New titles include ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime The Movie: Scarlet Bond;’ ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie;’ ‘Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan's Island;’ ‘Free! -the Final Stroke- Part 1 and 2;’ ‘To Every You I’ve Loved Before;’ and ‘To Me, The One Who Loved You.’
Crunchyroll continues to expand cinematic offerings on its streaming service with the addition of the films That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime The Movie: Scarlet Bond; The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie; Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan's Island; Free! -the Final Stroke- Part 1 and 2; To Every You I’ve Loved Before; and To Me, The One Who Loved You.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond takes place after the second season of the popular fantasy adventure anime series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, based on the best-selling light novel of the same name. The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie is the conclusion of the two-season romantic comedy series that follows five lovely young girls who hate studying and hire part-time tutor Futaro who guides not only their education but also their hearts. Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island is an adaptation of the 15th episode of the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam series.
To Every You I’ve Loved Before and To Me, The One Who Loved You, both tell interwoven stories across parallel worlds through their own unique perspectives. For the first time, fans can stream both films outside of Japan. Crunchyroll held simultaneous U.S. premiere screenings of both films at Sakura-Con and Anime Boston this year. Free! -the Final Stroke-, the last chapter of the Free! franchise, screened at the Anime Frontier convention last year.
The full list of films arriving on Crunchyroll in the U.S. this April follows:
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime The Movie: Scarlet Bond (8 bit)
A long-running conspiracy swirls over a mysterious power wielded by the Queen in Raja, a small country west of Tempest. When a slime who evolved into a Demon Lord named Rimuru Tempest crosses paths with Hiiro, a survivor of the Ogre race, an incredible adventure packed with new characters begins. The power of bonds will be put to the test! (Official Trailer) – Directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi
To Every You I've Loved Before (Bakken Record)
While struggling to make friends after his parents’ divorce, Koyomi Takasaki meets Kazune Takigawa, but apparently, they have already met. Kazune reveals that she’s from World Line 85, an alternate universe in which she and Koyomi are together. But in a reality where moving between dimensions is natural, could Koyomi be the one from another world? (Official Trailer) – Directed by Jun Matsumoto
To Me, The One Who Loved You (TMS Entertainment)
Koyomi Hidaka and Shiori Sato meet at his father’s research center and begin to fall in love, but so do their parents, who eventually marry. To avoid becoming stepsiblings, they decide to run away to a parallel universe. Traveling between dimensions is common in their world, but not without repercussions. Does a universe exist for the young couple, and what will it cost them to find it? (Official Trailer) – Directed by Kenichi Kasai
The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie (Bibury Animation Studios)
When five lovely young girls who hate studying hire part-time tutor Futaro, he guides not only their education but also their hearts. Time spent together has brought them all closer, with feelings growing on all sides. As they finish their third year of high school and their last school festival approaches, they set their sights on what’s next. Is there a future with one of them and Futaro? (Official Trailer) – Directed by Masato Jinbo
Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan's Island (Sunrise)
After a covert mission goes wrong, Mobile Suit pilot Amuro Ray and his comrades are stranded on a remote island. The battalion was sent to a land called the Island of No Return to clear off any enemy forces, only to find a group of children and an enemy mecha attack. Now Amuro must find a way for them all to escape this mysterious land, but not before meeting a strange man—Cucuruz Doan. (Official Trailer) – Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Free! -the Final Stroke- Part 1 (Kyoto Animation)
As representatives of Japan, Haruka, Rin, and Ikuya head to Sidney to participate in the Swimming World Cup. They will finally compete with world class athletes but can they survive these games? (Official Trailer) – Directed by Eisaku Kawanami
Free! -the Final Stroke- Part 2 (Kyoto Animation)
After his first appearance on the competitive world stage, Haruka was overwhelmed by Albert’s swimming and lost his way. He questions his reason to swim and what the water means to him and he struggles to find the answer on his own. (Official Trailer) – Directed by Eisaku Kawanami
These new titles join the growing library of movies recently made available to stream on Crunchyroll, including JUJUTSU KAISEN 0, AKIRA, your name.; Wolf Children; The Girl Who Leapt Through Time; The Boy and the Beast; Afro Samurai: Resurrection; Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, The Stranger by the Shore; Sword of the Stranger; ODDTAXI In the Woods; Sing a Bit of Harmony; Fruits Basket -prelude-; Gintama: The Very Final; and Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night; among many others.