Posts Tagged ‘Winter 2014’

Buddy Complex Final Act!

buddycomplex_keyIt’s time for the Final Act! Remember Buddy Complex? It’s this awesome mech show that we simulcasted back in Winter 2014. Well, if you were left wondering what was going to happen at the end of the season, the exciting conclusion begins now!

 

Here’s a refresher for you since it’s been a while:

 

When a giant robot suddenly attacks the city, a high-school student named Aoba is saved by a classmate who’s piloting her own mecha. After accepting an offer to join the alliance she’s is a part of, Aoba is thrust into the middle of high-flying robot warfare in this new series from the studio that brought you Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, and Escaflowne!

 

Click here to catch up on episodes for free!

 

 

Here’s the situation for Into the Skies of Tomorrow – First Half: Hina comes aboard the Cygnus with Aoba and Dio, and she must decide where her allegiances lie. Meanwhile, her former comrades return home to Zogilia to find a shocking turn of events.

Click here to watch the episode now.

 

Into the Skies of Tomorrow – Second Half will be available for FUNimation subscribers tomorrow (9/30) at 11am CT/ 12pm ET!

 

 

Awesome Anime Openings and Endings from Winter 2014

 

Kotaku has posted their Ten Awesome Anime Openings and Endings from Winter 2014, and two of our titles made the list: Noragami and Nobunagun!

 

Let’s learn a little bit more about these shows and why they’re so awesome.

 

 

Song: Goya no Machiawase

Artist: Hello Sleepwalkers

 

Noragami synopsis:

Yato may just be a minor god now, but he’s determined to make it big and he’s got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don’t seem to be going his way. He doesn’t have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he’s got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever. (more…)

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Winter 2014 Simulcast – Buddy Complex, Nobunagun, and NO-RIN Join the Line-Up

 

We’ve added three more shows to our 2014 Winter Simulcast line-up: Buddy Complex, Nobunagun, and NO-RIN. Here’s a little information about each below.

 

Buddy Complex synopsis:

 

When a giant robot suddenly attacks the city, a high-school student named Aoba is saved by a classmate who’s piloting her own mecha. After accepting an offer to join the alliance she is a part of, Aoba is thrust into the middle of high-flying robot warfare in this new series from the studio that brought you Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, and Escaflowne!

 

Buddy Complex comes from the studio that brought you Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Code Geass, and Escaflowne. The series will be begin streaming on our site TODAY at 10pm ET for our EVS members. The series will air on Mondays at 10pm ET going forward, available first for EVS members and then for free streaming a week later. Not an Elite Video Subscriber yet? Go to http://funimation.com/subscribe and sign-up for your FREE trial.

 

Look for it on http://funimation.com/buddy-complex!

 

Now, let’s take a look at Nobunagun:

 

History and fantasy collide in this thrilling new series from the director of Sgt. Frog and the studio that brought you Fairy Tail!

 

Shio Ogura’s world changes forever when her school trip to Taiwan is interrupted by a surprise monster attack! Her life is miraculously spared by the arrival of a clandestine government agency that battles the army of monsters with weapons possessed by the spirits of historical figures. Only a select few, the E-Gene Holders, are capable of harnessing the power of this supernatural weaponry, and Shio’s valiant attempt to rescue a friend reveals her as one of the chosen few destined to play a vital role in the war to save humanity!

 

Nobunagun will be simulcasting Sundays at 10am ET on http://funimation.com/nobunagun. The first episode will be available to watch on our site later this afternoon.

 

And that brings us to NO-RIN:

 

The mood is right for falling in love with a superstar in the new series from the director of the Negima OVAs! Teenager Hata Kosaku is crushed when his favorite singing idol, Kusakabe Yuka, stuns the world by retiring from show business. Kosaku’s friends try to cheer him up, but nothing can chase away his gloomy mood until Yuka herself transfers into his class at Tamo Agriculture School!

 

For more information on NO-RIN, please visit http://funimation.com/no-rin

 

Simulcast date and time have yet to be confirmed, so stay tuned.

 

What do you think of our 2014 winter line-up? Do you see a show you’re interested in? For a look at our previous Winter 2014 Simulcast announcements, please click this link.

