Tag: anime

Now Streaming: LU OVER THE WALL, A Fabulous Concoction

Director Yuasa Masaaki entrances with his animated fable, which is so good that it may prompt a flood of tears by grown men. Or, at least, this man.

Crunchyroll Unveils More Original Anime Series

As part of a balanced viewing diet, I enjoy a healthy smattering of anime shows; just this morning, for example, I watched episodes from three different shows, including my current favorite, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, available in the U.S....

Review: RIDE YOUR WAVE, Lyrical Beauty, Marvelous Fun

Masaaki Yuasa ('Mindgame,' 'Night Is Short, Walk on Girl') directs a wondrous feature anime.

Now Streaming: IN/SPECTRE, Cheerful Mysteries Solved With One Eye, One Leg, One Healer

Action and mystery collide in a light, entertaining anime series.

Now Streaming: KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN! Bursts Creatively With Good Cheer

Yuasa Masaaki directs the delightful, wildly imaginative anime series, adapted from ĹŚwara Sumito's manga.

Now Streaming: THE RISING OF THE SHIELD HERO, Go Behind the Scenes in New Video

Launched at the beginning of January, the Winter 2020 season of new anime simulcasts is now going full blast in North America, via streaming services Crunchyroll, Funimation, HiDive, Hulu, and VRV. (Plus Netflix and others, of course.) Personally, I'm still...

Shinkai Makoto Anime THE GARDEN OF WORDS Heads to London Stage

One week ago, Shinkai Makoto's Weathering With You opened in U.S. theaters and is already among my favorite films from the past 365 days. It's also been widely acclaimed by critics, as noted at Rotten Tomatoes, and has proven to...

Crunchyroll Gets More Crunchy, Adds DEATH NOTE, VAMPIRE KNIGHT, More

As a devoted film and TV addict who enjoys watching anime as part of a balanced genre diet, I'm glad to hear that Crunchyroll, which already describes itself as "the world's most popular anime brand, is adding to its massive...

Now in Theaters: ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE Boldly Celebrates Popular Piracy

The latest big-screen anime adaptation promises a swashbuckling adventure.

Anime Trailers Galore: GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045, EDEN, LEVIUS

Plus: 'The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened,' all upcoming on Netflix.

Review: HUMAN LOST, Long Life Ain't What It Used to Be

The new anime film adaptation of 'No Longer Human' is filled with dynamic action but paints a dark future.

Now Streaming: NO GUNS LIFE Turns Men Into Guns, AZUR LANE Turns Women Into Battleships

Weapons are twisted into new humanoid forms in these 'I can't believe it's a series' animated shows.

Now Streaming: STAND MY HEROES, PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 and Z/X CODE REUNION All Adapt to Mixed Effect

Three more shows debut in the Fall 2019 anime simulcast season.

Now Streaming: BABYLON and SPECIAL 7 Make Politics Deadly

Also briefly noted: 'Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,' man and T-Rex vs. the world; 'Seis Manos,' martial arts in retro Mexico. Plus trailers for all four series.

Now Streaming: TRUE COOKING MASTER BOY Debuts, FOOD WARS! Returns For FOURTH PLATE

Two series have been added to Crunchyroll's fall simulcast lineup.

ASSASSINS PRIDE Trailer: Don't Make Me Have to Kill You

Set to debut as a simulcast in the U.S. on Thursday, October 10, via Crunchyroll (and also HiDive), Assassins Pride is an anime adaptation of a fantasy light novel series. A new trailer gives a sense of what's in store. ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: RIDE YOUR WAVE Surfs Straight For The Heart

Masaaki Yuasa ('Mindgame,' 'Night Is Short, Walk on Girl') directs a lyrical romantic beauty.

Now Streaming: DR. STONE, Ten Billion Percent Fun

Science saves the day in a bright anime series, set in the distant future.

Now Streaming: BEM, Monsters Among Us

The Japanese animated series explores monsters who want to be human, for some reason.

Now Streaming: CAROLE AND TUESDAY, HERO MASK, COP CRAFT

Musicians on Mars, plus cops, aliens and bio-masks in this animated trio.