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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...

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...

Magic User’s Club, Princess Nine and More Nozomi Classics Come to Funimation

Are you ready for even more incredible anime classics to come to Funimation? Well, we've got news for you. Even more iconic series from Nozomi Entertainment are coming very soon. Starting May 1, you'll be able to experience classic anime...

Interview: helloiamkate Talks Strong Female Representation and Renting Anime Tapes

As part of our Queens Gaming Collective x Funimation collaboration for Women’s History Month, we spoke with some of the team’s incredible gamers and content creators to talk about their love for anime and what it’s like to work in...

The Funimation Blog 2020 Year in Review

It's been...a year. But we're not here to focus on that. We're here to focus on anime, and I'm so excited to share with you some of the work we've done on The Funimation Blog in the past 12 months. In...

The Works of Kunihiko Ikuhara: From Utena to Sarazanmai

By Kathleen Townsend There are few creators with an acclaimed and powerful singular vision as anime director Kunihiko Ikuhara. In utilizing strong themes like identity and a style that often lingers in the surreal, Ikuhara-san has produced some of the...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: Shows I’m Grateful For

By Yali Perez 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...

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...

Royalty and Revolutionaries: Revolutionary Girl Utena, Explained

By Kathleen Townsend Revolutionary Girl Utena is a series that draws on many things—from surrealism to post-war avant-garde to ancient Greek plays—and while some themes are pretty up-front, most people have a reaction more along the lines of: "That was...

Revolutionary Girl Utena, Astro Boy and More Legendary Nozomi Classics Come to Funimation

A brand new batch of Nozomi Entertainment classics are coming to Funimation on February 18, and folks, this is a big one. From the strong-willed Revolutionary Girl Utena to the timeless Astro Boy and the inspirational Kimba the White Lion,...

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Interview: Quickfire Questions with My Hero Academia’s Eric Vale

With My Hero Academia Season 5 coming to a close and the franchise’s third movie, My Hero Academia: World...