Posts Tagged ‘Acquisition’

Brothers Conflict Coming to Blu-ray and DVD!

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Your favorite brothers (and squirrel) will be coming to home video in English! That’s right, Brothers Conflict will be releasing on Blu-ray and DVD in Fall 2015. Look for more details (including a cast announcement) coming soon.

 

series synopsis:

 

As the only daughter of a famous adventurer, Hinata Ema has had a pretty lonely life. But when her father remarries, she leaves the newlyweds alone and moves in to a huge building with her 13 cute new stepbrothers—each of which has a very unique personality. Oh, and her over-protective, talking pet squirrel is there, too. Is love in the air for Hinata?

 

For more information about Brothers Conflict, or to watch subtitled episodes now, click here.

 

Home Video Announcements from Otakon

プリントJust announced at the FUNimation Industry Panel at Otakon, see below for a list of the latest home video acquisitions.

 

FUNimation has acquired the home video distribution rights for D-Frag!

 

synopsis:

 

Based on the manga released by Seven Seas.

 

Kenji likes to think that he and his gang of friends are the bad boys of their school. That is, until he meets the four insane girls of a game making club whose personalities are all super weird (and a little on the violent side). When Kenji’s forced to join their little group, his life quickly takes a turn for the outrageous.

 

Click here to watch episodes of the series available for streaming on funimation.com/d-frag.

 

 

blazblueBased on the hit fighting game series, FUNimation has picked up home video distribution rights for BlazBlue: Alter Memory!

 

synopsis:

 

Long ago, the world was saved from a monstrous creature known as the Black Beast by a group of heroes wielding a powerful combination of magic and science. Now, a rebel named Ragna the Bloodedge–who happens to be the most wanted man on the planet–finds himself in the middle of a mysterious plot that’s somehow connected to the Black Beast’s resurrection and the possible end of the world.

 

Episodes of BlazBlue: Alter Memory are available streaming on funimation.com/blazblue. Click here to watch now.

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FUNimation Acquires Animated Feature BAYONETTA: Bloody Fate

Flower Mound, Texas (June 18, 2014) – FUNimation® Entertainment announced today it has acquired U.S. & Canadian rights to the full-length feature film BAYONETTA: Bloody Fate. From the team that brought you the Emmy nominated AFRO SAMURAI RESURRECTION, studio GONZO and internationally acclaimed director Fuminori Kizaki have come together once again to create this feature-length animated film based on the hugely popular video game franchise “BAYONETTA.” The film faithfully captures the extreme action and sexiness of the original, crafting a storyline that expands and further establishes the world of the sexy, shape shifting witch, Bayonetta.

 

Director Fuminori Kizaki will be making an appearance as a guest of honor at this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles, July 3-6 where a “sneak peek” of the English dub of BAYONETTA: Bloody Fate will be shown for fans at the convention, along with a special Q&A with Director Kizaki following on Saturday, July 5th, at 8:15pm in Video 1.

 

Fuminori Kizaki started his career in the animation industry at Studio Giants and, soon after, joined Studio Hercules. After he moved to Gonzo, Kizaki directed “AFRO SAMURAI” which found success in the worldwide market. The sequel, “AFRO SAMURAI RESURRECTION”, was nominated for the Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more) at the 61st Emmy Awards. His latest work is X-MEN (animated TV series, director). FUNimation plans to release the film on Blu-ray and DVD later this year and Nintendo announced earlier this month at E3 that Platinum Games will be releasing the BAYONETTA 2 video game exclusively for the Nintendo Wii U this October.

 

Be sure to ‘Like’ FUNimation’s official BAYONETTA: Bloody Fate Facebook page for all the latest news and details regarding the film and cast: https://www.facebook.com/BayonettaMovie

 

 

 

 

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Giant Ape Media Acquires XIII – the Series

Flower Mound, Texas (5/21) – Giant Ape Media® today announced it has acquired the U.S. home entertainment rights to XIII-The Series.

 

Stuart Townsend (Queen of the Damned) and Aisha Tyler (Archer, 24) star in this espionage-filled series from the producer of NCIS and 24.

 

The series was developed and produced by Prodigy Pictures (Lost Girl) and Luc Besson’s production company (La Femme Nikita, Taken, and The Transporter trilogy) and is a continuation of the XIII miniseries starring Stephen Dorff and Val Kilmer (released on DVD and Blu-ray as XIII: The Conspiracy), with various actors reprising their roles.

 

Synopsis:

Agent XIII was left to rot in an Eastern European prison with no memories of his past or hope for his future. After a high-stakes breakout, he finds himself immersed in a network of spies and special agents as he attempts to figure out if the man he used to be was a patriot or a monster. Along the way, he uncovers a global conspiracy reaching from the Oval Office to the prisons of Venezuela involving plans for a weapon that could forever change the balance of international power. But when you’re a rogue agent on the run from both government agencies and terrorist cells, is there anyone you can really trust?

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FUNimation Acquires Home Video Rights for High School DxD New

You may have seen a certain voice actress hinting on twitter last week about some exciting news. Today we’re confirming that we have the home video rights to High School DxD New, season two of the hilarious harem show that has had fans begging for more.

 

synopsis:

 

The devilish #haremking is back for more outrageous Oppai Battle Entertainment in the scintillating second season of High School DxD! Fans who like their hardcore action spiked with a double dose of fan service won’t be able to pry their eyes off all the scorching supernatural schoolgirls waiting for them in Season Two. So what are you waiting for? Plant yourself in front of the boob tube and watch a harem of devil hotties show you how much fun it is to be bad!

 

The series is expected to release on Blu-ray and DVD in early 2015. Until then, you can check out both seasons 1 and 2 of the series streaming on our site here.

 

 

FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights for Ben-To Anime Series

Do you like hunting for a good bargain? There’s a thrill to the hunt when you comb through racks and racks, and shelves and shelves, or in this case pages and pages, to find something special and unexpected. Sometimes it pays to continuously browse our site because a few diligent fans have already found the news. FUNimation has acquired the streaming rights to the quirky action-packed series–Ben-To!

 

Episodes will be available in Japanese with English subtitles for subscribers starting on Tuesday February 11th. They will be available for free streaming on February 28th. Please visit http://funimation.com/ben-to for more information. Please check our Schedule on our site for release dates for exact episodes. Now, let’s learn a little more about the show!

 

synopsis:

Every day an epic struggle rages in grocery stores across Japan—the battle for half-priced bento boxes! Once the discount stickers go on, ravenous brawlers start throwing punches in a knockdown, drag-out war over who gets to take home the cheap eats. When a young, broke high school student named Sato joins the Half-Priced Food Lovers Club, he proves to be a rising talent in the world of insane food fights. But does he have what it takes to become the king of clearance cuisine? From the director of Black Cat comes a very different type of hunger games. Welcome to the world of Ben-To, where chopsticks are lethal weapons, the supermarket is a battleground, and there’s nothing more delicious than a deep-fried win.

 

So, what do you think? Are you excited to finally able to watch Ben-To in North America?

 

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