...a worthy burger arrives in anime.

  • Tuesday December 17, 2019
  • Anime Awards 2020: Meet Our Categories and Judges!!

    The 2020 Anime Awards are soon approaching, and we’re excited to share a few updates with all of you today! This is our fourth Anime Awards, and we’ve been working hard to make it better every year! Please read ahead on updates to our categories and judges.

  • Wednesday October 16, 2019
  • CONTEST: #OnePiece20 Make a Pose for 20 Years of CR Premium!

    Win 20 Years of Crunchyroll Premium and a One Piece figure to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the anime!

    It's simple - just pose like a One Piece character in the anime, post your side-by-side on your Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #OnePiece20, and you're set! Make sure you're following Crunchyroll's offiical account on whichever platform you post on so that we can contact you if you're a winner ~ 

  • Friday October 4, 2019
  • Meet the New Crunchyroll Web Video Player!

    50% of users now will experience our new player when enjoying anime on!

    In the last week or two, some of you may have seen some changes to the Crunchyroll video player on desktop and web browsers. Today, now that 50% of visitors to Crunchyroll will be experiencing their favorite anime this way, we’re pleased to announce that we’re rolling out a new video player! In the coming days, barring any major bugs, we’ll be updating the web player for all Crunchyroll fans around the world. We hope this makes watching anime with us even better for all of you!

  • Thursday September 5, 2019
  • SWEEPSTAKES: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered & Switch Release

    Win your own copy of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered for the Playstation 4 or on the Switch!

    Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. LEVEL-5’s classic tale returns remastered on PS4 and PC with improved graphics and performance, and on the go on Nintendo Switch. Join Oliver as he embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing back his mother after a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion in his hand and his trusty friend Drippy by his side, he will travel across this rich fantasy world to tame familiars, take on enemies, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother’s salvation.

  • Friday May 10, 2019
  • Kickstarter Anime Darling MECHA-UDE Pilot Premieres on YouTube

    The episode is available via Reina Scully's YouTube channel for the next month

    In late 2016, animator Sae Okamoto (SUSHI POLICEMonster Strike the Movielaunched a kickstarter for a piece of original animation entitled MECHA-UDE. The campaign was successful, raising $67,918 across 999 backers - more than double the initial goal. This morning, Reina Scully released the entire first episode with Japanese audio and English subtitles on her YouTube channel, which you can watch here.

  • Thursday May 2, 2019
  • Sonic to Undergo Design Makeover After Negative Fan Reaction to Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Trailer

    Paramount Pictures' upcoming Sonic live-action adaptation hits speed bumps from uncanny design

    • On Tuesday, Paramount Pictures released a trailer for November's live-action Sonic film.
    • Sonic became the #1 trending topic on social media with mostly negative reactions.
    • This afternoon, the film's director acknowledged the feedback, and is changing the hedgehog's design.
  • Thursday April 25, 2019
  • What Are the Most Popular Anime on Crunchyroll This Week? - Week Ending April 21st

    Crunchyroll’s team shares the inside data on what anime fans watch the most!

    Is your favorite anime one of the most popular on Crunchyroll? Last week, we started a new type of feature here at Crunchyroll where we shared popularity charts, and you all seemed to enjoy it, so we're back again!

  • Monday April 22, 2019
  • Upcoming Magic Expansion Features Alternate Art Version from Yoshitaka Amano and Others

    Japanese "War of the Spark" Boosters Will Contain Alternate Art from Notable Japanese Character Designers

    Wizards of the Coast announced early this evening that they would be releasing Japanese alternate-art versions of all 36 planeswalker cards in their upcoming Magic: the Gathering expansion, War of the Spark, featuring illustrations from character designers like the legendary Yoshitaka Amano (Angel’s Egg, Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy) and Daisuke Izuka (Fire Emblem, GATE light novels).

  • Wednesday April 17, 2019
  • What Are the Most Popular Anime on Crunchyroll This Week? - Week Ending April 14th

    Crunchyroll’s team shares the inside data on what anime fans watch the most!

    Many of you ask: what’s the most popular anime right now? You might have a good guessmaybe you’re seeing a ton of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure on your Twitter feed or noticed that My Hero Academia and Mob Psycho 100 dominate Tumblr’s “fandomomics” rankingsbut it’s hard to really know. That is, unless you ask the biggest anime community in the world! Read more after the jump!

  • Friday April 12, 2019
  • AniTwitter is Losing its S&%t Over Ikuhara’s Sarazanmai

    Sarazanmai's first episode had lots of butts and kappas, and AniTwitter can't seem to get enough of it

    Auteur director Kunihiko Ikuhara is known for his dazzling visuals, big ideas, and bold statements about society, sexuality, and the sublime. With a strong directorial voice and a resume that includes Sailor MoonRevolutionary Girl Utena, and Penguindrum, every new anime with his name attached attracts critical interest, and with a penchant for the dramatic and bizarre, each of those anime also attract confusion, shock, and awe. When Sarazanmai premiered yesterday, it was no different. People lost their minds.

  • Saturday March 30, 2019
  • “Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld” Announced for October Broadcast

    Kirito, Eugeo, and Alice will continue the second half of their Alicization Arc adventures this October

    Today, following the conclusion of the 24th episode of the Sword Art Online: Alicization TV anime, the official Japanese Sword Art Online Twitter account shared that the anime would continue this October as “Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld”, covering the second half of the Alicization arc.

  • Sunday March 24, 2019
  • "120 Minutes Plus" - SHIROBAKO Film Details Discussed at AnimeJapan

    SHIROBAKO's Upcoming Film Gets Rough Production Timeline, Aoi Miyamori Gets a Promotion with Timeskip

    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!

  • Saturday March 23, 2019
  • Re:ZERO Starting Life in Another World Season 2 Announced

    Much anticipated season 2 of the hit 2016 isekai anime comes with trailer, teaser visual

    This afternoon during the festivities of Anime Japan 2019, the Re:ZERO official Japanese website updated with a key visual and trailer announcing a second season of the hit 2016 anime series Re:ZERO − Starting Life in Another World.

  • Monday January 28, 2019
  • A Giveaway Tailor-Made for You!! SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal Sweepstakes

    SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal is now available on PlayStation®4 and Windows PC via Steam!

    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 ~

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