Monthly Archives: February, 2020

So, An Anime Made You Cry: A Guide to Recovery

By Sean Aitchison It’s 2 a.m. You’re on the couch, swirled up in blankets and covered in a light layer of snack crumbs. With a tired but fulfilling sense of accomplishment, you finish the last episode of your late-night binge-watch...

Yu Yu Hakusho is a Master Class on Examining Grief and Trauma

By Keith Reid-Cleveland If you’re in your twenties or thirties and grew up on anime, chances are you’re familiar with Yoshihiro Togashi’s Yu Yu Hakusho. More than 20 years since its original release, it continues to remain a fan-favorite series...

Gurren Lagann, Cells at Work! and More Aniplex Anime Join the Funimation Family

Go BEYOND the impossible and kick reason to the curb! Why? Well, another batch of celebrated Aniplex series are headed to Funimation, including Gurren Lagann! Starting February 25, stream six more Aniplex anime in their entirety on Funimation. Binge March...

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising North American Premiere Had All of Us Feeling Plus Ultra!

On Wednesday night, hundreds of My Hero Academia fans gathered in Los Angeles for the My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising North American red carpet premiere! RELATED: 5 Things to Know Before You See My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising English voice actors...

What is Tama & Friends? The Cuteness Overload of Uchitama, Explained

By Tom Speelman Anime has no shortage of cute pet stories. From icons like Doraemon, Hamtaro and Hello Kitty to recent hits like Kemono Friends and My Roommate is a Cat, anime loves itself some cute kitties and puppies. And...

The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 Arrives in October With New Studio, Director

By Tom Speelman Announced in this week's Weekly Shonen Magazine, romance anime The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 will air October 2020, as part of the fall anime season. A teaser video and new key visuals were also released. The announcement, according...

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Dubbed Trailer Asks “What Kind of Hero Would You Want to Be?”

It's here! The English dubbed trailer for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising has arrived and it packs an emotional punch. The trailer show the heroes of Class 1-A helping folks around Nabu Island, the setting of the film. We also...

Revolutionary Girl Utena, Astro Boy and More Legendary Nozomi Classics Come to Funimation

A brand new batch of Nozomi Entertainment classics are coming to Funimation on February 18, and folks, this is a big one. From the strong-willed Revolutionary Girl Utena to the timeless Astro Boy and the inspirational Kimba the White Lion,...

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Coming Fall 2020 to Funimation

It's official! That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 is coming dubbed to Funimation as part of the Fall 2020 anime season. We already knew the series was returning in Fall 2020, but now we can confirm...

Live Blog: The Anime Awards 2020! ✨

Get ready, Funimation is liveblogging the Anime Awards! Follow along with the conversation throughout the night and let us know which nominees you're rooting for! Will Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba take home Anime of the Year? Can Emma come...

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My Hero Academia Celebrates Season 5 Finale with Official Soundtrack Release

Milan Records' heroic mission to bring anime music to the world is going Plus Ultra, because they've just announced...