Crunchyroll Announces Simulcasts for the Fall 2021 Anime Season

Crunchyroll has announced its anime simulcast lineup for the Fall 2021 season.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Sakugan
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

High Guardian Spice
Airtime: TBD
Available worldwide

Platinum End
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Fena: Pirate Princess
Airtime: Saturday at 9:00 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

86 Eighty Six Season 2
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

GANBARE DOUKICHAN
Airtime: Sundays at 3:15 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Muv-Luv Alternative
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Restaurant to Another World 2
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Takt OP.Destiny
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Tawawa on Monday 2
Airtime: Sundays at 3:21 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Faraway Paladin
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

World’s End Harem
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon – The Second Act
Airtime: TBD
Available in: United States, Canada, Latin America, and EMEA

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Airtime: Sundays at 2:00 p.m. PDT
Available to Crunchyroll members worldwide except Japan, and Premium members in French-speaking territories

Case Closed
Airtime: Saturdays at 4:30 a.m. PDT
Available in: United States and United States territories, Canada, United Kingdom and United Kingdom territories, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand

Dragon Quest: The Adventures of Dai
Airtime: Fridays at 7:00 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House
Airtime: Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

One Piece
Airtime: Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America; Central America; South America; English-, Spanish-, German- and Italian-speaking Europe; Africa; Oceania; and the Middle East

The Aquatope on White Sand
Airtime: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!
Airtime: Saturdays at 11:45 a.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Tropical-Rouge! Precure
Airtime: Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. PDT
Available in: North America, Latin America including the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

Source: Crunchyroll

VIZ Media Announces New Licenses

VIZ Media has announced new licenses that will launch between Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.

Title: Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai manga
Creators: Riku Sanjō (story), Kōji Inada (art)
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: With the help of his friends, Dai will set out on a grand adventure to become the hero he was meant to be in the first arc of the legendary adventure series set in the world of Dragon Quest.

Title: Alice in Borderland manga
Creators: Haro Aso
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Ryohei’s sick of the world, but his new world has a sick joke in store for him: it’s a game, and the only way to survive is to play.

Title: Sakamoto Days manga
Creators: Yūto Suzuki
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Things are about to get super INconvenient for convenience store owner Taro Sakamoto when his past as a legendary assassin catches up to him.

Title: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba–Stories of Water and Flame manga
Creators: Ryōji Hirano
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: The Flame Hashira and the Water Hashira star in two back-to-back tales set in the world of Demon Slayer.

Title: Ima Koi: Now I’m In Love manga
Creator: Ayuko Hatta
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: After years of missing out on love and dating for fear of rejection, Satomi decisively blurts out her feelings, but now the hard part comes: dating.

Title: Came the Mirror & Other Tales manga
Creator: Rumiko Takahashi
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Rumiko Takahashi, beloved creator of Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2, and Urusei Yatsura, is back with an eclectic collection of short stories–Came the Mirror & Other Tales. Plus, a rare, autobiographical tale about the mangaka’s lifelong love for manga.

Title: Deadpool Samurai manga
Creators: Sanshirō Kasama (writer), Hikaru Uesugi (artist)
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Deadpool moves to Tokyo and encounters just about every kind of shonen trope you can think of. Chaos and humor collide in Deadpool: Samurai, out Spring 2022.

Title: Pokemon Adventures: X•Y manga
Creators: Hidenori Kusaka, Satoshi Yamamoto
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Awesome Pokemon Adventures inspired by the best-selling Pokemon X and Y video games. The reclusive child prodigy Pokemon Trainer, X, is stirred out of hiding after a surprise attack.

Title: Orochi: The Perfect Edition manga
Creator: Kazuo Umezz
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: The classic manga from horror master Kazuo Umezz gets a whole new format. The deluxe hardcover series Orochi: The Perfect Edition, featuring nine of his classic interconnected short stories, is out Spring 2022.

Title: Bone Collection manga
Creator: Jun Kirararazaka
Release: Fall 2021 (digital)
Summary: Grow a backbone and tap into your inner exorcist powers with both volumes of Bone Collection.

Title: Me & Roboco manga
Creator: Shūhei Miyazaki
Release: Fall 2021 (digital)
Summary: In a world where most families own a cute maid robot, average elementary kid Bondo hopes for one of his own. But the wacky robot who shows up is anything but average.

Title: Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin manga
Creator: Ryūhei Tamura
Release: Fall 2021 (digital)
Summary: Ryūhei Tamura brings you the fishiest cop manga to ever hit Shonen Jump. A missing cult, a mysterious little girl, and his new partner–a dolphin.

Title: Mitama Security: Spirit Busters manga
Creator: Tsurun Hatamune
Release: Fall 2021 (digital)
Summary: Rena’s haunted by spirits, but when a strange guy comes to bust them, he may be more of a hindrance than a help.

Title: Magu-chan: God of Destruction manga
Creator: Kei Kamiki
Release: Fall 2021 (digital)
Summary: The reign of Mag, the God of Destruction, ends and he washes up on shore in a cute new form.

Title: Star Wars: Tribute to Star Wars book
Creators: Various
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Explore the galaxy through the beautiful artwork of 45 outstanding Japanese manga artists and illustrators, including Akira Himekawa, Taiyo Matsumoto, and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko.

