The official website for the forthcoming all-new anime film ARIA The CREPUSCOLO announced today that its OP and ED theme songs will be performed by voice actress/singer Kiyono Yasuno (Megumi Kato in Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend). She is also cast as a new character Aletta, who is designed by the ARIA manga's original author Kozue Amano. Hit the jump for more information including Yasuno's message.
A TV anime adaptation of Yuri Kitayama's isekai fantasy light novel series Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is now in the works. The novel has been published from Hobby Japan's HJ Bunko imprint since October 2015 and the anime will be produced as the imprint's 15th-aniversary project. Watch a 60-second teaser PV to see how the characters are depicted in the anime world.
The official website for the Love Live! Sunshine!! series announced today that the online concert "Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours COUNTDOWN LoveLive! ~WHITE ISLAND~" will be live-streamed on December 30 and 31, 2020. Its second day will be the first New Year's Eve countdown concert in the whole Love Live! franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Director Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass) and writer Kazuki Nakashima (Promare)'s upcoming original mecha TV anime Back Arrow released a brand new trailer today highlight the opening theme song "dawn" by the biggest name in Japanese music right now, LiSA. More cast has been revealed alongside the ending theme song name and performer. Get in the robot after the jump!
Bandai Namco Entertainment will start airing a new TV commercial featuring 43-year-old nationally popular enka singer Kiyoshi Hikawa, titled "Yubi Ippon de Kakemegure" (Run around with one finger), for its smartphone game app Dragon Ball Legends nationwide from November 28, 2020. Check out his fierce sky battle against Frieza after the jump!
It’s that special time of the year for the Crunchyroll Store to take center stage--why, you ask? Well, if you hadn’t already heard, our Black Friday sale is here!
2020 kicked off with the yokai intrigue of the Crunchyroll Original anime In/Spectre, and now it's officially set to return for a second season. Read on for more!
Toei Animation has announced the OP and ED song performers of the upcoming second season of the TV anime World Trigger; The OP theme "Force" is sung by a five-member Korean idol group TOMORROW X TOGETHER, while the ED theme "Mirai Eigou" is performed by a four-member Japanese rock band Kami wa Saikoro wo Furanai. Read their messages for the fans after the jump!
Toei Animation launched a teaser site for Tropical-Rouge! PreCure, the forthcoming 18th TV series from its long-running PreCure magical girl franchise today. The taglines accompanying the title logo are: "Make de Change! Muteki no Yaruki!" (Change in make-up! Invincible Motivation!) and "Minnade Issho ni Tropicacchao-! (Let's get tropical together!). Hit the jump for more details.
It's November 27 in Japan, which means it's time for the fifth OAD episode of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime! OAD #5 is now live on Crunchyroll, so go ahead and dive into "Rimuru's Glamorous Life as a Teacher, Part 3." Read on for more.
After the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade today, the official Twitter account for The Pokémon Company International, teased their plans for the mega franchises 25th anniversary next year! Catch the tease after the jump!
This Thanksgiving, we're talking turkey with a look at some avian anime friends that can keep you company through times both fair and fowl. Hit the jump to nice bird.
The Twitter account for upcoming TV anime I Shaved My Beard Then Picked Up a High School Girl. (Known as Hige o Soru. Soshite Joshi Kousei o Hirou. in Japan) released its first trailer today announcing that the series, based on the light novel written by Shimesaba and illustrated by booota, will be premiering in April 2021. Be smitten after the jump!
Surf's up, anime fans! WAVE!! Surfing Yappe!!, a three-part theatrical anime film based on the mixed media project by MAGES, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast in Japan in January of 2021, and a new key visual, a new preview video, and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for the series. Hit the jump to hang ten.
It's not often a random rock in a random park in Japan makes the news, but when that rock, dubbed Ryu no Wariishi (The Dragon's Split Boulder), resembles that of the boulder seen in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, it draws the eyes of fans all over Japan, who are converging on the cracked rock for a slaying photo opportunity. See the stone after the jump!