Japan

Your Guide to Tokyo Through HYPNOSISMIC and Other Anime 🎤

By jennifu Anime fans know firsthand just how great the medium can be in helping us metaphorically escape to other worlds (considering the entire subgenre known as isekai). And with many of us spending...

Demon Slayer Movie Continues to Dominate Japan Box Office After 12 Weekends At #1

By Rafael Motamayor Who said a film about slaying demons while on a speeding train couldn't be a Christmas classic? Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba– The Movie: Mugen Train has...

Demon Slayer Movie Eclipses Titanic, Becomes #2 Film of All Time in Japan

By Kathleen Townsend Oh, you haven't heard? Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train is a MASSIVE hit in Japan, smashing records and continuing to climb the all-time box office in Japan....

New The Promised Neverland Manga Chapter Coming This Winter

By Brittany Vincent If you've been missing The Promised Neverland since its manga wrapped up earlier this year, you're in luck: a brand-new chapter is on its way! Revealed in the...

Interview: Weekly Shonen Magazine Editor Details Fire Force Success, Working With Ohkubo-Sensei

Thanks to our partners at Kodansha, we’ve got another special interview for you, this time with Weekly Shonen Magazine Series Managing Editor, Megumu Tsuchiya! We're just a few episodes into Fire Force Season 2, but...

A Nezuko Pocket Tee?! Demon Slayer Collection Coming From UNIQLO UT

Sorry, we're still freaking out. The latest in UNIQLO's UT line is, you guessed it, based around the design and characters of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga! RELATED: Funimation and Aniplex of America...

Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card ‘Ready for Lady’ Event Dazzles Tokyo!

By Patrick Macias Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card recently got the royal treatment in Tokyo’s ritzy Ginza district with the Cardcaptor Sakura READY FOR LADY event held at Yurakucho Marui (Department store) from June 20...

Relax with the Characters of Demon Slayer at This Japanese Spa Collaboration Event!

By Patrick Macias If you’ve never been to a Japanese spa before, think of it as a modern day version of the traditional Japanese hot springs experience. You can bathe in big pools, eat...

The Traditional Japanese Storytelling Art of Rakugo, Explained

By Jonna Miller With a main character named Sherlock Holmes and an opening arc about Jack the Ripper, Case File n°221: Kabukicho might seem like an anime based on...

Studio Puyukai Confirms ISEKAI QUARTET To Return For Season 2 And WE ARE LIVING! ✨

We were SO excited to see the official Japanese Twitter account for crossover anime ISEKAI QUARTET confirm a second season. The illustration shared in the tweet features Roswaal L Mathers from Re:Zero −...

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All-New, Updated Funimation App Begins Rolling Out on iOS

You've been asking for it, and now it's here. The all-new, updated Funimation app is heading to...

Your Guide to the Summer 2021 Anime Season on Funimation

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

Cheyenne Ewulu: A Comedian and Host Into All Things Anime

Hey, y'all! I'm Cheyenne Ewulu, but some of you may know me as CheyenneTheGeek. I'm a relatable and funny...

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2 English Dub Comes to Funimation

The adventures of Rimuru and his kingdom continue! We’re excited to announce That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2...

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie Reveals Yuta’s Design in New Character Visual

Are you excited for the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie prequel? Well, we’ve got our first look at Yuta Okkotsu thanks to a...