Manga Entertainment UK to Officially Rebrand as FUNimation in the UK

It’s the news that many of us were expecting, but Manga Entertainment UK have officially announced that they will be rebranding into FUNimation in the UK and Ireland this Spring with the change already in effect on some home video releases.

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FUNimation Streaming App Launches Today on Nintendo Switch within UK

Anime streaming goes portable on your Nintendo Switch, as following on from it’s North American release last year FUNimation (FUNimation Global Group) have today announced that the FUNimation App is now available to download for the Nintendo Switch from the Nintendo eShop within the UK and Ireland. Read more of this post

FUNimation to Offer 104 Day Trial for New Subscribers as part of PlayStation’s Play at Home Event in March

As part of PlayStation’s Play at Home event, a celebratory event that starts next month and sees Sony offer Ratchet & Clank (PS4) for free to PlayStation users in the wake of lockdown rules, FUNimation will offer a 104 Day Free Trial to their streaming platform for new subscribers. Read more of this post

Manga UK and FUNimation To Offer Replacement AKIRA 4K HDR Discs


Shortly after the release of AKIRA 4K Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray in the UK (via Manga Entertainment) and in the US (via FUNimation) it was discovered that the discs were only SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) as opposed to HDR (High Dynamic Range) like the original Japanese release. Read more of this post