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UPDATE: Funimation is now available on the Nintendo Switch in the United Kingdom and Ireland!

You heard it right. Funimation is coming to the Nintendo Switch. When? right now.

We’re so excited to announce that the Funimation App will officially arrive on the Nintendo eShop, making it the first and only anime streaming app on the platform!

Nintendo Switch Funimation

But that’s not all. The Funimation Nintendo Switch App marks the official unveiling of our latest Funimation App design, a refreshing rework of the anime app you know and love. This new update includes:

  • A brand-new look and feel
  • All-new curations and a “My Anime” page
  • Anime launch schedule
  • And much, much more!

While the app debuts on Nintendo Switch first, it will be rolling out to other platforms, including PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and more in the coming months.

NOTE: The Funimation App on Nintendo Switch requires a Funimation Premium subscription to watch. Want to get started? We’ve got a free trial for you!

Questions? You can find the help page here.

Nintendo Switch Funimation

The Funimation App is available now on Nintendo Switch in the United States and Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, with Mexico and additional countries coming soon. With it, Funimation is officially available on all three major gaming platforms! We couldn’t be more excited for you to experience the anime you love in a whole new way.

Are you excited for the arrival of Funimation on Nintendo Switch? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest on all things anime, this season and beyond.


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