New One Piece TV Special “Episode of East Blue” Coming to FunimationNow

We are excited to announce that the upcoming One Piece TV special, Episode of East Blue, will simulcast for US & Canadian subscribers on FunimationNow this weekend!

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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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Sneak Peek at Funimation’s Winter 2017 SimulDub Lineup!

We’re beginning the Winter 2017 SimulDub/Simulcast announcements early with Crunchyroll this season! To start it off, we’re announcing Chain Chronicle – The Light of Haecceitas-.   Chain Chronicle – The Light of Haecceitas-     Movie 1 of Chain Chronicle will premiere this Friday at 2:00 PM ET for Crunchyroll premium users. In January 2017, the […]

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 […]

Drifters SimulDub (English Dub) Cast Announcement

One of the biggest shows of the Fall 2016 Simulcast Season, Drifters, is finally getting its own SimulDub in a few days! This action-filled, sci-fi/historical thriller is arriving dubbed to FunimationNow channels this Sunday, November 6th, at 10:00pm ET. See the English cast list below:   Staff:   ADR Director – Christopher Bevins ADR Engineer – Matt Grounds Script Adaptation – Patrick […]

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! […]

Fall 2016 SimulDub™ English Cast Announcements – For The Love of Dubs

  This Fall, we’re dubbing even more shows than before and that means more cast announcements are going out! See the cast list for all of the Fall simulcast shows below as we put them out:   Click here to go to Izetta: the Last Witch   Izetta: the Last Witch     Our first Fall […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

D.Gray-man HALLOW Broadcast Dub Cast Announcement

    D.Gray-man HALLOW is the latest installment of the D.Gray-man series where Allen Walker and his comrades continue the battle against the evil Millennium Earl and his deadly Akuma army. It has been almost 8 years since the last episode (episode 103) of D.Gray-man broadcasted in Japan.   We have had the rights to […]

Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School Broadcast Dub Cast Announcement

We’ve got some big news for Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School! There have been quite a few series this season that are sequels or are tied to video games, which Danganronpa is one of those. Also, what is unique about Danganronpa 3 is that there are two series currently broadcasting weekly. […]

Broadcast Dub Watch & Win Sweepstakes + Meet the Returning English Cast of Tales of Zestiria the X!

  We’re rolling out our next batch of Broadcast Dub English cast announcements with a very special (and very long-awaited) announcement! PLUS, find out how you can win tons of anime prizes just from watching anime! Today, we’re launching a new Broadcast Dub Watch & Win Weekly Sweepstakes! Each Wednesday for the next 6 weeks, […]

Anime Expo 2016 “Love Live! Sunshine!! Special Event: Nice to Meet You, We Are Aqours!!” Official Report

Love Live! Sunshine!! is already attracting attention, thanks to the simultaneous world launch of the anime series in July. That excitement grew even hotter at Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles, the largest anime event in North America with 260,000 attendees, when school idol group Aqours went up on stage at the expo’s Anisong World […]

Summer 2016 Broadcast Dub English Cast Announcements

  Summer 2016 Simulcast Season has a huge Broadcast Dub list, as announced earlier this week, which means that tons of shows are getting dubbed quicker than ever, and with that comes many English cast announcements! Stay tuned to this blog in the coming days to see what all we have announced as we’ll be […]


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. […]

Broadcast Dub Cast Announcement: Shonen Maid!

The broadcast dub for Shonen Maid begins tonight  which means we’ve got an English voice cast announcement for you! The dub episodes for this cute slice-of-life will be launching alongside the new simulcast episodes, Fridays at 8:30p Eastern!     Synopsis After the loss of his mother, Chihiro is left alone. With no known family left, […]

Spring 2016 Simulcast Line-up is Here!

Spring his here, and so is a new season of simulcasts! Without further ado, here’s what you can catch streaming on Funimation this season!   Spring 2016 Season Line-up* My Hero Academia  Sunday, April 3 @ 5am ET Simulcast & Broadcast Dub Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for […]