Funimation Films has announced that they will be releasing Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American theaters. For those who are unaware, Cowboy Bebop the Movie was originally released in Japanese theaters under the name, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on September 1, 2001. Whereas, it was originally released in North American theaters on August 11, 2002. The film was later released on home video in Japan on February 7, 2002, and in North America on June 28, 2011. Funimation Films will re-release the film in theaters as a two night event starting on August 15 with the originalRead More
IGN has reported that Funimation Films will be releasing the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film in North America and Canada. For those who are unaware, the film was announced earlier this week and will be the 20th film overall for the franchise. The film is set to premiere in Japan on December 14th, 2018 and the international release will be in January 2019. IGN also revealed an official intentional poster for the film. The film is stated to feature the origins of the Saiyans and Frieza with the film taking place shortly after the Tournament of Power. More detailsRead More
The official Toonami facebook page has updated with a look at the new schedule for the block starting on May 5 at 10:30 P.M. The new schedule reveals that My Hero Academia will airing on Toonami starting at 11:30 P.M. Funimation Entertainment describes the series. Summer is here,and the heroes of Class 1-A and 1-B are in for the toughest training camp of their lives! A group of seasoned pros pushes everyone’s Quirks to new heights as the students face one overwhelming challenge after another. Braving the elements in this secret location becomes the least of their worries when routine trainingRead More
The official My Hero Academia website has updated with new visuals for some of the new characters that will be introduced in the third season of the series. The characters include: Daichi Endō: Twice (Quirk= Double) Tsuguo Mogami: Mr. Compress (Quirk= Compress) Ryō Iwasaki: Spinner (Currently unknown) Satoru Inoue: Magne (Quirk=Magnetism) The third season of the anime series will premiere on April 7 at 5:30 P.M. on YTV, NTV, and 27 other network affiliates.
Funimation Entertainment has announced that they will be simildubbing the first six episodes of My Hero Academia Season 3 simultaneously as it premieres in Japan on April 7. The series will also simulcast on Crunchyroll and Hulu with the original Japanese audio and English subtitles on the same day. Funimation Entertainment also provided a trailer on their official Youtube channel. The dubbed episodes will be released on FunimationNow in the following territories: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia.
The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed some new cast members for the third season of the My Hero Academia anime series. The new cast members include: Kiyotaka Furushima: Mustard Shuhei Matsuda: Moonfish Kousuke Takaguchi: Muscular The third season of the anime series will premiere on April 7 at 5:30 P.M. on YTV, NTV, and 27 other network affiliates.
Betten Court, the illustrator for the My Hero Academia manga spin-off series titled, My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, has recently posted the cover for the third volume of the manga. The cover’s jacket revealed that the third season will premiere on April 7. The series will air at 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays on YTV, NTV, and 27 other network affiliates. The season will also be streamed on Funimation. 見本届きましたー！2月2日(金)発売よろしくお願いします～！ pic.twitter.com/4deMKP451g — 別天荒人 (@bet10co10) January 30, 2018 As reported earlier, the upcoming season will feature the forest trip arc that was featured in the manga series.
The official Toho Animation Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for My Hero Academia. The latest trailer features events from the second season of the anime. The trailer also features the first opening theme for the second season titled, “Peace Sign,” which was performed by Kenshi Yonezu. The video also promotes the third season of the anime and also Yonezu’s new album titled, “Bootleg,” which will be released on November 1. The third season will premiere in Japan in April 2018 and will feature the forest trip arc from the manga series. Funimation will also be streaming the third season of the animeRead More
The official Garo website has announced that a film for the Garo: Crimson Moon anime series. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time due to the project being early in development. For those who are unaware, Garo: Crimson Moon is the second anime series based on the Garo Tokusatsu franchise. The series premiered in 2015 and was licensed by Funimation Entertainment in North America for both home video and for streaming. The film is the fourth confirmed project in the works following the recently announced projects, which include: Untitled Garo: Crimson Moon Film Garo: Kami No Kiba Jinga TVRead More
Funimation Entertainment has recently announced the English Dub cast for Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199. The English Dub cast includes: Chris Wehkamp: Susumu Kodai Ricco Fajardo: Daisuke Shima Brian Mathis: Okita Mallorie Rodak: Mori The first episode Dub cast will consist of: Apphia Yu: Jiro Kenny Green: Dr. Sado Felecia Angelle: Harada Bill Jenkins: Hijikata Jeremy Inman: Hirata Mike McFarland: Kato Z. Charles Bolton: Mamoru Kodai Stephen Fu: Nanbu Phil Parsons: Sanada Doug Jackson: Serizawa Bradley Campbell: Todo R Bruce Elliott: Tokugawa Ben Phillips: Yabu Kent Williams: Yamanami The production castRead More
Funimation recently updated their Fall 2017 lineup with the English dub of the “Space Battleship Yamato 2199″ anime titled, “Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199.” The series will premiere on FunimationNow on November 8. The project was directed by Yutaka Izubachi (RahXephon) and the series is a remake of the original 1974 series titled, “Space Battleship Yamato.” The series was first released as a seven part film series and premiered in Japan in 2012. The series was later aired on TV in Japan in April 2013. The English dub of the series was originally licensed in the US by Voyager Entertainment. FunimationRead More
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
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 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