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Funimation Has Sci-Fi Anime: Sonny Boy, Scarlet Nexus and More

It's hard to imagine a better pairing than anime and science fiction. From the early days, the genre has been woven into the DNA of anime, from classics like Speed Racer and Astro Boy to milestone films like AKIRA....

The Best Anime for No More Heroes Fans

With the third installment of Suda51’s beloved No More Heroes series, No More Heroes III, out this week, we thought, "What better way to celebrate infamous otaku Travis Touchdown than by suggesting some great anime that No More Heroes...

Cyberpunk Your Summer with Our AKIRA Jacket Giveaway in the UK and Ireland!

Let's face it—Kaneda is the epitome of cool. The iconic bike, the legendary scarlet leather jacket...there's no denying it. And now we're giving you the chance to win a slice of his seminal style.  Originally released in Japan in 1988,...

Funimation and Kung Fu Tea Suit Up for AKIRA Jacket New York City Scavenger Hunt

The special edition AKIRA leather jacket is coming to The Funimation Shop, so you know we had to celebrate in style. And if you want a chance to suit up in one of these to save Neo Tokyo, and...

World’s First Anime Art Auction Breaks $2.1 Million Record at Heritage Auctions

Could your anime collection break a record? This one did. Heritage Auctions announced last week that the world's first auction dedicated to anime art had broken multiple world records! "The Art of Anime and Everything Cool Auction," brought to market...

Anime Meets the Runway in Funimation-Exclusive AKIRA Kaneda Jacket

The time has come. High fashion and anime couture are coming together for the release of the Funimation-exclusive, limited edition AKIRA leather jacket, and it is a stunner. Authentic to the original manga series and anime film of the same...

The Best Anime for Cyberpunk 2077 Fans

By Yali Perez Imagine: You're living in the near future in a world overflowing with possibilities and splendor. OK scratch that. You're a mercenary who spends your days bounty hunting in a city packed with neon-colored signs and the only...

AKIRA 4K Limited Edition: HDR Disc Replacement How-To

The highly anticipated AKIRA 4K, featuring the film in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) is out now, and we know some of you want to experience the film in the highest-quality format possible. Beginning in February...

Funimation Announces New Home Video Releases, Including Violet Evergarden, Paranoia Agent and AKIRA 4K

Welcome to this month's home video solicitations. And though the word "solicitations" might sound boring, it's actually very exciting, because it means there's a whole mess of new anime announced that you'll probably want to add to your shelf! Because we definitely...

Top 5 Summer Movies to Watch Right Now on Funimation

By Brittany Vincent It's September, which means summer is winding down. But the end of summer doesn't mean we have to miss out on the thrill of seeing our favorite anime blockbusters. The only difference? The theater is your house...

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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...