Fresh from the FUNimation Industry panel, we have some additional simulcasts and acquisitions for you! Check out more information below.
First up, we have picked up simulcast and home video rights for the PSYCHO-PASS Extended Edition, and it will be joining our summer 2014 season. The first episode will launch on Thursday 7/10 at 12:40pm CT and will stream weekly on Thursdays at 12:20pm CT on funimation.com/psycho-pass.
The Extended Edition of this sci-fi thriller features all new footage that takes you deeper into a world where justice is dispensed from the barrel of a gun. In the future, Detectives work in teams made up of Enforcers and Inspectors. Enforcers take out the bad guys, and Inspectors make sure their partners don’t cross the line. The equalizer in the war on thugs is the Dominator, a weapon that can tell when citizens are about to turn criminal.
But that’s not all! We’ve also picked up the simulcast and home video rights for PSYCHO-PASS 2. Season 2 will begin streaming this fall.
Don’t miss this mind-blowing continuation of the futuristic sci-fi series set in a world where the cops can read your mind – and justice is dispensed from the barrel of a gun!
But there’s more! We’ve also picked up the home video rights to the PSYCHO-PASS MOVIE! Now you can be assured of owning the entire franchise on home video! Release date TBD.
Psycho-Pass, the fan-favorite, futuristic sci-fi anime is now a feature length film! Stay tuned for updates on the upcoming release of this epic motion picture!
We’re bringing the action with our next addition. We’ve acquired the simulcast and home video rights for Sengoku Basara: Judge End! The series will stream on our site Saturdays at 12:05pm CT. You can find more information on http://funimation.com/sengoku-basara-samurai-kings
Get ready for the hacking, slashing battle of a lifetime in the third season of the legendarily violent Sengoku Basara franchise. Based on the best-selling video games, the third installment of this action-packed anime revolves around one massive battle featuring mechanized samurai, mystical ninja, gun-toting warriors, and a blinding array of deadly special moves!
Next up, we’ve acquired the simulcast and home video rights for Barakamon! Streaming date to be announced.
An aspiring artist’s world is about to be turned upside down.
Seishu exiles himself to a small island to rediscover his passion as a calligrapher after violently attacking one of his most vocal critics. While the Goto Islands appear to be a tranquil paradise on the surface, this young mapmaker soon learns that wacky neighbors and hyperactive children just might provide him the sense of humor he needs on his journey towards self-discovery.
Based on the popular manga series comes a tale of finding inspiration in the most hilarious and unlikely of places.
Now for one hell of a final announcement! We have acquired the simulcast and home video rights for Black Butler Book of Circus! The first episode will launch on Thursday, July 10th at 2:50pm CT and will then stream weekly on Thursdays at 2:20pm CT. Black Butler Book of Circus is from the director of Bleach and Yu Yu Hakusho, and from the studio that brought you Sword Art Online and Fairy Tail.
Fans will be excited as this season marks the return to plotlines which appear in Yana Tobosco’s manga, currently being released from Yen Press. Go to funimation.com/black-butler
In Victorian London, the breathtaking performances of the Noah’s Ark Circus have captured the attention of people all across the city. But the spell of magic and wonderment woven under the big top is not without consequences. Children have suddenly begun to vanish, and some suspect these mysterious performers are responsible. In an attempt to get to the bottom of these disturbing disappearances, the dashing duo of demon butler, Sebastian Michaelis, and his young master, Ciel Phantomhive, will infiltrate the circus and uncover whatever darkness may lie at its core!
Here’s our simulcast schedule so far for this Summer 2014 Season! Never miss a moment, click here to subscribe today! (Times listed below are all Central Time)
Free! -Eternal Summer- First episode now available – Streaming every Wednesday at 10:30am
Tokyo Ghoul – First episode now available – Streaming every Thursday at 11:00am
Terror in Resonance – Launches 7/10 at 12:10pm – Streaming every Thursday at 11:50am
Psycho-Pass Extended Edition – Launches 7/10 at 12:40pm – Streaming every Thursday at 12:20pm
Black Butler Book of Circus – Launches 7/10 at 2:50pm – Streaming Every Thursday at 2:20pm
Fairy Tail – Series continuing – Streaming every Friday at 9:00pm
Sengoku Basara: Judge End – Streaming every Saturday at 12:05pm
Shonen Hollywood – First episode now available – Streaming every Saturday at 12:30pm
Space Dandy – Watch tonight on Toonami! – Subtitled episodes available Sundays at 9:30am