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Anime NYC 2019: 50+ Images of Cosplay, Collectibles & More [GALLERY]

Some fans in the northeast seem to think that the convention season ends in October with New York Comic Con (NYCC), but there are a number of folks who would push back on that. Count LeftField Media as one of them, taking over the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this weekend for Anime NYC 2019. […]








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“One-Punch Man” vs. “Aggretsuko”? How This “Anime War” Is Just the Opening Salvo in a Bigger Streaming Battle [OPINION]

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll and Viz Europe Media Group signed a partnership agreement on Friday. This links Crunchyroll’s global platform of 50 million users with Viz Media’s European network of distributors, licenses and partners under one umbrella – impressive enough to even make One-Punch Man superhero Saitama smile. Crunchyroll is owned by WarnerMedia, which is […]

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Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

The number one problem with television today is a lack of diversity. What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes. Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, […]


Too Many Streaming Services? Blame Wall St, Not Cord-Cutters [OPINION]

Streaming Service Overkill? Blame Wall Street, Not Cord-Cutters [OPINION]

We’re about to enter a new phase of “Peak TV”: Peak Streaming. I hear friends complain that this is what happens when we stopped paying for cable, decrying that we had to spend so much on channels we wouldn’t watch. Now? We’re on the verge of spending as much every month to subscribe to all […]

'Dr. Stone" Prescribes Launch on Crunchyroll this Summer

Crunchyroll Announces New Premieres and Records at Anime Expo

Anime Expo just wrapped up at the Los Angeles Convention Center over the July 4th weekend, and I think a lot of us would have been surprised if Crunchyroll hadn’t had some surprises for the audience! Not only where new World Premiere series announced, there was that new preview for Mike Shinoda’s World’s on Fire […]

Mike Shinoda Previews "World's on Fire" at Anime Expo

Mike Shinoda Previews “World’s on Fire” at Anime Expo

Saturday afternoon saw some pretty big star-power hit the stage at the Crunchyroll industry panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park debuted a preview of his new music video, World’s on Fire. Mike was joined onstage by Adam Sheehan, Director of Events, and Victoria Holden, Creative Producer & Brand Manager […]