Re:ZERO, Kabaneri, your name. sweep victories in Newtype Anime Awards

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The Machi Asobi anime, manga and game event held its 17th run this past weekend, at studio ufotable’s home of Tokushima. There, this year’s results of Newtype magazine’s Anime Awards were announced, as voted by fans. Their top picks from anime released between October 2015 and September 2016 were as follows: Best TV Broadcast  Kabaneri of the Iron […]

Update: Crunchyroll adds 1st FUNimation dub to catalog

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The ground-breaking partnership between Crunchyroll and FUNimation announced on September 11th was set in motion in earnest last week, as Crunchyroll made two FUNimation catalog titles available internationally on their streaming service. Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and Psycho-Pass were both added after being confirmed as part of the partnership’s original reveal. But now, another phase of the crossover has been […]

Update: FUNimation add discounted all-access streaming plan as part of Crunchyroll partnership

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No need to pinch yourself, this really is happening. Anime streamers and distributors Crunchyroll and FUNimation announced a partnership as of September 8th that aims to “improve the fan experience and grow the current reach of anime.” With Crunchyroll focusing on streaming subtitled shows, and FUNimation expanding their initiatives in Broadcast Dubs and the home video […]

Update: FUNimation post D.Gray-man Hallow broadcast dub preview following details for Handa-kun, Saiki Kusuo and more

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Continuing the casting announcements for their broadcast dubs, with all except Love Live! Sunshine!! inclusive to the UK and Ireland thanks to FunimationNow, FUNimation heaped the reveals high last week. On July 27th and 28th the listings for Tales of Zestiria the X and both arcs of Danganronpa 3 appeared. Then Friday (July 29th) brought us the English D.Gray-man Hallow cast. Finally, on Sunday (July 31st) […]

FUNimation to stream UK-inclusive broadcast dubs of D.Gray-man Hallow, Handa-kun, Servamp and more

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On Wednesday (July 14th), FUNimation announced their line-up of broadcast dubs for 2016’s summer season, and it’s one long list. Echoing their territorially inclusive simulcast streams, all of them, discounting Love Live! Sunshine!! and The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance, are available to the UK and Ireland via FunimationNow. So, here’s the full list of dubs available […]

News: D.Gray-man Hallow’s latest promo video previews theme song by Lenny code fiction

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A new preview and visual for this summer’s D.Gray-man Hallow anime have been revealed on the official website for the show adapting Katsura Hoshino’s D.Gray-man manga. The video also previews the opening theme song by Lenny code fiction, ‘Key -bring it on, my Destiny-‘. The visual below for the July 4th series is a cleaned-up version of the […]

News: FunimationNow announce first Summer 2016 simulcasts

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With Crunchyroll’s summer streaming rollout now in full swing, FUNimation have joined the party and released their own simulcast line-up. The good news is that most of these shows will be coming to the UK, thanks to FunimationNow. But the bad news is that Love Live! Sunshine!! and One Piece will be locked to the States and Canada. Still, […]

News: Kadokawa poll Japan’s top 10 most anticipated summer 2016 anime

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Kadokawa have revealed Japan’s top ten most anticipated summer anime, based on research carried out from May 23rd-24th on the series arriving this coming season. 12,169 men and women, aged from 5-69 years, were polled by the manga publishers across 47 prefectures, and the rather surprising results came back as below. 1. The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust […]

Update: D.Gray-man Hallow announces episode run and release details

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The June 3rd issue of Shueisha’s Jump Square magazine announced the premiere date for D.Gray-man Hallow with an early look at the anime’s new visual. The latest adaptation of Katsura Hoshino’s D.Gray-man manga will air on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and TV Aichi on July 4th, with Haikyu!!‘s Ayumu Murase starring as Allen Walker. The staff revealed a new promo video along with […]

News: This year’s D.Gray-man anime gets its title, new promo and cast announcements

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At the TMS Entertainment stage panel for the AnimeJapan convention held this weekend just gone, there were plenty of reveals around the now named D.Gray-man Hallow anime to tease the imagination. As well as the title, more cast were announced besides Ayumu Murase, known as Shoyo Hinata’s voice actor in Haikyu!!, portraying Allen Walker, and […]