V6 Member Junichi Okada-starring 2nd The Fable Live-Action Film Delayed due to COVID-19

The official website for The Fable: Korosanai Korohsiya (The killer who doesn't kill), the second live-action film adaptation of Katsuhisa Minami's action comedy manga The Fable, has announced that the release of the film in Japan, which was originally set for February 5, is postponed to a future date due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Maaya Sakamoto’s 4th Concept Album “Duets” Set to be Released on March 17

Along with a CD jacket photo and her latest artist photo, the official website for voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto announced today that her fourth concept album “Duets” is set to be released on March 17, 2021. Sakamoto made her singer debut with “Yakusoku wa Iranai,” the OP theme for The Vision of Escaflowne, in which…

Shuka Saito Sings about the Strength to Overcome Obstacles in Back Arrow ED Theme MV

Voice actress Shuka Saito, best known as You Watanabe in the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise, has posted a short version music video forher second solo single “Sekai no Hate” (The End of The World), which is now featured as the ED theme for the winter 2021 TV anime Back Arrow. The theme of the song…

Spira Spica Dives into Bizarre World in The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter OP Theme MV

The official YouTube channel for the three-member rock band Spira Spica has posted a 110-second music video for their eighth single song “Pyramid Dai Gyakuten” (Pyramid Great Reversal) to be released on February 24, 2021. The happy pop tune is now used as the OP theme for the winter 2021 TV anime The Hidden Dungeon…

FEATURE: Panic in the Pacific! High Adventure in High School Fleet

It's a new year with new possibilities on the horizon, so if you're one of those anime fans who has resolved to catch up on some of the series in your queue, then “Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog” is here to help. Our goal is to help fans discover older titles that they're likely to enjoy but…

Ascendence of a Bookworm Team Reacts to Anime Awards Nomination

Ascendance of a Bookwormis a fan favorite in theisekaigenre, and the series found itself nominated for Best Fantasy in this year's Anime Awards! The series' production committee was excited to hear this and shared some words of gratitude for their nomination and to fans ofBookworm. Transcript: Thank you very much for nominating us for “Best…

NEWS QUIZ: Gaara of the Sand Puts You to the Test! 

When Gaara first appeared, he was easily one of the most unpredictable and terrifying characters in Naruto. Heck, he's remained terrifying in some ways throughout Masashi Kishimoto's entire saga, well after his devastatingly sad backstory was revealed. Since the Sunagakure shinobi—who eventually grew to become the Fifth Kazekage—celebrated his birthday this month, we're dedicating this…

Granblue Fantasy Versus DLC Character Anre Launches on January 26

Get ready for another addition to the Granblue Fantasy Versus lineup, because Anre is about to join the roster. The latest DLC character has been announced for January 26, and there's a gameplay trailer to go along with it. Watch the character—voiced by veteran VA Ryusei Nakao (Freeza in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball…

Hetalia: World Stars Confirms Five More Returning Cast Members

Hetaliais on its way back, with more antics from your favorite anthropomorphic countries! The latest season of thehistorical comedy, based on theHetalia: World Starsmanga,has confirmed the return of five characters and their respective cast members. Rejoining the cast of the new series are: Daisuke Namikawa as South Italy (Romano) Katsuyuki Konishi as Canada Go Inoue…

Watch the Poetic New Trailer for the Final Eureka Seven Movie

TheEureka Sevensaga comes to an end this summer with the third and finalHi-Evolutionfilm. A preview of the epic finale has just hit the Internet, featuring a poetic narration by the lead actress. TheHi-Evolutionfilms address events happening both before and during the original series, including looks at alternate universes and expanded media. Tomoki Kyoda returns as…