The summer 2018 anime season is fast approaching, and you'll be seeing plenty of additions to Crunchyroll's simulcast lineup. Consider this post your one-stop, regularly-updated destination for all things summer, so let's take a look at some of the series we can look forward to so far.
If you've been holding out for a more portable version of Dragon Ball FighterZ, Bandai Namco has you covered. The Arc System Works fighter is coming to Nintendo Switch this year, and it's currently playable at E3. Read on for more.
Since the announcement for its production last November, the upcoming second live-action film based on Hideaki Sorachi's sci-fi comedy manga series Gintama has been simply called Gintama 2 (kari/tentative). The film's official website finally revealed its official title, story details, and five new character visuals today. Check out the latest information after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for 25-year-old voice actress Yuka Ozaki, best known as Serval in the Kemono Friends anime franchise, has started streaming a four-minute full music video for her solo debut single song "LET'S GO JUMP☆." The clip shows six different styles of her filmed at the seaside and beach in Okinawa. Check out her charm as a solo artist after the jump!
After three months break, the Shirogane no Tamashii-hen (Silver Soul Arc) of the TV anime adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's comedy manga series Gintama will relaunch in Japan with its 354th episode on July 8. To celebrate the much-awaited return, the anime's official Twitter has posted a special image of Gintoki, inspired by the character's live-action visual portrayed by Shun Oguri. Compare the two Gintoki after the jump!
The heroines of Comic Girls are the latest characters to join the world of Kirara Fantasia! Kaos-sensei and her friends have all gotten fantasy makeovers in advance of tomorrow's big event. Check them out after the jump!
The official website for Production I.G's original anime B: The Beginning confirmed today that its second season is now in the works. The news was also revealed at the "Netflix Studio Focus Panel" in the 42nd Annecy International Animated Film Festival held in France on June 12. Watch a teaser for the second season after the jump.
Five weeks before the approaching theatrical release in Japan, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga today starts streaming a 100-second new trailer introducing more characters, including Masami Nagasawa as Ichigo's mother Masaki, Yosuke Eguchi as Isshin Kurosaki, and Erina Mano as one of the main heroines, Orihime Inoue. Watch the newly-revealed characters and action scenes after the jump!
And just as quickly as it's back, it's gone. Chronically hiatusing manga series Silver Spoon got in four installments before creator Hiromu Arakawa announced another hiatus. Hit the jump for the lowdown.
Want to show your old-school fandom while retaining some summer flare? The new Urusei Yatsura annivesrary collection features six summery pieces, including an image necklace, skirt, and floral-print dress. Hit the jump to check them out!
Shota Aoi has returned to the role of Yuto Ito for a 3D Kanojo: Real Girl YouTube tie-in! Now a virtual YouTuber, he's aiming for 1 million subscribers. Check out his first video after the jump.
Two of Japan's loyalest fan bases -- Attack on Titan and those little meat cubes in Cup Noodle -- unite in Attack on Nazoniku! Nissin is launching three new Cup Noodle flavors, accompanied by newly-dubbed commercials. Hit the jump to check out the promotion.
NIS America set western release dates for Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk. The dungeon-crawler is coming to PS4, Switch, and PC in North America on September 18, followed by Europe on September 21, and you can see the latest trailer after the jump.
Our weekly collection of the best animation to be found in this season's anime returns, this time highlighting one of the industry's best-known animators and his appearance on My Hero Academia's explosive episode from last week. And alongside our favorite superhero anime appears another shonen challenger. Hit the jump to read more!
Another Death Stranding trailer debuted during last night's Sony media showcase at E3, showing off some ponderous exploration and the addition of actresses Léa Seydoux and The Bionic Woman herself, Lindsay Wagner. Hit the jump to watch.
The English cast of the first Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] movie sat down with us to talk Fate, Heaven's Feel, and more after the dub's premiere screening. Hit the jump to learn what went into dubbing such an amazing movie!