9 Anime that Need Blu-Rays Now that Sony Owns Crunchyroll

Sony recently announced its acquisition of streaming webservice Crunchyroll, in a move that brings the majority of western anime streaming under one roof. While there are still a handful of outliers, including Netflix, classic title refuge RetroCrush, and niche holdout Sentai Filmworks, Sony has essentially secured a monopoly on the…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 58: Back in Your Sack

We’ve got video games galore on this latest episode of Fanwidth, the Fanbyte podcast! You won’t believe your ears when we regale you with news of Final Fantasy VII, Resident Evil 3, and other PlayStation 1 games. In all seriousness, though, it’s a packed show. We even take some time…

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Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! is Already the Anime of the Year

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! has been the talk of anime Twitter for the past few months. Headed by renowned director/producer team Masaaki Yuasa and Eunyoung Choi (DEVILMAN crybaby; Night is Short, Walk on Girl), the 12-episode love letter to animation has provided endless GIFs, reaction images, and a meme…

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