Winter 2020

Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! English Dub Announced, Cast & Crew Revealed

The stage is set! We're excited to announce that the Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! English dub is officially coming to Funimation. Starting June 16, all 12 episodes of the Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! English dub will arrive, which means you...

Dub From Home: The Latest News on SimulDubs

We know you've all been waiting patiently for news on our SimulDub production, and we hope you enjoyed the return of My Hero Academia with Episode 84, recorded entirely from home! Below, you'll find all of the latest updates...

My Hero Academia SimulDub Returns—From Home!

Hey, heroes! The Funimation family has been working around the clock to find the best way to bring you the SimulDub content that you love. And, through our Quirks combined, we were able to record an episode of My...

A Deeper Look at ID: INVADED’s Impressive OST Lineup

If you haven't already checked out ID: INVADED, the latest series from Fate/Zero director Ei Aoki, you're missing out on not only an intriguing sci-fi mystery, but also a series with a fantastic musical lineup. Several popular Japanese performers and...

Update: Spring 2020 Simulcast & SimulDub Delays

NOTE: We’ll continue to update this post as more information becomes available. The safety of our Funimation family is our highest priority right now, so we’re adjusting our dub-production schedule to allow everyone to work from home. This means...

The Traditional Japanese Storytelling Art of Rakugo, Explained

By Jonna Miller With a main character named Sherlock Holmes and an opening arc about Jack the Ripper, Case File n°221: Kabukicho might seem like an anime based on Western writing. But it has a fascinating twist! Methods of traditional Japanese...

The Works of Ei Aoki: From Fate/Zero to ID: INVADED

By Deanna Nguyen Behind every great anime is a director whose deft craftsmanship and artistic direction produce seamless animation and immersive storytelling. These works open a dialogue between creators and fans that transcend the viewing experience. Ei Aoki is one...

The Folklore of Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Explained

By Kathleen Townsend Toilet-bound Hanako-kun is an anime filled with beautiful imagery, an adorable protagonist, and is absolutely chock-full of Japanese folklore and urban legends. Many of the characters, settings and events are based on or directly reference stories from...

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Dub Coming to Funimation February 8

Ready for a new look at the world of magical girls? The English dub of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story premieres this Saturday, February 8 at 4 pm ET, exclusively on Funimation. The dub cast includes: Kira...

First Impressions: Infinite Dendrogram, Toilet-bound Hanako-kun and More!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHBkIKfbC1c Welcome to Part 2 of our Winter 2020 anime first impressions! Check out the first impressions for Infinite Dendrogram, Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Smile Down the Runway and more below, and don’t forget to peep the video above for the rest of Part...

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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!...