Life and Anime 10 Years Ago

Written by one of Funimation’s Brand Managers, Jennifu   Ready to feel old? This year, we’re kicking off a lot of new 10-year anniversary editions of some really iconic anime, including the just-released The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and the just-announced Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya collector’s editions.—and more 10th anniversary editions are on the […]

Time Travel In Anime

In celebration of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time returning to Blu-ray/DVD Combo (order now!), we’re  going to explore different examples of time travel in anime.   (Spoiler Warning)   Three main types of time travel that we’ve observed: Fixed timeline Malleable timeline Multiple timeline (multiverse)   Fixed timeline: There is only one timeline, and […]

Conventions 2016: A-Kon!

It’s been a crazy few weeks of travel, but the Funimation convention crew is back in our hometown for our biggest local anime convention of the year: A-kon!  This convention is a special one for us, and we could not be more excited!  Stop by our booth, Funimation Lounge, or any of our panels and […]

Conventions 2016 – Heading to Anime Central!

Hey Illinois, we’re heading your way for more than just the deep dish pizza — our crew is hitting the road for Anime Central! Here’s what Justin, Lauren, Tara, and Alex have planned for the weekend:     PANELS Funimation Favorites | Friday May 20th | 9:00p – 10:00p Join Funimation staff as we take a […]

“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 […]