Posts Tagged ‘FUNimation’

FUNimation Licenses "Seto No Hanayome"

by Classic Speedyon February 18, 2009
Today, FUNimation announced that it has acquired the 2007 comedy anime series Seto No Hanayome, from AIC and Gonzo. It concerns a boy who is saved from drowning by a mermaid, and who must marry her while keeping her mermaid form a secret. FUNi will be releasing it under the title My Bride is a […]

FUNimation Announces New May Titles Including "Heroic Age"

by Classic Speedyon February 16, 2009
Heroic Age, a 2007 mecha/sci-fi anime series from Xebec, makes its U.S. DVD debut in a partial series set on 5/12/09 for $59.98. Murder Princess, a 2007 fantasy OAV by Bee Train, also makes its debut. Its complete DVD set will be released on 5/12/09 for $39.98. In Dragon Ball news, Z‘s ninth season (uncut) […]

FUNimation Licenses "Bamboo Blade", "Druaga", "Dragonaut", "Blassreiter"

by Classic Speedyon February 14, 2009
At Katsucon ’09, FUNimation announced that they have acquired the following anime titles: * Bamboo Blade, a 26-episode comedy/martial arts series from AIC. * Blassreiter, a 24-episode sci-fi series from Gonzo. * Dragonaut, a 24-episode mecha series from Gonzo. * The Tower of Druaga, a 12-episode fantasy series from Gonzo based on the Namco video […]

FUNimation Adds Romeo X Juliet Episodes (& More) to Website

by Classic Speedyon February 12, 2009
FUNimation’s official website now contains 19 subtitled episodes of Romeo X Juliet, a 24-episode series from Gonzo based on the famous Shakespeare play. Other recent videos include: Both English and Japanese languages available: * Ghost Hunt (dubbed up to episode 16) * Ouran High School Host Club (dubbed up to episode 13) * S.T.R.A.I.N. (dubbed […]

"Dragonball Z" Season 8: Boo Gonna Make You Dead! Dead! Dead!

by Chad Boninon February 10, 2009
In this season of Dragonball Z: Will the Z Warriors be able to take down the evil wizard Babidi? Will Majin Boo, the creampuff catastrophe in big boy diapers, succeed in destroying the world? And what about Gohan, the once-in-a-while star of the series? Will he get enough screen time? Meanwhile, Goku’s dead, but that […]

Funimation Acquires Fullmetal Alchemist OAV

by Weathermanon February 1, 2009
Funimation has confirmed earlier reports at Ohayocon that they have acquired the Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection OAV, announcing an approximate release date in late 2009. The DVD set will include everything seen on the Japanese release from 2005. [Source: Anime News Network]

FUNimation Announces New April Titles Including "Kanon" Collection

by Classic Speedyon January 29, 2009
Re-releases from FUNi in April include: * Air: The Movie: 4/21/09 – $19.98 * Air (TV) Collection: 4/21/09 – $49.98 * Beck Collection (Viridian): 4/28/09 – $49.98 * Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage Collection: 4/14/09 – $49.98 * Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo Collection: 4/28/09 – $69.98 * Kanon Collection: 4/28/09 – $69.98 * […]

Samuel L. Jackson Talks "Afro Samurai: Resurrection"

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2009
The Los Angeles Times has spoken with actor Samuel L. Jackson about the upcoming Afro Samurai: Resurrection movie, which debuts tonight on Spike TV and will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 3, 2009 (free registration required). Jackson discusses his incredibly busy schedule, his take on the blood-soaked action anime series and […]

Funimation Saves the Biggest For Last-"Evangelion 1.01"

by Weathermanon January 1, 2009
Funimation has announced that they have secured the license to one of the most hotly anticipated anime title in recent years, “Evangelion 1.01”. The first in a series of four movies based on the seminal Evangelion series, “Evangelion 1.01” is a theatrical retelling of the early part of the original “Neon Genesis Evangelion” story, though […]

Funimation New Show a Go Go Day 10 Double Shot-"Samurai Champloo" and "Soul Eater"

by Weathermanon December 31, 2008
FUNimation has wrapped up their 10 day run of new show announcements with another Geneon rescue title, “Samurai Champloo,” and the licensing of one of the most popular show from the recent anime season in Japan, “Soul Eater.” FUNimation has now licensed a very large portion of Geneon’s former catalogue, leaving only a small number […]