Posts Tagged ‘Fairy Tail’

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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FUNimation Entertainment and GameSamba announce FAIRY TAIL RPG with Kodansha

Flower Mound, TX – FUNimation Entertainment and GameSamba, Group 1200 Media companies, announced today that they intend to execute an agreement with Kodansha to develop a free-to-play online role-playing game based on the Fairy Tail brand. The browser-based game will have worldwide territory rights and is expected to be released in 2015. “This collaborative relationship will broaden the brand awareness of one of the hottest anime properties currently in the market,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO of FUNimation Entertainment. “This will give fans a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the Kingdom of Fiore.”

The Fairy Tail game, being developed and published by GameSamba and its sister studio GameSamba HK, will be a turn-based role-playing game (RPG) where players will take on the role of a wizard fighting alongside members of the Fairy Tail guild in an attempt to recover their past. Players will be able to select from a variety of magic affinities, and unlock and customize spells as they play, creating their dream wizard in the world of Fairy Tail.

The game will allow players to befriend and fight alongside characters from Fairy Tail, create a guild, and more. Players will be able to complete quests from their own guild’s Request Board, and take on epic challenges by forming Wizard Teams with their friends.

More details about the game will be revealed throughout the coming months. To stay up to date on the development of the game, fans can stay tuned to the GameSamba website and Facebook page.

About GameSamba

GameSamba is a publisher and developer of free-to-play and mobile games, with studios in the Seattle area, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. The company’s mission is to bring high quality titles to a global audience. GameSamba is an affiliate of Group 1200 Media. www.gamesamba.com

About Group 1200 Media

Group 1200 Media is a fully integrated next-generation independent entertainment studio. G1200 Media, the parent holding company of subsidiaries, FUNimation Entertainment, Giant Ape Media, and Group 1200 Consumer Products (GameSamba and Immerz), is a market leader in the acquisition, creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of our wide-ranging Anime, TV and Movie slate. The studio uses our portfolio of brands to differentiate genres and unique audiences with curated content, services and consumer products. Our content is released across traditional and digital distribution channels, including theatrical exhibition, physical and digital home entertainment, pay and free television subscription on-demand services.   www.group1200.com

About Kodansha Ltd.

Kodansha is one of Japan’s largest publishers, originally established in 1909. A leading source of original content and licenses for Japanese entertainment, Kodansha is home to Hiro Mashima’s “Fairy Tail”, a best-selling manga serialized in the Weekly Shonen Magazine.

New Release Tuesday – Wizards and Pirates

Just like ham and cheese, or peanut butter and jelly, wizards and pirates go oh so well together! So prepare your anime palette, because we’re kicking off the year’s first New Release Tuesday with a perfect pairing of Fairy Tail and One Piece! Check out what’s on the menu:

 

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One Piece - Collection Treasure Chest – Box One

 

Available NowExclusively on Amazon!

 

This awesome DVD box set combines One Piece Collections 1, 2, 3, and 4 into a single release!

Monkey D. Luffy is a boy with big dreams. This daring rubber-man refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, Luffy strikes out in search of a crew – and a boat. Along the way he’ll do battle with scallywag clowns, fishy foes, and an entire fleet of marines eager to see him walk the plank. The stakes are high, but with each adventure, Luffy adds a new friend to his gang of Straw Hat Pirates! Like his hero Gold Roger, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth – the Legendary One Piece!

 

 

 

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Fairy Tail – Collection Three

 

Available NowBlu-ray & DVD Combo!

 

The magical mayhem reaches a whole new level as the members of Fairy Tail welcome new friends to the guild – and embark on high-flying adventures! When six sorcerers seek to unleash a devastating spell, Natsu and the gang join forces with a colorful cast of unlikely allies to save the world from everlasting darkness. Up next, the surprising resurrection of the mastermind who destroyed the Magic Council sparks a maelstrom of madness! Then the action gets even wilder when Team Natsu goes head-to-head with the Oracion Seis – and a trip to see a girl about a dragon could spell doom for Magnolia! Can the wizards overcome the odds and save the day – or will they go down in flames!?

