World Break – Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman Cast Announcement

This next cast announcement is so good you’ll want to live it again (and again, and again). Hold on to your hats, people. Here’s your English cast for World Break: Aria of a Curse for a Holy Swordsman.

 

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MOROHA – Clifford Chapin
SATSUKI – Felecia Angelle
SHIZUNO – Jad Saxton
GEN – Michael Jones
ANGELA – Morgan Garrett
EDWARD – Seth Magill
JIN – Garret Storms
MARI – Heather Walker
MAYA – Tia Ballard
SOFIA – Alexis Tipton
TANAKA – Sonny Strait
TOKIKO – Trina Nishimura

 

CREW

 

ADR Director – Tyler Walker
Assistant ADR Director – Kyle Phillips
ADR Engineers – Kyle Phillips, Jose Sandoval
Additional ADR Engineers – Domonique French, Kevin Ussery, Andrew Tipps
Translator – Duane Johnson
Script Writer – Samuel Wooley

 

series synopsis:

Akane Academy is just like any other school…except the students just happen to be reincarnated legendary heroes from a distant past who battled for the fate of the world. Now, evil monsters are threatening to wreak havoc, and it’s up to the students of Akane Academy to stop them! Follow Moroha, Shizuno, and Satsuki as they navigate love, past lives, and kicking butt in this action fantasy with a dash of fanservice.

 

The first episode will be available in English this Sunday at 11:05am ET. Click here to see which other shows are getting a Broadcast Dub this season!

 

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Tokyo Ghoul √A Cast Announcement

Now, here’s an announcement you can really sink your teeth into. Take a gander below to see the English cast for Tokyo Ghoul √A.

 

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Kaneki – Austin Tindle
Touka – Brina Palencia
Tsukiyama – J Michael Tatum
Yamori – Christopher Sabat
Rize – Monica Rial
Hide – Clifford Chapin
Nishiki – Eric Vale
Hinami – Lara Woodhull
Mado – Kenny Green
Amon – Mike McFarland
Ayato – Todd Haberkorn
Eto – Lindsay Seidel
Tatara – Chris Wehkamp

 

CREW

 

ADR Director – Mike McFarland
Assistant ADR Director – J Michael Tatum
ADR Engineer – Patrick Morphy
Assistant ADR Engineer – Dominique French
Translator – Steve Simmons
Script Writers – Monica Rial, Josh Grelle

 

Don’t forget to tune in TONIGHT for our new prime time anime block and live show to see the first episode in English! Click here for more information about DubbleTalk.

 

Here’s a peek at the English dub!

 

 

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And the Award Goes to…

The Oscars are this weekend! Sunday will be filled with stars walking the red carpet dressed to impress with the hopes of taking home one of those coveted awards. Speaking of awards, here are some award winning anime (and live action) titles you can binge on this weekend while you wait for the Oscars to start. Have you seen these titles yet? Which ones are your favorite?

 

Click on the images below to learn more about each title!

 

 

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You can (not) advance
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Fullmetal Alchemist:
The Sacred Star of Milos

 Fullmetal Alchemist – The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa  Blood – C

 

 

 

Afro Samurai: Resurrection

o 2009 Primetime Emmy Winner – (Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation, Shigemi Ikeda – Art Director)
(The only anime title to EVER win an Emmy)

 

Evangelion: 1.0 You are (not) alone

o Animation of the Year – Tokyo International Anime Fair 2008
o Best Director (Hideaki Anno) – Tokyo International Anime Fair 2008

 

Evangelion 2.0 – You can (not) advance

o Best Animation Award – 15th Lyon Asian Film Festival
o Excellent Animation of the Year Award – Japan Academy Prize

 

Vexille

o Jury Award Winner Best Animation Feature – Philadelphia Film Festival 2008

 

King of Thorn

o Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film – Asia Pacific Screen Award 2010

 

Mushi-Shi [anime TV series]

o 2006 Tokyo Anime Awards – Grand Prize Best Television Series
o 2006 Tokyo Anime Awards – Grand Prize Best Art Direction

 

Mushi-shi [live action film]

o Best Special Effects, 2007 Sitges International Film Festival
o Best Original Soundtrack, 2007 Sitges International Film Festival

 

Summer Wars

o Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

 

Wolf Children

o Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

 

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood – The Movie – The Sacred Star of Milos

o Best Animated Feature – Burbank International Film Festival
o Best Director – Burbank International Film Festival
o Best Writing – Burbank International Film Festival

 

Fullmetal Alchemist – The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa

o Tokyo Anime Fair’s Best Original Story
o Tokyo Anime Fair’s Anime of the Year
o Best Animated Film at Fantasia International Film Festival

 

Blood – C – The Complete Series

o  2013 Reaper Award for Best Animation.

