Let’s Talk Bebop

Cowboy Bebop is officially 20 years old! It’s a huge milestone and Bebop’s popularity is still as strong as ever. The question was, how do we celebrate? There were already a number of standard and exclusive releases out there (we all own them, too), and we wanted to create a commemorative set which celebrates such an important […]

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Comic Editor Chris Ryall joins Skybound Entertainment!

Skybound Comics are about to get even more awesome!

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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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How does the Free! timeline work, anyway?!

“What’s the Free! -Take Your Marks- movie and how does it relate to the TV series? @_@“ GLAD YOU ASKED!

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Introducing our new Community Manager: Jay Hairston!

We are happy to introduce the newest addition to our Social Team — our new Community Manager, Jay Hairston!

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Black History Month – People of Color in Anime

This is an editorial from one of Funimation’s Social Media Coordinators, Godswill Ugwa. These are his personal opinions that he invites you to chime in on!   Last year, I wrote my first editorial showing off black characters in anime. As a black nerd that grew up loving cartoons, movies, video games, and of course […]

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Tales of Zestiria the X Food Recipe – Mabo Curry

After a long day of purifying the world, it’s always good to settle in with a big plate of Mabo Curry! And the entire Tales of series would agree. If there’s one thing that’s constant in the games, it’s that you are bound to learn a recipe for Mabo curry “something.”

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“Easy as Pirozhki!” Recipe – Yuri!!! On ICE

This special Yuri!!! On ICE recipe was written by one of Funimation’s copywriters (and Tales of Zestiria superfan- see her other ToZ editorials here), Lauren Hill, and pictures were taken by one of Funimation’s graphic artists, Melissa Fresnea.   Being away from home during the holidays (and especially for birthdays!) can be tough. But we’ve […]

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 Editorial – Part 4 – Hip-Hop Musicians’ Interview

This is part four of a multi-part, personal editorial from social media coordinator, Godswill Ugwa. This is an interview correspondence with three hip-hop musicians that use anime sounds and motifs to create their music. Edited by social media producer, Lauren Moore   Welcome to part four of Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial, where we […]

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 […]

On the Shoulders of a Giant; Godzilla’s Monstrous Legacy

Written by one of Funimation’s employees and Godzilla superfan, Ben Cortez   There’s never been a more exciting time for Godzilla fans. And for prospective fans, there’s never been a better time to jump in. I mean it- we now have two successful Godzilla series to enjoy! The American version has a full-fledged cinematic universe […]

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? […]

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 2 – The World and Storyline of Zestiria

Part two 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   Ready for more? Here’s part two of our Tales of tutoring with an expansive look at the world and storyline […]

Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial – Part 1 – Milan Review

This is the introduction to a personal multi-part editorial series, from social media coordinator Godswill Ugwa.   One of the most important elements of the anime genre is the music. From the opening of a series to the overall soundtrack right up to the ending of an episode, music has an important hand in crafting […]

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 1

Part one of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation’s copywriters, Lauren Hill   As an avid Tales of fan, especially Tales of Zestiria, I have never been more excited for an anime series than this one! I was first introduced to the Tales of franchise with Tales of Graces and was hooked ever […]