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    Tuesday January 8, 2019
  • Crunchyroll Favorites 2018 Part Two: VIDEO GAMES!

    CR staff, editors, and writers look back on their favorite games of 2018!

    Our three-part look back at 2018 continues with staff, editors', and writers' favorite VIDEO GAMES! Epic battles, emotional journeys, old friends, and the perfect hunt were just some of the best parts of 2018's games--hit the jump to see the full list!

  • Monday January 7, 2019
  • Crunchyroll Favorites 2018 Part One: Anime and Manga!

    CR staff, editors, and writers look back on their favorite anime and manga of 2018!

    2018 has barely been gone a week, and we don't miss it at all! Okay, we kinda do--specifically, all these anime and manga! Hit the jump to check out our staff, editors', and writers' picks for their favorite anime and manga from the past year!

  • Wednesday December 26, 2018
  • 100 Years of Mastery: Golden Kamuy and Judo

    Golden Kamuy's attention to detail in all aspects--especially its martial arts--helps tell a better story

    Ainu culture! Survival tips! THE FOOD! Golden Kamuy does not skimp on its details, and that extends to its action, especially its martial arts! Hit the jump to learn more about then-new martial art judo, its origins and history, and how it's portrayed in Golden Kamuy!

  • Tuesday November 20, 2018
  • 9 Anime You Can Watch With Your Family on Thanksgiving (so You Don't Have to Watch the Parade)

    Grab a plate and get the family together--it's time to watch some anime

    Thanksgiving is a time of family reunions, food comas... and only half-paying attention to whatever's on TV. Let's change that! Hit the jump to see which shows you can use to show your family why you love anime so much... and hopefully get them in on it too!

  • Monday November 12, 2018
  • Literally Everything Goes with the New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Trailer

    From the Turtles to Exile to Drowning Pool, here are some of the best SMASHups yet

    Who would have guessed that the best trailer score was... nothing at all?! Nintendo's latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate trailer didn't have any music, so fans have added their own, with the absolute best results! Hit the jump to see some of these amazing Smash mashups (Smashups?) including famous songs, TV themes, and much more!

  • Monday November 5, 2018
  • QUIZ: Can You Survive Golden Kamuy's Hokkaido Wilderness?!

    It's more than just making citatap--take this quiz to see how long you last!

    The most dangerous thing in Golden Kamuy isn't Sugimoto, or Hijikata, or the entire 7th Division--it's the forests of Hokkaido! But how well would you do stranded in the Hokkaido wilderness, armed only with Asirpa's advice? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday November 2, 2018
  • TIGHTS DAY Takeover Puts Twitter in a Tizzy

    This is not going to go the way you think

    We live in a world where every day is some kind of minor holiday, but today's a special one: TIGHTS DAY! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces (and photos, and screenshots, and manga pages... and more) and join the celebration!

  • Tuesday October 9, 2018
  • Dead or Alive 6 Director Yohei Shimbori Talks Design Philosophy, Anime Influences, and More!

    I wore the most appropriate thing possible to this interview: a One Punch Man "OPPAI" shirt

    Yohei Shimbori has worked with the Dead or Alive series since way back on the original Xbox! Come join us for a chat about his thoughts going into creating new characters and stage effects, his time with the series, which character should get a solo entry, and more after the jump!

  • Monday October 8, 2018
  • Bears, Beatings, Battlefield Trauma: Celebrating the Glorious Violence of Golden Kamuy

    Here's six of Golden Kamuy's most gruesome and over-the-top injuries--are you immortal enough to handle them?!

    Golden Kamuy has a lot going for it: truly lovable characters, high-energy historical adventure, interesting facts about Ainu culture and Hokkaido wildlife, and pure, satisfying take-no-prisoners ultraviolence! Hit the jump to join us for some highlights of Golden Kamuy's most hardcore moments!

  • Monday October 1, 2018
  • Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is an Outstanding Open-World Oasis

    "Yakuza, but now it's Fist of the North Star" is more than just a post-apocalyptic palette swap

    In the year 201X, video games fell into ruin--thus, the Savior of the Century's End has risen! But is this new open-world adventure just a quick-and-dirty cash grab playing on the nostalgia of Fist of the North Star fans? Or are Ryu ga Gotoku Studio the true heirs to Hokuto Shinken? Hit the jump to find out in our full review!

  • Friday September 28, 2018
  • QUIZ: What's REALLY Your (Cells at Work) Blood Type?

    The cells in Cells at Work all have blood, which means they have a blood type... so WHICH ONE ARE YOU?!

    We've learned so much from Cells at Work: the functions and structure of different cells, how they interact with each other, and how all sorts of problems affect the body and how the body fixes them! But we're missing one important question: WHAT BLOOD TYPE ARE YOU? Let's join the Cells at Work cells in this quiz and find out!

  • Wednesday September 26, 2018
  • Crunchyroll Features' Most-Anticipated Anime of Fall 2018!

    Yesterday we looked back... but what are we most excited for in the coming season?!

    Yesterday, we took a look back at the Summer 2018 season to pick out our favorite shows. Today, CR Features' editors look ahead to the Fall 2018 season--what are they hyped for? And why are their lists so similar? Answers to these questions and more after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 25, 2018
  • Crunchyroll Features' Favorite Anime of Summer 2018!

    From your own circulatory system to the far reaches of space, we talk about our favorite anime of the past season!

    Can you believe the new season's already here?! There's still plenty to look back on, though, as CR's editorial team gets together to discuss their favorite anime from the Summer 2018 season! Were any of their favorites your favorites? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Manga Creators and Fan Artists Join Forces for "Bowsette" Craze!

    Fan-made masterpieces from the creators of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, One Punch Man, Pop Team Epic, and more!

    The latest Nintendo fanart craze needs no introduction: it's the beautiful, the barbaric, the sometimes bountifully buff BOWSETTE! Hit the jump to see where it all started, and check out some Bowsette art from famous manga creators and fan artists alike!

  • Monday September 17, 2018
  • CASTING CALL! Tell Us How Anime's Changed Your Life!

    We’re looking for powerful anime stories from fans to profile for a documentary series on Crunchyroll

    What's your anime origin story? Has anime influenced you to pick up a new hobby, learn a new skill, visit a new place, or pursue your dream career? Hit the jump to find out how you can share your story with us, and the rest of the world!