Update: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card confirms 26-episode run

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A report from Japanese broadcasters NHK has brought to light that the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card anime will run for 26 episodes. This treat comes after a promo video for the series based on CLAMP’s manga was revealed on the show’s official website on Friday. Luckily for overseas fans, Crunchyroll saw fit to post an English subtitled […]

Update: Crunchyroll’s dub stream of Gintama adds more episodes

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Earlier this month, season three of Gintama started streaming dubbed on Crunchyroll, and now a further 12 episodes are available as per their promise to add more of the dub each Wednesday in February. Thanks to the service’s ongoing streaming partnership with FUNimation, episodes from 266-304 are up right now for all Crunchyroll members outside of Asia. This is the first […]

Weekly round-up

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This first full week of February has certainly been one full of love. Whether it was news and features on anime we adore, or appreciating all your support thus far with our arrival on Patreon, we’ve been feeling those sweet springy feelings set in. For all the goings on with our blog, plus wonderful pieces from […]

Crunchyroll celebrates 1 million paid subscribers with own convention, prize giveaways

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They’ve done it! Crunchyroll have surpassed one million paid members, and that’s not including over 20 million registered users. In their official press release the superstar streamers say they saw a record growth in 2016, charting a 36% rise in paying subscribers over the last 12 months alone. To celebrate their achievement, they’ve announced giveaways throughout […]

History makers: a Yuri!!! on ICE round-up

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It’s been just over a month since the final episode of Yuri!!! on ICE, but we’re missing it already, and we know heaps of you are too. To ease the Yuri, Yurio and Victor-shaped voids in all our lives, we thought we’d look back over the joy they brought us through the fall, and continue to […]

Weekly round-up

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Well, have we got a bumper round-up to share with you today. Along with all the news you need to keep up to date with the world of anime, we’re introducing a brand new feature to this weekly update. No spoilers here! You’ll just have to scroll on down to find out. New York Times […]

Crunchyroll announces Anime Movie Night screening event series

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Yesterday, Crunchyroll announced a series of live-screening events they’re calling Anime Movie Night, in collaboration with cinema advertisement company Screenvision Media and event cinema company KAOS Connect. Their first event slated for this April, three more are due to follow on a quarterly basis throughout the rest of this year. Though no specific titles were announced […]

South Park gives a nudge to Yuri!!! on ICE and Crunchyroll

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Mutual fans of anime and South Park have been treated to some simply excellent otaku parodies over the years, just one gem being last year’s yaoi episode. Tweek x Craig forever. With Yuri on ICE!!! being the latest smash by crossover appeal, it’s no shocker that the adult animation has worked in a reference. But a more unexpected namecheck involved […]

Review: Loot Anime Halloween Crate

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Anime fans in the UK have a harder time nurturing their obsession compared to our American cousins. Crunchyroll’s joint venture with Loot Anime was a case in point, but us Brits need worry no longer. The kind folk over at Subscription Radar are shipping anime crates across Blighty and we’ve teamed up to make sure […]

Update: Dragon Ball Super begins simulcasts across US and Europe

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International Dragon Ball fans can Cha-La Head-Cha-La with delight, as Toei Animation announced that they’re running simulcasts of Dragon Ball Super on Crunchyroll, Daisuki and Anime Lab from this month on. Crunchyroll’s stream is available to the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand for both free and subscription members. And with subscriptions only, Latin American and South African viewers […]

Porter Robinson’s SHELTER explores our creative symbiosis with technology

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‘SHELTER’ has arrived, and what a stunning sight to behold. Music producer Porter Robinson went to Sword Art Online‘s A-1 Pictures and Crunchyroll to create a music video for his new song. The two together tell the story of Rin, a 17-year-old girl who lives alone inside a simulation. In this infinite, beautiful bubble of solitude, she […]

Event: Anime NYC convention to launch in 2017

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Event company LeftField Media announced yesterday (September 20th) that a new anime convention is coming to New York City. Kicking off from November 17th-19th, 2017 at the Javits Center, this event with the potential to become the biggest anime celebration on the East Coast is powered by streaming superstars Crunchyroll. After the New York Anime Festival […]