FUNimation Entertainment announced during the company’s panel at Otakon 2013 that it has acquired the license for the Cowboy Bebop anime series, and that the company will be releasing the series digitally and on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in North America. FUNimation is planning to release the series in 2014.
In addition, FUNimation announced that it has also acquired the North American licenses for the following anime titles:
- Outlaw Star
- The Vision of Escaflowne
- Escaflowne: The Movie
- My-Otome 0~S.ifr~
- My-Otome Zwei
FUNimation also announced that the company has licensed the rest of the Fairy Tail anime series that is currently in existence (up to Episode 175), and that the Wolf Children anime film will ship on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on November 12, 2013.