Inside the Hosoda Collection Edition of The Boy and The Beast

The most recent film from award-winning director Mamoru Hosoda, The Boy and The Beast, is next in line for our premium Hosoda Collection line — and now you can get a sneak peek of what’s in this release!

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Wolf Children Joins The Hosoda Collection

Beloved tearjerker and instant classic anime film Wolf Children is joining the Hosoda Collection—and now you can get a sneak peek of what’s in this release!

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Learn to play Koi Koi, the Hanafuda game from Summer Wars!

If you’ve seen Mamoru Hosoda’s hit movie Summer Wars, you’ll probably be familiar with the traditional Japanese game with hanafuda cards, Koi Koi,  that features heavily in the climax of the movie. But have you ever wondered how to play it? To commemorate the re-release of Summer Wars in our premium Hosoda Collection line (now with […]

Sneak Peek of the Upcoming Summer Wars – Hosoda Collection release!

Last month, we announced that the beloved hit movie Summer Wars will be joining the Hosoda Collection, our premiere line of premium Blu-ray/DVD + Ultraviolet releases of the extraordinary films of director Mamoru Hosoda. Today, you can get a peek at what this release will look like—and a special preview excerpt of one of the interviews with the […]

Otakon 2016 Announcement – Summer Wars – The Hosoda Collection Release

Just announced at the Industry Panels of Otakon and AnimeFest is that the classic breakout film of Mamoru Hosoda, Summer Wars, is next in line in getting its own special Hosoda Collection release! You can pre-order this one-of-a-kind release starting on August 15th and own it on November 22nd!   Like all in the Hosoda […]

“The Boy and The Beast” and “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” Pre-Order Announcement!

Two instant classic anime films by the new master of Japanese animated film, now up for pre-order!   First off, The Boy and the Beast! This award-winning film is still playing in select theaters–go check it out on the big screen and relive the adventures again and again on home video! Funimation will be releasing […]

Funimation Acquires Mamoru Hosoda’s The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, In Time For Its 10th Anniversary!

With all of the news about the upcoming US theatrical run of The Boy and the Beast (starting March 4, tickets available now), there’s one major question that anime fans have been dying to know:   Are we going to license The Girl Who Leapt Through Time?   We are absolutely ecstatic to announce today […]