Music and Anime

The Power of Anime OSTs: How Music Soothes the Soul

By Rachel Moulden Anime original soundtracks can sometimes make or break a series. The role of a score is to immerse the viewer in a world that transports them from their own, adds to a scene's intensity or gives each...

Porter Robinson, Waboku and Mah Collide For Animated Musician Video

It’s been four years since Porter Robinson’s “Shelter” music video roused the anime community with its bittersweet story and beautiful animation sequences. Fans of the artist were finally treated to another animated music video called “Musician,” and unsurprisingly, it’s...

Fruits Basket The Final Season Reveals Key Visual and OP/ED Info 🌸

Fruits Basket The Final Season is almost here! Thanks to our amazing partners at TV Tokyo, we're excited to drop the latest round of info on the upcoming season as we prepare for the final chapter in this incredible,...

When Daft Punk and Leiji Matsumoto Revolutionized Music Anime 🎶

By Tom Speelman The music world was stunned on February 22 when iconic French electronica duo Daft Punk announced they were breaking up—after 28 years and a career that saw them redefine popular music as we know it. Per Pitchfork, the...

Listen: Funimation Debuts Exclusive Track From The Promised Neverland Official Soundtrack

The Promised Neverland is back, and Season 2 is already upping the ante, revealing more of the treacherous obstacles Emma and Ray will have to face as they seek ultimate freedom. But they'll also have allies. RELATED: The Promised Neverland...

Post Malone Headlines Virtual Pokémon Concert for Series 25th Anniversary

By Brittany Vincent Hip-hop superstar Post Malone is taking a break from "running in circles" to transform into a Pokémon Trainer. Just in time for Pokémon's 25th anniversary, Posty is set to host a virtual concert as part of the Pokémon...

Digital Soundtracks for PROMARE, KILL la KILL, Blue Exorcist and More to Release February 12

By Deanna Nguyen Hiroyuki Sawano fans, do you hear that? That's right, his Aniplex music catalog will be available digitally on Feb. 12. And guys, we are SO excited. Milan Records announced on Twitter that more than a dozen of Sawano’s...

The World Ends with You The Animation Locks OP Artist, Premiere Date and New Visual

By Kathleen Townsend Are you ready for a new batch of info for the upcoming The Worlds Ends with You The Animation? A new promo video and visual have been revealed, along with the confirmed broadcast date and info on...

The Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure is Coming to North America!

As part of the 30th anniversary of the Dragon Ball Z anime, Toei Animation and Funimation are bringing the Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure to North America! This one-of-a-kind, immersive musical experience will feature a full live orchestra playing the iconic...

Bungo Stray Dogs S2 – Spotify Playlist

Did you enjoy the first Spotify playlist based off of Bungo Stray Dogs characters? We have more music playlists from characters in season two! Just as season two of Bungo Stray Dogs comes to Funimation streaming and DVDs, enjoy...

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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...