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    Thursday July 12, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Inside Tokyo's My Hero Academia Cafe!

    Event at Tower Records Cafe Omotesando runs until 7/31

    It’s a bird! It’s a place! It’s ANIME CITY, Crunchyroll News’ exclusive manga-style photo report! And this time, editor in chief Patrick Macias puts on a cape and tights and flies straight into the newly opened My Hero Academia themed cafe in Tokyo to check out the food, folks, and FUN inside! Enjoy after the jump!

  • Thursday July 5, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Steins;Gate 0 Invades Akihabara!

    Event runs until 7/8 in Tokyo

    The hit anime Steins;Gate 0 is currently getting the museum + exclusive merchandise treatment in Tokyo’s famed Akihabara district, and our manga-style photo report Anime City is there to capture the madness for you. Enjoy after the jump!


  • Monday June 25, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - The Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Store Arrives in Tokyo!

    Limited time shop open in Akihabara until 7/16

    The home video release of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online is now underway in Japan, and that means that Llenn and co. are getting a big promotional push in the form of a pop-up shop located in Japan’s famed Akihabara district. Our manga-style photo report takes you inside after the jump!

  • Crunchyroll to Stream Season Two of Golden Kamuy

    Set to air in Fall 2018

    The first season of Golden Kamuy, based on the award winning hit manga by Satoru Noda has just concluded with its final episode. But now, here’s your official announcement that the saga will continue when Season Two comes to Crunchyroll later this year! Read on for more details!

  • Wednesday June 20, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Celebrate the Release of the Persona Dancing Games with a Face Full of Honey Toast!

    Collaboration menu event in Tokyo until 7/16

    The hunger for anime is strong, and only anime honey toast can satisfy that urge. Luckily, a number of food and drink items made in collaboration with the new Persona dancing games have been located in Tokyo, Japan. Prepare yourself as CR News’ exclusive manga-style photo report, ANIME CITY, makes your eyes pop (and stomach growl) after the jump!

  • Thursday June 14, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Shonen Jump Food and Fun at J-World Tokyo!

    Part two of our wild visit to J-World!

    ANIME CITY’s hard-hitting investigative manga-style photo reporting (not really) concludes our look at J-World Tokyo, an amusement park style attraction in Japan devoted to all things Shonen Jump, including some very bizzaro food inspired by the likes of My Hero Academia and Dragon Ball Super

  • Friday June 8, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Inside Tokyo's Limited Time Shop Dedicated to "Persona"

    At Shibuya Marui until 6/16

    Just before the weekend strikes, CR News’ manga-style photo journal attack -- ANIME CITY -- makes a mad dash to the PERSONA limited event shop in Tokyo to get a look at a special event dedicated to the entertainment juggernaut that spawned Persona 5: The Animation and a pair of new dancing games from Atlus. Get a lookie loo after the jump!

  • Wednesday June 6, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Jumpin’ into J-World Tokyo with "Dragon Ball Z" and "Naruto"!

    CR News invades the Shonen Jump themed amusement park

    This time on ANIME CITY, our manga-style photo reportage takes takes a deep dive into J-World Tokyo, an amusment park style attraction in Japan devoted to all things Shonen Jump, starting with Dragon ball Z and Naruto! Enjoy the pics after the (ahem…) jump!

  • Tuesday May 29, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Batman Ninja vs. Manga Deadpool

    Also starring Tiger, Bunny, and Harry Potter...

    This week in his manga-style photo journal, CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias finds himself surrounded by superheroes, boy wizards, tigers, bunnies, and more at the Tamashii Comic-Con, a new event in Tokyo showcasing some of the upcoming releases from Bandai’s deluxe Tamashii Nations line. Enjoy after the jump!

  • Tuesday May 22, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Godzilla vs. Harajuku (and Pokémon, Too!)

    It’s time for another round of manga-style highlights from anime inspired places and events around Tokyo, Japan! This time, CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias stumbles around in the new PARK Harajuku shop, encounters Godzilla on the go, and makes a brief pit stop at the Pokémon Mega Center! Enjoy after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 9, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - Card Captors and Stray Dogs in Shibuya!

    CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias reports from Japan

    Well, he finally did it… Crunchyroll News Editor in Chief Patrick Macias swam across the Pacific Ocean and moved to Japan in search of anime, manga, and screen-accurate Godzilla figures. Join him in the first of an ongoing series as he explores Tokyo in search of Japanese cartoon eye-candy, the totally unexpected, and the nexus point at which anime dreams become an urban reality. Enjoy after the jump!

  • Thursday February 22, 2018
  • Crunchyroll Adds "Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt" and "Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei" to Anime Catalog

    Both shows available starting today!

    Boomshakalaka! Your anime queue has just gotten a whole lot crazier as studio GAINAX’s infamous wild comedy series
    Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, along with Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei, erupt into the Crunchyroll catalog starting… today! Read on for more info!

  • Tuesday February 6, 2018
  • Week 3 Voting is Now Underway at the Anime Awards!

    Voting open until 2/11

    Flash! Voting is underway for Week 3 RIGHT NOW at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards! This marks the final week of voting, which means that crucial categories such as Best Girl, Best Hero, and Anime of the Year are up for grabs! After the jump, browse the full list and cast your votes!



  • Friday February 2, 2018
  • Crunchyroll Announces Dates and Location for Crunchyroll Expo 2018!

    September 1-3 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California

    Big news! Crunchyroll has just announced dates and location for this year’s upcoming Crunchyroll Expo! Which means that now’s a good time to start planning for the weekend of September 1-3 as CRX is set to erupt at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Hit the jump for more info!

  • Wednesday January 31, 2018
  • Week 2 Voting is Now Underway at the Anime Awards!

    Winners to be revealed on Feb/24

    Hark! Voting is underway for Week 2 RIGHT NOW at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards! Which means you are hereby obliged to make your voice heard in a host of crucial categories including Best Action, Best Drama, and Best Comedy! Hit the jump the review the full list!