Omamori Himari: Our Favorite Catgirls

The world is getting more stressful for multiple reasons- maybe work is piling on more work or exams are coming- but we’re here to help deal with that. With the release of Omamori Himari (on November 8th on DVD), we got the great idea to bring you some of the cutest catgirls that we could […]

Escaflowne Tarot Card Reading

Time for a tarot reading! In Escaflowne, the heroine Hitomi consults the cards to tell fortunes. Play our GIF game featuring some the cards from the show! Ask the cards a question Take a screenshot of the rotating cards at the bottom to find your reading If you get duplicates, start over See the quick guide […]

Interview: The New English Cast of Escaflowne!

  In this interview from Otakon 2016, the brand-new English cast for Escaflowne weighs in on what it was like to recording this classic franchise! Read about the acting/recording process and what it’s like to record a dub for an older show from Caitlin Glass (Hitomi), Aaron Dismuke (Van),  Alexis Tipton (Merle) and ADR Director […]

Conventions 2016 – Anime Weekend Atlanta

Funimation is headed to Atlanta for one the biggest anime conventions of the Southwest, Anime Weekend Atlanta, and we’re bringing panels, booth deals, and more. Welcome Tara, Tim, Scott, Alex, and Godswill for a packed weekend! And be sure to check out all of the screenings at the bottom because there are a lot!   […]

Interview with Escaflowne Director Kazuki Akane

Hear from the director of a classic anime! For Escaflowne’s 20th anniversary, director Kazuki Akane answered some questions at a special panel at Otakon. Learn about the director’s opinion on the English dub—and yes, the story behind those noses!     Don’t forget to pre-order your copy here—all versions of the TV series and movie […]

Interview with Escaflowne Director Kazuki Akane

Hear from the director of a classic anime! For Escaflowne’s 20th anniversary, director Kazuki Akane answered some questions at a special panel at Otakon. Learn about the director’s opinion on the English dub—and yes, the story behind those noses!     Don’t forget to pre-order your copy here—all versions of the TV series and movie […]

A Look Back at Anime from 20 Years Ago

This flashback post was written by one of Funimation’s Brand Managers, Jennifu!   The classic fantasy mecha anime The Vision of Escaflowne celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and in commemoration of its upcoming first-time release on Blu-ray in North America, let’s take a time machine look back two decades years to 1996, the days […]