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You’ve stumbled upon CableTV.com’s official hub for all things anime. Bookmark this page and check back regularly because we’ll update it every time we post about new and exciting things in the world of animation.

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Upcoming anime premieres and events

New and Upcoming Animated Shows in 2024

Apr 16, 2024

Love animated shows? Here’s our most-anticipated animated premieres of 2024 from Netflix, Disney+, Max, and Amazon Prime.

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New Anime Simulcasts Spring 2024: Crunchyroll, Hulu, and More

Apr 10, 2024

It’s time for the Spring 2024 anime season—find your next obsession with our guide to this season’s hottest new and returning titles.

How to Watch the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2024

Feb 29, 2024

The eighth annual Anime Awards are coming to Crunchyroll this March. Keep reading to learn how you can tune into this year's livestream.

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Netflix Animation: Cancellations and Renewals 2023

Nov 28, 2023

We decided to keep track of all Netflix’s wild cancellations and renewals, so you don’t have to.

How to Watch The Boy and the Heron in the US

Oct 18, 2023

Hayao Miyazaki’s final film is coming to the U.S. in December after premiering in Japan. But this particular trailer is completely optional. We’d watch it, but we're hesitant to spoil ourselves—keep reading to learn why.

Anime streaming service reviews and updates

Best Streaming Services for Anime

Best Streaming Services for Anime 2024

Dec 12, 2023

Our experts tested every major service and found that Hulu provides the best user experience for watching anime. However, Crunchyroll has a much more impressive library for die-hard fans.

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Crunchyroll Review 2024: Cost, Plans, and More

Mar 8, 2024

Crunchyroll has the largest anime selection of any streaming service we’ve seen—read on for details, pricing, and recommendations.

Is VRV Becoming Crunchyroll? Your Questions, Answered

Apr 12, 2023

VRV’s offerings have dwindled in recent years, and Crunchyroll has decided to discontinue the service altogether. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know before it shuts down on May 8.

Funimation Is Officially Dead. Here’s What You Need to Know

Feb 14, 2024

Funimation recently announced that it will be closing its doors for good on April 2, 2024. This move has been a long time in the making, but it’s not great news for consumers.

Anime and animated show recommendations

Anime streaming services like Crunchyroll have a lot to offer, and all that choice can be overwhelming. But that’s what our anime experts are for; check out these lists of stellar animated titles to find your next binge-watch.

What to watch on Crunchyroll

Best Anime on Crunchyroll

Mar 18, 2024

What’s the best thing to watch on Crunchyroll? Your taste may vary, but we’ve got plenty of recommendations for every anime fan.

How to Watch Every Studio Trigger Anime

Jan 26, 2024

From Little Witch Academia to Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, here’s how to catch up on the studio’s anime hits.

5 Animated Shows for Fans of Bee and PuppyCat

Oct 5, 2023

Finished Bee and PuppyCat and not sure what to watch next? Here are five other animated shows for fans of the series.

How To Watch ALL the Barbie Movies

Jan 1, 2024

Greta Gerwig’s 2023 Barbie movie might not pay homage to any of the classics, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate its release with a Barbie marathon.

Anime Like Attack on Titan

Nov 6, 2023

Caught up and craving more dark fantasy with lots of gore, existential nightmares, and high body counts? Look no further.

Past events

How to Watch The Boy and the Heron in the US

Oct 18, 2023

Hayao Miyazaki’s final film is coming to the U.S. in December after premiering in Japan. But this particular trailer is completely optional. We’d watch it, but we're hesitant to spoil ourselves—keep reading to learn why.

Castlevania: Nocturne Release Date and Trailer

Sep 20, 2023

In lieu of a fifth season, Castlevania: Nocturne skips ahead over 300 years to the French Revolution, where Trevor and Sypha’s descendant Richter must form a team to prevent yet another vampiric, world-ending event.

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Watch These 20 Spooky Anime Titles for Free with Crunchyroll

Oct 3, 2023

For the whole month of October, Crunchyroll is letting all subscribers—even those in the free tier— watch 20 creepy titles for no extra charge.

Spirited Away

Catch the 2023 Studio Ghibli Fest in Theaters Near You

Nov 7, 2023

Ever wanted to watch your favorite Studio Ghibli films on the big screen, where they were meant to be experienced? Keep reading for the full Studio Ghibli Fest schedule.

Simulcast archive

A “simulcast” is an anime that airs near-simultaneously in Japan and the rest of the world. That way, those of us in the West don’t have to worry about spoilers or wait for a season to end before getting to watch. We love weekly releases here at CableTV.com, so we’ve put together a quarterly simulcast guide so you can catch this season’s hottest titles.

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New Anime Simulcasts Spring 2024: Crunchyroll, Hulu, and More

Apr 10, 2024

It’s time for the Spring 2024 anime season—find your next obsession with our guide to this season’s hottest new and returning titles.

New Anime Simulcasts Winter 2024: Crunchyroll, Hulu, and More

Jan 1, 2024

It’s time for the Winter 2024 anime season—find your next obsession with our guide to this season’s hottest new and returning titles.

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Fall 2023 Anime Simulcasts, Dubs, and Premieres

Oct 1, 2023

It’s time for the Fall 2023 anime season—find your next obsession with our guide to this season’s hottest new and returning titles.

Summer 2023 Anime Simulcasts, Dubs, and Premieres

Jul 1, 2023

The Summer 2023 anime season featured popular titles like Dark Gathering, Zom 100, and Sweet Reincarnation.

New Anime Simulcasts: Spring 2023 Season

Mar 30, 2023

The Spring 2023 simulcast season featured popular titles like Hell's Paradise, The Witch From Mercury, and Skip and Loafer.

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New Anime Simulcasts: Winter 2023 Season

Feb 1, 2023

The Winter 2023 simulcast season featured popular titles like Buddy Daddies, TRIGUN STAMPEDE, and BOFURI.

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