Posts Tagged ‘FUNimation’

Funimation Licenses "Last Exile" on New Show a Go Go Day 5

by Weathermanon December 26, 2008
Continuing a trend of licensing Gonzo Digimation productions, Funimation has announced the acquisition of “Last Exile”. Like many of Funimation’s recent acquisitions, “Last Exile” is a former Geneon title. Released as the feature title of Gonzo’s ten year aniversary celebration, “Last Exile” is a steam-punk show set in an alternate future earth where people fly […]

Funimation New Show a Go-Go Day 4-"Nobari no Ou"

by Weathermanon December 25, 2008
FUNimation has announced the acquisition of “Nobari no Ou” for distribution in 2009. The show is a 2008 production from J.C. Staff and D. Rights incorporated. The manga was previously licensed and is being distributed by Yen Press. The show will be released in two box sets. Set in modern day Japan, “Nobari no Ou” […]

Funimation A Go-Go Day 3-"Vandread"

by Weathermanon December 24, 2008
Continuing their 10 licenses in ten days roll out, FUNimation has announced that they have acquired the license for the sci-fi robot series “Vandread”. The show is a Gonzo Digimation production from the early 2000’s and had previously been distributed by Geneon before they ceased operations earlier this year. FUNimation acquired the license directly from […]

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: and

FUNimation Announces New March Titles Including "Kenichi"

by Classic Speedyon 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 Classic Speedyon 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 Jameson 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 Classic Speedyon 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 Adapted from the manga of the same name the show tells […]