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My Hero Academia Season 5 Trailer: Thoughts and Expectations (Image: TOHO screencap)
The fifth season of anime My Hero Academia (adapted from the original manga Boku no Hiro Akademia) is being simulcast on Funimation, coinciding with the release of the anime series in Japan Though Funimation does have SimulDub, which is their own in-house dubbing released episode by episode as the show currently airs, there's no timeline[...]
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In addition to surpassing the beloved Spirited Away in the box office, that means the film overthrows some of the most prominent cinematic-chapters of anime franchises in the game, including two My Hero Academia titles and several Dragon Ball films — something that even fans of Demon Slayer were unable to predict. The reputable anime Distributors[...]
Attack on Titan is the Game of Thrones of Anime
It is the anime answer to Game of Thrones. "Attack on Titan – Season 4: Final Season" poster, Funimation It's not facetious to say that There's a long list of parallels Attack on Titan has to Game of Thrones Both are genre-busting fantasy epics that subverted decades of audience expectations for the genre Both revitalized a genre[...]
My Hero Academia (Image: Funimation/Bones)
However, there has been one character that always takes me to my limit, and the only one I really can not pull it together to like: Katsuki Bakugo. My Hero Academia (Image: Funimation/Bones) The love I see flowing toward Bakugo constantly confuses me From the first moment on, Bakugo has been a bully to Deku, constantly going[...]
Anime 2021: 5 shows we're keeping track of. (Images: Netflix/Adult Swim/Funimation/screencap)
(Images: Netflix / Adult Swim / Funimation / screencap) Along with returning series, there are as many interesting new titles being released this year In the spirit of a great anime-themed 2021, here are five anime in particular that are on my radar: Shaman King (April 2021): Since I am only allowed one reboot (unfortunately no follow-up[...]
Sony's Funimation is finalizing the purchase of Crunchyroll (Images: Funimation/Crunchyroll)
had agreed to a deal that would find AT&T selling Crunchyroll anime service to Funimation Global Group, LLC (a joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc and Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.'s subsidiary, Aniplex Inc) With Crunchyroll carrying more than 3 million SVOD subscribers, 90 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories,[...]
My Hero Academia Ochacho Gets Exclusive Funko Pop from FUNimation
My Hero Academia fans are about to get excited as FUNimation has announced a brand new exclusive Pop from Funko The sweet and wonderful Ochaco Uraraka is floating on in with her newest exclusive Pop Vinyl Using her gravity quirk, Ochaco is shown floating in the air in an amazing superhero fashion This is the[...]
Moriarty the Patriot, Sherlock and the Endless Thirst for Sherlock Fanfic
Moriarty the Patriot is now streaming on Funimation. It was inevitable: Moriarty the Patriot, one of the anime series getting the most buzz this season, introduced their version of Sherlock Holmes, and lo and behold, he looks like the Benedict Cumberbatch version! Moriarty the Patriot is adapted from a popular manga series that's already a[...]
Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon: Viz Media Unveils Inuyasha Anime Sequel
VIZ Media, America's leading pop culture publisher and producer of Japanese manga and animation in North America announced today Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon is coming to Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu on October 3, 2020 The series is an anime-only sequel to Rumiko Takahashi's classic manga and anime series Inuyasha The original manga series ran from 1996 to[...]
Fruits Basket Anime to Get 3rd and Final Season in 2021
Funimation announced today that TV Tokyo has confirmed the third and final season of the Fruits Basket anime series will premiere in 2021 The hit series just completed its second season on streaming services Funimation and Crunchyroll Funimation also produces the English dub of the show and will continue to do so for its third[...]
The official logo for Crunchyroll.
"It became pretty clear that we needed to have one content organization to make it easier for us to make decisions to greenlight the best possible stories that we can then take increasingly direct to consumers," said Kilar in a recent THR interview. The official logo for Crunchyroll. While it's no surprise that Crunchyroll would have suitors[...]