Pride Month

Anime Classics That Taught Me the Importance of Found Family

“Blood does not family make. Those are relatives. Family are those with whom you share your good, bad, and ugly, and still love one another in the end. Those are the ones you select.” - Hector Xtravaganza, the “Grandfather...

Celebrating Enta Jinnai and the Light of Sarazanmai

Best friends or lovers for eternity? Sarazanmai shows us that true desire exists outside of material wealth and inside our own hearts. Happy Pride Month! All month long, we have been spotlighting creators, characters, anime and manga that shine a...

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 actress, host and entertainer with an expertise in all things geek culture. I've been featured as on-screen talent for a variety...

Georgie Art Baker: Anime Recommendations from an Enby Fan

Hiya, my name’s Georgie. I’m a non-binary writer, screenwriter and composer living in Japan. Anime has been such a positive constant in my life and for Pride Month, I wanted to share some of the shows that have resonated...

Briana Lawrence: Cosplay, Shipping and the Power of Fandom

I feel like my life has been a series of moments where I’ve been told that something important to me was just a momentary lapse in judgment that I’d get over eventually.  My career (writing isn’t a real job).  My love...

The Pride and Power of Revolutionary Girl Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena is a series filled with many things—sword fights, surrealism, the postwar avant-garde—and that’s just scratching the surface. But we’re not here today to dissect the many themes of Utena. Today, we’re here to talk about the...

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...

Finding Anime LGBTQ+ Relationships When You Least Expect Them

By Brittany Vincent The world of anime comprises a wide spectrum of different relationships. If you want to see idol groups grow together as they perform, there's a whole genre out there for you. If you love a furry romance,...

Positive LGBTQ+ Messages Anime Has Taught Me

By Briana Lawrence Growing up, I was always that nerdy Black girl who spent her part-time job money on Dragon Ball Z VHS tapes and wrote fanfic in her father’s basement via AOL CDs (I’m dating myself on purpose). When...

Celebrating Our Employees’ Pride

Here at Funimation, we strive to celebrate the diversity of the anime community. In celebration of Pride Month, we asked some of our LGBTQA+ employees about their experiences working within the anime industry, as well as what series they...

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