 

 

Top FUNimation Streaming Shows of 2014

It’s the end of the year as we know it! Let’s take a look at some of the top FUNimation streaming shows of 2014.

 

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Attack on Titan

 

First up, and this should come as no surprise to anyone, Attack on Titan! And before you protest and say “Hey, Attack on Titan simulcasted in 2013!” we started to roll out the English dubbed episodes in 2014 in conjunction with the television broadcast on Toonami–so, it still counts!

 

We’ve been describing this show as the Walking Dead of the anime world. If you’ve seen the show, then you know why. If you haven’t seen the show, where have you been?

 

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When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother.

 

He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth.

 

Eren and his surviving friends enlist to fight against the insatiable monsters. The future looks bleak, but there’s more to Eren than meets the eye: he may be humanity’s last hope against extinction. From the director of Death Note and High School of the Dead comes the series Anime News Network calls “an intense, visceral, and graphic thrill ride.” The Titans have come to feast. Anything can happen. No one is safe.

 

More reasons to love this show? The awesomely epic Opening Song.

 

 

Attack on Titan Part 1 and Part 2 are now available for purchase on Blu-ray/DVD Combo!

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FUNimation Returning Simulcasts for Winter 2015

Yesterday, we announced we have obtained the rights to the highly anticipated anime series–Assassination Classroom! Today, we’ve got SEVEN titles for you!

 

We’re going to see some familiar faces this winter! Take a look below at the shows returning for Winter 2015!

 

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Streaming every Fridays at 9pm ET

 

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Across the Fiore kingdom, wizards join guilds and make their pay by filling magical needs—but one guild has a reputation as the roughest, rowdiest, most dangerous of all: Fairy Tail!

 

When four young Fairy Tail members unite, their bond is forged by a power found in neither muscle nor magic and grows stronger with every mission. Whatever you do, don’t mess with these friends or you’ll get a taste of Natsu’s flaming fist or Gray’s ice hammer, suffer a painful blow from one of Lucy’s celestial spirits or catch the edge of Erza’s mighty blade! Whether they’re stopping demons from devastating the world or wrestling in the mess hall, this mystical team manages to inflict as much damage to their rivals as they do to the surrounding area!

 

Click here to check out episodes now!

 

 

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Streaming every Saturday at 9pm ET

 

The battle in Dressrosa rages on as Luffy & Law’s alliance is put to the test against the powerful Don Quixote Pirates.

 

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Monkey D. Luffy is a boy with big dreams. This daring rubber-man refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, Luffy strikes out in search of a crew – and a boat. Along the way he’ll do battle with scallywag clowns, fishy foes, and an entire fleet of marines eager to see him walk the plank. The stakes are high, but with each adventure, Luffy adds a new friend to his gang of Straw Hat Pirates! Like his hero Gold Roger, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth – the Legendary One Piece!

 

Watch episodes now on http://funimation.com/one-piece or http://onepieceofficial.com

 

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Weiß Schwarz Fairy Tail Trading Card Game Comes to the U.S.

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Any Fairy Tail fans also collectible card game fans? We’ve got some exciting news for you! The Weiß Schwarz Fairy Tail trading card game is finally coming to the U.S. in English!

 

Never heard of Weiß Schwarz before? Well, it’s a collectible card game that’s a huge hit in Japan. It features characters and events from popular anime series and now includes the smash fantasy hit–Fairy Tail!

 

The game lets you pit anime characters against each other in intense card battles–the last player standing is the winner. Cards feature stunning anime art (see above) with special rare cards including voice actor and creator autographs! Click here to learn more about the rules of the game.

 

So, if you’ve ever wanted to see Natsu and Grey REALLY duke it out, Weiß Schwarz is something you definitely need to check out!

