After somewhat of an outcry from fans, Crunchyroll is finally set to stream the latest season of popular sports anime season "Kuroko's Basketball." Unfortunately the stream schedule will force fans to wait two weeks after the Japanese premiere before they can watch it. The first episode will be available on Crunchyroll starting Jan. 23.
An all new episode of the humorous anime series "Assassination Classroom" is now streaming online. Episode 2 entitled, "Baseball Time" was streamed to countries outside of Japan thanks to Funimation. For fans without subscriptions however, below are two links to websites where "Assassination Classroom" is available to stream for free online.
Actors Jo In Sung will be attending the Korea-Japan Drama Festival next month.
Singer and actor Kim Jung Hoon will be releasing a new Japan single to celebrate his 10th anniversary since his debut in Japan.
Although there's no certainty as to why it's happening now, "Sailor Moon Crystal" will be heading to broadcast TV in Japan soon. Previously, the "Sailor Moon" reboot was streamed to fans online via Niconico. Arriving with the news that "Sailor Moon Crystal" will be broadcast on TV (in addition to streaming) is the all new Sailor Venus cover art for the special edition Blu-ray/DVDs of the series.
The "Battle Spirits" 2015 series "Battle Spirits: Burning Soul" is full speed ahead to its premiere as the main characters have now been revealed in a new trailer. The trailer, which "Battle Spirits" fans can watch below, previews the series that is set to premiere in April 2015.
Today marks another exciting episode of "Tokyo Ghoul" season two. Episode two entitled, "Dancing Flowers," was simulcast to fans outside of Japan courtesy of Funimation. For fans without subscriptions however, below are two links to websites where fans can stream episodes of "Tokyo Ghoul" season two for free.
Vocal group Vibe’s agency, The Vibe Entertainment, will be holding a world tour, starting with a U.S. concert in February.
Today marks another new episode of "The Testament of Sister New Devil." Episode two entitled "First Contract Between Servant and Master," was streamed for fans outside of Japan via Crunchyroll. For those without subscriptions however, below are two links to websites where "The Testament of Sister New Devil" is available to stream for free online.
The latest anime series to grab a home on Crunchyroll is "Isuca." Crunchyroll announced that the website would stream the anime series at the Anime Los Angeles event. Fans interested in the series that follows on poor boy's journey with a cute female exorcist can watch the official trailer, featuring music by idol group Afilia Saga, below.
Today, Anime News Network released a list of the highest selling manga in Japan from January 5 to January 11. The highest selling manga for this second week in January is "Blue Exorcist" volume 14, written by Kazue Kato. Rounding off the top three in Japan are the latest volumes of "Bleach" by Tite Kubo and "One Piece" by Eiichiro Oda.
According to a report from Crunchyroll, "Psycho-Pass" fans can now eat themed ramen in celebration of the new animated movie that was released last weekend. The ramen, which appears in several ramen restaurants throughout the major cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Hokkaido, appears to be based on the "hue" of individual characters. Yet that theory seems swapped in the case of Akane Tsunemori and Shinya Kogami.
The latest manga creator to sadly fall ill is Tite Kubo, the author responsible for "Bleach." Today it was reported that because of his recent stay in the hospital, the latest chapter of "Bleach" will not run in the next issue of Weekly Shonen Jump. Thankfully however, Kubo is out of the hospital so he appears to have made a rather quick recovery.
Today marks an all new episode of "Parasyte the Maxim." Episode 14 entitled "The Selfish Gene" was simulcast to fans outside of Japan courtesy of Crunchyroll. For those without subscriptions however, below are links to two websites where fans can stream episodes of "Parasyte the Maxim" for free online.
An all new trailer for web anime series "Comical Psychosomatic Medicine" is now available to stream online. The trailer features a general character introduction, with a parody reference to popular franchise "Youkai Watch." Fans can see the video for themselves below.
That doesn't seem to be the case for anime series "Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works" which was rated by fans as one of the best anime series of 2014. Aniplex, the company that licensed the series, is now promoting its Blu-ray box set with an all new video that previews the bonus soundtrack included in the box set. The short but exciting video features an orchestra recording the series soundtrack by Hideyuki Fukasawa.
It looks like anime fans will get the chance to try to take out the infamously caring and creepy Koro-sensei in an all new "Assassination Classroom" Nintendo 3DS game and a mobile game. Both games are available to preview below in two new trailers.
Nevertheless, the new "Dragon Ball Xenoverse" teaser features an attack by fan favorite Namek native Piccolo. The new teaser/trailer is available to watch below along with an English transcript of the Japanese narration, courtesy of Anime News Network.
Whatever the case may be, the "Psycho-Pass" movie is off to a solid start in terms of box office performance. Crunchyroll reports that the cyberpunk anime film debuted at number four in the Japanese box office with 136,899,100 yen. The full weekend numbers for the film converts to a little over 2 million U.S. dollars, yielding a considerably solid opening weekend for the Urobutcher's full length movie.