Shonen Hollywood

A Beginner’s Guide to Idol Anime on Funimation

By Deanna Nguyen Mics, cameras, idol anime! A group of handsome young men stand on stage, waiting for the music cue. Synchronized chants ripple throughout the concert hall, building up the anticipation. Glow sticks light up and wriggle energetically. As...

FUNimation Returning Simulcasts for Winter 2015

Yesterday, we announced we have obtained the rights to the highly anticipated anime series--Assassination Classroom! Today, we've got SEVEN titles for you!   We're going to see some familiar faces this winter! Take a look below at the shows returning for...

Three Reasons to Watch SHONEN HOLLYWOOD: Not Your Average Idol Anime

Anime about idols--singing and dancing pop stars--are hugely in trend right now, both in Japanese and American fandom, and the anime genre has spawned a ton of new shows as of late, from AKB0048 to Wake Up, Girls! and...

SHONEN HOLLYWOOD – Learn the choreography

  Just like a real idol group, boy band SHONEN HOLLYWOOD performs their song and dance “Eternally, never ever” for a fictional Japanese music show in this clip—anyone out there going to learn the dance?   Also, what you may not realize...

Meet the boys of SHONEN HOLLYWOOD!

Meet the boys of SHONEN HOLLYWOOD! Our new simulcast show, SHONEN HOLLYWOOD –HOLLY STAGE FOR 49– (streaming just one hour after Japanese broadcast at funimation.com/shonen-hollywood!) is all about Japanese pop idols and the dreams of five boys aiming to...

FUNimation acquires rights for SHONEN HOLLYWOOD -HOLLY STAGE FOR 49-

    FUNimation is happy to announce that we’ve acquired simulcast and home video rights for SHONEN HOLLYWOOD –HOLLY STAGE FOR 49-, the new male idol anime from the studio that brought you Diabolik Lovers! SHONEN HOLLYWOOD will premiere on Saturday,...

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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...