2014 Winter Simulcasts – D-Frag! (D-Fragments) Joins the Line-up

 

Exciting news! D-Frag! (D-Fragments) will be joining our 2014 Winter Simulcast Line-up. D-Frag! is from the studio that brought you Durarara!! We’ll be sure to update everyone once we have a simulcast date and time.

 

synopsis:

 

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.

 

To see our previous 2014 Winter Simulcast announcements, please click this link.

 

Now, you’ll notice that another box has been added to our graphic. We just got word that we’ll be adding one more simulcast to the mix. Stay tuned for details!

2014 Winter Simulcasts – Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha Joins the Line-up

As a lovely after Christmas treat, here’s another simulcast announcement! “Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha” will be joining our winter line-up.  Click here to see our previous announcements.

 

synopsis:

 

Inari is a cheerful girl with a crush on the coolest guy in school, but she can’t seem to confess her feelings to him. When a goddess blesses her with the ability to shapeshift—much to the chagrin to the spiritual world—can love bloom for the young girl?

 

We’ve got one more to reveal. Keep an eye on the blog and on our social sites (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr) for the latest info!

 

2014 Winter Simulcasts – Maken-Ki! Two Joins the Line-up

The simulcast announcements continue! Today we’re announcing that “Maken-Ki! Two” will be joining our line-up! Click here to read our previous announcement.

 

synopsis:

 

The students of Tenbi Academy are back for round two! What trouble will Takeru get himself into for season 2? You’ll just have to watch to find out!

 

You can catch up on the first season on http://funimation.com/maken-ki, or click here to get the BD/DVD Combo available now. We’ll update with simulcast dates and times once those are confirmed.

 

Are you looking forward to another season of Maken-Ki?

12 Days of Anime – Day 12 – In the Year 2014…

As we end our “12 Days of Anime” countdown, we take a look at what 2014 has in store for us.

We’re rolling out our simulcast announcements for Winter 2014! That’s right, it’s a tease. I know the anticipation is gonna kill you, but you’ll just have to be patient!

 

You should already be acquainted with Space Dandy. The entire creative team behind Cowboy Bebop is back, and for the first time ever, Adult Swim will be broadcasting the English Dub of a series on the same day as TV broadcast in Japan! Space Dandy premieres on Toonami on January 4th at 11:30 pm. Check your local listings for details.

 

synopsis:
Space Dandy is a dandy guy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on his feet because it’s first come – first served! Accompanied by his sidekicks, a rundown robot named QT and Meow the cat-looking space alien, Dandy bravely explores unknown worlds inhabited by a variety aliens. Join the best dressed alien hunter in all of space and time as he embarks on an adventure that ends at the edge of the universe!

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And now the first of our new announcements! Noragami will be joining our 2014 Winter simulcast lineup.

 

synopsis:

Yato may just be a minor god now, but he’s determined to make it big and he’s got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don’t seem to be going his way. He doesn’t have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he’s got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever.

 

We’ll have a simulcast date and time for you soon, so stay tuned! We’ve got 3 more simulcasts to announce, but you’ll just have to wait til tomorrow to find out more! Make sure you come back as we unveil the next one!

 

But wait! That’s not all, we’ve got one more special announcement. We have acquired rights to the live action Space Battleship Yamato movie. A cult classic from the glory days of anime blazes to life in this feature-length sci-fi epic starring Takuya Kimura (Redline, Howl’s Moving Castle)!

 

synopsis:
The year is 2199. Mankind teeters on the brink of extinction as the Gamilas, a heinous race of alien invaders, wage an endless war for the right to inhabit the Earth. The last hope for humanity lies on the distant planet of Iskander, and the only battleship capable of attempting the journey is the legendary Yamato. Armed with the devastatingly-powerful Wave Motion Cannon, grizzled Captain Okita and the Yamato’s crew venture boldly into the darkest depths of space. The Gamilas attack at every turn, but fallen hero Susumu Kodai and ace pilot Yuki Mori fight side-by-side for the future of their world. Together, these young lovers unlock the secrets of Iskander – only to face a harrowing voyage home that only one of them will survive!

 

The movie will hit shelves in 2014.

 

So, what did you think of our “12 Days of Anime” countdown? Are you looking forward to what 2014 has in store for you?