During its panel today at Anime Expo, Crunchyroll announced several new titles that are headed to its streaming service.
Upcoming additions to the Crunchyroll catalog include:
- Music Girls – Summer 2018
- Radiant – Planned for October 2018
- RErideD: Derrida, Who Leaps Through Time – Fall 2018
- Double Decker – Fall 2018
- That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime – Fall 2018
In addition to the aforementioned titles, the company announced The Rising of the Shield Hero is coming and the first episode will premiere at Crunchyroll Expo 2018, which takes place this September in San Jose, CA.
While specifics for each of the new titles has yet to be released, the synopsis for Music Girls, courtesy of Crunchyroll, is as follows:
Haru Chitose, Eri Kumagai, Sarasa Ryuoh, Kiri Mukae, Uori Mukae, Sasame Mitsukuri, Miku Nishio, Hiyo Yukino, Shupe Gushiken, Kotoko Kintoki, and Roro Morooka are the eleven members of “Music Girls,” an idol group produced by Pine Records. However, they’re a third-rate idol group that can’t seem to sell CDs at all. But even though they’re obscure and constantly in debt, the members and their producer, Ikebashi, are all trying their hardest. Ikebashi gets the idea that Music Girls needs a new member—an idol who can light a fire under them so that they can grasp success! And so the rigorous auditions begin. Then, one day, Music Girls meets the story’s main character, Hanako…
For a look at what else is on the horizon for anime fans, check out Crunchyroll and Funimation’s simulcast lineups for the summer 2018 season.
Stay tuned to IGN for more from Anime Expo 2018. In the meantime, watch the new trailer for the Attack on Titan Season 2 recap movie below.
In other anime-related news, the release date for My Hero One’s Justice, the new fighting game based on My Hero Academia, was announced today.
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