News Round-Up: Virtual Crunchyroll Expo Edition

Alright, it’s time for another News Round-Up but this time its going over what was revealed at VCRX, and here are a few things to look at: To Your Eternity will premiere on Crunchyroll (But is postponed until April 2021), Crunchyroll and Toonami are teaming up to bring Shenmue to life, and Yen Press reveals eight new titles coming your way! The Images, information, and series synopsis are provided by: Crunchyroll


To Your Eternity Visual

To Your Eternity to air on Crunchyroll, also delayed to April 2021

Originally set to air in October, the newest anime adaption of Silent Voice Creator Yoshitoki Oima‘s To Your Eternity will be airing in April 2021, while the series was announced to air on Crunchyroll’s Virtual Expo, NHK released a statement regarding the premiere date change. Also, a special message from the cast of To Your Eternity can be seen here.

A lonely boy wandering the Arctic regions of North America meets a wolf, and the two become fast friends, depending on each other to survive the harsh environment. But the boy has a history, and the wolf is more than meets the eye as well…

Shenmue Reveal Visual

Crunchyroll and Adult Swim to team up for Shenmue Anime

Adapted from the hit video game series by SEGA, Shenmue is currently in production, the Studio Telecom Animation Film will be handling the Anime Production while Chikara Sakurai will be the Director, creator, and video game designer Yu Suzuki will serve as Executive Producer. This is the third anime that Crunchyroll and Adult Swim the two companies have collaborated on.

Loot Crate and Crunchyroll reveal new Partnership

They might have filed for bankruptcy a year ago, now Loot Crate has revealed a new partnership with the streaming service, Crunchyroll. During the VCRX, Loot Crate and Crunchyroll outlined their new partnership, where it wouldn’t be just the monthly anime crate that the company already promotes but two individual crates, a Crunchyroll Crate and a Limited-Edition Mobile-Suit Gundam Life Crate. Click this link to read more on it.


Onyx Equinox to premiere in November

The next big thing is here, this new Original is a Mesoamerican tale created by Sofia Alexander, Onyx Equinox. It follows a young Aztec boy named Izel who is saved from death by the gods and is chosen to act as ‘humanity’s champion,’ forced to discard his apathy toward his fellow man and prove humanity’s potential on a journey that will take him across ancient Mesoamerica. Crunchyroll has more on this exciting new series.

Yen Press unveils Date a Live and Eight Other Licenses at Panel

With a bunch of announcements to make Yen Press was set to make one, and that was to announce the newest licenses that will be coming soon, such as the plans to release writer Koushi Tachibana and illustrator Tsunako’s Date a Live Light Novels and more. More on the recent announcement located here.

RightStuf Licenses Interspecies Reviewers for an Exclusive Blu-Ray Release

One of the raunchiest anime of 2020 is finally getting a place to call home, Interspecies Reviewers (adapted from the Manga by the same name, written by Amahara and illustrated by Masha,) the anime has seen some rough times over due to its graphic nature, but the independent video publisher and video distributor are known as RightStuf has licensed the hot anime title for a North American release in 2021. More information is provided here.

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