The next Crunchyroll Anime Awards will be held in Tokyo this coming March. The recipients of said awards will be chosen much like they were last year: over 100 figures from in and around the anime industry will choose nominees, and anime fans from around the world will vote on which ones win. The complete list of categories was revealed today, and it includes three new ones: Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Slice of Life.
Warner Bros Japan released a full trailer for their upcoming anime movie Suicide Squad ISEKAI today. It’s just the latest in an unexpected avalanche of Suicide Squad related material from DC — we’ve had movies, we’ve had shows, we’ve had new comics and there will at some point be a video game. This reporter never thought he’d have to write the words “Amanda Waller” so many times.
Another Anime NYC is in the record books and Crunchyroll had a large presence there, as we predicted. But they also announced many acquisitions and confirmed a lot more during their industry panel. They sent us a full list of everything for our convenience and yours.
The second season of Spy x Family is currently running on Crunchyroll and affiliated places. If you’ve been wondering when it will go physical, we got our answer today. Crunchyroll announced a full Blu-Ray set for Spy x Family Part 2 is coming in February.
Japanese filmmaker Makoto Shinkai has rocketed to anime stardom in recent years thanks to being the director of Your Name and the films after it (like that one about the guy who turns into a chair). But his career actually stretches back farther than that, and a new one-day pop-up exhibit arranged by Crunchyroll will display the man’s full filmography.
Prison Break may not know when to end, but at least Attack On Titan got there…eventually. After a decade of running from massive grinning ugly giants, the final showdown has come. Get ready for Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 2. the VERY final Attack On Titan chapter.
If you missed Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume when it first appeared in theaters last spring, you’ve been gifted a second chance. The film has returned to US screens this weekend. For those who forgot, Makoto Shinkai is the guy who made “Your Name.” And for those who forgot what Suzume is, it’s the talking chair movie.
There’s one more place to find the Crunchyroll app as of today. The country’s largest anime distributor announced a deal today with Amazon that makes its streaming app accessible through Prime Video, in addition to the platforms it’s already on.
Crunchyroll’s fall 2023 schedule is a lengthy one, and they’ve decided they need some kind of memetic memorization tool to help people keep track of it all. That’s why they dialed up UK-based rapper (and anime fan) Che Lingo, and hired him to create an original song, “LIFETIME,” all about the fall anime season.
The Town Hall, a nationally recognized landmark in New York City, has announced it will soon be playing host to the Cowboy Bebop 25th Anniversary Concert — an event taking place one day before Anime NYC.
NYCC only just ended, but Crunchyroll is already thinking about their next big con in the region — Anime NYC. That event kicks off November 17 and the distributor has a lot planned…
We have about a month to go before Scott Pilgrim Takes Off premieres on Netflix, and today at NYCC, the streamer debuted what would appear to be the ultimate trailer for the miniseries. You can’t top setting everything to the Mortal Kombat theme, so this is probably it until we get the actual show.