New Release Tuesday – Treasure Boxes and Space Elevators!

Ahoy! We have a magical bounty of new releases for you this week! Take a trip on the high seas or ride a space elevator with these two great titles, available now:

 

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A Certain Magical Index The Movie – The Miracle of Endymion

 

Available now — on Blu-ray/DVD combo!

 

Welcome to Academy City, a futuristic metropolis populated with super-powered students. As the brightest intellectual minds in the city work to complete the world’s first space elevator—a towering spire capable of taking citizens into the heavens—perpetually unlucky Kamijo and nun-in-training Index befriend a talented street musician named Arisa. When the beautiful singer lands a big break, her miraculous voice attracts unwanted attention, making the songstress a target for magicians and scholars alike. As the battle between sorcery and science blasts into space, Kamijo, Index, and their allies in Academy City are rocketed to a psychedelic stadium thousands of feet above Japan in a desperate attempt to keep Arisa—and the rest of the world—safe. Science fiction and fantasy collide in this action-packed feature film set in the shared universe of A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun!

 

 

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One Piece – Collection Treasure Chest – Box Two

 

Available now — Exclusively on Amazon!

 

This box set combines One Piece Collections 5, 6, 7, and 8 into a single release and includes:

 

  • U.S. Commentary on episode 114
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 119
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 140
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 144
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 166
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 171
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 193
  • U.S. Commentary on episode 196
  • Textless Songs
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Trailers

 

 

 

Death Parade Cast Announcement

Break out the pool cues and the darts, it’s time for the English cast announcement for Death Parade!

 

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DECIM – Alex Organ
WOMAN – Jamie Marchi
NONA – Jad Saxton
QUIN – Anastasia Munoz
CLAVIS – Z. Charles Bolton
TAKASHI – Eric Vale
MACHIKO – Trina Nishimura

 

CREW

 

ADR Director – Zach Bolton
Assistant ADR Director: Cris George
ADR Engineer – Cris George
Translator: Steve Simmons
Script Writer: Bonny Clinkenbeard

 

Be sure to tune in tomorrow night for the first episode in English AND our brand new prime time block and live show- DubbleTalk! Click here for more info.

 

series synopsis:

There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling new series where the stakes are high and the rules are simple: your life is on the line.

 

Now, check out a sneak peek of the dub!

 

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Darker than Black Coming to Blu-ray!

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Darker than Black is coming to blu-ray for the first time in North America in a special Premium Edition. Since this release is coming by special arrangement it will be limited to 5,000 units, so be sure to reserve your copy today before they’re all gone!

 

Now we know that might disappoint some Darker than Black fans out there, but depending on how well this release does there might be a possibility for other releases in the future. For now, we hope that many fans will enjoy the Premium Edition we’ve cooked up! Just take a look below:

 

* Releasing in May 2015

 

* Premium Edition Features:

- Complete First Season on Blu-ray

- Specialty “classified” packaging

- 48-page art book

- Display easel

 

* Retails for $99.98

 

* This title is NOT a retailer exclusive. So, check with your favorite retailer to place your pre-order!
(Click here to pre-order on FUNimation.com)

 

series synopsis:

A new and deadly breed of covert agent walks the streets. Known as Contractors, these assassins and spies wield bizarre supernatural powers to carry out the dirty work of others. They thrive in the underworld, between rumor and reality, their loyalties always in question. One among these operatives is more mysterious than the rest – The masked killer BK201, the Black Reaper. His true identity and intentions remain unknown, but as his path weaves through the shadows and alleys of Tokyo, blood is spilled on both sides of the law. It’s a new age of confusion, and the rules of engagement have changed.

 

 

 

Be the first to see the Premium Edition design by signing up for our email list.

 

And don’t forget about Season 2! Coming soon to our Anime Classics line. Click here to order now.

 

 

Bepo Fans Rejoice! One Piece Season Seven Is On Its Way!