 

For more information about Weiß Schwarz, please click here to visit their site.

 

 

Fairy Tail 12/13/14 Special Announcement!

All right all you Fairy Tail fans! Today is 12/13/14, so what better day to give you a special announcement about the Fairy Tail part 15 release! Coming this Monday, we’ll be putting up a VERY limited Exclusive Edition version of Part 15 in our shop. Just take a look below for what’s included!

 

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Extra features include:

o   Audio commentary
o   Video commentary with Kyle Phillips, Colleen Clinkenbeard, and Josh Grelle
o   Textless Opening Songs: “Break through” and “Fairy Tail ~Yakusoku no Hi~”
o   Textless Ending Songs: “Kimi Ga Kureta Mono” and “We’re the stars”
o   Fairy Tail U.S. Trailer
o   Trailers

 

The FUNimation Exclusive Edition will also include:

o   Includes an exclusive, individually-numbered Team Fairy Tail jersey

 

There are only 100 of these Exclusive Editions available, so be sure to pre-order as soon as they’re available this Monday! We’ll also have our standard edition available, of course. Click here to see information about all the previous Fairy Tail releases.

 

The FUNimation Exclusive Edition for Fairy Tail part 15 will be $99.98 SRP.

The standard edition will be available for $54.98 SRP. Please note that both these prices are SRP, and will usually be available for less on our Shop and at various retailers.

 

fairy tail part 15series synopsis:

The most epic magic tournament in history continues as Fairy Tail attempts to snatch victory from the strongest guilds in the Grand Magic Games. The competition heats up as the guilds in the competition start playing dirty, Erza takes it upon herself to challenge one hundred deadly opponents, and four dragon slayers battle it out in an epic fight unlike anything the Fiore Kingdom has ever seen—one that threatens to rip the entire arena apart. But as the spells fly in the games, a conspiracy targeting one of Fairy Tail’s members plays out behind the scenes, and a dark, familiar magic permeates the air. With the magical world completely focused on the competing guilds, a looming threat gains power—but will anyone notice before it’s too late?

 

 

New Release Tuesday – Let the Grand Magic Games Begin!

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One series is getting all of the love in this week’s New Release Tuesday: Fairy Tail!

 

The Blu-ray/DVD combo for Fairy Tail Part 14 is available today in the FUNimation Shop! So while you’re stocking up on holiday gifts for friends and loved ones, why not treat yourself as well?

 

 

Click here to buy Fairy Tail Part 14!

 

 

 

 

 

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The Grand Magic Games is a yearly competition that pits guild against guild in a weeklong battle for the honor of being called the most powerful wizards in the Fiore Kingdom. Fairy Tail may have come in last place for the past seven tournaments, but now that all their strongest members are back in action—and leveled-up—they’re determined to take the number one spot and rebuild their reputation! Winning the games won’t be easy, though, as Natsu and his selected teammates are forced to navigate enchanted labyrinths, battle wizard saints, and go head-to-head with a host of familiar faces. But with more than one guild targeting Fairy Tail before the competition even begins, the guildmates will be lucky if they even make it out of the opening ceremonies alive.

The guilds are ready to rumble!

 

 

We’ve Got over 200 Titles on Sale for Cyber Monday!

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Why Wait? Black Friday Starts Now!

Here’s the deal, anime fans: we don’t like waiting in those huge Black Friday shopping lines. In fact, we don’t even like waiting until Black Friday — so we aren’t going to!  The FUNimation Shop’s Black Friday sale starts NOW!

 

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These Holiday Exclusive bundles are available for a limited time, so head over to our Holiday Deals section and grab yours while supplies last! With deals on titles like Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece and more, you won’t want to miss out! Plus, orders over $50 will qualify for free shipping!* 

Skip the Black Friday store madness. Your holiday deals are just a button click away on FUNimation.com!

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