The summer 2018 anime season is fast approaching, and you'll be seeing plenty of additions to Crunchyroll's simulcast lineup. Consider this post your one-stop, regularly-updated destination for all things summer, so let's take a look at some of the series we can look forward to so far.
Hark! A new cavalcade of titles are careening into the Crunchyroll anime catalog today, courtesy of our friends at Funimation. Time to make some room in your queue for The Slayers, Strike Witches 1 and 2, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, along with Murder Princess and Shakugan No Shana: The Movie! Read on for full details!
This season's ISLAND is a time travel story like no other. Rather than kicking off with a time machine, it uses the concept of time travel — and the question of whether it even exists — to build the world of the show and reveal the innermost feelings of the characters. Can you unravel the mystery of Urashima Island? Read on after the jump!
Sega unleashed a new trailer for Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise earlier today, including a reveal of the pre-order bonuses that are on the way. Hit the jump for more!
One Punch Man season 2 teaser and release date revealed, My Hero Academia reaches 16 millions copies in print, Discotek makes a ton of announcemencts, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
The Seven Heavenly Virtues is coming home in a complete series (plus OVAs) collection from Sentai Filmworks on October 16, so it's time to take a look at the English dub. Read on for more.
Step aside, Kizuna AI! Move over, Kaguya Luna! There's a new Virtual Youtuber personality in town, ready to keep it real in his white undershirt and boxer shorts. It's Yoshio Tanaka, aka Tanaka no Ossan, aka "Dirty Old Man Tanaka", a 55 year old virtual personality who is gearing up (or perhaps dressing down) to take Youtube and Twitch by storm. Hit the jump to learn more.
The latest event in mobile RPG Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur is a collaboration with Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, which will have its characters dressing up in special outfits just for the occasion. Hit the jump for pics!
A new key visual has been published for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-, a production that is based on the series of "food fantasy" light novels written by Midori Yuuma and illustrated by Laruha about a young woman who becomes a cook at an inn in the spirit world. Hit the jump to learn more.
Publisher Dangen Entertainment is bringing Vestaria Saga to Steam in 2019, with a free demo to arrive on August 16. Check out the demo announcement trailer after the jump.
The latest collaboration for Puzzle & Dragons brings Gintoki and co. to the mobile game, which means there's plenty of awesome art to go along with it. While we'll have to wait for more info on the event itself, you can go ahead and see sample illustrations after the jump.
With an absurd 103 stages to look forward to in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, including a ton returning from previous entries, it's nice to see how they stack up to previous versions. Gamexplain shared a comparison video for just that purpose, so see how Switch stacks up to Wii U after the jump.
Following up on Anime Expo's world premiere last month, North American screenings of My Hero Academia: Two Heroes are set to kick off on September 25. Funimation's latest preview is here to sample the English dub, so check out the new clip after the jump.
In commemoration of the first anniversary of the smartphone role-playing game Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record, Aniplex produced special CMs and a PV featuring 16-year-old Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova, who won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics. In the clips, she wears a costume inspired by one of the main characters of the game, Madoka Kaname. Hit the jump for more details.
Amnibus is offering some Fate/EXTRA Last Encore love for your wardrobe. Sweatpants bearing series imagery let you train up like a Heroic Spirit or chill out like one (depending on which we're talking about). Find out where to order after the jump!
The heroes of Steins;Gate come to life in a new line of LINE stamps — voiced by the original voice actors! Sample new recordings of the iconic lines after the jump.