HIDIVE Crams with "We Never Learn!: BOKUBEN" Season 2

HIDIVE Crams with "We Never Learn!: BOKUBEN" Season 2

HIDIVE announced today that it acquired streaming rights to the romcom anime series We Never Learn!: BOKUBEN Season 2 for audiences in North America. Fans can catch the premiere on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 17:00 UTC and stream new episodes on subsequent Saturdays.

 

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FLCL Progressive Review

FLCL Progressive Review

FLCL Progressive features all 6 episodes of the anime directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro. The sequel to one of the most insane anime ever created, FLCL: Progressive brings together members of the original team with a whole new generation of creators. From the legendary anime studio Production I.G and Adult Swim.

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Essential Anime Episode 47: Tokyo Magnitude 8 0

Essential Anime Episode 47: Tokyo Magnitude 8 0

The devastation is unleashed in the span of seconds. Yielding to centuries of unrelenting pressure, an ancient rift in the Earth gives way and a force equivalent to over a thousand atomic bombs erupts beneath the feet of the citizens of the world's largest mega-cities!

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I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator (Review)

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I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator follows you, a promising culinary student, as you try to date your classmate, Colonel Sanders. Throughout your journey, you’ll be faced with life-changing decisions that will affect your chances of friendship and love. But be careful! Your choices have real consequences with real animated characters’ feelings at stake.

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Crunchyroll announces "KONOSUBA" as next Crunchyroll Movie Night

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Crunchyroll Unveils “KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson” as Next Crunchyroll Movie Night with Fathom Events

  • Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, and Fathom Events announced today that the U.S. theatrical premiere of “KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson” will be the next Crunchyroll Movie Night, taking place in more than 600 movie theaters across the country on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 PM local time.

  • The U.S. theatrical debut of the film will offer fans an exclusive interview with Jun Fukushima (voice actor of Kazuma) and Rie Takahashi (voice actor of Megumin) to give fans a behind the scenes look at the new film. 

  • “Crunchyroll Movie Nights are a powerful way for anime fans to connect with other fans in the Crunchyroll community,” said Mary Franklin, head of events, Crunchyroll. “We are excited to present this new ‘Konosuba’ film for them, which we're bringing to the U.S. only months after its premiere in Japan.”

  • “KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson” was initially released in Japan on August 30, 2019 to positive critical reception.

  • “I want to have your babies, Kazuma!” This unexpected confession from Yunyun, a girl from Megumin’s hometown of Crimson Demon village, triggers a series of events that has the party facing their greatest threat yet. Hilarity and adventure awaits in “KONOSUBA Legend of Crimson”!

  • In celebration of the film’s launch, Crunchyroll is also releasing an exclusive “Konosuba” capsule collection from Crunchyroll Loves, the brand's in house streetwear line, featuring six items, including a special tee with artwork from the upcoming film. The collection will drop early November only on the Crunchyroll Store.

  • Crunchyroll Digital Drops, a new app from Crunchyroll, is also launching a sticker collection to celebrate the film. The limited “Konosuba”-themed sticker pack released today (9/24) features chibi style art of Kazuma and the adventuring party, and can be found by downloading the app at https://bit.ly/2kFmrPC/ Fans should stay tuned for additional limited edition Digital Drops stickers that will only be given away in theaters.

  • Fans can purchase tickets for the film starting today, September 24 at www.FathomEvents.com, with additional theater locations to become available through the week.

  • Previously, Crunchyroll has worked with Fathom Events to bring the U.S. theatrical premieres of “Saga of Tanya the Evil - the Movie -,” “Mob Psycho 100 II” and the "Yuri!!! on ICE" marathon event to the Crunchyroll community across the country.

  • About “KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson”:

A video game-loving shut-in, Satou Kazuma’s life should’ve ended when he was hit by a truck, but through a twist of fate, he ends up reincarnating in another world--and dragging the troublemaking goddess, Aqua, the wildly dorky mage, Megumin, and the unrelentingly delusional lady knight, Darkness, with him.

Now, the Crimson Demon village that Megumin and Yunyun are from is facing a threat that could mean it’s ending. Kazuma and his gang follow Yunyun, who returns to the Crimson Demon village intent on saving it... when they are faced with their greatest threat yet! What will become of the unremarkable adventurer Kazuma’s life in another world?!

Essential Anime Episode 45: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

Essential Anime Episode 45: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

In Zeta Gundam, we see the future world of the Universal Century through a dark mirror. Having defeated the Zeon menace, the Earth Federation has itself become cruel and oppressive. A new generation of Gundam mobile suits is created not to fight for peace, but to punish the enemies of the state, and yesterday's villains must become today's heroes in order to balance the scales of justice. When a young civilian named Kamille Bidan is caught up in the rebellion, he little suspects the price he will pay in the fight for freedom. From Yoshiyuki Tomino, the director of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series!

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Essential Anime Episode 44: Lupin The 3rd Island of the Assassins

Essential Anime Episode 44: Lupin The 3rd Island of the Assassins

The "Tarantulas" are the most fearsome gang of assassins on the face of the planet. But, in order to solve a dark mystery from his past, Lupin must lower himself in to the heart of the spider's lair! Can Lupin fight an assassin army, steal their fabled cache of gold, find a cure for an 'incurable' poison, and get the girl, all at the same time? It's going to be nonstop adventure as the gang tries to escape the Island of Assassins!

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Utano☆Princesama Maji LOVE Kingdom Review

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Utano☆Princesama Maji LOVE Kingdom brings the idols of ST☆RISH, QUARTET NIGHT and HE☆VENS to the stage, where UtaPri fans will witness their favorite idols in action as they experience a spectacular concert full of their favorite UtaPri songs. The featured pop idols have shared their feelings with countless fans, fostering both love and dreams — and now, in 2019, they finally take to the silver screen!

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Cool Japan Fund Invests in North American Anime Group Led by Sentai Holdings

Cool Japan Fund Invests in North American Anime Group Led by Sentai Holdings

As part of its effort to expand the overseas market for Japanese anime, the Cool Japan Fund has invested USD $30 million for shares of Sentai Holdings, LLC, parent company of Sentai Filmworks, HIDIVE and Anime Network  (hereafter, "Sentai"). Sentai's independent status makes it a rarity in North America as a licensor of Japanese anime, which is beloved not just in North America but throughout the world.

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Isekai Cheat Magician Episode 1 Review

Isekai Cheat Magician Episode 1 Review

Nishimura Taichi is a typical, average high schooler, and Azuma Rin is a beautiful woman with the build of a model and excellent reflexes. The two live a normal high school life until one day they're suddenly enveloped in a mysterious magic circle and transported to an unknown land.

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Are You Lost? Episode 2 Review

Are You Lost? Episode 2 Review

No shelter, no food, no water... when four girls get shipwrecked on a deserted island, they're in big trouble! ...Or so you'd think, but they're actually doing great! They don't have anything, so they'll make what they need to! They'll eat what they need to! It's a deserted island story of intelligence and courage!

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Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two Hit Multi Target Attacks? Episode 1 Review

Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two Hit Multi Target Attacks? Episode 1  Review

Masato Oosuki’s dream has just come true: he's been transported into the world of a video game. But for some reason, his doting mother, Mamako, has come along with him?! A whole new style of fantasy comedy, where your mom tags along on your heroic adventures!

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