Advanced Television


Research: Video providers face streaming competition

The inaugural Battle Royale study from Hub Entertainment Research shows that the average household consumes entertainment – video, music, gaming, podcasts – from almost 13 different sources. But only half of those sources are considered must-haves. According to Hub, Covid and the launch of new streaming platforms have kicked the streaming revolution into high gear.  […]

May 25, 2022

Crunchyroll to screen SPY x FAMILY and The Rising of the Shield Hero at MCM Comic-Con

Crunchyroll will be at MCM Comic-Con London this weekend with two special screenings: SPY X FAMILY and The Rising of Shield Hero, episodes 1 and 2, Season 2 (DUB). Full details below –  SPY x FAMILY: Episode 1 and 2 (dubbed) can be watched on  Centre Stage, 18.10pm on May 28th, and The Rising of the […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Crunchyroll acquires Suzume No Tojimari rights

Crunchyroll has acquired the global distribution and marketing rights (excluding Asia) from TOHO, for Makoto Shinkai’s upcoming film, Suzume No Tojimari (working title). The deal was finalised at the Cannes Film Festival and was negotiated by Crunchyroll’s Chief Content Officer Asa Suehira, Wild Bunch International’s CEO Vincent Maraval and TOHO’s Akihiro Takeda. Suzume No Tojimari […]

May 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Crunchyroll acquires Chainsaw Man

Crunchyroll has acquired the streaming rights to the anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man. Crunchyroll will simulcast the series from Japan later this year, subtitled and dubbed, in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Dubs will include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German. Based on the popular, award-winning manga written […]

May 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero in cinemas globally

Crunchyroll and Toei Animation have announced it will release Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero – the newest film in the worldwide anime blockbuster franchise – in cinemas around the globe this summer. This is marks the first globally-distributed theatrical release for Crunchyroll, who will be the sole distributor in North America. Internationally, the movie will […]

May 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Crunchyroll, Google form tech partnership

Google and Crunchyroll, the anime streaming service, have announced a new, multi-year strategic partnership to accelerate and support Crunchyroll’s global scale ambitions. The announcement builds on Google’s existing partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment that includes collaboration across Android, Google TV and Android TV OS, YouTube, Google advertising solutions, and Google Cloud. Crunchyroll is an independently […]

April 26, 2022

Funimation content moves to Crunchyroll

Starting immediately, existing and new Crunchyroll subscribers have access to library and simulcast content previously exclusive to Funimation. Crunchyroll’s pricing remains unchanged, offering fans the ultimate anime experience with subs, dubs, films, and simulcast series in over 200 countries and territories and in 10 languages. “When we brought Funimation and Crunchyroll together last year, our […]

March 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Crunchyroll app on Nintendo Switch

The Crunchyroll app is now available on Nintendo Switch consoles – allowing users to stream all of their favourite anime content on TV while their console is docked, or on-the-go with handheld and tabletop modes. Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan subscribers will be able to enjoy offline viewing, allowing for the same off-network anime access […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 heading to UK cinemas

Crunchyroll has announced that the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie will screen in UK cinemas from March 18th, with previews beginning on March 16th and 17th. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 follows Yuta Okkotsu, a nervous high school student, who enrolls in the mysterious Tokyo Jujutsu High School under the guidance of Satoru Gojo after being haunted by […]

January 31, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Shenmue series to premiere on Crunchyroll, Adult Swim

Shenmue the Animation will premiere on February 5th on Crunchyroll and Adult Swim. The English dubbed version will air in North America on Toonami, Adult Swim’s signature anime block, and Crunchyroll will stream the subtitled version worldwide outside of Japan and China. A story of revenge and self-discovery, Shenmue debuted first as a video game […]

January 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare