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The Best Anime for Ratchet & Clank Fans

If you've been playing games for a while now, you probably remember the exciting moment when you first jumped into Ratchet & Clank on the PlayStation 2, all the way back in 2002. The sci-fi adventure game starred a Lombax...

Essential Anime That Expands LGBTQ+ Representation

When it comes to representation in any community, there are clear obstacles to overcome, and stigmas and stereotypes that might be attached to them. With LGBTQ+ representation in anime, it has been a step-by-step process to showcase a broader...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: Celebrating Uniqueness

The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready in the...

Get to Know the Rest of Class 1-A in My Hero Academia

In My Hero Academia, U.A.’s Class 1-A is home to the heroes of the future. Of course, you’re probably already familiar with standout students Deku, Bakugo and Todoroki. You even know Ochaco, Tsuyu and Iida! RELATED: Sony Pictures Television...

The Best Anime for Mass Effect Fans

Mass Effect is back, thanks to the release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and with it returns a universe of incredible characters, far-spanning stories, and an emotional, action-packed adventure! If you're familiar with the series, you've probably been a fan...

Celebrating and Supporting AAPI Communities During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re proud to introduce Funimation’s Breaking Through: Celebrating & Supporting AAPI Communities, an internal program. After all, the AAPI community continues to break through barriers that have made Funimation—and...

The Differences Between Cells at Work! and Cells at Work! CODE BLACK

I’d like to think that I’ve watched just about everything under the sun, but when I first saw Cells at Work!, I knew I found something that felt brand-new in everything from episode content to execution. Sure, this anime...

A Beginner’s Guide to Kingdom ⚔️

Looking for your next favorite epic historical anime series? Kingdom should fit the bill nicely. It’s an intricate, sprawling tale that currently spans 57 manga volumes and two seasons of anime, with a third returning this Spring 2021 season....

The Best Anime for NieR Replicant and NieR:Automata Fans

The NieR series debuted in the West in 2010 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The original game became a cult classic due to its unique storytelling and charming cast of characters. However, the franchise really hit a high...

What is NieR Replicant? The Action RPG Series, Explained

With a new entry on the horizon, we wanted to take a look at the history of the NieR franchise and answer some of your questions about the upcoming NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…. After hitting some serious mainstream appeal with...

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Sonny Boy Debuts Funimation-Commissioned Key Visual For Sci-Fi Survival Series

The latest original anime from director Shingo Natsume, Sonny Boy, is almost here, and we're excited to reveal a...