The Boy and the Beast

Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle Reveals New Trailer, Collab With Disney Designer & Cartoon Saloon

The brilliant Mamoru Hosoda's next film, Belle, has revealed a brand-new trailer and info drop, highlighting the collaboration between Studio Chizu, Disney designer Jin Kim (Frozon, Big Hero 6) and Cartoon Saloon (Wolfwalkers). The latest trailer was posted Thursday to...

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 the winter glued to our couches,...

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda: From Digimon: The Movie to Mirai

By Tom Speelman Mamoru Hosoda, much like other legendary creators in the anime space, has found great creative and box office success. That's the power of his original, lavishly and lovingly made anime films. After his early career at Toei...

Here’s What’s Coming to Bigscreen Anime in June

Strap on that VR headset, because we're breaking down the titles coming to the Bigscreen virtual cinema this month! This slate packs some serious heat, including an iconic film from the legendary Mamoru Hosoda, a powerful live-action zombie manga adaptation...

Mamoru Hosoda Q&A @ Animation is Film Festival

We were privileged enough to listen to a Q&A session of Hosoda-kantoku by Charles Solomon (LA Times, Animation Magazine, others) at the Animation is Film Festival! See the transcript of the session below:   The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Q: Why...

October 2018 Collector’s Movie Sets – Free! Movie Bundle and Mamoru Hosoda Movie Collection

It’s that time again—let’s check out some of the new limited edition anime Blu-ray and DVD releases coming to you soon from Funimation! This time, we have two new movie bundles in collector’s boxes up for pre-order for the...

October 2018 Home Video Releases

This October, our anime shop is going to have tons of home video releases to watch! From movie specials like the Mamoru Hosoda collection and Free! collection, to long-awaited classics like Witch Hunter Robin and Concrete Revolutio, to tons...

Inside the Hosoda Collection Edition of The Boy and The Beast

The most recent film from award-winning director Mamoru Hosoda, The Boy and The Beast, is next in line for our premium Hosoda Collection line — and now you can get a sneak peek of what’s in this release!

July 2017 Blu-ray and DVD Releases

July 2017 has a SUPER release schedule! The month is filled with beautiful new titles like Kuma Miko and Three Leaves, Three Colors to old school anime like The Record of Lodoss War to highly awaited titles like HYOUKA and Dragon Ball Super.

Funimation Films Through 2017

Over the past years, Funimation has worked hard on bringing anime to North America through DVDs, Blu-rays, streaming services, and most recently theatrically. With the arrival of the Dragon Ball Z movies, Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F', we have been working...

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Digimon Franchise Boots Up New TV Anime for October, Adventure 02 Film

August is off to a great start if you're a Digimon fan—the DigiFes 2021 special event in Japan on...