In anticipation of Crunchyroll Expo coming to San Jose on September 1-3, it was revealed that the first two episodes of “Double Decker! Doug & Kirill” would make their big debut. Announced earlier this year as a spin-off from Sunrise’s 2011 anime series “Tiger & Bunny,“ the series is set to take place in the same universe based on this new dynamic duo Doug and Kirill. Read more after the jump.
VIZ Media, a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, thrilled fans during its official Anime Expo 2018 panel as it announced the acquisition of the MEGALOBOX anime series along with details about several new publishing acquisitions including NieR: Automata: Short Story Long and Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection. More info after the break. Continue reading →
At their industry panel at Sakura-Con, Aniplex of America announced that the highly anticipated PERSONA5 the Animation will be premiering this spring on Crunchyroll and Hulu. The series is an anime adaptation of best-selling JRPG, Persona 5, by game developer, ATLUS, first released in Japan in 2016 and subsequently worldwide in 2017. Set in modern Tokyo, “PERSONA5 the Animation” chronicles the adventures of an eclectic group of teenagers who call themselves the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts.” Together with their metaphysical manifestations known as their Personas, the group seeks to solve crimes by reforming the source of corruption within people’s hearts. The popularity of the series showed no sign of waning with a subtitled trailer posted on the Aniplex of America YouTube page quickly gaining over a quarter million views in less than 3 weeks. “PERSONA5 the Animation” premieres April 7th only on Crunchyroll and Hulu, with new episodes streaming every Saturday. Continue reading →