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.
Posts about Funimation
    • The Five Best Anime of 2014

      Over the past 365 days I have given you my recommendations for the anime you should be watching in the winter, spring, summer, and fall and followed that up with dozens of reviews. So now, as the year comes to a close, it's time to take one more look at them all to find the five best anime series of 2014.

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    • Your Complete Winter 2015 Anime Guide

      It's winter. It's cold outside. So stay in and bundle up next to a cozy fire; there are 35 new anime airing this season to keep you company. But how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs below to see which of them catches your interest. [*Note: Series are grouped loosely by genre.

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    • Why Marvel's Civil War Movie Shouldn't Be Anything Like The Comic

      Greetings, my lascivious envelope-lickers! Uh, that sounded dirtier than I intended. Sorry. In today's mailbag, I have the answers you seek — as long as you're wondering where the hell Disney's cartoons are hiding and whether Thor's hammer has accidentally killed somebody. Three, two, one, let's jam! Civil, Right Mad scientist13: Mr.

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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…

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  • Kotaku's 2014 Anime Gift Guide

    … in Japan. They also have a growing selection of live-action Japanese dramas. If your anime fan watches shows week to week, Crunchyroll is your best bet. Funimation: If an anime’s not on Crunchyroll, it's usually on Funimation—especially if it’s one heavy on the action or fanservice. If your anime fan already has a Crunchyroll account, grabbing a few…

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  • Five Excellent Anime That Have Returned For Fall 2014

    … it is terrible (or at least not quite as good as the five above); (2) it is the second/third/fourth season of an anime—and those are getting their own guide posted in the near future; (3) it is an anime continuing from last season; or (4) it simply didn’t cross my radar. But if you feel I have left out an anime that’s something special, feel free…

    Richard Eisenbeis/ Kotaku- 3 readers -
  • The Five New Anime of Fall 2014 You Should Be Watching

    …/sidequel anime series on this list. Rather, they will get their own recommendation guide at a later date (likely in a week or two). Instead, this guide will focus on the new franchises making their anime debut this season. And, as always, keep in mind as you read that these are simply the new anime that should not be missed this season. There…

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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…

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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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  • 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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