We’re Celebrating Strong Anime Women on International Women’s Day 💪

March 8th is International Women’s Day, so we added a new mood list on our site for Strong Female Leads. But, there are so many awesome women in anime that our list got crazy long! Here’s our attempt at highlighting some favorites: Major Motoko Kusanagi – Ghost in the Shell Commander in a law-enforcement agency. […]

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10 Neat Folklore References in The Ancient Magus’ Bride

“Ariel” might not be the reference you excepted!

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The Best Reactions to The Promised Neverland So Far 😱

The Promised Neverland is already off to a killer start. Theories and speculation have run rampant among new fans across message boards and subreddits, and with every new episodes comes a whole new slew of questions. Even manga readers, who certainly know many of The Promised Neverland‘s twists and turns by this point have been caught off […]

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💕 One True Pairing: Our Top 10 Favorite Anime Couples

TLove and ships are in the air! To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’re looking at the top ten anime couples that make our heart go ‘doki doki’. See if your favorites make the list! 002 x Hiro (DARLING in the FRANXX) We’re starting off with our newest, most darling couple. In a world where love doesn’t […]

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Donuts, Love & Peace – Happy Birthday, Trigun

20 Reasons We Love Trigun on its 20th Anniversary! Whether it was your favorite late-night show, or you’ve only ever heard the name, it’s time to pay respects to Trigun. This highly-acclaimed mash up of western shootouts and final-frontier sci-fi just turned 20 years old! Join us on the sand steamer down memory lane. For […]

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10 Reasons Why Being Reincarnated As A Slime Is Actually Awesome

It’s way cooler than it sounds.

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Attack on Titan – Top 5 Titans

It’s a pretty terrifying list.

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Summer Anime Picks: Characters with Ice Powers

Cool Down This Summer With These Ice Cold Anime Characters The best anime can transport you to a new realm or era. When you’re simmering in sweat on the train or at the pool, you might dream of kicking back with heroes that sport ice powers—or practicing them yourself! To fuel your wishful thinking, check […]

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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! […]