Funimation

Funimation is an American television and film production company based in Flower Mound, Texas. The studio is best known for its distribution of anime and other entertainment properties in North America. Funimation began in 1994 by Gen Fukunaga and his wife Cindy as Funimation Productions, with funding by Daniel Cocanougher and his family, who became investors in the company. Funimation was sold to Navarre Corporation on May 11, 2005 and the company was renamed Funimation Entertainment. In April 2011, Navarre sold Funimation to a group of investors including Fukunaga for $24 million.
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    • Kotaku's 2014 Anime Gift Guide

      Is one of your friends or family currently obsessed with this “anime” thing and you have no idea what gift he or she would like? Check out our recommendations for ideas on the perfect anime-related gift. I have no idea what the anime fan in my life is watching! Hmmm well, that’s a problem. Like movies, books, or TV, anime covers a wide range of genres—from horror to comedy, action to romance.

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    • Funimation Video App Now Available On PS3, Coming Soon To PS4

      Funimation Video App Now Available On PS3, Coming Soon To PS4 Posted by Jonathan A on December 23rd, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: anime , Apps , Funimation We got a surprise with tonight’s PlayStation Store update, anime distributor Funimation Entertainment finally released their first video app on PlayStation hardware. The app is a free download (though a subscri ...

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  • Five Excellent Anime That Have Returned For Fall 2014

    … to shame. Watch It If You Like: Fate/Stay Night, Fate/Zero, Shaman King Where You Can Watch It: Crunchyroll, Hulu Psycho Pass 2 Currently at: Episode 7 (of 11) Genre: Mystery, Cyberpunk, Ultraviolence Non-Spoiler Plot Summary: In a world where people's psychological states are constantly scanned and those who fail to meet the requirements…

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  • The Five New Anime of Fall 2014 You Should Be Watching

    … and their interpersonal relationships. Each battle scene in the anime uses chess pieces to quickly explain each side’s plans, formations, locations, and movements—thus avoiding unnecessary, time-wasting exposition. And while this is a low fantasy setting (i.e., mages aren’t a dime a dozen and magic doesn’t replace technology), the presence of dragons and the rare…

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  • 9-minute preview of Bayonetta Bloody Fate anime

    … on DVD and Blu-ray. If you’re still not sure about whether to pick it up, check out the 9-minute preview that publisher Funimation has posted. The 9-minute sneak peak gives us a good glimpse at the style and atmosphere of Bayonetta Bloody Fate. If you’re an anime fan and a Bayonetta fan, it looks like you won’t be disappointed. The movie retails…

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  • Tokyo Ghoul Builds an Emotional World of Horror and Violence

    …, and cannibalism upset you, this is most certainly one you should avoid. If not, then give this one a watch. Tokyo Ghoul aired on Tokyo MX in Japan. It can be watched for free and with English subtitles in the US at Funimation and Hulu. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. To contact the author of this post, write to BiggestinJapan@gmail.com or find him on Twitter @BiggestinJapan. …

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  • The Arsenal Podcast #54: New York Comic Con Aftermath

    … Welcome back to another episode of the Arsenal Podcast (formerly known as the Outerhaven Podcast) and we’re joined with members Elf, Z-slash, Shadowz, Navigator and Hax. Topics include our experiences at the New York Comic Con, what we thought about the panels we attended and much more. We also touch on the subject of how props were being denied…

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  • The Devil Is A Part-Timer! Review

    … and is unable to sustain a demonic form. White Fox animated and produced the series in Japan, and it is 13 episodes long. The Devil is a Part-Timer is released in Australia by Siren Visual, and is based on the Funimation release. In an alternative reality, there is a war that has been raging where the Devil King, Satan, has launched a campaign…

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  • Anime PR: DRAGON BALL Z: BATTLE OF GODS – Special Theatrical Event – AUG 30

    … TICKETS & SESSION TIMES AVAILABLE NOW Madman is proud to announce that DRAGON BALL Z: BATTLE OF GODS will screen across Australia and New Zealand on August 30th as a very special Reel Anime theatrical event. Session times and more available at www.reelanime.com. View the trailer: The special event screenings will take place on Saturday, August 30th across the following locations … Continue reading →…

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  • Bayonetta Anime Gets English Trailer Ahead Of October Release

    Pre-Order Today! http://funi.to/1rqHQU6 The cutting-edge studio behind Afro Samurai brings to life the sexy, stylish, and undeniably-badass video game vixen that prowls the shadows of your wildest dreams. Based on the best-selling franchise, this pulse-pounding feature length anime shows you a side of Bayonetta you’ve never seen before! Twenty years after her awakening, the ho ...

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  • Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Coming This October On Blu-Ray

    Pre-Order Today! http://funi.to/1rqHQU6 The cutting-edge studio behind Afro Samurai brings to life the sexy, stylish, and undeniably-badass video game vixen that prowls the shadows of your wildest dreams. Based on the best-selling franchise, this pulse-pounding feature length anime shows you a side of Bayonetta you’ve never seen before! Twenty years after her awakening, the ho ...

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  • Bayonetta: Bloody Fate English cast

    … FUNimation has announced the English cast for Bayonetta: Bloody Fate. You can find the full list below: BAYONETTA – Hellena Taylor JEANNE – Grey DeLisle LUKA – Yuri Lowenthal BALDER – Grant Albrecht RODIN – Dave Fennoy ENZO – John Kassir NARRATOR – Richard Epcar Source The post Bayonetta: Bloody Fate English cast appeared first on Nintendo Everything. Related Posts No related posts. …

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  • FUNimation distributing Bayonetta: Bloody Fate film in US and Canada

    …FUNimation has nabbed the distribution rights for the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate full-length feature film in the United States in Canada. A “sneak peek” of the English dub of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate will be shown at the Anime Expo early next month. Additionally, director Fuminori Kizaki will be on hand at the expo on July 5 […] Related Posts No related…

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