FUNimation Entertainment Announces Winter 2020 SimulDub Premiere Dates

FUNimation Entertainment has announced the premiere dates for its Winter 2020 English dubs:

  • Darwin’s Game – January 17, 2020
  • Sorcerous Stabber Orphen – January 21, 2020
  • BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. – January 22, 2020
  • Hatena Illusion – January 23, 2020
  • Nekopara – January 23, 2020
  • Infinite Dendrogram – January 23, 2020
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun – January 23, 2020
  • If My Favorite Pop Idol Made it to the Budokan, I Would Die – January 23, 2020
  • A Certain Scientific Railgun T – January 24, 2020
  • Smile Down the Runway – January 24, 2020
  • Interspecies Reviewers – January 25, 2020
  • A3! Season Spring & Summer – January 27, 2020
  • Isekai Quartet 2 – January 28, 2020

All shows will premiere at 4:00 p.m. EST on their respective days. The English dubs for the Plunderer and ID: INVADED anime have already premiered on FunimationNow.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Screen Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Anime in U.S. Theaters

FUNimation Entertainment announced at Ohayocon 2020 that it will screen Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidō Shuki Ningyō), a side story to the Violet Evergarden anime, in select theaters in the United States in early 2020. The screenings will be in Japanese with English subtitles.

FUNimation describes the side story anime:

Violet Evergarden comes to a private women’s academy to tutor Isabella in the ways of being a lady. Heir to the York family, Isabella feels trapped in this new and uncomfortable world. She still grieves for the only person to ever bring her happiness – now lost to her. Violet’s lessons do give her a brief respite from the melancholy but with the absence of joy, how long does it take to truly heal?

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Film to Open in the United States and Canada on February 26, 2020

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will screen the My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising-) film in the United States and Canada in more than 1,000 total theaters starting on February 26, 2020. The film will have both subtitled and dubbed screenings. Advanced ticket sales will start on January 31, 2020.

FUNimation describes the film:

Class 1-A visits Nabu Island where they finally get to do some real hero work. The place is so peaceful that it’s more like a vacation … until they’re attacked by a villain with an unfathomable Quirk! His power is eerily familiar, and it looks like Shigaraki had a hand in the plan. But with All Might retired and citizens’ lives on the line, there’s no time for questions. Deku and his friends are the next generation of heroes, and they’re the island’s only hope.

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising opened in Japanese theaters on December 20, 2019, and ranked at #3 in its opening weekend.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Stream the English Dub of the Third Season of the A Certain Scientific Railgun Anime

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream an English dub for A Certain Scientific Railgun T (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T), the third season of A Certain Scientific Railgun anime. The anime will debut as part of the Winter 2020 season.

Crunchyroll will simulcast the anime during the Winter 2020 season, but did not announce a specific debut date for the stream.

A Certain Scientific Railgun T is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on January 10, 2020.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Simulcast the Nekopara and BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense. Anime

Funimation Entertainment has announced that it will simulcast the BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. and Nekopara anime during the Winter 2020 season. The company will begin streaming the BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. anime in Japanese with English subtitles on January 8, 2019, and the Nekopara anime in Japanese with English subtitles on January 9, 2019. Both series will be available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Both titles will also stream with an English dub at an unannounced date.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Simulcast the Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! Anime

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will begin simulcasting the Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! anime on January 9, 2020. The series will be available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on January 9, 2020.

Source: ANN