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The new Ultraman's YouTube stream now has English subtitles

One surprise that caught me off guard is the current Ultraman show, Ultraman R/B, not appearing on Crunchyroll. The reason why this is strange is that the service simulcasted 2015's Ultraman X, 2016's Ultraman Orb, and 2017's Ultraman Geed....


FLCL's sequel brings out The Pillows goodness on June 2

Whenever a title finishes its run, there's a good chance that its story is complete. As FLCL's new seasons hit us with a cool trailer, I'm still siding with those who think that they aren't necessary. Aside from the original show havin...

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Review: Kaiju Girls

When it comes to tokusatsu franchises branching out into other mediums, I’m always open for these types of ideas since they can pull off things that could be hard to pull off in a live-action series. In this case, Tsuburaya, the compa...

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Holy Macaroni: Crunchyroll and FUNimation join forces

Remember that time when Crunchyroll revealed that they were entering the home release market? Well, it turns out that this was one of their plans with their new relationship with FUNimation to bring more anime to the masses. Not only that, ...

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Daisuki jumps on the premium service bandwagon

As many streaming sites are currently offering premium services, it was only a matter of time until the gang at Daisuki would add this feature to their Website. Lo and behold, this day has arrived, and the beta for the premium membership st...

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Annotated Anime: Space Patrol Luluco episode 12

For a second, I thought that Luluco’s fourth season was going to be the end the series. Not that I’m against there being a new season, as there are still many things that the show has yet to resolved. If anything, this continues...

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Annotated Anime: Space Patrol Luluco episodes 5-11

You got to hand it to shows that outdo themselves to the point where they can convert any doubtful viewer into a fan. In this case, my concern for Luluco’s episode length was wiped out of my system as Imaishi and the Studio TRIGG...

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Review: Fafner: Exodus

There’s something wonderful about seeing an older title receive a sequel after a very long time. It shows that the team was pushing hard to continue the story they set in place, and it lets the viewers see the program evolve further. ...

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Review: Gatchaman Crowds Insight

Whenever an old property gets reinvented, many folks tend to be concerned over the changes that the title goes through. In some cases, it can be a bad thing; however, a new take on a classic could act as a great way to appeal to both v...

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Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll nabs Ultraman X

Well, folks; I think it's safe to say that 2015 is a great year to be a tokusatsu fan. Last week, Shout! Factory announced Dairanger's North American DVD release, and Crunchyroll has now revealed that they're simulcasting Ultraman X. In cas...

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Daisuki announces M3 simulcast

Well this is it. With only a couple of series left to premiere, this looks to be one of the final simulcast announcements of the season and it goes to Daisuki. In a press release sent out last night, the streaming site has revealed that the...

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Sakura-Con '14: Crunchyroll announces two more simulcasts

So SakuraCon has come and gone but we still have more news to share with you that came out of our weekend in Seattle. Yesterday, Crunchyroll held an industry panel at the con and despite getting through the bulk of their panel material in f...

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Crunchyroll to stream Robot Girls Z

I've never been one for giant robot/mecha anime. There are some notable exceptions to that but generally if a series has giant robots in it I tend to tune out and get bored very quickly. Finally though Japan has created a super robot series...

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First Impressions: D-Frag

I really enjoy moe, but I also really enjoy comedy. So what do you get when you sit me down in front of a solid combination of the two? You get one happy little camper who is ready to say please sir, may I have some more!

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First Impressions: Noragami

For my first assignment here at Japanator, I decided to tackle First Impressions of Noragami. I had actually watched the first episode of this series right when it first premiered on Funimation's site, but in just a few short days, I had al...

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New Chūnibyō's first episode leaked online

In an all to familiar story, the first episode of Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren was leaked before its official debut. It appeared briefly on tv.sohu.com, a region locked and Chinese-owned website, rather than being a slip-...

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Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll grabs four new winter titles

It's 2014, and Crunchyroll is pulling out a new batch of announcements from the anime oven. Silly enough, none of the four shows that CR has picked up have nothing to do with food. However, Hozuki no Reitetsu, Engaged to the Unidentified, W...

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Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll nabs Hamatora and more

As we get ready to welcome 2014, Crunchyroll is picking up three more shows before the year comes to a close! Best of all, one of their new anime titles happens to be a series that I'm going to cover soon. Anyway, Crunchyroll's newest title...

