What You Need to Know:
- Crunchyroll announced a full slate of new series at today’s Crunchyroll industry panel at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo.
- The full slate of series heading to Crunchyroll soon includes:
- High Guardian Spice - The upcoming Crunchyroll Original series from creator Raye Rodriguez follows the lives of four fierce High Guardian Academy students as they form allegiances, uncover legacies, face betrayals and discover their true identities while preparing to protect the world from an ominous unknown threat. During today’s panel, special guest Rodriguez helped reveal a new trailer and beautiful new key art. Coming soon on Crunchyroll.
- Muv-Luv Alternative - This sci-fi thriller is a story of how humanity lives and dies while on the brink of extinction…Coming to Crunchyroll this fall.
- The Faraway Paladin - This upcoming anime follows a young boy who was raised by three undead on his journey to become a Paladin and learn more about the mysteries hidden in this faraway land. Coming to Crunchyroll this fall.
- The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest - His strength limited by the magical crest with which he was born, Mathias, the world’s most powerful sage, decides reincarnation is necessary to become the strongest of all. Upon his rebirth as a young boy, Mathias is thrilled to discover he’s been born with the optimal crest for magical combat on his first try! Unfortunately, the world he’s been born into has abysmally poor standards when it comes to magic, and everyone thinks he’s still marked for failure! Now it’s up to Mathias to prove everyone wrong…world’s strongest sage-style! Coming to Crunchyroll January 2022
- Love of Kill - This series follows two mismatched assassins as they weave together a twisted "Assassin X Assassin" thriller. Coming to Crunchyroll in 2022
- Skeleton Knight in Another World - When Arc wakes up, he discovers that he has been transported to another world in the body of the character he was playing in an MMO. Looking like a suit of armor on the outside and a skeleton on the inside, he is the Skeleton Knight. If his identity is discovered, he could be mistaken for a monster and become a target! Arc decides to spend his time as a mercenary so as not to attract attention to himself. However, he's not the kind of man who can stand idly by when he witnesses evil acts take place right before his eyes! This isekai fantasy series about the Skeleton Knight's unintentional quest to make the world a better place has arrived!! Coming soon to Crunchyroll.
- Crunchyroll also revealed the cover for the upcoming book “Essential Anime.” This guide highlights 50 classic, unforgettable Japanese animated series and feature films and gives an insightful look into the history and true impact of anime on Japanese and Western pop culture. Essential Anime will be published in April 2022 by Running Press and is available for pre-order now wherever books are sold.
- Finally, Crunchyroll discussed its new partnership with Xbox, which kicked off yesterday in celebration of Virtual Crunchyroll Expo. Under this new partnership, Crunchyroll Premium subscribers and new users who begin a Crunchyroll free trial can get three months of Xbox Game Pass for PC. Fans can learn more by visiting crunchyroll.com/xbox-gamepass-2021
- Right before today’s Industry panel, Crunchyroll also revealed a special sneak peek of “Fena: Pirate Princess” in a panel featuring Kazuto Nakazawa (Director), Rui Kuroki (Producer) from Production I.G and Yusuke Takeda (Background Artist) from Bamboo who discussed their approach to bringing the swashbuckling samurai series to life. “Fena: Pirate Princess” is a Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original series premiering August 14. Stay tuned for coverage right here on Honey's Anime and check out the sneek peak below!
- Virtual Crunchyroll Expo is Crunchyroll’s yearly flagship anime convention, bringing fans the best of anime from August 5 - 7.
Source: Official Press Release
Woo! Add them to the watchlist!
Looking forward to 2022 already!