Crunchyroll Announces Streaming of New Shows and Fan-Favourite Films

At the recent Crunchyroll Expo, an event based in North American that saw the anime distributor and streaming giant celebrate all things anime, it was announced during the Crunchyroll Industry Panel that a wide variety of new shows, and some fan-favourite films, will soon be making their way to the video-on-demand platform.

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Dragon Ball Super and Pokemon: Sun & Moon Now Available to Stream on BBC iPlayer

In some rather unexpected news the BBC iPlayer service is now offering 46 episodes of Dragon Ball Super, which covers the entirety of the Battle of Gods, Resurrection F and Universe 6 Arcs, as well as some additional episodes and movies from Pokemon Black & White and Pokemon: Sun & Moon.

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Crunchyroll Subscription Reduced in Price and New Title Acquisitions Announced

It looks like anime is about to get even more accessible (and cheaper) as Crunchyroll have reduced the monthly, and annual, subscription costs for their Mega-Fan tier. In addition Crunchyroll have also announced a selection of new titles that they have licensed for streaming next year.

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BASTARD‼ -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Now Available on Netflix

Netflix have recently added BASTARD‼ -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy-, which seems to be a remake of the classic 1992 BASTARD series, onto the streaming platform in the UK with the series consisting of 13 episodes.

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Crunchyroll to release Makoto Shinkai’s “Suzume no Tojimari” Globally in Cinemas Next Year

Crunchyroll, in partnership with Sony Pictures and Wild Bunch International, have announced that they will release Makoto Shinkai’s latest feature length film, Suzume no Tojimari, globally in cinemas next year.

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Crunchyroll Announces Changes to Ad-Supported Viewing for Spring 2022 Season

Crunchyroll have recently announced that from the Spring 2022 Season ad-supported viewing will no longer be available for new and continuing titles, and instead will require a subscription to view content. Completed titles released before the Spring 2022 Season should still offer Ad-Supported viewing.

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Anime Limited to Release JUJUTSU KAISEN – Season 1 Part 1 on Blu-Ray in Collector’s Edition and Standard Edition Formats in May

Anime Limited have recently confirmed that they will release JUJUTSU KAISEN on Blu-Ray in both Collector’s Edition and Standard Edition formats in May, with both editions now available to pre-order through the AllTheAnime store.

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FUNimation Global Group Rebrands into Crunchyroll

Back in August 2021 FUNimation Global Group, which is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, announced that they had acquired the online subscription based streaming giant Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion dollars. As part of this acquisition it would see the companies be merged to become a single place for fans to enjoy a wide range of anime content from both FUNimation and Crunchyroll catalogs.

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Attack on Titan: Final Season – Part 2 to Simulcast Stream on FUNimation, Crunchyroll and Hulu

FUNimation have announced, in partnership with the marketing and production teams for Attack on Titan in Japan, that the second part of the final season will begin simulcast streaming on 9th January 2022 on FUNimation, Crunchyroll and Hulu.

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Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle to Stream on Netflix in October

The Pokemon Company International, and Netflix, have announced that the latest feature-length Pokemon film, known in Japan as Pokemon the Movie: Kokko in Japan, will available to Stream on Netflix worldwide from 8th October 2021.

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