Crunchyroll recently announced a slate of five anime movie titles that will be joining their streaming library. This comes after their movie catalog has grown over the summer and fans are sure to enjoy some of the big titles in store. What movies are you looking forward to watching?
Available November 17
Panic spreads around the world as the Medousa virus threatens to wipe out the human race. Kasumi is one of 160 people chosen to be cryogenically frozen while a cure is found. When she awakens to find the facility overrun with thorny vines and ravenous monsters, Kasumi and six others struggle to survive this labyrinthine nightmare. If they survive, how long do they have left to live?
Long ago, the forest awoke and the Moon unleashed a ravenous beast on Earth. Centuries later, as humanity struggles to coexist with the forest, Agito revives the slumbering Toola, who calls on ancient technology to reshape the future from the ashes of the past. With the forest’s blessing, Agito must save Toola from herself in order to save them all.
Confident in the success of the Sybil system, the Japanese government begins to export the technology to other countries. However, when foreign terrorists begin to slip through the system’s security and attack from within, Inspector Akane Tsunemori is sent overseas to investigate. When her quest for justice forces her to clash with an old ally, can she pull the trigger?
Available November 24
Return to the game of death where it all began: Sword Art Online. In this new Aincrad arc from original creator Reki Kawahara, the story is seen through Asuna’s eyes. What at first seems like a dream come true quickly becomes a nightmare when rookie player Asuna Yuuki learns that the only way to escape the virtual world of Aincrad is to beat all 100 levels, but “Game Over” means you die. in the real world.
Shima Rin left her hometown of Yamanashi to live alone in Nagoya while working for a small publishing house there. On a winter weekend in the not-too-distant future, while planning a bike trip, she unexpectedly receives a message from an old high school friend, Ohgaki Chiaki, saying that she is currently in Nagoya. Chiaki now works for a tourism promotion organization in Yamanashi, and she is in charge of a project to reopen an establishment that closed a few years ago. When Rin casually suggests that such a large property would make a good campground, Chiaki is inspired. She brings together all of their old camping buddies – Kagamihara Nadeshiko, who works at an outdoor goods store in Tokyo; Inuyama Aoi, who is now a schoolteacher in their hometown of Yamanashi; and Saitou Ena, who works at a dog grooming salon in Yokohama – and plans to open the campground are underway. So the story of five outdoor-loving girls who became friends through their shared love of camping begins again, taking on a new challenge with the knowledge and experience they have acquired.