Tag Archives: Funimation

Sony Pictures TV to Acquire Majority Stake in FUNimation

Interesting news in the business side of anime streaming services today! The television division of Sony Pictures, Sony Pictures TV, announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake holding in anime distributing and streaming service FUNimation. While the announcement...


Dragon Ball Super English Dub Cast Announced

Today Funimation finally announced who they will be casting within the latest Dragon Ball series, Dragon Ball Super. Dragon Ball Super was created to mark the 30th anniversary of the Dragon Ball universe. What does this mean for long time fans of the series? Well it means that a lot of...


Crunchyroll and Funimation Announce Streaming Partnership

Today, it was announced that the two anime streaming service giants, Crunchyroll and Funimation, are going to be joining forces.  What does that mean for you the consumer though? Well more widely available anime for you to enjoy, of course! Here is how it breaks...


Funimation Previews the Danganronpa 3 English Dub

Yesterday, Funimation released two trailers to the upcoming English dub of Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School. This release also confirmed that Funimation will be streaming and broadcasting the two arcs simultaneously.  According to Funimation, the Future Arc will be utilizing the English dub cast...


The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Coming to Funimation

Although this anime is a bit older at this point (think ten years old, like 2006), Funimation is releasing the two dubbed seasons of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. The dubs will be available on DVD and Blu-ray and will include both seasons of the show. The Melancholy...


Finally, Funimation Licenses D.Gray-man Episodes 52-103

In what has felt like eternity (actually it has been several years), Funimation has finally announced their acquisition of the remaining episodes of D.Gray-man. This is leading up to the newest series D.Gray-man HALLOW. The first 51 episodes have been available for streaming and on home...


Barakamon English Dub Announced

Funimation is making sure we get more of what we want, and for some, that includes an English dub for the calligraphy themed series Barakamon. As the series became available to be pre-ordered today, Funimation also followed it up with the announcement of the English dub....


Funimation Launches Kickstarter for Escaflowne Dub

For those who have watched Escaflowne  years ago when it first released 20 years ago you all maybe have wondered, when will this series come to Blu-ray? Funimation replied with a fairly interesting response. Instead of releasing the anime series on Blu-ray as they would any of...


Rage of Bahamut: Genesis English Dub Announced

While at the Funimation Industry panel at Katsucon over the weekend, Funimation announced their English dub of the series Rage of Bahamut: Genesis. The series is going to be released on DVD & Blu-ray on April 26th. The series will also be available for streaming...


Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Dub Announced

FUNimation announced their latest dub, Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash. This is the second title from the Winter 2016 anime season to join the ranks of anime being dubbed while the show is still airing. The first English dubbed episode aired last night and will...


Dagashi Kashi English Dub Cast Announced

Today, FUNimation announced their English dub cast and crew for the Winter 2016 anime, Dagashi Kashi. The first episode launches today on February 10th. This is another anime that has been added to the list of English dubs that are happening while the originals...


FUNimation Releases Evangelion 3.33 Dub Trailer

Yesterday, FUNimation released a trailer for their English dub release of Evangelion 3.33. You Can (Not) Redo. The English dub, which was released yesterday as well, costs a mere $26.24 which can be purchased here. The blu-ray edition has both the English and Japanese version and...


The Boy and the Beast Dub Cast Announced

Today FUNimation announced the cast for the upcoming theater release of the anime film, The Boy and the Beast. The film, directed by Mamoru Hosoda (former works being Wolf Children and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time), is going to be in select theaters starting on...


FUNimation to Launch Brand New Streaming Service

FUNimation and their streaming of anime have been around for quite some time now. Yesterday, the anime giant announced that they are going to launch a brand new streaming service, FunimationNow. Not only are they adding this new service, they are also expanding their...


Snow White with the Red Hair Dub Cast Revealed

FUNimation Entertainment revealed the cast for the English dub of Snow White with the Red Hair on its official website today. FUNimation lists the cast as follows: Shirayuki – Brina Palencia Zen Wisteria – Josh Grelle Prince Raj – Todd Haberkorn Mitsuhide – Ian Sinclair Kiki – Jamie...