Title: JoJo 6251: The World of Hirohiko Araki
Creator: Hirohiko Araki
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: The electrifying world of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is unveiled in this print-bound art compendium that’s a must for any fan of Araki-Sensei.

Title: Art of The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Creators: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Based on the masterpiece film from Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata, this is the untold story of Princess Kaguya. Includes scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue from the film.

Title: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Picture Book
Creators: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: The art and words of Isao Takahata’s gorgeous adaptation of the classic tale come to life. This book captures the breathtaking art of the Studio Ghibli film from conception to production.

Title: Demon Slayer: The Official Coloring Book
Creator: Art from Koyoharu Gotouge
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Now THIS is a coloring book. Add color to over seventy illustrations featuring your favorite characters from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, with art by manga artist Koyoharu Gotouge.

Title: Uzumaki Coloring Book
Creator: Selected art from Junji Ito
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: The bizarre masterpiece of horror manga from Junji Ito, has been transformed into the Uzumaki Coloring Book.

Title: Onigiri cookbook
Creator: Ai Watanabe, Samuel Trifot, Akiko Ida
Release: Spring 2022
Summary: Japanese rice balls are about to get really fun. A variety of recipes for these convenient little snacks, curated by popular Parisian onigiri restaurant Gili-Gili, are packed into this cookbook.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Simulcasts for the Summer 2021 Anime Season

Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast the following anime during the Summer 2021 season:

  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Season 2)
  • I’m Standing on a Million Lives (Season 2)
  • SD Gundam World Heroes
  • The aquatope on white sand (Shiroi Suna no Aquatope)
  • The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace (Heion Sedai no Idaten-tachi)
  • Girlfriend, Girlfriend
  • Peach Boy Riverside
  • Fena: Pirate Princess
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
  • To Your Eternity
  • Tokyo Revengers
  • IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • Case Closed
  • Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
  • Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House
  • My Hero Academia (Season 5)
  • Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure
  • One Piece
  • Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun! (Season 2)

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Simulcasts for the Spring 2021 Anime Season

Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast the following anime for the Spring 2021 anime season:

  • My Hero Academia Season 5
  • Tokyo Revengers
  • To Your Eternity
  • Zombie Land Saga Revenge
  • The Slime Diaries (The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
  • Joran: The Princess of Snow and Blood
  • Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro
  • Fruits Basket the Final Season
  • Osamake: Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose (Osananajimi ga Zettai ni Makenai Love Come)
  • Farewell, My Dear Cramer
  • Odd Taxi
  • I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level
  • Those Snow White Notes
  • Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress
  • Fairy Ranmaru (Fairy Ranmaru ~Anata no Kokoro O-tasukeshimasu~)
  • Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway (Hige o Soru. Soshite Joshi Kōsei o Hirou.)
  • How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Ω
  • Koikimo (Koi to Yobu ni wa Kimochi Warui)

The following anime are continuing simulcasts:

  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • Case Closed
  • Digimon Adventure:
  • Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
  • Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House
  • Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure
  • One Piece
  • So I’m a Spider, So What?

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Its Winter 2021 Lineup

Crunchyroll has announced the anime titles the site will be streaming during the Winter 2021 anime season.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 6, 2021.

The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 8, 2021.

So I’m a Spider, So What? will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 8, 2021.

World Trigger Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Latin America including the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, MENA and CIS Countries. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 9, 2021.

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 12, 2021.

Dr. Stone (Season 2) will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 14, 2021.

Anime Azurlane: Slow Ahead! will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

Dr. Ramune -Mysterious Disease Specialist will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

EX-ARM will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

Laid-Back Camp Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

Heaven’s Design Team will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and CIS. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure will be available to users in North America, Latin America including the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, MENA and CIS Countries. The airtime for this title is still to be determined.

True Cooking Master Boy will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this anime is still to be determined.

Umamusume Pretty Derby Season 2 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this anime is still to be determined.

Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories 8 will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The airtime for this anime is still to be determined.

Given The Movie will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. The film is scheduled to begin streaming on the site in February 2021.

Crunchyroll will continue its simulcasts for Anime Kapibarasan, Attack on Titan Final Season, Black Clover, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Case Closed, Digimon Adventure:, Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, Healin’ Good Pretty Cure, Jujutsu Kaisen, Mr. Osomatsu 3rd Season, Oh Suddenly, Egyptian God, One Piece, Onyx Equinox, Shadowverse, With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day Is Fun, and Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon during the Winter 2021 anime season.

Crunchyroll’s announcement teases that there are more titles still to be announced for the Winter 2021 anime season. There are nine entries with question marks next to them, with the words: “MORE TO COME…”

Source: Crunchyroll

Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Anime Digital Network to Simulcast the Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Anime

Toei Animation has announced on Twitter that the Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken) anime will stream on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Anime Digital Network. The anime will begin streaming on Hulu and Anime Digital Network on October 3, 2020.

Hulu will simulcast the anime in the United States, and Anime Digital Network will simulcast it in France. Crunchyroll will simulcast the anime in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The anime will stream in Japanese with subtitles.

Kazuya Karasawa is serving as series director at Toei Animation. Katsuhiko Chiba is supervising the series’ scripts. Emiko Miyamoto is designing the characters. Yuki Hayashi is composing the music.

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 3, 2020.

Source: ANN