Assassination Classroom – Live-action vs Anime Comparison

We’ve all heard how live action adaptations of anime can be (not naming any names). However, we want to show you how faithful and consistent the Assassination Classroom the Movies (Live Action) are! Check out the GIFs below. You can own the movies on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital on August 7!   Fast Teaching   […]

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The Real Stories Behind the Bungo Stray Dogs

From Osamu Dazai to Chuuya Nakahara, here are some of the real stories behind the colorful cast of characters from Bungo Stray Dogs!

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An In-Depth Look Into The Work of Director Yasuhiro Takemoto – Hyouka and Haruhi

To commemorate the recent releases of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya and Hyouka, we’ve asked anime authority and KyoAni enthusiast @ultimatemegax to showcase one of KyoAni’s prolific directors, Yasuhiro Takemoto!

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Code Geass Season 1 Recap

Code Geass: Akito the Exiled is coming to Blu-ray/DVD very soon, so we at Funimation wanted to get you ready to be able to watch it! Has it been a long time since you’ve seen Code Geass (which you can see on our site also) Season 1? Well we have perfect recap for you, crafted […]

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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 […]

Music & Anime: A Relationship – Guest Editorial Pt 1 – Dubbed Music In Anime

Caitlin Glass is an ADR director and voice actor for Funimation. You probably recognize her voice in your favorite titles like Fullmetal Alchemist, Ouran High School Host Club, Attack on Titan and One Piece, just to name a few. In addition to acting and directing, Caitlin has also adapted songs for Funimation dubs, often lending […]

Game of Swords: The Japanese Swordboy Phenomenon of Touken Ranbu (Part 1)

Written by Touken Ranbu saniwa/fan and Funimation Brand Manager, Jennifu   Touken what now? Our newest SimulDub title Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru may have a long, difficult title, but if you’re the type of anime fan who follows what’s big in Japan, then you’ve probably heard of the “swordboy-collecting” phenomenon on that took Japanese fandom by storm! […]

Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial – Part 3 – Promo Video Musicians’ Interview

This is part two a multi-part, personal editorial from social media coordinator, Godswill Ugwa. This is an interview correspondence with the two musicians behind the sounds and songs of most of Funimation’s trailers. Edited by social media producer, Lauren Moore   Welcome to part three of Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial, where we explore […]

Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial – Part 2 – Yoko Kanno’s Legacy

This is part two a multi-part, personal editorial from social media coordinator, Godswill Ugwa. This is a look into the work of the prolific composer known as Yoko Kanno who has provided music for titles such as Cowboy Bebop and Escaflowne   Welcome to part two of Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial, where we […]

Interview with Escaflowne Director Kazuki Akane

Hear from the director of a classic anime! For Escaflowne’s 20th anniversary, director Kazuki Akane answered some questions at a special panel at Otakon. Learn about the director’s opinion on the English dub—and yes, the story behind those noses!     Don’t forget to pre-order your copy here—all versions of the TV series and movie […]

Interview with Escaflowne Director Kazuki Akane

Hear from the director of a classic anime! For Escaflowne’s 20th anniversary, director Kazuki Akane answered some questions at a special panel at Otakon. Learn about the director’s opinion on the English dub—and yes, the story behind those noses!     Don’t forget to pre-order your copy here—all versions of the TV series and movie […]

Danganronpa 3 Catch-Up

Written by Funimaion employee and Fuyuhiko fanatic @curiouslychloe and social media coordinator (and bae of Chiaki) Godswill. Edited by superfan @Mangaman8000 and voice actor/superfan Stephen Sanders   Do you want to watch Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School, but need a recap of the first season (and the second game)? Do you […]

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 3 – The Tales Extras

Part third of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation’s copywriters, Lauren Hill, explaining the Tales video game series and how it relates to the Summer 2016 Simulcast, Tales of Zestiria the X   We’ve saved the best for last. You’ve got the characters and basic idea of the story, so what else is there? […]