The Vision of Escaflowne

A Look Back at the Anime Clubs of the ’90s

We live in a golden age for anime fans. Not only are there hundreds of high-definition animated series and movies available literally at our fingertips, but some are also even available the same day they air in Japan! It’s...

Funimation Announces July 2021 Home Video Releases, Including Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! and Gleipnir

Welcome to this month’s home video solicitations. And though the word “solicitations” might sound boring, it’s actually very exciting, because it means there’s a whole mess of new anime announced that you’ll probably want to add to your shelf! Because we definitely will...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: Shows I’m Grateful For

By Yali Perez The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready...

Omamori Himari: Our Favorite Catgirls

The world is getting more stressful for multiple reasons- maybe work is piling on more work or exams are coming- but we're here to help deal with that. With the release of Omamori Himari (on November 8th on DVD)...

Escaflowne Tarot Card Reading

Time for a tarot reading! In Escaflowne, the heroine Hitomi consults the cards to tell fortunes. Play our GIF game featuring some the cards from the show! Ask the cards a question Take a screenshot of the rotating cards...

Interview: The New English Cast of Escaflowne!

  In this interview from Otakon 2016, the brand-new English cast for Escaflowne weighs in on what it was like to recording this classic franchise! Read about the acting/recording process and what it's like to record a dub for an...

Conventions 2016 – Anime Weekend Atlanta

Funimation is headed to Atlanta for one the biggest anime conventions of the Southwest, Anime Weekend Atlanta, and we're bringing panels, booth deals, and more. Welcome Tara, Tim, Scott, Alex, and Godswill for a packed weekend! And be sure...

Interview with Escaflowne Director Kazuki Akane

Hear from the director of a classic anime! For Escaflowne's 20th anniversary, director Kazuki Akane answered some questions at a special panel at Otakon. Learn about the director's opinion on the English dub—and yes, the story behind those noses!     Don’t...

A Look Back at Anime from 20 Years Ago

This flashback post was written by one of Funimation’s Brand Managers, Jennifu!   The classic fantasy mecha anime The Vision of Escaflowne celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and in commemoration of its upcoming first-time release on Blu-ray in North America,...

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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...