FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Steins;Gate

Flower Mound, TX (July 1, 2011) – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired the home entertainment, broadcast, digital, and merchandise rights to the sci-fi action anime “Steins;Gate” from Kadokawa Shoten Co., Ltd.

The series is based on the visual novel and later adventure game created by 5pb and Nitroplus, the same team that created Chaos;Head. The anime adaptation is produced by White Fox, directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki and Takuya Sato, and aired on Japanese television earlier this year.