Editorial

Are You Ready for Some Funimation Magic at Otakuthon!?

Otakuthon 2019 is invading Montreal...and so is Funimation! See below for details on our exciting panels, awesome giveaways, and more: Canadian...

Music & Anime: A Relationship – Caitlin Glass Talks Dubbed Music In Anime Pt 2

This is a continuation of Caitlin Glass's guest editorial series. As Show By Rock!! comes out in the coming weeks on Blu-ray/DVD and as we get underway with the Show By Rock!! Battle of the Bands, she shares with us the lesser-known...

Music & Anime: A Relationship Editorial – Part 4 – Hip-Hop Musicians’ Interview

This is part four of a multi-part, personal editorial from social media coordinator, Godswill Ugwa. This is an interview correspondence with three hip-hop musicians that use anime sounds and motifs to create their music. Edited by social media producer,...

Game of Swords: The Japanese Swordboy Phenomenon of Touken Ranbu (Part 1)

Written by Touken Ranbu saniwa/fan and Funimation Brand Manager, Jennifu Touken what now? Our newest SimulDub title Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru may have a long, difficult title, but if you’re the type of anime fan who follows what’s big in Japan, then...

On the Shoulders of a Giant; Godzilla’s Monstrous Legacy

Written by one of Funimation's employees and Godzilla superfan, Ben Cortez There’s never been a more exciting time for Godzilla fans. And for prospective fans, there’s never been a better time to jump in. I mean it- we now have...

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 3 – The Tales Extras

Part third of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation's copywriters, Lauren Hill, explaining the Tales video game series and how it relates to the Summer 2016 Simulcast, Tales of Zestiria the X  We’ve saved the best for last. You’ve...

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 2 – The World and Storyline of Zestiria

Part two of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation's copywriters, Lauren Hill, explaining the Tales video game series and how it relates to the Summer 2016 Simulcast, Tales of Zestiria the X  Ready for more? Here’s part two...

Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 1 – The Main Characters of Zestiria

Part one of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation's copywriters, Lauren Hill  As an avid Tales of fan, especially Tales of Zestiria, I have never been more excited for an anime series than this one! I was first...

Historical Japanese Swords, as Seen in Rurouni Kenshin

*A guest editorial from our Funimation Brand Manager, Jennifu   From period samurai shows to magical combat fantasy, Japanese swords are hyper-prominent in anime, and the upcoming theatrical runs of the swordplay-packed Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies are a perfect excuse to...

Life and Anime 10 Years Ago

Written by one of Funimation's Brand Managers, Jennifu   Ready to feel old? This year, we’re kicking off a lot of new 10-year anniversary editions of some really iconic anime, including the just-released The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and the...

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