MAKOTO SHINKAI’S “YOUR NAME.” WINS 2016 BEST ANIMATED FILM AWARD FROM LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

LOS ANGELES, CA – December 5, 2016. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that “Your Name.” was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically acclaimed anime film from director Makoto Shinkai, CoMix Wave Films and Toho Co Ltd is the third anime film to ever win this prestigious award. Runner-up […]

Get Ready for an All-New Funimation.com!

Update: We’ve had to delay our site launch due to a last minute performance conflict with a console update on one of our remaining apps to roll out. This is a known issue on that platform, and their team is working quickly to solve it. As soon as they have resolved this issue, we’ll post a new launch […]

Remembering Cole Owen Brown

With heavy hearts, we are saddened to share the news that voice actor Cole Brown has passed away. For over 10 years, Cole contributed his considerable talents to numerous roles on Funimation English dub productions. Anime fans know him best for his many notable roles including Blackbeard in “One Piece,” Heaven Canceller in “A Certain Magical Index,” Vahriz in “The Heroic […]

Temporary Blog Changes

Hello everyone — quick update! As we prepare for our new site launch, you may notice some small changes to the blog here and there as things are being updated behind the scenes. Starting today, comments on the blog will temporarily be off as we continue to make those updates. Thanks for your patience — we […]

Music & Anime: A Relationship – Caitlin Glass Talks Dubbed Music In Anime Pt 2

This is a continuation of Caitlin Glass’s guest editorial series. As Show By Rock!! comes out in the coming weeks on Blu-ray/DVD and as we get underway with the Show By Rock!! Battle of the Bands, she shares with us the lesser-known process of adapting and recording English songs for our dubs. You can see the first part […]

MAKOTO SHINKAI’S “YOUR NAME.” MAKES OFFICIAL CONSIDERATION LIST FOR 89TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

Japanese Film Pursuing Oscar Nomination for Best Animated Feature FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS – November 7, 2016. Funimation® Films confirmed today that the Japanese film “Your Name.” has made the official Oscar consideration list in the Best Animated Feature category. The film will be vying for one of five nomination spots in its category that will be […]

“DRAGON BALL SUPER” SUBTITLED EPISODES BEGIN STREAMING TODAY ON FUNIMATIONNOW WITH NEW SIMULCAST EPISODES STARTING NOVEMBER 5, 2016

Funimation to Produce English Dub of New Series     LOS ANGELES, CA – November 4, 2016. Building upon their more than 20-year association with the Dragon Ball franchise, Funimation® Entertainment and Toei Animation Inc. have expanded their partnership to include “Dragon Ball Super” – the first new storyline from original creator Akira Toriyama in […]