FUNimation App Now Available on Nintendo Switch

FUNimation have today announced that a brand new FUNimation App, which allows access to the video-on-demand platform (formly known as FUNimation NOW), is now available to download on the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo Switch in North America. Read more of this post

FUNimation to Acquire Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion

FUNimation, or more specifically FUNimation’s Global Group owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, have announced plans to acquire AT&T owned Crunchyroll for $1.175bn.  Read more of this post

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Now Available to Stream on FUNimation Now in the UK

FUNimation have recently announced that Ufotable’s anime adaption of Koyoharu Gotōge’s manga series, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, is now available to Stream on the FUNimation Now platform in the UK (as well as United States). Read more of this post

Mobile Suit Gundam, Gundam SEED HD, Gundam SEED Destiny HD and Gundam Unicorn Available to Stream on FUNimation NOW

Gundam fans eager to re-experience a classic series will be excited to learn that FUNimation NOW are now offering Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED HD, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny HD and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn for subscribers. Read more of this post

Manga Entertainment Announces Q4 2020 Releases Including Arifureta, Dr Stone, Golden Kamuy and The Quintessential Quintuplets

Although COVID-19 may be effecting the release of some anime titles in the UK, as all three seasons of Bungo Stray Dogs have been pushed back until September, it doesn’t stop Manga Entertainment UK from announcing a slew of new titles for UK audiences later this year. In this case anime fans can expect titles such as Arifureta, Dr Stone, Golden Kamuy and The Quintessential Quintuplets on Blu-Ray. Read more of this post

Manga UK Announces Fairy Tail Zero, Fairy Tail: Final Season for UK Release and Confirmation on Fairy Tail Collection Sets

The UK home video release of Fairy Tail has so far, to be blunt, been terrible. It started with Manga Entertainment UK first releasing several volumes on DVD, before upgrading to Blu-Ray in both Part and Collection sets, and then going back to poorly encoded PAL DVD only releases before losing the distribution license to Anime Limited, who then continued to release the series in DVD only format in partnership with FUNimation.

Now, several years after its debut, Manga Entertainment UK are back and have confirmed that they will not only release the entire series on Blu-Ray in Collection sets but will also release Fairy Tail Zero, which is the origin story of Fairy Tail’s first guild master, and Fairy Tail: Final Season, which is the final season of the anime series, on both Blu-Ray and DVD. Read more of this post

FUNimation NOW Adds K-ON! & Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions on 31st July 2020 for UK Streaming

Following on from a (not so) cryptic teaser on social media last week FUNimation UK have today officially announced that Kyoto Animation’s anime adaptations of K-ON! and Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions will be added to the video-on-demand streaming service FUNimation NOW on the 31st July 2020 for UK viewers. Read more of this post

FUNimation NOW to Stream Hunter X Hunter in the UK

FUNimation have today announced that all 148 episodes of Studio Madhouse anime adaptation of Yoshihiro Togashi’s manga series HUNTER X HUNTER will be added to the streaming service FUNimation NOW on the 17th July 2020 for the UK. Read more of this post

FunimationCon 2020 to be Available to View in the UK

Earlier in the year FUNimation announced FunimationCon 2020, a digital only event that will bring the characteristics of a comic con event directly to people through the power of online streaming (similiar to Anime Limited’s Cloud Matsuri event), and while the event was heavily promoted as a US-related event distributor Manga Entertainment UK have recently confirmed that FunimationCon 2020 will be available to view in the UK. Read more of this post

FUNimation NOW to add Naruto Shippuen and Boruto: Naruto Next Generations in July

You better believe it, and yes that pun will be used a lot for this piece of news, as FUNimation have today announced that Naruto Shippuden and Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, in both sub and dub format, will be added to the streaming platform FUNimation NOW in July. The original series meanwhile, Naruto, is already available to stream in dubbed and subtitled formats on the platform for subscribers. Read more of this post