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How to cancel a Crunchyroll premium membership or free account

You can cancel any tier of a Crunchyroll premium membership or free account in your Profile settings on Crunchyroll.com. You must cancel a Crunchyroll membership subscription before the start of a new billing cycle as full or partial refunds are not available once charged. There is currently no way to […]
How to cancel a Crunchyroll premium membership or free account
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How ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ created the perfect battle

The crystal cave battle from “Avatar: The Last Airbender” brilliantly incorporates the philosophy of the three laws of magic, guidelines for writing compelling magic systems from fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson. Sanderson’s first law suggests that because the magic system from “Avatar: The Last Airbender” is relatively simple to understand, it’s […]
How ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ created the perfect battle
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The 10 best anime series to watch on Netflix right now

Anime is known for its creativity, complexity and the truly epic number of episodes in each series. With so much variety, the biggest challenge is choosing which show to binge-watch next. Netflix has invested in building a vast library of anime. The streaming service continues to roll out new releases […]
The 10 best anime series to watch on Netflix right now
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How ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ was animated

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” marks the first time the classic anime characters have stepped onto the big screen and into the real world as photo-realistic creatures. We spoke with MPC Films VFX supervisor Pete Dionne about how much work went into bringing the beloved anime/game characters to life. They studied animal […]
How ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ was animated
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Why Hollywood adaptations of anime movies keep flopping

Anime is a style of Japanese film and television animation with a global fan base of millions. Hollywood studios have largely failed to adapt anime for western audiences. Hollywood’s $US100 million remake of “Ghost in the Shell” completely bombed at the box office and lost at least $US60 million. Watch […]
Why Hollywood adaptations of anime movies keep flopping
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How Pokémon were transformed into lifelike creatures for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Pokémon fans are getting excited for the upcoming movie, “Detective Pikachu,” and they can thank RJ Palmer for bringing the animated characters to life. Years ago, Palmer designed a series of realistic-looking Pokémon on DeviantArt, which were popular with fans of the series. The film’s production designer discovered Palmer’s work […]
How Pokémon were transformed into lifelike creatures for ‘Detective Pikachu’