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    Wednesday October 13, 2021
  • Judge Nominations for the Anime Awards are OPEN!

    Let your voice be heard and nominate your choice to join our judges panel!

    Every year, the Anime Awards brings together fans from around the world to recognize anime, the people who make it, and some of its most passionate fans, and the 2022 Anime Awards are just around the corner! Last year we had In 2020, we let anime fans submit their picks for judges, and we're pleased to be opening up judge nominations for the 2022 Anime Awards to the public once again! Hit the jump to submit your choice in the form.

  • Thursday October 7, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: SAKUGAN Staff On Building a World of Monsters, Machines, and Family

    Learn about SAKUGAN in our exclusive interview with director Junichi Wada, and designers Shoji Kawamori and Stanislas Brunet!

    SAKUGAN is an exciting new anime series that takes place in a vast world under the surface of the Earth. We talked with some of the creatives behind the scenes about adapting the novel, creating the monsters and mechas, and the passion that brought everything to life!

  • Wednesday October 6, 2021
  • VShojo To Partner with Nippon TV's V-Clan Network

    One of North America's biggest VTuber agencies is joining forces with one of Japan's biggest TV stations

    Television station Nippon TV and North American V-Tuber agency VShojo announced today that they're partnering up through NTV's V-Clan network. The new partnership aims to spur international collaboration between Japanese and Englsh language VTubers and different promotion opportunities. Learn more and see the full press release by hitting the jump!

  • Wednesday September 22, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid and the Directors' Legacy

    Crunchyroll News speaks with director Tatsuya Ishihara about the production of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S

    Crunchyroll News had the honor of talking with renowned director Tatsuya Ishihara about his experience working on Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S, as well has his directorial style and his history with Kyoto Animation in this exclusive interview.

  • Friday August 13, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: Girlfriend, Girlfriend Director Satoshi Kuwabara Tells Us His Best Girl And More!

    Satoshi Kuwabara sat down with us and talked about his experience working on Girlfriend, Girlfriend!

    Girlfriend, Girlfriend is a romantic comedy that started airing earlier this season and it has quickly earned a spot in anime fans' hearts! The show features a blend of situational comedy and romantic tension and brings it together with a big, earnest heart. We had the opportunity to talk to Satoshi Kuwabara, the director of the series, about his favorite characters, his experience directing, and more. Hit the jump to read it!

  • Friday August 6, 2021
  • Love of Kill Coming to Crunchyroll in 2022!

    The creators behind the upcoming action-romance anime share special messages for the announcement

    At its industry panel at V-CRX today, Crunchyroll announced that the upcoming suspenseful action-romance anime Love of Kill will be coming to the service in 2022! Along with this announcement, we are happy to include not only comments from the staff and cast, but a special illustration and message from the original creator, Fe. Hit the jump to see it all!

  • Crunchyroll to Air Skeleton Knight in Another World, Muv-Luv Alternative, and More!

    Check out a slate of new titles coming to the site soon!

    Crunchyroll has announced a huge slate of upcoming anime at their VCRX industry panel! Anime packed with skeletons, man eating aliens, and more are coming soon. Hit the jump for the full list of titles!

  • Thursday August 5, 2021
  • SAKUGAN Anime Reveals New Key Visual

    The Satelight novel adaptation is coming to Crunchyroll this Fall!

    Ahead of its October premiere, the SAKUGAN TV anime shared a new piece of art! The series will come to Crunchyroll this Fall. Hit the jump to see the key visual!

  • Wednesday August 4, 2021
  • V-CRX Welcomes Guests from Re:ZERO, Battle Game in 5 Seconds, and More!

    Meet the guests who will be attending Virtual Crunchyroll Expo!

    Virtual Crunchyroll Expo is just around the corner, and we’re excited to share some of the guests who will be in attendance! The roster includes voice actors and staff from fan favorite and upcoming anime. Hit the jump to take a look at the full list!

  • INTERVIEW: Girlfriend, Girlfriend Creator Hiroyuki On The Inspiration Behind The Anime

    The creator of the Girlfriend, Girlfriend manga talks to us about the inspiration behind the series and more!

    Girlfriend, Girlfriend is a romantic comedy that started airing earlier this season, and it has quickly earned a spot in anime fans' hearts! We had the opportunity to speak with Hiroyuki, the creator of the Girlfriend, Girlfriend manga, about his work on the manga and are proud to present the interview here! Hit the jump to read it in full.

  • Wednesday July 7, 2021
  • QUIZ: Which My Hero Academia Hero Would You Intern With?

    Find out who will mentor you on your way to becoming a Pro Hero!

    If you were a student at U.A., which Pro Hero would you intern under? Take this quiz to find out! Hit the jump and let us know your result!

  • Wednesday June 23, 2021
  • RANKING: Naruto Fans Rank Their Favorite Openings

    What is the most popular OP in all of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden?! Crunchyroll News readers let us know which Naruto OPs are their favorites, and we're here to announce the results! Hit the jump to find out which OP reigns supreme!

  • Monday June 14, 2021
  • POLL: Tell Us Your Favorite Naruto OPs!

    Choose three of your favorites of the iconic OPs from Naruto and Naruto Shippuden

    Across over 700 episodes, Naruto Uzumaki's journey has amassed more than a few iconic OPs. We wanted to run a poll with English-speaking fans to see which openings rank among the most popular. Check out the poll and choose your three favorites, and we'll publish our findings after the results are in!

  • Thursday March 18, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: The Founder of an Anime and Manga Academic Journal Talks Anime Scholarship

    Billy Tringali, the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Anime and Manga Studies, spoke with us about the newly launched journal

    Anime and manga, like many other media relegated to the term "pop culture," are slowly becoming recognized as serious art forms by academia. We had the opportunity to talk with Billy Tringali, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of a new journal focusing on Anime and Manga studies.

  • Friday March 12, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: Dr. STONE Animation Producer - Shusuke Katagiri

    Animation Producer Shusuke Katagiri talks with us about working on the series and why Chrome is his favorite character

    Dr. STONE was one of the most exciting new anime of 2019 and we’re right in the middle of the series’ second season! We were lucky enough to interview Animation Producer Shusuke Katagiri and talk about Chrome, anime production, and the joy of a project coming together.

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