The Heike Story

Interview: Masaaki Yuasa Discusses Film vs. TV, the Music of Inu-Oh and What’s Next

Masaaki Yuasa is one of the most inventive and celebrated anime filmmakers in the world. No two of his projects look alike, whether it's the kinetic spirit of Ping Pong the Animation, the colorful fluidity of The Tatami Galaxy...

The Heike Story Reveals Funimation-Commissioned Visual, New Art of Biwa

We'll take Anime Artwork That Belongs in a Gallery for $1,000, Alex. The Heike Story, a stunning partnership between studio Science SARU (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and director Naoko Yamada, tells the intimate tale of Biwa, a prophetic...

Love Star Wars: Visions? Here’s What to Watch Next

Star Wars: Visions has finally arrived, and it's bringing anime to a galaxy far, far away! Whether you’re on the lookout for more anime as a new fan, or you’re coming back for the first time in years, it...

Your Guide to the Fall 2021 Anime Season on Funimation

The leaves are changing. It's getting cooler outside. And guess what? There's a whole new batch of thrilling and chilling anime headed your way, right here on Funimation as part of the Fall 2021 anime season. And it's a big...

The Heike Story Celebrates Premiere with New Teaser Visual, Commentary from Aoi Yuki and More

A beautiful new tale is about to begin, because Episode 1 of The Heike Story arrives today on Funimation! To celebrate, we're showcasing the latest teaser visual for the series, as well as a commentary video from Aoi Yuki...

Science SARU’s The Heike Story Announces Theme Song Artists

We were super excited last week to announce that the latest anime from studio Science SARU (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and director Naoko Yamada was coming to Funimation, so we're extra excited to bring you even more details...

The Heike Story From Science SARU Streams on Funimation This Fall

Get ready to experience a beautiful period piece unlike any other. We're excited to announce that The Heike Story will arrive on Funimation as part of the Fall 2021 anime season, an entire season ahead of its broadcast in...

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Dropout Idol Fruit Tart English Dub Announced, Cast & Crew Revealed

It's time to save their dormitory! We're excited to announce that the Dropout Idol Fruit Tart English dub is...