Posts Tagged ‘FUNimation’

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 […]

"Le Chevalier d’Eon" Complete Boxed Set: Revenge Best Served by a Cross-Dressing Spy

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2008
If you’re looking to wander a bit off the beaten path, you won’t be able to go much further than Le Chevalier d’Eon. In fact, this series is so far off the beaten path, you might need to pack a tent and a sleeping bag. What else can you say about a series that’s a […]

Funimation New Show a Go Go Day 9-"Gungrave"

by Weathermanon December 30, 2008
Funimation has announced the licensing of Yasuhiro Nightow’s “Gungrave”. Previously a Geneon title, “Gungrave” will be re-released on DVD in 2009. Nightow is most well known for being the creator of “Trigun”. Source:

Funimation New Show a Go Go Day 8-"Slayers Revolution"

by Weathermanon December 29, 2008
Funimation has announced that they have licensed the 4th Slayers series entitled “Slayers Revolution”. The series is the continuation of the Slayers anime story line, following Lina Inverse and Gourry Gabriev in their quest to obtain new weapons, defeat their challengers, and eat as much food as possible. “Slayers Revolution” will be coming to DVD […]

New Show a Go Go Day 7-"Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo"

by Weathermanon December 28, 2008
Funimation has announced the licensing of “Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo” for release in 2009. Continuing a trend for Funimation, “Gankutsuou” is a Gonzo production formerly released by Geneon. Based on the Alexandre Dumas novel, “Gankutsuou” reimagines the classic story in a futuristic sci-fi setting, utilizing cutting edge animation techniques and a unique visual […]

New Show a Go Go Day 6-Funimation Licenses "Oh! Edo Rocket"

by Weathermanon December 27, 2008
Funimation has licensed the 26 episode “Oh! Edo Rocket” show from Madhouse Studios. Set in Japan in the 1840’s shortly after the government banned the use, sale, or manufacture of rockets and fireworks, “Oh! Edo Rocket” revolves around Sekichi, a young boy with a passion for fireworks. Unable to pursue his passion without government interference, […]