Funimation Agrees To Be Acquired By Sony Pictures Television Networks

Today, we announced that Funimation has agreed to be acquired by Sony Pictures Television Networks. Funimation will continue to operate as an independent business unit with the support of Sony. Sony is one of the preeminent names in entertainment, and shares our vision to deliver anime to fans globally across all screens and platforms.

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Heroic Headers at Anime Boston 2017

Anime Boston 2017 is the home for the heroes- My Hero Academia specifically! Heading to Anime Boston, right as season two of the highly anticipated shonen My Hero Academia returns, are big name guests, panels, giveaways, and more.

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Funimation Acquires KanColle – Kantai Collection

The shipgirl phenomenon that filled Japan with Burning Love is hitting our shores on Blu-ray/DVD, dub+sub on 6/27!

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TOEI AND FUNIMATION REVEAL NEW LICENSING AGREEMENTS FOR “DRAGON BALL SUPER” AT THE COLLECTIVE AT MAGIC FEBRUARY 2017

Toei Animation Inc. and Funimation® Entertainment announced today agreements with multiple licensing partners in a variety of apparel categories for the new “Dragon Ball Super” and original “Dragon Ball Z” anime series.

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Home Video Acquisition Announcement– Seven Deadly Sins

Funimation is excited to announce our latest acquisition—Seven Deadly Sins! What does this sin-sational news mean? We have acquired the home video distribution rights and will be releasing the entire first season on home video later this year in the US & Canada.

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Official Winter 2017 SimulDub Lineup

  Winter announcements are here! We have been working together with Crunchyroll to bring anime to fans around the world! This Winter 2017 season, simulcasts of these shows with English subtitles will be up on Crunchyroll*, and Funimation will be creating SimulDubs™ (English-dubbed anime), available on FunimationNow just 2-4 weeks (or even minutes!) after each episode airs in Japan! Stay tuned […]

FUNIMATION ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO “ATTACK ON TITAN” SEASON 2 WITH PREMIERE SET FOR APRIL 2017

Agreement with Kodansha Brings Global Hit Anime Series Back to U.S. & Canada   FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS – December 8, 2016. Funimation® Entertainment is proud to announce its acquisition of “Attack on Titan” Season 2 and the return of the worldwide hit anime series which was first introduced to U.S. and Canadian audiences in 2013. […]

Schedule of Subbed Shows Coming Off Funimation

As mentioned earlier this year, Funimation and Crunchyroll have partnered together to give you more anime content by focusing on what we do best. Funimation will dub most of the shows that Crunchyroll has, and Crunchyroll will get most of the subbed content that Funimation has. Funimation will still have all your favorite dubs, new SimulDubs […]

“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 […]

First Look at Funimation’s Fall SimulDub Lineup!

We’re excited to share that our partners at Crunchyroll just announced some of their new season lineup! Here’s which of those shows you’ll find Funimation SimulDubs of on FunimationNow this fall, as well as much more to come!   NANBAKA Adapted from Shō Futamata’s Nanbaka manga!  ”Four men are assigned to Nanba, the world’s most formidable prison. […]

Birdy the Mighty: Decode Expires In October

Unfortunately good things have to end. Just as in the way of Baccano and the Fullmetal Alchemist series, Birdy the Mighty: Decode will have its license expired on October 14, 2016.     What this means is that Birdy the Mighty: Decode will be removed from Funimation Streaming and when its DVDs have sold out, […]

October 2016 Home Video Releases

See what’s coming out in October for home video release!   Attack on Titan: The Movie Part 1   Live Action Movie – BD/DVD Combo + Ultraviolet   Click here to pre-order the Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Download version!   Click here to pre-order the DVD-only version!   Movie Synopsis:  When the Titans first attacked, life for […]

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Acquisition Announcement

    As announced during Anime Expo, we have acquired the rights for Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence! At the moment, we don’t have release dates, but you can expect streaming and a home video release in the future. See below for more details about this movie from Anime News Network:   The film […]

Announcements from San Diego Comic-Con 2016!

Hot off the presses of the Funimation Industry Panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, comes some pretty big news! We have announcements of future theatricals and home releases, so scroll on down for word on what’s happening. Ergo Proxy on Blu-ray Celebrate the 10th year anniversary of Ergo Proxy with its release on Blu-ray for […]

July 2016 Anime Month on Microsoft Movies

This July, Funimation partners up again with Microsoft to bring great anime deals and provide summer fun! All month long turn on your favorite Windows device, Xbox 360 or Xbox One and head straight to Microsoft Movies and TV. Click on the Anime Month banner and start shopping for savings right away.   Don’t have […]

FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO “DRIFTERS” FROM NBCUNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT JAPAN

Announced at the annual Industry Panel at Anime Expo 2016, Funimation Entertainment revealed to the capacity audience its acquisition of “Drifters” – the eagerly anticipated new anime series from “Hellsing” creator Kouta Hirano. Funimation has secured the exclusive international rights to home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast distribution of the title from NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan. […]

Funimation licences Makoto Shinkai’s newest film: Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

We’re excited to announce today that we will be releasing Your Name (Kimi no Na wa), the newest gorgeously animated film from prestigious director Makoto Shinkai, in theaters and on home video. If you’re not familiar with Director Shinkai’s work, you need to be—Variety named him one of the top 10 “animators to watch” for 2016 (and […]

My Hero Academia at Anime Expo 2016

My Hero Academia is taking over Anime Expo 2016 and we’re here to celebrate it! The ultimate class of heroes-in-training are making their way to Los Angeles as well as the creators of the anime, voice actors, and of course Funimation staff. See below to what’s going to be at the convention.       […]

Conventions 2016 – Going Big at Anime Expo 2016

We’re heading to Anime Expo, the largest North American anime convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center, on July 1st-4th and we’re bringing heroes, singers, parties, and big announcements! We’re bringing a bunch of Funimation staff for this one, including Justin, Lauren, Tara, and Godswill, and you can be sure that we’ll have a full schedule […]

A Fullmetal Farewell: Expiration of Fullmetal Alchemist Rights on July 31, 2016!

Fullmetal Alchemist is one of the most popular anime of all time. Following the beloved Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse, it is the story of loss, redemption, and understanding one’s own humanity. Unfortunately the emotional roller coaster we experienced while watching Fullmetal Alchemist is coming to an end.   We are announcing that on July […]