Funimation Content Moves to Crunchyroll in Anime Merger

When AT&T sold the subscription anime streaming service Crunchyroll to American anime distributor Funimation for nearly $1.2 billion in 2020, the merger promised to bring together the separate ser...

March 1, 2022

Fila Collaborates With Dragon Ball Super on Footwear Collectio...
Fashion - Streaming

Sportswear brand Fila has partnered with anime studio Toei Animation and its US agent, Funimation, to launch a limited-edition range of Dragon Ball Super x Fila footwear. The seven character-inspired...

December 17, 2021

Funimation Drops Theatrical Trailer for MY HERO ACADEMIA: WORL...

Funimation has revealed an English-dubbed trailer for My Hero Academia‘s third anime movie, World Heroes’ Mission. The film debuted in Japan on August 6 and sold approximately 720,000 tickets on ...

October 6, 2021

Funimation Officially Acquires Crunchyroll for Over $1B

On Wednesday, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. announced that AT&T and WarnerMedia agreed to sell Crunchyroll to Funimation. Though there had been rumblings of the acquisition for a few weeks, it ...

August 10, 2021

Funimation Acquires Anime Hit ‘Knights of Sidonia’ Movie a...
Streaming - Theatrical

Funimation, which last year released the anime movie Demon Slayer: Mugen Train to great success at the global box office, has zeroed in on its next adventure. The company has set a September 13 releas...

July 29, 2021

French Theaters Draw Whopping 2.1 Million Admissions in Six Da...

After being shut down for over six months, French theaters bounced back in a spectacular way, drawing 2.1 million admissions in six days after reopening on May 19. The results are particularly strong ...

May 25, 2021

Box Office: ‘Spiral’ Leads As Domestic Box Office ...

The domestic box office isn’t going to get interesting until next weekend, when Paramount’s A Quiet Place Part II and Disney’s Cruella launch the summer season. From that point on, we largely w...

May 24, 2021

Reopened UK and French Cinemas Packed On Return

Moviegoing kicked off again in the UK and France this week, with the former reopening cinemas on Monday and the latter on Wednesday. And so far, signs are very positive after roughly seven months of d...

May 20, 2021

Box Office: ‘Demon Slayer’ Overtakes ‘Mortal Kombat’

After narrowly losing first place in its opening weekend, “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” has surged ahead of “Mortal Kombat” on U.S. box office charts. The anime action adventure “Demon Slayer...

May 3, 2021

‘Mortal Kombat’ & ‘Demon Slayer’ Overperform Afte...

It just keeps getting better. Not only was Warner Bros.’ Mortal Kombat up in its opening weekend to $23.3M, but Funimation/Aniplex’s Demon Slayer also surged as well, cracking beyond the teens thr...

April 26, 2021

Funimation’s “My Hero Academia” Mobile Game ...
Electronics - Gaming - Television

Funimation and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPT) Games have announced My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero, a mobile open-world action RPG, is set to be released outside of Japan on iOS and Android de...

April 26, 2021

My Hero Academia
Opportunities - Streaming

About My Hero Academia: #1 anime series globallyHigher demand than 99.8% of all animation titles in the U.S.Winner of Best Anime Series (2017) and Best Anime Film (2019)Celebrating 5th anniversary ...

March 15, 2021

Funimation to Release “Violet Evergarden The Movie”...
Opportunities - Press Releases - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Film Follows the Popular Anime Series About a Young Woman and Former Child Soldier Seeking to Discover the Meaning of Love  Culver City, CA – (March 4, 2021) - Funimation, the leading distribut...

Earl Schultz
March 4, 2021

Funimation to Launch as Only Anime App on Nintendo Switch
Gaming - Press Releases - Streaming

GAME ON FOR ANIME FANS! FUNIMATION TO LAUNCH AS ONLY ANIME APP ON NINTENDO SWITCH Funimation App Will Be Available on Nintendo Switch in the US and Canada with Plans to Expand in Other Ter...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

Funimation To Buy Crunchyroll
Online - Streaming

It’s official: the Sony-owned anime streamer Funimation has acquired fellow anime service Crunchyroll from parent AT&T. The pricetag for the deal — which is still pending regulatory approval ...

December 11, 2020

Sony To Buy Crunchyroll For Over $957 Million

The Tokyo-based electronics giant is reportedly going into the final round of negotiations to buy Crunchyroll. For the full story, visit Kotaku  -

October 30, 2020

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