Advanced Television


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

MCM Comic Con returns with trio of 2022 events

MCM Comic Con, the ultimate celebration of pop culture, is back with bang with three hotly anticipated shows rolling into London twice, in May and October, and rounding off with Birmingham in November. The first MCM takes place on a May Bank Holiday weekend as the event soars into London’s ExCeL on May 27th and […]

April 6, 2022

Vivendi revenues boosted by Canal+

Vivendi has reported 2021 revenues of €9.5 billion, up €904 million (+10.4 per cent) compared to 2020. This increase is mainly due to the growth of Canal+ Group, Havas Group and Editis. It also included the impact of the consolidation of Prisma Media as from June 1st 2021. For the fourth quarter of 2021, Vivendi’s […]

March 11, 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

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

Demon Slayer Entertainment Arc now on Crunchyroll

Demon Slayer Entertainment Arc now available on Crunchyroll A new series, “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment Arc”, is now available on Crunchyroll. The series was one of the most popular on Crunchyroll, exciting fans worldwide. Crunchyroll also conducted a tram wrap campaign in Marseille, France between 15th and 28th December to promote “Demon Slayer: […]

January 24, 2022

Crunchyroll, Fuji TV, Slow Curve reveal new +Ultra Titles

Announced during the +Ultra event from the Fuji TV Multi Theater in Tokyo, Japan, Crunchyroll, Fuji TV, and Slow Curve shared new details on the previously announced ESTAB LIFE: GREAT ESCAPE and newly announced Ooyukiumi No Kaina  (working titles) anime series, premiering April 2022 and January 2023, respectively, as part of the +Ultra programming partnership […]

January 20, 2022

AMC Networks acquires Sentai

AMC Networks has completed the acquisition of Houston-based Sentai, a global supplier of anime content and merchandise, with brands including the anime-focused HIDIVE direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service. The acquisition includes all of the member interests from Cool Japan Fund, a public-private Japanese investment fund. With access to key content creators in Japan, Sentai distributes and […]

January 6, 2022

Research: Anime, eSports share strong cross-influence

According to research by Interpret, across markets including the UK, US, Germany and Japan, anime viewers are twice as likely to watch eSports as non-viewers. In addition to eSports, anime viewers spend more on online gaming than non-viewers. According to Interpret’s Global Animeasure 2021 report, anime viewers are more likely to play video games (they […]

December 1, 2021