Your Guide to the Summer 2021 Anime Season on Funimation

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Nicholas Friedman
Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.

Ready to dive in to the Summer 2021 Season of anime on Funimation? Well, we’ve got a big one for you.

From continuing favorites like My Hero Academia Season 5 and One Piece, to the vampire action of The Case Study of Vanitas or sci-fi goodness from Scarlet Nexus and Sonny Boy, we’ve got something for everyone this season!

So grab a cool drink, hang out by the pool or just chill out on the couch and watch some anime, because our world is yours this summer.


Season Spotlight

My Hero Academia Season 5

The rivalry between Class 1-A and Class 1-B heats up in a joint training battle. Eager to be a part of the hero course, brainwashing buff Shinso is tasked with competing on both sides.

But as each team faces their own weaknesses and discovers new strengths, this showdown might just become a toss-up.

Simulcast is ongoing. SimulDub™ is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Scandinavia on Wakanim.

Watch My Hero Academia on Funimation!


The Case Study of Vanitas

Simulcast begins July 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom

Suddenly summoned to a fantasy world and betrothed to the princess, Kazuya Souma is crowned the new king after providing the royal family with impressive advice.

To rule the kingdom, he’s taking the nontraditional (and very human) route of administrative reform. In a realm of dragons and elves, will this revolutionary’s unique path prove effective?

Simulcast begins July 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Sonny Boy

Simulcast begins July 15.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Scarlet Nexus

Solar calendar year 2020: grotesque organisms called Others have begun eating people. To take down this new enemy, the Other Suppression Force is formed.

Saved by this elite team as a child, psychokinetic Yuito withstands the training to enlist. On the other hand, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s dreams tell her strange things, dragging the two into an unavoidable fate.

Simulcast begins July 1.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


The Honor at Magic High School

This magical high school drama focuses on Miyuki, the younger sister and honor student, along with her older brother Tatsuya, the “irregular student,” as well as their eccentric classmates and rivals!

Big brother, this time Miyuki is the star of the show.

Simulcast begins July 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.

Watch The Irregular at Magic High School on Funimation!


New This Season

The Dungeon of Black Company

Simulcast begins July 9.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU

Simulcast begins July 1.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.

Watch Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU on Funimation!


The Detective is Already Dead

Simulcast begins July 4.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


RE-MAIN

Simulcast begins July 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan

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Simulcast begins July 5.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


The Duke of Death and His Maid

Simulcast begins July 4.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Kageki Shojo!!

Simulcast begins July 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Love Live! Superstar!!

Simulcast begins July 12.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Colombia*, Peru*, Chile*, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Russia and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Latin America.


Obey Me!

Simulcast begins July 16.

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.


Returning Favorites

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2

SimulDub™ info to come.

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Scandinavia on Wakanim.

Watch That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime on Funimation!


Black Clover Season 4

Tensions are rising between the Clover and Spade Kingdoms as Asta and the Black Bulls continue the search for the remaining Devils.

SimulDub™ is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Scandinavia on Wakanim.

Watch Black Clover on Funimation!


One Piece

Luffy arrives at the Land of Wano to find its people and its beautiful lands in a disastrous state. The one behind it all is Kaido of the Four Emperors, who is in league with the shogun!

The Straw Hats search desperately for allies while the island’s tragic history comes to light. Amid the stories of the past, a tale of Oden and Gol D. Roger surfaces.

Simulcast is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Available in Germany and Russia on Wakanim.

Watch One Piece on Funimation!


Kingdom Season 3

A nameless boy and a young king have grown up in a nation plagued by war. The boy, Xin, has countlessly proven himself on the battlefield, and although initially starting on bad terms, he and the young king, Zheng, have become comrades.

Zheng wishes to bring all the warring states under Qin, while Xin climbs the ranks to become a Great General. Both of their ambitions will change history forever.

Simulcast is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Watch Kingdom on Funimation!


Blue Reflection Ray

Optimistic Hiori can’t turn away anyone in need. Awkward Ruka can’t seem to make friends, even when she tries.

But these two do have one thing in common: they’re both magical girls called Reflectors! Together, this unlikely pair will use their powers to help resolve emotional struggles and protect the Fragments of people’s hearts.

Simulcast is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.


What will you watch first? Share this post and let us know!

And yes, there are more announcements to come! Stay tuned to Funimation in the lead up to the Summer 2021 anime season for the latest news and updates.

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