Fans of the British sci-fi hit “Doctor Who” have been waiting patiently for the 13th Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) to make her return. While the news that there will be no Christmas special caused concern, Whovians will be happy to know they’ll only have to wait a little bit longer to return to the TARDIS. The …
Konosuba, the comedy isekai (“other world”) anime, as entertained fans with two seasons of fantasy mayhem. Fans have been awaiting any announcement of a new season, but while that remains a far-off dream, the Konosuba movie will be coming to theaters soon. Crunchyroll and Fathom Events have announced the U.S. theatrical premiere of “KONOSUBA – …
When discussing horror manga, one name almost always comes up: Junji Ito. The manga writer and artist is known for creating a wide array of terrifying series, from “Uzumaki” to “Tomie” to “Hell Planet Remina.” His manga has sparked adaptations and references, such as a newly-announced “Uzumaki” anime, and even “Steven Universe” referenced “The Enigma …
This past Labor Day Weekend, Crunchyroll Expo returned to the San Jose Convention Center. The convention’s third year brought more attendees than ever, along with an impressive variety of guests from Japan and America alike. The convention themed itself as “New Crunchy City” and promised a convention experience like no other. So how well did …
Dungeons & Dragons is returning to the world of Eberron with the release of a new campaign sourcebook. The newly-announced “Eberron: Rising from the Last War” will introduce new races, classes, and worlds to the popular roleplaying game. Dungeons & Dragons is a game set in many worlds, from Greyhawk to Dragonlance to the star-traveling …
After a hiatus lasting several years, DaiCon returned to the UC Davis campus. Anime fans from around the area came in to mingle, shop, cosplay, and generally have a good time. The one-day event brought in a fine crowd, with plenty of programming to keep attendees entertained. DaiCon itself took a small area of the …
Every year, San Francisco’s Japan Town fills with attendees celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival. For two weekends, the streets and plaza hosted booths, events, and vendors participating in the festivities, all concluding in a massive parade through the city streets. The Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, so it included an array …
The incredible growth in popularity for Dungeons & Dragons has, in large part, been driven by streaming shows or podcasts like “Critical Role,” “The Adventure Zone,” and of course, “Acquisitions Inc.” The live shows draw thousands of attendees, with packed rooms at PAX and other events. While many of these shows have published their own …
After Nintendo hinted at new Pokemon news with a picture of three pokeballs, the announcement for the eighth generation of Pokemon games went live this morning. The newest games will be called “Pokemon Sword” and “Pokemon Shield,” and are the first entirely new generation of Pokemon main series games available on the Nintendo Switch. While …
DunDraCon as managed to keep going strong for 43 years, with the latest one taking the San Ramon Marriott by storm over President’s Day weekend. With a plethora of tabletop games old and new alike, what did the convention hold for attendees? Although the convention may be named for Dungeons & Dragons, there was far …
With a name like “I Want To Eat Your Pancreas,” one might not know what to expect. The name might make somebody think of a zombie comedy, or a cannibal documentary, but what we get is a heart-wrenching anime movie. The film is an emotional character piece that looks at mortality and the importance of …
Heroes & Villains FanFest combined with Walker Stalker Con for another big year of comics and TV stars.
Pokemon GO has, at long last, added the ability for players to battle each other.
GobbleCon returned to the SFO Hyatt for another Thanksgiving weekend of dice, dungeons, dragons, and... chocolate?
Ryan Reynolds voices Pikachu in the live-action adaptation of the beloved Pokemon franchise's "Detective Pikachu" spin-off game.
With the "Dragon Ball Z" double-feature heading to theaters, we spoke with Monica Rial, the voice of Bulma.
Pokemon Go has released several new videos, both teasing the inclusion of the 4t generation of Pokemon and new information on the mysterious Meltan.
We sit down with voice actors Stephanie Sheh and Michael Sinterniklaas at Crunchyroll Expo 2018
We spoke with Justin Briner, voice of Deku from "My Hero Academia," about the series and his experience as an actor at Crunchyroll Expo 2018.
Crunchyroll Expo 2018 has just wrapped up - how good was it, and where can it improve in the years to come?