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 for more news about what else our partnership will bring!
Here’s the first big round of titles to look forward to this season!
Tales of Zestiria the X*
SimulDub continuing from Summer – Premieres 1/22/2017 at 9:00pm CT
Legends speak of the Shepherd, a savior who will bring peace to the seraphim and human worlds. Sorey has spent his life studying ancient books and exploring ruins to learn more about the legendary savior. When he and his seraphim companion Mikleo encounter a mysterious girl in the ruins, the stories of the Shephard become Sorey’s reality. Is he strong enough to take on the evil Lord of Calamity?
*This title does not appear on Crunchyroll
Akiba’s Trip The Animation
Launch time TBD
Based off the hit game comes a new series about the danger lurking in the Otaku heaven of Akihabara. Vampires with an ability to take over anyone they bite seek their prey in this anime fan’s paradise. When Tamotsu Denkigai encounters one, he nearly loses his life until the mysterious Matome Mayonaka revives him! Now part vampire, he forms a group to protect the streets of Akiba.
Premieres 1/29/2017 at 8:00pm CT
When Tazuna comes in contact with a mysterious girl, they step into a world full of enemies too powerful to handle alone.
Premieres 2/6/2017 at 8:30pm CT
“I’ve returned to this town for revenge!”
Eight years ago, Makabe Masamune, a weak and chubby boy, was harshly rejected by the beautiful Adagaki Aki. Now, he’s lost a ton of weight, changed his name, and returned as a handsome teenage boy… all to make the “Brutal Princess” Aki fall in love with him so that he can reject her just as harshly as she did.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
Premieres 2/1/2017 at 9:00pm CT
Miss Kobayashi lives a perfectly normal life until she stumbles upon a dragon—who turns into a cute maid girl named Tooru?
Saga of Tanya the Evil
Premieres 1/23/2017 at 9:00pm CT
A little girl with blond hair, blue eyes, and porcelain skin fights on the front lines of a brutal war and climbs the ranks of the imperial army.
Season 2 – SimulDub continued from Fall — Saturdays at 8:30pm CT
Follow the hijinks of Jyugo, Uno, Rock, and Nico as they pass time behind bars at Nanba prison. Between attempted breakouts, gambling, and general misbehaving, these four believe that just because they’re in prison doesn’t mean they can’t have fun!
SimulDub continuing from Fall — Mondays at 8:00pm CT
Kenji Gion and Sumiaki Iwashimizu take to the field with the rugby club, ready to prove they have what it takes and go all out!
Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On
SimulDub continuing from Fall — Sundays at 8:30pm CT
A young boy journeys to find his own monster companion and awaken its powers, hoping to become the world’s greatest Rider.
SimulDub continuing from Fall — Thursdays at 9:00pm CT
Follow Kensuke Hanasaki and the Boys’ Detective Team as they investigate dark mysteries around the city and an undying boy named Kobayashi.
Puzzle & Dragons X
SimulDub continuing from Summer — Saturdays at 8:30pm CT
Winners reap rewards in the puzzle wars. But what if you lose? Only the brave can take on these monstrous challenges!
Previously announced in our Winter 2017 Sneak Peek:
Stay tuned for more Winter 2017 announcements!