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Crunchyroll to Stream Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that they simulcast the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series. The first episode will premiere on the service on December 10 and new episodes will be available every Monday.  The series will be available to Crunchyroll users in the following territories: “North America, Central America and South America including the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, and MENA.” The anime, however will also be exclusive to Premium members in “France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium.” Crunchyroll provided an official description for the series. Saint Seiya Saintia Sho is set immediatelyRead More


Crunchyroll & Adult Swim to Produce Blade Runner Anime Series

Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,Read More


More Golden Kamuy Season 2 Cast Members Announced

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with some new cast announcements for the anime series. The new cast members include: Yoshito Yasuhara: Head Jailer Kadokura Yoshitsugu Matsuoka: Super Private Usami Yū Mizushima: Anji Toni For those who are not aware, Kadokura and Usami debuted in the manga in Chapter 117 while Anji Toni debuted Chapter 119. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When heRead More


ЯeaL to Perform New Ending Theme for Boruto Anime

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the band ЯeaL will be performing the new ending theme song for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series. The ending theme song titled, “Tsuyogari Loser,” will premiere in January. The song will replace the current ending theme song titled, “Polaris,” which is performed by Hitorie. The new ending theme song will be available as a single on February 20 and an “anime size” version of the song will be available early as a digital release on January 7. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is currently airing in Japan with new episodes on Sundays atRead More


Bin Shimada Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Bin Shimada will be joining the anime cast as Lieutenant General Narizō Arisaka. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Volume 10 Chapter 94 of the manga series. Arisaka debuted in the fourth episode of the second season of the anime series, which recently aired in Japan. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a descriptionRead More


Takaya Hashi Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Takaya Hashi will be joining the cast of the anime series. He will be voicing Shirosuke Inudō, who is the warden of Abashiri Prison. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Chapter 86, which was featured in the ninth volume of the manga series. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. InRead More


Funimation and Crunchyroll Exit Co-licensing Partnership

Variety has reported that Funimation will soon be ending their agreement with Crunchyroll after a two year pact. The decision for not renewing the 2016 agreement with Crunchyroll is the decision of Sony Pictures Television, who bought Funimation last year. Also under this deal, Funimation will end their partnership with the VRV service. Sony is striving to make the company “a global sub[titled] and dub anime brand,” which is confirmed by Gen Fukunaga (Funimation’s president and CEO).  Fukunaga has stated that the deal will “ended amicably this month.” Starting on November 9, FunimationNow subscribersRead More


Akeno Watanabe Joins Golden Kamuy Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Akeno Watanabe will be joining the cast of the anime series. Watanabe will be playing the character Cikapasi.  As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness ofRead More


NYCC 2018: Viz Media Announces Boruto Anime Home Video Release

Viz Media announced that they will be releasing the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations anime series on home video during the Shonen Jump panel at New York Comic Con 2018. The series will be released on home video in Spring 2019. For those who are not aware, the Naruto: Boruto Next Generations is based on the spin-off manga series that features Naruto’s son, Boruto. The series originally premiered in Japan in April 2017. Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu and is also available on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series premiered on Toonami on September 29. No other detailsRead More


Golden Kamuy Season 2 Key Visual Revealed

The official Golden Kamuy website has updated with a new key visual for the upcoming season of the anime series.   The second season of the series will premiere on  Tokyo MX, Sapporo TV, Jidaigeki Senmon Channel, Yomiuri TV, and BS11 on October 8. The first episode will be streamed a day earlier on Fuji TV’s FOD service starting at 10:00 A.M. and will be available until 11:00 P.M. on October 8. Crunchyroll will similcast the second season and the English dub will be available on FunimationNow. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the earlyRead More


New Cast Member Announced For Golden Kamuy Season Two

The official Golden Kamuy website has announced that Yūma Uchida will be joining the cast for the anime series as Yasuku Edogai.  Sayuri and the band My First Story are collaborating to play the opening theme song for the upcoming season titled, “Reimei.” The band Eastern Youth will be performing the ending theme song for the season titled, “The Clock Tower’s Bell (Tokeidai no Kane).” Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When heRead More


Golden Kamuy’s Second Season Added to Crunchyroll Fall Catalogue

Crunchyroll has recently announced that the second season of the Golden Kamuy anime will be added to their Fall 2018 Catalogue. The series will available for Crunchyroll members worldwide except for Asia starting on Monday, October 8.  The first season of the anime premiered on the service on Monday, April 9 and the English dub for the series premiered on FunimationNow on April 30. The first season consisted of 12 episodes. Crunchyroll provided a description for the series. The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late MeijiRead More


One Piece: Episode of Skypiea Special to Simulcast on AnimeLab, Crunchyroll, & Funimation

The official Toei Animation facebook page has updated with the announcement that One Piece: Episode of Skypiea will simulcast on Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Animelab on August 25.The episode will be will available to viewers located in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. For those who are not aware, the episode is anime special that retells the Skypiea arc of the anime. The arc also was the second and last part of the Sky Island Saga in both the anime and manga. The arc covered episodes 153-195 of the anime series, which span for a total of 43 episodes.Read More


Digimon Adventure tri.: Coexistence Home Video Release Details and English Dub Clips Revealed

Shout Factory! has recently updated their official Youtube channel with English dub clips for Digimon Adventure tri.: Coexistence. For those who haven’t watched the original Japanese version of Digimon Adventure tri. Coexistence, so viewers should expect some minor spoilers within these clips. Both the Blu-ray/DVD release for Digimon Adventure tri. Coexistence are currently up for pre-order on Shout Factory!’s official website priced at $24.97 and $11.98, respectively. Customers who pre-order the Blu-ray on Shout Factory!’s website will also receive a 18″ X 24″ rolled lithograph featuring exclusive artwork as well as receiving the film two weeks prior to theRead More


Twin Star Exorcists English Dub Cast Members Announced

Funimation Entertainment announced at C2E2 that Crunchyroll will be producing the dub for Twin Star Exorcists with the help of Ryan Johnston, Suzanne Goldfish and David W. Barr. Funimation will be releasing the dub on July 24. Viz Media provided a description for the series. The story centers on Rokuro and Benio, an exorcist duo who are fated to marry and have a child. Given the title of “Twin Star Exorcists,” the two battle to protect humanity from vicious monsters known as Kegare. The confirmed cast list includes: Bryce Papenbrook: Rokuro Enmado Cassandra Lee Morris: Benio Adashino Laura Summer: MayuraRead More