FUNimation acquires .hack

Flower Mound, TX – July 18, 2013 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today during their San Diego Comic Con Panel that they have acquired the rights to the follow .hack titles:

  • .hack//SIGN
    – A prequel to the .hack video game/OVA series
  • .hack//ROOTS
  • .hack//Legend of Twilight
  • .hack//G.U. Trilogy

.hack//SIGN, .hack//ROOTS, and .hack//Legend of Twilight were directed by Koichi Mashimo (Noir, Tsubasa Resevoir Chronicle) and .hack//G.U. Trilogy was directed by Hiroshi Matsuyama (director of.hack//The Movie). The action/fantasy .hack franchise follows several young players as they navigate the vast, mysterious role-playing video games set in “The World” – a place, it turns out, that is sometimes impossible to leave.

FUNimation also currently holds the rights to .hack//Quantum, which they released on BD/DVD Combo in 2012.