FUNimation Entertainment Announces Four Titles Added to Its Streaming Catalog

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will add the following anime from Aniplex to its streaming service on November 26, 2019:

  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family
  • Silver Spoon
  • Granblue Fantasy: The Animation Season 1

Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Granblue Fantasy: The Animation will be available with an English dub and in Japanese with English subtitles. The other two anime will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment Relicenses the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Black Butler Anime for Streaming

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime and the first two seasons of the Black Butler anime will return to its streaming service on November 20, 2019. Both shows will be available in English and in Japanese with English subtitles. FUNimation noted that more content from Aniplex is “coming soon” to its service.

The company’s home video and streaming rights for the 2009 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood series and the Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa film expired in March 2016. The company’s rights for the 2003 Fullmetal Alchemist series expired in July 2016.

FUNimation’s license for the first Black Butler series expired in May 2017, and its license for Black Butler II expired in June 2018.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment Announces Additions to Its Streaming Catalog

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will add the following anime from its partnership with Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment to its catalog on November 19, 2019:

  • Gravitation: Lyrics of Love original video anime
  • Big Windup! Season 2
  • Looking Up At The Half-Moon
  • A Town Where You Live
  • Please Teacher!
  • Please Twins
  • Sketchbook ~full color’S~

Gravitation: Lyrics of Love will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The other anime will stream in the United States and Canada.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Stream the ID: INVADED Anime in January 2020

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream the original television anime project ID: INVADED in January 2020. The anime will also premiere in Japan in January 2020.

FUNimation describes the anime as:

Set in a virtual world, the visually stunning ID: INVADED follows Sakaido, a detective looking to solve the grisly murder of Kaeru, a young girl. But solving this case is unlike any other as the world begins to twist and turn around Sakaido, challenging what he thinks and believes.

Kenjiro Tsuda stars in the anime as the main character Sakaido. The cast also includes:

  • Yoshimasa Hosoya is Momoki
  • M.A.O is Hondocmachi
  • Sarah Emi Bridcutt is Togo
  • Manabu Muraji is Hayaseura
  • Takashi Kondo is Shiratake
  • Shuuhei Iwase is Habutae
  • Junya Enoki is Wakashika
  • Wataru Katō is Kokufu
  • Fukushi Ochiai is Nishimura
  • Rintaro Nishi is Matsuoka
  • Ryota Takeuchi is Fukuda

Ei Aoki is directing the anime, and writer and novelist Otaro Maijo is the scriptwriter. Atsushi Ikariya is designing the characters based on the original designs of Yūki Kodama.

U/S is composing the music. Sou will perform the opening theme song “Mister Fixer.” MIYAVI’s “Other Side” will be the ending theme song.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment and Crunchyroll to Stream Another OAD for the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime

FUNimation Entertainment and Crunchyroll announced at Anime NYC that they will stream another original anime DVD (OAD) for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime on December 4, 2019. FUNimation describes the upcoming OAD as the second one, but Crunchyroll describes the OAD as the first one. FUNimation will stream the English dub of the OAD.

The second OAD will aship in Japan with Taiki Kawakami’s 13th manga volume on December 4, 2019 after a nine-month delay.

Source: ANN

FYE and FUNimation Entertainment Announce My Hero Academia Collaboration

FYE has collaborated with FUNimation Entertainment to create a brand-new collection of My Hero Academia-themed exclusive products, arriving at FYE now.

First, for the ultimate fan, FYE and FUNimation partnered with Japan Crate to create an exclusive triple-collaboration My Hero Academia Crate. Available only at FYE, these crates feature a delicious assortment of My Hero Academia-themed sweets & snacks from Japan. All crates include a free trial subscription to the FunimationNow anime streaming service.

Next up is the exclusive Plus Ultra Cereal. Each box is packed with a tasty Ultra Berry Blast cereal that will help you become a hero in your everyday life. And if that isn’t enough to wake up to, there’s the exclusive Bakugo’s Explosion Chocolate Bar. Each milk chocolate bar is loaded with explosive popping candy in every bite – just as volatile as Katsuki Bakugo himself.

This My Hero Academia collection is available exclusively at FYE stores and for a limited time. “Go Beyond” before they’re gone.

FUNimation Entertainment to Add the Robotech TV Series and Films to Its Catalog

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it is adding Harmony Gold’s Robotech television series, the Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles feature film, and the Robotech II: The Sentinels film to its catalog. FUNimation’s new license from Kew Media Distribution includes worldwide rights outside Japan. The rights include video on demand, electronic sell-through, home entertainment, and merchandising.

The series is also streaming on Crackle, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Robotech was Harmony Gold’s edited and rewritten 1985 adaptation of three separate anime science-fiction series: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber Mospeada. The 2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles film was a U.S.-produced sequel to the television series.

Source: ANN