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FUNimation Announces New October Titles Including "Ouran Host Club"

by Dr. Daedaluson August 1, 2008
Numerous long-awaited FUNi acquisitions are being released in October. To start, Ouran High School Host Club debuts on 10/28/08 with a Season 1 Part 1 Collection. It will cost $59.98. Negima‘s OAV is set for 10/14/08 for $19.98. Claymore also premieres on 10/14/08 in both regular ($29.98) and limited editions w/artbox ($39.98). Jyu-Oh-Sei will be […]

Newsarama Interviews FUNimation's Gen Fukunaga

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed FUNimation President and CEO Gen Fukunaga about the firm’s continuing success when the general trend in the anime market suggests a decline. Fukunaga discusses the recent acquisitions of titles from Geneon and ADV, their plans for utilizing new methods and technologies to deliver content, how they have achieved growth when […]

FUNimation Licenses "Baccano"

by Dr. Daedaluson July 21, 2008
Today, FUNimation revealed they have licensed Baccano, a 2007 fantasy anime series. Their official site is up, and the first episode can be viewed using the password “flying pussyfoot”. [Source: AnimeOnDVD.com ; FUNimation.com ]

FUNimation Announces New September Titles Including First Geneon Rescues

by Dr. Daedaluson July 7, 2008
As announced before Anime Expo ’08, FUNi will be distributing select Geneon titles. The first wave of releases has been announced for September: * Black Lagoon vol. 1, 2, and 3: 8/19/08 – $29.98 each (regular) ; $39.98 each (limited editions) * Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage vol. 1: 8/19/08 – $29.98 (regular); $39.98 (limited […]

FUNimation Acquires 31 ADV Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson July 4, 2008
FUNimation has distribution and release rights to numerous recent ADV titles, which they expect to start releasing later this year: * 009-1 * Ah My Goddess! Flights of Fancy * Air Gear * Air TV * Blade of the Phantom Master * Comic Party Revolution * Coyote Ragtime Show * Devil May Cry * Guyver: […]

FUNimation to Distribute Select Geneon Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson July 3, 2008
FUNimation announced that it has distribution, manufacturing, marketing, and sales rights to many recent Geneon titles. They plan to release the following: –Black Lagoon & The Second Barrage –Elemental Gelade –Ergo Proxy –Familiar of Zero, The –Fate/Stay Night –Hellsing Ultimate –Kamichu –Karin –Kyo Kara Maoh! (Season 2) –Law of Ueki, The –Lyrical Nanoha –Paradise Kiss […]

FUNimation Licenses "Heroic Age"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 30, 2008
Xebec’s 26-episode sci-fi mecha anime series Heroic Age has been licensed by FUNimation. Its official site can be viewed here, which includes a teaser trailer. The series is expected to be released in spring 2009. [ AnimeOnDVD.com ]

FUNimation Licenses "Big Windup!"

by Dr. Daedaluson June 17, 2008
FUNimation has licensed the anime series Big Windup!, known as Ookiku Furikabutte in Japan. The baseball-themed series ran for 26 episodes in 2007. They’ve posted a website for viewing, though no release date is yet set. [Source: FUNimation.com ]

FUNimation Announces New August Titles Including "School Rumble" Collection

by Dr. Daedaluson May 27, 2008
(Updated 5/27/08) Numerous complete collections are set for August releases: * Afro Samurai (Re-release): 8/26/08 – $12.98 (Spike) ; $24.98 (Director’s Cut) ; $29.98 (Blu-ray) . * Kodocha Season 2 Box Set: 8/5/08 – $49.98 * Rumbling Hearts (Viridian collection): 8/19/08 – $29.98 * Sasami Season 1: 8/12/08 – $39.98 * School Rumble Season 1: […]

FUNimation Announces 'Romeo X Juliet'

by Nobuyuki samaon May 17, 2008
During their industry panel at Anime Central in Chicago today, Senior Events Manager Adam Sheehan announced the licensing of Gonzo’s animated re-imagining of the classic Shakespeare play, with a planned release over two 12-episode sets beginning in the spring of 2009.