Tags : FUNimation

Sony’s Funimation buys Crunchyroll for over $1 billion

Negotiations for the sale of Crunchyroll have finished, with Sony‘s Funimation picking up the anime streaming service for a cool $1.175 billion. Reports of Sony’s bid to buy Crunchyroll appeared back in August, with Sony eventually gaining exclusive bidding rights later down the line. This gives Sony a rather large monopoly over anime streaming in […]Read More

Funimation Con 2020 Preview

Hey, so I don’t know if you all have noticed, but a lot of conventions have been cancelled lately because of the whole “pandemic” thing. Which, while disappointing, is ultimately a good thing. And while we’re all disappointed that our favourite con has been put on hold till next year, many companies are trying to […]Read More

The Best Spring 2020 Anime on Funimation

This article is in partnership with Funimation! It’s that time again! We’ve entered a new anime season and I wanted to list off some of the series currently listed on Funimation that I’ve had a look at. I’ll give you guys my initial  impressions, or suggest who may enjoy it and what it reminds me […]Read More

Key Dub Cast Members Return for New Fruits Basket Anime

So an upcoming new Fruits Basket anime is finally giving the series the FMA Brotherhood treatment and following the manga storyline, which is very exciting! As if that wasn’t enough nostalgia alone, a bunch of the primary cast are reprising their roles in the English dub too!   Fans of the previous anime in English […]Read More

Daimidaler: Prince vs. Penguin Empire Review (Anime)

Koichi Madanbashi is a hot-blooded youth with a lust for busty women, and he’s Beauty Salon Prince’s secret weapon against the Penguin Empire. It might be attempting to parody other genres, but it does not succeed in being entertaining based on its own merits or the merits of those it parodies.   Daimidaler isn’t for […]Read More

Testament of Sister New Devil Season One Review (Anime)

When Basayo’s father remarries and he finds himself with two new step-sisters, it comes to a shock to him when the pair of them are demons. Hiding a secret himself, Basayo is able to overpower them and quash their threats but, as they’re family, they learn to love each other despite their blood saying that […]Read More

My Hero Academia Season Two Part One Review (Anime)

The shounen genre makes up for a lot of anime, especially those popular in the West, and My Hero Academia is one of the fresher faces to have stormed its way into fan’s hearts. And it seems that I’m far from alone in realising what makes the series so loved across the world.   Picking […]Read More

November Anime Release Schedule

Here’s our November anime release schedule guide! Even in this digital age there’s something to be said about buying anime, touching it with your excitable fingers, and putting it onto a shelf — ready to be watched again and again whenever you wish.   Looking for other November release schedules? Japanese Games | Manga | Light […]Read More

BlazBlue: Alter Memory Review (Anime)

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger first released in 2008 and featured a massive, sprawling story which happens to be one of the largest and most complex in both fighting games and video games. When BlazBlue: Alter Memory aired in 2013, I wondered how it would begin to tackle such a huge narrative.   It’s almost the year […]Read More

Sony Pictures Makes Funimation Majority Stake Purchase

After a report earlier in the year that both Sony Pictures and Universal were eyeing up making a purchase of renowned anime distributor Funimation, Sony has made the move. While Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga will be retaining his position and a minority stake in the company, the agreement sees Sony purchasing a huge 95% of […]Read More