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The Straw Hats have set sail for Sabaody Archipelago and they’re about to run into a heap of trouble! We’re thrilled to announce that we have acquired the U.S. home video rights to Season Seven of the long-running action, adventure series. One Piece Season Seven is going to be a big one! Releasing in six installments and spanning episodes 385 – 456, Season Seven will include the following arcs:

 

- Sabaody Archipelago
- Amazon Lily
- Impel Down

 

More One Piece also means more English voice actors for some of the most beloved characters in the series! Stay tuned over the next few months as we unveil who’s been cast for fan favorites like Silvers Rayleigh, Eustass Kid, and, of course, Trafalgar Law.

 

The Straw Hats wrap up their adventures in Thriller Bark in Season Six, Voyage Four – releasing April 7. Be on the lookout for Season Seven shortly after. Coming your way Summer 2015.

 

Can’t get enough One Piece?! Be sure to catch new simulcast episodes every Saturday at 9:00pm EST on onepieceofficial.com and funimation.com/one-piece.

Assassination Classroom Cast Announcement

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Our Broadcast Dubs start this Wednesday, plus we’re launching our new Live Show–DubbleTalk (Click here for more information)! You’re probably curious about how your favorite characters from this season will sound in English; so, we’re rolling out cast announcements all this week! Take a look below at the English cast for the hugely popular Assassination Classroom.

 

series synopsis:

Forget about homework and pop quizzes. The students of Class 3E have a far more important assignment: kill their teacher before the end of the year! A tentacle-d sensei that moves at Mach 20 is out to conquer the classroom after destroying seventy percent of the moon. In addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic, the murderous monster behind the lectern will teach his students everything he knows about the assassination game. Should some eager beaver prove to be a quick study in killing, he or she will save Earth from extinction – and collect a hefty reward. But they’d better take some serious notes while class is in session because their slaughtering sensei has eight deadly tentacles just waiting to wreak havoc on humanity!

 

CHARACTER – ACTOR

 

a_classroom_key_0564Koro Sensei – Sonny Strait
Nagisa Shiota – Lindsay Seidel
Tadaomi Karasuma – Chris Ryan
Karma Akabane – Austin Tindle
Isogai – Jerry Jewell
Fuwa – Kristi Kang
Hayami – Jamie Marchi
Hinano – Kristen McGuire
Kaede – Monica Rial
Maehara – Chris Burnett
Mimura – Joel McDonald
Muramatsu – Eric Cherry
Nakamura – Apphia Yu
Okajima – Nick Haley
Okano – Didi Archilla
Sugaya – Kyle Phillips
Kanzaki – Leah Clark
Kimura – Jean Luc Hester
Kirara – Terri Doty
Meg – Morgan Garrett
Okuda – Felecia Angelle
Sugino – Clifford Chapin
Terasaka – Marcus Stimac
Toka – Michelle Rojas
Yoshida – Orion Pitts

 

CREW

 

ADR Director: Joel McDonald
Assistant ADR Director: Apphia Yu
ADR Engineer: Peter Hawkinson
Translators: Nora Stevens Heath, Clyde Mandelin
Script Writer: J. Michael Tatum

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A Certain Scientific Analysis, Index Movie Edition: What’s a Space Elevator, Anyway?

The all-new and long-awaited feature film for A Certain Magical Index is out tomorrow on Blu-ray/DVD Combo, and we’re taking a look at the science behind the anime in this movie, as part 3 of our “A Certain Scientific Analysis” series! In the movie, Toma teams up with Index, Misaka, and a ton of other fan-favorite characters to stop a mysterious plot revolving around Endymion, a space elevator that transports people into the heavens. But… as Index asks, what’s a space elevator anyway? Learn about them under the cut!

 

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February Subscriber Exclusives – Everything and The Kitchen Sink!

Hey subscribers, we have a HUGE month of streaming in store for you! Check out what’s hitting the FUNimation streaming service all throughout February  – exclusively for subscribers!

 

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Throughout February:  2 episodes added, each Tuesday!

 

In the newest version of the massive online RPG know as “The World,” Haseo and his guild mates search for a legendary item called the Key of the Twilight—but they’re not the only ones looking for it. When a rival guild faces off against Haseo and his teammates, the conflict has deep repercussions both inside and outside the game, and threatens to leave the players forever changed.

 

 

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