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 Is Streaming the First Episode of the IDOLiSH7 Third Beat! Anime

Crunchyroll began streaming the first episode from IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!, the third IDOLiSH7 anime season, on June 14, 2021. The anime is available in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The first episode will be available for free users from June 21, 2021.

After an advance in-person screening in Tokyo on June 13, 2021, the new season will formally premiere on in Japan on July 4, 2021.

The third season will run for two split cours (quarters of the year). The first half of the season will air in Summer 2021. The staff from the previous two anime will return for the third season. Makoto Bessho is again directing the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts. Ei Aoki is returning to supervise, and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura.

The first television anime based on the IDOLiSH7 smartphone game premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired. The second season of the main anime premiered in Japan on April 5, 2020. The second season was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of COVID-19. The season resumed with Episode 3 on October 4, 2020.

Source: ANN

The First Half of the IDOLiSH7 Third Beat! Anime to Premiere in July 2021

The official website of the IDOLiSH7 anime has announced that the third IDOLiSH7 anime season, which is titled IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!, will premiere its first half in July 2021.

The third season will run for two split cours. The staff from the previous two anime will return for the third season. Makoto Bessho is again directing the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts. Ei Aoki is returning to supervise, and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura.

The first television anime based on the IDOLiSH7 smartphone game premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired. The second season of the main anime premiered in Japan on April 5, 2020. The second season was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of COVID-19. The season resumed with Episode 3 on October 4, 2020.

Source: ANN

The Second Season of the IDOLiSH7 Anime to Resume in October 2020 After COVID-19 Delay

The official website for IDOLiSH7 Second Beat!, the second season of the IDOLiSH7 anime, has announced that the anime is resuming on Japanese television with Episode 3 on October 4, 2020. The season is also resuming at the same time on the Abema and Niconico streaming services in Japan. The anime was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration in Japan against the spread of COVID-19.

The anime premiered on April 5, 2020. The first episode debuted ahead of the rest of the season on January 6, 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the episode on the same day. Crunchyroll is simulcasting the anime as it airs in Japan.

The second season focuses on what happens after IDOLiSH7’s rise to fame, and all the changes that come with circumstances involving Riku.

Makoto Bessho is returning to direct the new season of IDOLiSH7 at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back as the series script supervisor. Also credited as returning to the production are supervisor Ei Aoki, original character designer Arina Tanemura, animation character designer Kazumi Fukagawa, and at least one of the chief animation directors, Masami Inomata.

The titular in-story idol group IDOLiSH7 perform the anime’s opening theme song “DiSCOVER THE FUTURE,” while the in-story idol group Re:vale perform the ending theme song “Mirai Notes o Kanadete” (Play the Notes of the Future).

The first IDOLiSH7 anime premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired.

Source: ANN

The Second Season of the IDOLiSH7 Anime Is Delayed After the Fourth Episode Due to COVID-19

The official website for IDOLiSH7 Second Beat!, the second season of the IDOLiSH7 anime, has announced that the anime is delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of COVID-19. The show’s fourth episode will still air as planned on April 19, 2020. Channels that aired the anime will air a selection of episodes from the first season starting on April 26, 2020. The anime’s website and Twitter account will reveal the new broadcast date and release schedule at a later date.

IDOLiSH7 Second Beat! premiered on April 5, 2020. The first episode debuted ahead of the rest of the season on January 6, 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the episode on the same day. Crunchyroll is simulcasting the anime as it airs in Japan.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces More Simulcasts for the Spring 2020 Season

Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast the Dropkick on My Devil!! Dash, Tsugumomo2, Major 2nd second series, Princess Connect! Re:Dive, and Sing “Yesterday” for Me anime as part of the Spring 2020 season.

Dropkick on My Devil!! Dash, the second season of the television anime of Yukiwo’s Dropkick on My Devil! (Jashin-chan Dropkick) manga, will premiere on April 6, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia.

Tsugumomo2 (Tsugu Tsugumomo), the second season of the Tsugumomo series, will premiere on April 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT in English-speaking territories in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, and Scandinavia, and non-English speaking Europe, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa.

Crunchyroll will begin streaming the second anime series of Takuya Mitsuda’s Major 2nd baseball manga on April 4, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia.

The television anime of Cygames’ Princess Connect! Re:Dive smartphone game will premiere on April 6, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia.

Crunchyroll will begin simulcasting the television anime of Kei Toume’s Sing “Yesterday” for Me (Yesterday o Utatte) manga on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia.

The company also announced that it will begin streaming the IDOLiSH7 Second Beat! anime on April 5, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. EDT and the My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! anime on April 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. EDT.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll to Simulcast Sanrio Boys and Working Buddies! Hataraku Oniisan! Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast the Sanrio Boys and Working Buddies! Hataraku Oniisan! anime.

Sanrio Boys started streaming on January 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. EST, and the series is available to users worldwide outside of Asia.

Working Buddies! Hataraku Oniisan! is available on the site now, and is available to users worldwide outside of Asia.

Crunchyroll also announced that the Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san will be available to users worldwide outside of Asia, and that it will premiere on the site on January 8, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. EST.

The site also reaffirmed that it will stream the IDOLiSH7 anime starting with the third episode on January 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. EST. The anime will be available worldwide outside of Asia. The first two episodes of the series are available now on Crunchyroll.

Source: ANN

IDOLiSH7 to Get Spin-off Net Anime Shorts

The official Twitter account for the IDOLiSH7 franchise has announced that the anime series is inspiring a spin-off series of anime shorts. The series of shorts will stream exclusively on YouTube as a “YouTube Original.”

The “first part” of the shorts, titled “TRIGGER ~before The Radiant Glory~,” will tell the secret formation story of the older idol group TRIGGER, and will launch “soon.”

The main IDOLiSH7 anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on January 7, 2018.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Streams First Two Episodes of the IDOLiSH7 Anime and Adds More Catalog Titles

Crunchyroll is now streaming the first two episodes of the IDOLiSH7 television anime, and the episodes are available worldwide outside of Asia.

In addition, the site has also added the following catalog anime titles to its streaming library:

  • .hack//Quantum – available to users in the United States and Canada.
  • Speed Grapher – available to users in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Tenchi Muyo! GXP – available to users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
  • Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino – available to users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Source: ANN