The January 2017 Line-Up

The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.

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The Speakeasy #085: Looking Back on 2016

Part 1: Favorite licenses from 2016, Favorite anime and manga moments from 2016, Most disappointing anime from 2016, how has streaming changed the way we watch?

Song: “Kimi dake no Boku de Iru kara by GACKT (OP1 to Trickster)

Food for Thought: What were some of your favorite non-anime or manga things from 2016?

Part 2: Award nominations, top-selling anime and manga in Japan, the growth of the U.S. manga industry, the Crunchyroll Anime Awards.

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The Reverse Thieves Fall 2016 Anime Awards

We’re highlighting each anime season with a mini-version of our end of the year awards. We hope this helps cap-off the season with a splash (and helps us remember all of great things by the time the end of the year rolls around). So without further ado, our picks for the best of fall 2016 . . .

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