By Miles Thomas

We’re a full month into the fall anime season, and much like folks are getting settled into their favorite scarves and easy chairs by the fire, they’re starting to get settled into their favorite anime, too. With that, we’d like to continue to the tradition of sharing maps of Crunchyroll users’ favorite new anime by state, by province, by territory, and by country!! Which new fall series is the top where you live? Jump in and let’s find out!!

A quick note on methodology: this map is looking at which show has the most current viewers from…


By Danni Wilmoth

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is many things. One of the most unique properties in the entire world of anime, it is constantly oscillating between hot-blooded action, clever strategic planning, over-the-top theatrics, and even slapstick comedy. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is confident in many things, one of which is its own ability to completely gross out its viewers. If you’re keeping up with the latest season, Golden Wind, you’ve already seen a truly bizarre prank played on Giorno courtesy of Abbacchio. Giorno handled it like a star, but it got me thinking: could this be the grossest moment in all…


By Jared Clemons

In recent memory, it’s been hard to escape anything related to zombies. From romanticism poet Robert Southey being the first to use the word in English, to George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, to the recent upsurge in zombie media over the past fifteen years, zombies have permeated pop culture immensely. All of that can lead to some backlash where people get burnt out on seeing the same types of zombie stories told again and again. Yet sometimes, a show comes along that foregoes that trend to breathe new life into a genre that makes…


By Peter Fobian

The 5th and Final article in our 5-Part Halloween-themed October series! Last week we took measure of the fan favorite creature of the night, Vampires, and now, we’ll be looking at the dearly departed that just won’t… depart. Lost souls, vengeful spirits, or helpful phantoms, these characters possess varied viscosity and ability to be seen but are always important to the story.

Loved them or hate them, you might just see them off if you can discover the mystery of their death. Our friends over at Anime-Planet spend day and night cataloguing unique features and leaving it…


By Daniel Dockery

In 2019, One Piece fans will be getting the franchise’s first open-world video game. And, so that no one will be confused about the genre of game that it is, they literally titled the thing “One Piece: World Seeker.” They may as well have called it “One Piece: Go To The Checkpoints On The Map, Dummy.” That said, I’m truly, truly excited about it and that’s because the One Piece series is tailor-made for the kind of delightful exploration that a solid open world game can deliver on.

In fact, it’s such an obvious blend of franchise…


By Patrick Macias

The home video release of Season Three of Overlord has just occurred in Japan, and, as part of the festivities, an Overlord pop-up shop has taken over the iconic Gamers otaku goods shop in Tokyo’s Akihbara district. Enjoy CR News’ exclusive manga style ANIME CITY photo report down below!


By Thomas Zoth

It may seem a little premature to be thinking about 2019’s crop of TV anime, but a look at the upcoming slate of titles will have you counting down the days. From long awaited sequels to current hits like One Punch Man and Mob Psycho 100, to revisits of classic series like Boogiepop, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen, and Fafner in the Azure, there’s something for everyone in the year to come. The following titles are so far confirmed to be released in 2019, and are listed by season, then alphabetical order. …


By Skyler Allen

I don’t usually watch idol anime, not because I have anything against the genre, it just doesn’t interest me. Now let me talk about how my favorite new anime of the season is an idol anime. That’s right, we’re three episodes into Zombie Land Saga and I couldn’t be enjoying it more. Zombie Land Saga is undoubtedly an idol show. …


By Kara Dennison

Planning a Halloween get-together with your friends and want something on the TV? There’s plenty of great anime on Crunchyroll for the spooky season! Whether you’re getting together specifically to watch anime or you just want something cool on in the background, this quick list will help you get a spooky queue going.

There’s even more to get you in the Halloween mood than we have room for here — so help out your fellow fans by sharing your faves in the comments!

Soul Eater: Death-Defying Action

Odds are if you haven’t seen Soul Eater yet, you’ve at least heard of…


By By Nicole Mejias

Golden Wind has finally arrived and JoJo Fridays are back, baby! Whether you’re an old hand at JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure or a new fan checking it out for the first time, this article will help you out by telling you all you need to know about the Stands you’ll see in the show!

But what are “Stands,” exactly? Stands are a powerful vision created from a person’s own life energy and spirit. Because it appears to stand right next to the person when they’re called forth, the name “Stand” fits it to a T! Stands first…

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