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Choc Chip Animation Riffs on Pop Culture in ‘The Art of Murder’

Sisters Nirali and Anokhi Somaia channeled their lifelong love of 2D animation and 90s anime into a new animation studio and original series, about sketchbook characters that come to life at the stroke of midnight; the show's pilot debuts this summer on YouTube.

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Vote Now for the Seventh Annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards

Anime of the Year nominees include ‘Attack on Titan Final’ Season Part 2, ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners,’ ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc,’ ‘Lycoris Recoil,’ ‘Ranking of Kings’ Cour 2, and ‘SPY x FAMILY;’ fans can vote every day, in every category, through January 25 – winners will be announced March 4.

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‘Vinland Saga Season 2’ Now Available on Crunchyroll

The epic Viking anime’s second season follows Thorfinn trying to find meaning in life after the death of his nemesis Askeladd; new episodes available every Monday.

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Crunchyroll Drops New Trailer, Release Date for ‘NieR: Automata Ver1.1a’

The anime series based on Square Enix and Platinum Games’ role-playing game, featuring the battle between androids and machines in a post-apocalyptic Earth, is set to release January 7.

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Famed ‘Naruto’ Producer and Studio Pierrot Founder Yuji Nunokawa Dies at 75

In addition to the illustrious anime icon’s achievements in entertainment, he was responsible for establishing initiatives to aid the anime industry, such as The Association of Japanese Animations collective and NUROANI Juku.

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‘Goodbye, Don Glees!’ Artfully Captures Teenage Insecurity and Invincibility

Atsuko Ishizuka’ highly personal 2D animated feature tells the story of 3 childhood friends who, over a summer, find that life is leading them onto very different paths of self-discovery, now available on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Is a ‘Stranger Things’ Anime Spinoff in the Works?

The rumored series, set in 1980s Tokyo, chronicling the adventures of video game-loving twin brothers after an encounter with the Upside Down, has been teased by media outlet What’s on Netflix.

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GKIDS Sets ‘New Gods: Yang Jian’ Theatrical Release Date

Light Chaser’s new animated feature tells the story of Chinese god Yang Jian’s journey to stop his long-lost nephew as he searches for a treasure that could bring catastrophe.

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‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond’ Release Dates Set

Crunchyroll announces that the film, based on the popular anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime,’ will hit theaters in English speaking territories and Mexico beginning January 18.

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Global Theatrical Release Dates for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Suzume’ Announced

Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild Bunch International, and Eurozoom will distribute the anime film in theaters internationally beginning April 12, 2023.

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Crunchyroll Announces Winter Anime Season Lineup

Check out the massive list… the anime streaming platform debuts largest simulcast lineup ever, including’ TRIGUN STAMPEDE,’ ‘VINLAND SAGA,’ ‘Bungo Stray Dogs,’ and many others.

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Former Crunchyroll Execs Kristin Parcell and Stacy Burt Join Toho

Pair will lead the Japanese entertainment production giant’s U.S. expansion, including its first E-Commerce platform outside of Tokyo, launching in 2023.

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Crunchyroll Celebrates the World Cup with Soccer-Themed Anime Lineup

In honor of the huge international tournament, the streamer shares its favorite ‘football’-related series including ‘BLUELOCK’ and ‘My Dear Cramer’

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Crunchyroll Announces Indian Subscriber Rollout Plan

The upcoming subs and dubs in Hindi and Indian English include ‘Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train’; ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc’; ‘Darling in the FRANXX’; and ‘Fire Force.’ 

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‘Inu-Oh’ Coming to Digital and Blu-ray + DVD

From famed director Masaaki Yuasa, the animated glam-rock opera, set in 14th-century Japan, follows Inu-oh and friend Tomona as they discover the power of music and dance.

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Crunchyroll Returns to New York for Anime NYC

Attendees can explore experiential installations, panels, photo ops, and exclusive premieres of the latest projects and shows from the leading anime platform at the upcoming convention running November 18-20.

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Bilibili Releasing ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Animated Adaptation

The new series, based on Chinese author Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning sci-fi novels about humanity’s first contact with an alien race, debuts December 3; David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ live-action version will debut on Netflix next year.  

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‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’: a Vibrant Ode to Retro Anime

For director Hiroyuki Imaishi and character designer Yoh Yoshinari, their story about a smart boy of low social status slowly crawling to his own demise is filled with genre-common themes of humanity’s corruption sprinkled with a small glimmer of hope, strikingly presented with a past-meets-present animation and narrative style; the 10-episode series is now streaming on Netflix.

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‘Tsuyokute New Saga’ Fantasy Novels Get Anime Series Adaptation

Masayuki Abe’s book series follows Kyle, set to vanquish the demon king destroying his world, when he is suddenly sent back in time to try and prevent the conflict from every taking place; new show coming to Crunchyroll in 2023.

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