Announced at Otakon 2017!

We have a HUGE number of announcements that have just come from our Industry Panel at Otakon 2017! If you weren’t able to make in person, here’s the rundown:

 

 ACQUISITION ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Myriad Colors Phantom World

otakon-industry-panel-2017-106

Funimation has acquired and is releasing Myriad Colors Phantom World as part of our partnership with Crunchyroll. A huge treat for fans of Kyoto Animation, the studio behind titles like Haruhi, Nichijou and Free!, this show got a lot of attention for having great animation and being one of the rarer KyoAni shows with cute, particularly bouncy cute girls. Includes OVA episode!

Two releases:

  • Standard Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
  • Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
    • Chipboard box
    • Set of 5 lenticular art cards that show the characters in two different outfits, one normal and one alternate

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/21

 

Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia

otakon-industry-panel-2017-104

Another show that Funimation is acquiring and releasing now as part of our partnership with Crunchyroll. Special girls with the ability to use Hybrid Heart Gear weapons to defend against invading enemies, but one particular boy has the ability to power-up the girls’ ability by making them climax.

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/21

 

Kiddy Girl-and

otakon-industry-panel-2017-107

This one’s for the old-school fans–Kiddy Girl-and is a spinoff of Kiddy Grade, which was one of the earliest titles that Funimation released over a decade ago.

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/28

 

Ninja Hunter

otakon-industry-panel-2017-108
This is a new live-action title Funimation is releasing! A ninja wakes up with no memories and must piece together how he got there and who murdered a beautiful female ninja. It’s a fun and violent movie for fans of over-the-top B action movies and ninjas!

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/14

 

Home Video Announcements

 

Your Name.

otakon-industry-panel-2017-098

The #1 most successful anime film of all time is finally coming to home video. We know a lot of you have been wondering when this would finally go up for pre-order–we are releasing the movie on November 7, less than 4 months after the Japanese release, which is an extremely rare turn time in this industry. 

Two releases:

  • Standard Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
  • Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
    • Two-piece collectible chipboard box with rainbow holographic finish, featuring the star-crossed lovers Taki and Mitsuha
    • Your Name. 2-disc original soundtrack by RADWIMPS, with English and Japanese versions
    • 60-page hardcover art book
    • Art digipack
    • Blu-ray + DVD of the film and 59 minutes of extras.
    • your name.: Interview with Makoto Shinkai
    • Makoto Shinkai Filmography
    • Special TV Program
    • Trailers

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/7

 

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

otakon-industry-panel-2017-099

 

Street date announcement! You may have seen it previously on simulcast or its hit dub broadcast on Toonami–we’re excited to announce that we will be releasing Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans on home video! This is Funimation’s first home video release from the Gundam franchise.

  • Season One Part One and Season One Part Two, each on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
  • Season One Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
    • Exclusive “HG (High Grade) 1/144 Scale GUNDAM BARBATOS + SMOOTHBORE GUN [METALLIC GLOSS INJECTION]” Gunpla model kit. This is a specific metallic gloss version of this Gunpla model that is ONLY available in the Funimation release and is a limited run that will not be reprinted, so this is a rare item! It’s not even going to be available in Japan.
    • Artbook
    • Rigid box that includes season one parts one and two, with space in the box to fit in season two’s releases. This is the only release that will include a rigid box for housing your complete IBO series

Season Two coming in 2018.

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/14

 

Speed Racer – Collector’s Edition

otakon-industry-panel-2017-096

READY SET, GO! GO! GO!

Speed Racer dreams of becoming a professional racer. When meddling crooks keep him from the finish line, he finds a way to make it through. An endearing classic since 1967, Speed Racer has captivated audiences from every corner of the globe. Preserve one of the most beloved racing shows of all time and share it with generations to come. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the series, the Collector’s Edition will come complete with Speed Racer, Mach Go Go Go, and Mach Go Go Go: Restart in the first-ever official U.S. release of the Japanese audio.

Collector’s Edition includes the following:

  • Collectible Speed Racer Bust with Sound Effects
  • Complete 1967 Speed Racer Collection on DVD and Blu-ray
  • Complete 1967 Mach Go Go Go Collection on DVD and Blu-ray
  • Complete 1997 Mach Go Go Go Restart Collection on DVD
  • Collectible Speed Racer Key Chain
  • Bonus: 2017 Interview with Trixie voice actor CorinneOrr

 

Own it 11/7
(Limited number available)

Future Diary: Complete Series + OVA

otakon-industry-panel-2017-109

 

Future Diary is one of the most popular action-horror anime ever, and we’re releasing this with the OVA episode for the first time! The OVA, sometimes called Future Diary: Redial, is the true ending for the series and has never been dubbed or released before. This release will also be the first Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack for this title, for those of you who like to have both versions.

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/21

 

91 Days

otakon-industry-panel-2017-101

Two releases:

  • Standard Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
  • Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
    • Chipboard box
    • 40 page companion guidebook with artwork, character profiles, and a ton of background information related to the show about Prohibition, the Chicago mafia, the accurate period firearms featured in the series, etc
    • 6 art cards

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/14

 

New Game!

otakon-industry-panel-2017-102

Just added for streaming with dub on FunimationNow, and season two is coming out every week on SimulDub! This show is a great behind-the-scenes look at the video game industry, and follows a young recent graduate who joins an indie game company.

Pre-Order: 8/15
Street date: 11/21

 

Project Itoh: Genocidal Organ

otakon-industry-panel-2017-092

While developed countries rely on advanced surveillance to free them from the threat of terrorism, other nations are plagued by genocide within their own borders. Strangely, these massacres all link back to one American by the name of John Paul. Special agent Clavis Shepherd is sent to capture the target, but nothing can prepare this soldier—or the world—for the truth behind humanity’s darkness.

  • Standard Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack + Ultraviolet
  • DVD-only

Pre-order: 8/15
Street Date: 11/7

 

SERVAMP

otakon-industry-panel-2017-086

Our home video release for SERVAMP was previously announced at Anime Expo, and now we’re giving you a sneak peek at the beauty spread!

The post Announced at Otakon 2017! appeared first on Funimation – Blog!.