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Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry U.S. & Canadian Theatrical Date Announced

Funimation Films has announced the US and Canadian premiere dates for Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry.  The film will open in 300 theaters in the US and 12 theaters in Canada.  The Japanese version of the film will premiere on August 14 and will feature English subtitles. The English dub will screen in US theaters on August 16 and on August 19.  The English dub of the film will screen in Canada on August 17. The company also provided a trailer for the film. The dub cast consists of: Todd Haberkorn : Natsu Cherami Leigh : Lucy Newton Pittman : Gray TiaRead More


Crunchyroll Announces New Funimation Stream Titles

Crunchyroll has recently announced that several new Funimation titles have been added to their streaming service. The titles include: Eureka Seven Renton is a teenager trapped working as a mechanic in a backwater town. He dreams of joining up with a daredevil group of pilots known as Gekkostate and following in his father’s heroic footsteps. When a mysterious beauty named Eureka shows up asking for a tune up, Renton soon finds himself drawn into a high-flying mecha dogfight that makes him a target of the military. Casshern Sins Casshern, a cyberneticRead More


E3 2017: Dragon Ball Fighter Z Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the E3 2017 trailer for Dragon Ball Fighter Z. As mentioned earlier, the game will feature a 3 vs 3 battle system and a 2.5D fighting style.  The latest trailer features a look at some of the battle mechanics and more.  Dragon Ball Fighter Z will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC early in 2018.  


Funimation Announces Godzilla Home Video Release Date

Funimation has recently opened preorders for the home video release of Shin Godzilla. The film will be released in a BD/DVD Combo + UV pack at a list price of $3498  on August 1.  Funimation currently has the film on preorder for $26.24. Funimation provided a synopsis for the film. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But timeRead More


Funimation to Distribute Eureka Seven Film Trilogy In US Theaters

Bandai Visual has announced at Anime Boston 2017 that Funimation will be distributing the Eureka Seven Film Trilogy – Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution in US theaters. The project is produced by Studio Bones. The first part of the trilogy will be released this Fall in Japan with the following two parts being released in 2018 and 2019.  While there aren’t many details about the release in other territories, it has been confirmed that they are working to bring the films to Australia, UK, France, Signapore, Malayasia, Indonesia, and Thailand in the future.   Funimation also provided a synopsis for the films. Ten years ago, the major earth-shaking “FirstRead More


Toonami Announces Attack on Titan Season 2 Premiere Date

The official Toonami Facebook page has recently been updated with a new schedule for the block starting on April 15.   The following week will feature the premiere of the second season of Attack on Titan.  The second season will premiere on April 22 at 12:30am EST. 


Crunchyroll To Stream Attack on Titan Season 2

Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the second season of the Attack on Titan anime series. Currently the series will be available only to subscribers in North America, however no other details are confirmed at this time.  Stay tuned for updates.   Crunchyroll also provided a short synopsis for the season as well as a trailer. Eren Jaeger swore to wipe out every last Titan, but in a battle for his life he wound up becoming the thing he hates most. With his new powers, he fights for humanity’s freedom facingRead More


Funimation Reveals Returning Dub Cast For Code Geass: Akito The Exiled

Funimation has announced that several of the original cast members will be returning to reprise their roles for the dub of Code Geass: Akito The Exiled.   The returning cast members include: Yuri Lowenthal: Suzaku Kururugi Kate Higgins: C.C Micah Solusod: Akito Hyuga Jeannie Tirado: Leila Malcal Ricco Fajardo: Ryo Sayama Aaron Dismuke: Yukiya Naruse Elizabeth Maxwell: Ayano Kosaka Joel Mcdonald: Ashley Ashra Jad Saxton: Jean Rowe Alex Organ: Shin Hyuga The OVA series will be released in a BD/DVD Combo on June 27 priced at $64.98. Funimation currently has the OVA series priced at $48.74 on their online store.


Speed Racer: The Complete Series Release Details Announced

Funimation has announced the release date and pricing for Speed Racer: The Complete Series.  The series will be available on Blu-ray and DVD with an MSRP of $29.98 and $24.98 respectively on May 30. The release will only contain the English dub and is confirmed to not have any subtitles. Speed Racer is an 18-year-old boy who dreams of driving his car, the incredible Mach 5, in professional races around the world. When the going gets tough and meddling crooks keep him from the finish line, he always finds a way to make it through! Join Trixie, Pops,Read More


Ultraman Max to Premiere on FUNimation’s Toku HD Channel

The official twitter page for the Toku HD Channel has updated with the announcement that Ultra Man Max will premiere on the network on February 27 at 7 PM PST. For those who aren’t aware, the Toku HD network is the current name of FUNimation’s 24 hour cable network.  More information about the channel can be found on the official website listed below. Coming next month the #TOKU Premiere of Ultraman Max with episodes never before seen in the U.S.! #Ultraman #TOKUTV #Premieres pic.twitter.com/bUMet9I6bJ — TOKU (@TOKUHD) January 27, 2017  


Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Awakening Ver.

Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders willRead More


One Piece Film Gold – “Into the Baccarat” Trailer Streamed

Earlier today, Funimation posted a new English Dub trailer for One Piece Film Gold.   The film will be screened as a limited time release event starting on January 10-17. Buy Tickets Now to watch One Piece Film: Gold in theaters from January 10-17! Visit funimationfilms.com/onepiecegold to purchase your tickets. A new standalone film sets sail from the original creator, Eiichiro Oda! Enjoy this standalone film without having to watch the entire One Piece series. The Straw Hat pirates are hitting the big screen once again in an all-new high-flying adventure! The popular series thatRead More


Funimation Licenses Attack on Titan Season 2

Recently, Funimation has announced that they have licensed the second season for the Attack on Titan anime series.  The series is set to premiere in April 2017.  Funimation also provided a synopsis for the series. “’Attack on Titan’ became an instant hit since it first streamed in 2013 and we are thrilled to bring fans the long-awaited Season 2 of the series,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of Funimation. “’Attack on Titan’ is truly a worldwide phenomenon that has continued to grow at a non-stop pace. Fans can look forward to an exciting secondRead More


Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters to Premiere on Toonami

In addition to the previously reported Dragon Ball Super news, Funimation has also announced that English Dub of the Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Z Kai will also be airing on Toonami. The Buu Saga will be going under the name Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters and will premiere on Toonami on January 7 at Midnight EST.   Funimation also provided a synopsis for the series. Seven years have passed since Cell’s defeat, and the Z Fighters have returned to normal life. Goku has continued his training in the Other World, Krillin has gotten married, and Gohan has his hands full attempting toRead More


Dragon Ball Super Dub to Premiere on Toonami

Funimation has recently announced that the English Dub for Dragon Ball Super will be airing on Toonami.  The series will debut on January 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m EST.  The series will start with Season One, which consists of 26 episodes and will features the Battle of Gods and Resurrection of F story arcs.  New episodes will premiere every Saturday. The CEO of Toei Animation, Masayuki Endo, had this to say about the Toonami premiere of the series. “”Dragon Ball Super” is more than the latest adventure in the Dragon Ball saga – It’s a collaboration between theRead More