Crunchyroll’s New Films From Three Fantastic Series

Crunchyroll films still of Blue Lock - Episode Nagi - image of Nagi Seishiro and Mikage Reo.

Now with Crunchyroll’s new films from popular series are set to make theatrical appearances. Crunchyroll is the most popular site for anime. Not to mention, they have the series and movies dubbed in different languages and incorporate simulcast, allowing fans to watch their favorite shows at the same time they air in Japan. Prior to the announcement, Crunchyroll gave audiences at CinemaCon a sneak peek at the first ten minutes of Spy x Family Code: White, they announced the acquisition of three films. 

Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures have the North American and select international theatrical rights for [insert drumroll]:

Crunchyroll's new films, Haikyu!!! The Dumpster Battle movie poster of two volleyball teams facing off.
Haikyu!!! The Dumpster Battle poster. Courtesy of Crunchyroll.

Haikyu!!! The Dumpster Battle! Based on the beloved volleyball anime series, it continues the rivalry between Karasuno and Nekoma. Since Karasuno High’s team makes it past the Harutaka tournament’s preliminary round, competition will be fierce. Plus, the series just celebrated its 10th anniversary, debuting on April 6, 2014. The first of Crunchyroll’s new films, Haikyu!!! The Dumpster Battle hits North American theaters on May 31.

BLUE LOCK THE MOVIE – EPISODE NAGI – is the second acquisition of Crunchyroll’s new films. It’s the first feature film following the series popular first season. While this movie acts as a side story, it focuses on Nagi discovering his soccer talent and his aspirations to be the best. Also, fans won’t have to wait long! Because BLUE LOCK THE MOVIE – EPISODE NAGI – comes to theaters on June 28.

Crunchyroll's new films poster of Overlord: The Sacred Kingdom with a demon creature falling in the sky.
Overlord: The Sacred Kingdom poster. Courtesy of Crunchyroll.

Lastly, Crunchyroll and Sony’s third acquisition, Overlord: The Sacred Kingdom, aims to satisfy fans of the Overlord series. Continuing the fantasy series, this first theatrical film of the show takes place after the events of the fourth season. It follows a regular man, Momonga, who goes on to play MMORPG for the final time only to wind up transported into the game. While there is no definitive date for the isekai mayhem, be on the lookout for when Overlord: The Sacred Kingdom drops. 

All previous seasons of the series are available on Crunchyroll.

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