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FUNimation Announces New August Titles Including "School Rumble" Collection

by SB20xxon 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 on 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.

FUNimation Licenses "D.Gray-Man"

by SB20xxon May 17, 2008
The currently-running shonen anime series D.Gray-man has been licensed by FUNimation, and is slated for a 2009 release. The official website can be viewed here. [Source: FUNimation.com ]

FUNimation Licenses "Shigurui: Death Frenzy"

by SB20xxon May 16, 2008
The final title in the week-long string of license announcements by FUNimation is Shigurui, a 12-episode martial arts series from Madhouse, set in the Edo era. Its official website can be viewed here . [Source: FUNimation.com ]

FUNimation Licenses "Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry"

by SB20xxon May 15, 2008
The latest license in the week-long string of FUNimation announcements is Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry (also known as Soukou No Strain), a sci-fi series from Studio Fantasia loosely based on A Little Princess. The 2006-2007 series is expected to be released in March 2009. The preliminary site can be viewed here. [Source: FUNimation.com ]

FUNimation Announces "Gunslinger Girl 2"

by Weathermanon May 14, 2008
FUNimation has announced that they have licensed the second season of Gunslinger Girl for the United States. The show is scheduled for a debut in 2009.

FUNimation Licenses "KenIchi" for January 2009

by Ed Liuon May 13, 2008
FUNimation has announced the acquisition of the license for KenIchi, an anime series about a bullied schoolboy who meets a girl named Miu and, through her friendship, becomes the disciple of six powerful masters of the martial arts. The series will be released in January 2009.

FUNimation Licenses "Save Me! Lollipop"

by on May 12, 2008
FUNimation has licensed DVD, broadcast, and mobile rights to Save Me! Lollipop, the company said today. The series, adapted from the Michiyo Kikuta manga Mamotte! Lollipop, is about a two sorcerers who fall from the sky and into the life of a girl who accidentally ate a coveted crystal. Noriyoshi Nakamura directs. FUNimation will release […]

"Shuffle" Getting an End Box

by SB20xxon May 5, 2008
Thanks to better-than-expected sales of the dating sim-based anime series Shuffle, FUNimation announced that the final volume will include an artbox that will hold all six volumes. A bonus item will also be included with the box. Update 5/5/08: According to RightStuf, the sixth volume with artbox will be released on 9/9/08 for $39.98. [Source: […]

DVDTalk Interviews "Shin Chan" Writers

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2008
The DVDTalk website has interviewed Jared Hedges, Joel Bergen and Alex Muniz, the writers who translate FUNimation’s Shin Chan into English for DVD and broadcast on Adult Swim. The trio discuss how they got the job to write Shin Chan, how they approach writing the episodes, how they overcame some of the more difficult jokes […]