Creator Features

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda: From Digimon: The Movie to Mirai

By Tom Speelman Mamoru Hosoda, much like other legendary creators in the anime space, has found great creative and box office success. That's the power of his original, lavishly and lovingly made anime films. After his early career at Toei...

The Works of Dai Sato, From Cowboy Bebop to Listeners

By Tom Speelman As a visual medium, anime is often thought of on the creative side as being the product of directors and animation studios. While that’s of course true, screenwriters also have their part to play, with the same...

The Works of Ei Aoki: From Fate/Zero to ID: INVADED

By Deanna Nguyen Behind every great anime is a director whose deft craftsmanship and artistic direction produce seamless animation and immersive storytelling. These works open a dialogue between creators and fans that transcend the viewing experience. Ei Aoki is one...

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Your Guide to the Spring 2022 Anime Season on Crunchyroll and Funimation

Spring is in the air! You know what that means. New anime is coming to Crunchyroll! This upcoming spring...