Tag: funimation

Gonzo and Funimation hook up to remaster mid-2000s anime!!

Hey there, J1sters! If you were an anime fan in the mid-2000s than you are well aware of the animation studio Gonzo and its distribution of many anime titles, most of which have found their way into the hands of Funimation who also distributed them. Now both companies are coming together to remaster three known …

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Attack on Titan: The Final Season roars back January 2022!!

What is happening, J1sters! It’s been a long while since the end of Part One of the final season of Attack on Titan ended and many of us have been waiting with baited breath for its return. The official website for the anime announced on Sunday that the second half of Attack on Titan: The …

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Funimation and Crunchyroll – together at last!!

Now even more anime will be on the way!! It has finally happened! The anime streaming giants are now together under one roof. A week ago, Sony Pictures Entertainment completed acquisition of Crunchyroll from AT&T in a joint venture between SPE and Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) subsidiary, Aniplex. The agreement was first announced in December …

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Traditional J-Rock group WagakkiBand sinks their teeth into Mars Red opening theme!!

Hey, what’s up, J1sters! We are encroaching ever closer to the Spring premiere of the anime adaption of Mars Red, the stage reading by Bunj-O Fugisawa about vampires in the 1920s. Keeping with the time and theme, hybrid traditional J-Rock group WagakkiBand will be performing the opening theme “Aria of Life.” The group, so named …

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How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Omega reveals new season and staff!!

What’s up, J1sters! Are you ready for more adventures with Diablo, the Demon Lord from another world and his party? The official website for the television anime adaption of How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord began streaming the trailer for second season, title How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Omega. The series is …

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Sony close to acquiring Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion!!

How’s it going, J1 fans! Sony looks ready to beef up their anime community should this deal work out with Crunchyroll. According to an in article on The Verge, the house that PlayStation built is close to closing a deal to buy the Japanese anime streaming giant for a cool 100 billion yen, or $987 …

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The Stone War is nearly upon us!! Dr. Stone Season Two teaser trailer!

What’s up, J1 fans! The great Stone Wars is about to begin! Ahead of Dr. STONE’s second season, the TV anime official Twitter account posted a teaser trailer announcing the “the eve of the decisive battle trailer” that will released Sunday during the Jump Special Anime Festa 2020, which will be held virtually on YouTube …

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Listen to LiSA’s new single in the latest “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” trailer!!

There is nothing that can derail the “D-train” that is Demon Slayer! The Twitter account for “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie – Mugen Train” posted a new trailer featuring a new song from LiSA, titled “Homura” along with a new visual of Enmu. The film is expected to hit Japan theaters on October …

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Aniplex to release Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba limited edition DVD/Blu-Ray!!

How’s it going, J1 Fans! DevilDriver1313 here with news for all you Demon Slayer fans. Aniplex of America is bringing Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba home to you on Blu-Ray standard and limited editions with the first half of he series set for release on June 30. The second half will follow on November 24. …

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Kodansha delays Spring manga releases, many other publications also delayed

Hey there J1 Fans, DevilDriver1313 here with a bit of a bummer for manga readers and anime fans. Due to this world health crisis, several publishing companies of manga, anime English dubs and card games have announced over the weekend that they will be delaying the Spring releases of several of their products. Kodansha USA …

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