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Funimation Has Sports Anime: RE-MAIN, Yowamushi Pedal and More

Heading outside? Staying indoors? Summertime is here, and whether you’re going out or staying in, 'tis the season for summertime sports!  Today, we're taking a look at some of the hottest and coolest sports anime on Funimation. From tennis and...

8 Must-Watch Sports Anime to Inspire Your 2021 Fitness Goals

By Deanna Nguyen It’s never too late to set some fitness goals, especially when we’ve barely scratched the surface of 2021! Staying in all day to watch anime is totally relatable and valid, but what if we told you there...

Lessons for Kids (and Adults) in Kazuki Akane’s Stars Align

By Briana Lawrence So there’s this particular clip I would always see floating around whenever anyone brought up Stars Align, the sports drama anime from Kazuki Akane and studio 8bit. It’s the clip of Maki and Yu having an actual discussion...

The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc to Stream on Funimation

We are SO excited to announce that the second season of the supernatural anime series The Irregular at Magic High School is coming to Funimation! The series will stream on Funimation in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, and...

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...

The 5 Most Rewatchable Drama Anime

By Sean Aitchison Have you ever had a watch list full of new shows to check out? Have you ever completely ignored said watch list in order to rewatch a show you’ve already seen at least three times? Hey, we...

So Your Partner Isn’t Into Anime (Yet): A Guide to Loving Anime Together

By Michael Pementel It’s that time of year again – Valentine’s Day. Maybe you’ve got a special date night planned. A fancy dinner reservation? Catching a movie for two? Or maybe it’s a cozy night in watching some anime. But wait......

Which Wine Pairs With Your Favorite Anime?

Goku and Chi-Chi. Shounen and superheroes. Avocado and soy sauce. Peanut butter and chocolate. Some things are great alone, but when they team up with the right partner, they rise to a whole new level. For Valentine's Day, we...

Exploring the Harmony of Sports Anime

By Keith Reid-Cleveland Overcoming insurmountable odds. Rivalries that last a lifetime. Fighting for progress, inch by inch. These are all common tropes you’ll find in sports and in anime.  At first glance, the two might appear to be worlds apart. In...

Stars Align Anime to be Featured at Tokyo Tennis Tournament

The worlds of real-life tennis and Stars Align are about to collide. According to Anime News Network, the anime will be featured as part of the Lucent Cup Tokyo Indoor All-Japan Soft Tennis Tournament, which takes place later this month...

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5 Shounen Anime To Jump Into Right Now

Scintillating. Electrifying. Erudite. These are only some of the adjectives that go hand-in-hand with shounen anime (at least, the...