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Funimation License A Go-Go Day 2: "Gad Guard"

by Weathermanon December 23, 2008
FUNimation has confirmed the licensing of another former Geneon title, “Gad Guard”, a 26 episode series from Gonzo Digimation. As with yesterday’s licenses, “Gad Guard” is a direct license from the Japanese rights holder for the series, in this case GDH, which is also the parent company of the show’s producer and a frequent partner […]

Funimation Opens Licensing Blitz with "Ikki Tousen"

by Weathermanon December 22, 2008
Funimation has opened their year end licensing blitz of 10 titles in 10 days by announcing that they will be distributing “Ikki Tousen”, a former Geneon title, in 2009. Rather than aquiring the license from Geneon, Funimation picked it up directly from the Japanese rights holder, Enoki Films. Read more here Source: Animenewsnetwork.com and Funimation.com

FUNimation Announces New March Titles Including "Kenichi"

by SB20xxon December 18, 2008
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, a martial arts comedy anime, makes its DVD debut on 3/10/09 in a partial season set. It will cost $49.98 and runs 312 minutes. Another show making its debut in March is D.Gray-Man, which also gets a partial season set on 3/31/09 for $59.98. Finally, Shigurui: Death Frenzy will debut on […]

FUNimation Announces New February Titles Including "Love Hina" Collection

by SB20xxon November 26, 2008
Quite a few collections are on their way from FUNimation, some of which are license rescues: * Dragon Ball GT Season 2: 2/10/09 – $49.98 * Dragon Ball Z Season 8 Uncut: 2/10/09 – $49.98 * Kurau Phantom Memory Box Set: 2/24/09 – $69.98 * Love Hina Complete Box Set: 2/24/09 – $49.98 * Nerima […]

Choppy Waters: The Highs and Lows of "Black Lagoon: Second Barrage" Vol. 1

by on November 19, 2008
When I think of pirates and smugglers, I conjure up visions of Han Solo types: slightly abrasive, silver-tongued men who lurk in cantinas trying to make an honest living quite dishonestly. I have no idea what real smugglers are like—probably a little less partial to waist-coats I guess. Pirates even less so. I somewhat doubt […]

FUNimation Announces New January Titles Including "Str.A.In."

by SB20xxon October 30, 2008
A few new series will be seeing debuts in January 2009. The first is Str.A.In.: Strategic Armored Infantry (also known as Soukou no Strain), a sci-fi series loosely based on A Little Princess. Its complete collection will be released on 1/27/09 for $59.98. The next is Baccano, a series taking place over several eras. Its […]

FUNimation Acquires "Shikabane Hime: AKA"

by Weathermanon October 20, 2008
FUNimation has confirmed that they have licensed the new GAINAX production Shikabane Hime: AKA. The first English dubbed episode will be available on all of FUNimation Internet streaming partners on October 24, 2008 and will also be available for download for $1.99 at FUNimation.com. Adapted from the manga of the same name the show tells […]

Free "Witchblade" Episode on iTunes Store

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2008
FUNimation has made the debut episode of the Witchblade anime series a free download on the Apple iTunes store. Subsequent episodes are $1.99 each, with the complete season available at $38.99. (Read Toon Zone’s review of the first DVD.)

FUNimation Announces New December Titles Including "Negima" (2006)

by SB20xxon September 30, 2008
Negima!?, the SHAFT adaption of the Ken Akamatsu manga, debuts on 12/2/08 for $59.98 in a partial season set. Speaking of Negima, the first adaption (by Xebec) will see a Viridian complete collection on the same day for $49.98. Save Me! Lollipop also debuts in December: It will see a 12/23/08 release date for $39.98. […]

Toon Zone Presents "Sasami: Magical Girls Club" Season Two Set Trailer

by Eileen Cruzon September 17, 2008
In conjunction with FUNimation, Toon Zone is proud to host this video preview of the upcoming DVD box set release for the second season of Sasami: Magical Girls Club. Click the image below to play (requires QuickTime). <!– You can also right-click on the following link (control-click on a Mac) to save the QuickTime files […]