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Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll grabs the Super Sonico anime

Crunchyroll is currently dropping announcements like it's no tomorrow, and they're still on fire! This time around, Crunchyroll has acquired the rights to simulcast Soni-Ani Super Sonico the Animation. Personally, I think they should've jus...

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Simulcast GET: Crunchyroll grabs Saki – The Nationals

As we're preparing for the 2014 Winter Anime Season, Crunchyroll is getting ready to play their hand in the game known as anime simulcasting. For their first move, Crunchyroll has announced that they're going to simulcast Saki – ...

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Netflix joins the fray, streaming Knights of Sidonia

Netflix is licensing and localizing anime, joining the list of companies doing "simulcast" with Knights of Sidonia. Today Netflix tweeted that they are going to have exclusive streaming rights for the Spring 2014 show. It will be available ...

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Get your NOM on with Toriko over at Crunchyroll

As if Crunchyroll didn't already pretty much cover all our bases with their streaming anime titles, they've just announced that Toriko will be joining the library. For now, it's set to simulcast on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. PST starting next we...

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Madman kills Kill la Kill simulcast due to leak

Bad news for Australian anime fans: Madman Entertainment has canceled their simulcast of Kill la Kill. Why, you might ask? It seems that the latest episode came out a little earlier than it was supposed to, which had Aniplex hot on their he...

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SAO Extra Edition special to be simulcast worldwide

For those of you who haven't dropped the show by now, and I know there's quite a few of you out there, you'll be pleased to hear that the The Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION TV special, currently scheduled to air in Japan on New Year's ...

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Crunchyroll to simulcast One Piece this week

Fans looking for their One Piece-fix will have to look no further than Crunchyroll, as the streaming service is set to pick up the latest season of the on-going series starting Saturday, November 2nd. Episode #619 -- yeah, you read tha...

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Crunchyroll picks up even more simulcasts

Crunchyroll is on fire with their simulcasts as always. They've now added three more shows to their ever-growing list an anime: Non Non Biyori, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, and (deep breath) My mental choices are completely interfering with my s...

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Gundam Build Fighter is on Youtube, freshly baked

I woke up today and there was Gundam Build Fighter on the table for breakfast. It tastes like plastic and computer graphics. Maybe it would have been more fun like a Sunday morning cartoon of yore, back when there was breakfast on the tabl...

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Crunchyroll bringing simulcasts to France

Crunchyroll has announced today that they'll be expanding their Simulcast service to France, complete with subtitled French language support. The service will only be launching with a select number of series to start, which include Dia...

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Simulcast GET! Crunchyroll grabs Beyond the Boundary

I don't know about you, but I think that Crunchyroll is going all out with their new simulcasts for the Fall Anime Season. Now that they have announced that Kyokai no Kanata will be streamed under the name of Beyond the Boundary, I think we...

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Gundam.info to simulcast Build Fighters

If any of you have been holding out hope for a Gundam Build Fighters simulcast, your prayers have been answer. It's been announced that the upcoming series will be streamed in select regions via Gundam.info, with new episodes airing every ...

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Simulcast GET! Viz to stream Coppelion

Talk about a complete face off. Now that Viz has announced that they have acquired the rights to simulcast Coppelion, we're in for a double dose of post apocalyptic shows with over-the-top school girls. While Coppelion shares some similari...

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Crunchyroll to simulcast Samurai Flamenco, Yowapeda

Crunchyroll has just announced that they'll be adding two more simulcasts to their upcoming Fall line-up, namely Samurai Flamenco and Yowapeda. Like all their simulcasts, the shows will be made available first to premium subscribers, w...

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Daisuki.net to simulcast KILL la KILL in five languages

As if we weren't hyped enough as it is, Aniplex of America will be teaming up with Daisuki.net, which will be joined alongside Crunchyroll and Hulu, to simulcast their upcoming series KILL la KILL, set to premiere October 3rd. For...

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Licensing GET! Aniplex recruits Samurai Flamenco

Well, there's goes another show that will get the Aniplex treatment. This time around, they have gotten a hold of Samurai Flamenco, an original noitaminA anime series that's directed by Takahiro Omori (Director for Durarara!! and Baccano!)....


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