Nicholas Friedman

New Art for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Has Three Times the Hope

An explosive new visual for the upcoming My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising film teases a trio of heroes all grown up. That's because the art features Bakugo, Deku and Todoroki as kids, standing in front of their teenage hero...

Mob Psycho 100 II OVA Joins the Funimation Catalog!

Mob! Mob! What do you want? Do you want to see the Mob Psycho 100 II OVA? Well, you're in luck! Starting 9/24, you can catch Mob, Reigen, Dimple and the whole gang in Mob Psycho 100 II: The...

Latest Teaser for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Promises a Rivalrous Team-Up 💥

Wednesday night, Toho dropped the latest teaser for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, the latest film in the My Hero Academia franchise. The trailer cuts together shots from the series so far, with a quick glimpse of each of...

Funimation Launches Your Name., Shin Godzilla and two Dragon Ball Z movies on FunimationNow

Get ready to laugh, cry, get hyped and binge four incredible films, streaming for the first time on FunimationNow. Starting today (and available for the next 60 days), FunimationNow premium subscribers will have access to these legendary adventures, including: Your Name. A...

The Best Reactions to The Promised Neverland 😱

The Promised Neverland had a killer first season. Theories and speculation have run rampant among new fans across message boards and subreddits, and with every new episode came a whole new slew of questions. Even manga readers, who certainly know...

A new teaser visual and cast members for the upcoming Fruits Basket anime!

If you haven't heard yet, there's a BRAND NEW Fruits Basket anime that will tell the ENTIRE story of the original manga and that is 100% supervised by original creator Natsuki Takaya-sensei, coming to FunimationNow this year! Today we’re releasing...

Score an EXCLUSIVE Gogeta postcard when you see Dragon Ball Super: Broly in theaters!

As if the hype for Dragon Ball Super: Broly wasn't maxed out already. Fans who see the film when it hits theaters on January 16, 2019 will score an exclusive postcard featuring art of Super Saiyan Blue Gogeta, while supplies...

The wait is over! Download to Go debuts on FunimationNow for Android and iOS today!

Attention all FunimationNow premium subscribers—one of your most requested features launches today on Android and iOS. Download to Go! No more anime-free plane rides, no more anime-less vacations in the middle of nowhere, and, as long as you plan ahead,...

Fruits Basket returns in 2019 with a new anime covering the FULL story, coming to FunimationNow!

One of the most beloved shoujo manga series the world over, Fruits Basket was a hugely influential series that helped propel the late 90s/early 2000s anime boom in North America.  Funimation is absolutely ecstatic to announce that a brand-new Fruits...

Subs are back! FunimationNow welcomes 300+ subtitled shows starting Nov. 10

By now, you've probably heard the news: subbed anime is heading back to FunimationNow! Over 300 subtitled shows will be added to our library, totaling at more than 10,000 episodes and movies! You’ll start to see these shows come through...

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Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.
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An Ancient Scyther Evolution, Familiar Faces and More in Duo of New Pokémon Trailers

A trio of brand-new Pokémon games are fast-approaching, and The Pokémon Company has just revealed brand-new trailers for the...