The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

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...

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...

Update: Funimation and Bigscreen Expand VR Anime Theatrical Experience Internationally!

Update: We're excited to tell you that over 30 anime movies will now be available in VR in Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, as Funimation and Bigscreen expand their initiative internationally! We love going to the movies. Seriously....

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...

Life and Anime 10 Years Ago

Written by one of Funimation's Brand Managers, Jennifu   Ready to feel old? This year, we’re kicking off a lot of new 10-year anniversary editions of some really iconic anime, including the just-released The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and the...

Time Travel In Anime

Written by one of Funimation's Brand Managers, Jennifu   The Girl Who Leapt Through Time returning to Blu-ray/DVD Combo (order now!) is coming out on June 7th and we want to celebrate with a listicle! As the main concept of the movie centers...

Conventions 2016: A-Kon!

It's been a crazy few weeks of travel, but the Funimation convention crew is back in our hometown for our biggest local anime convention of the year: A-kon!  This convention is a special one for us, and we could...

Conventions 2016 – Heading to Anime Central!

Hey Illinois, we're heading your way for more than just the deep dish pizza -- our crew is hitting the road for Anime Central! Here's what Justin, Lauren, Tara, and Alex have planned for the weekend: PANELS Funimation Favorites | Friday May...

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Crunchyroll Reveals Fall 2021 Lineup, Including Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Platinum End & More!

As if our watchlists could get even more packed, Crunchyroll has officially announced its Fall 2021 anime season lineup!...