Multiple Announcements from FUNimation at Otakon

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August 10, 2013 – Flower Mound, TX – FUNimation announced today during their industry panel at Otakon that they have acquired the rights to the remaining episodes of the Fairy Tail anime series currently in existence (up to episode 175.) In addition, FUNimation revealed the release date forWolf Children. The movie will be available on Blu-ray/DVD Combo on November 11th, 2013.

During the Sunrise panel, which occurred prior to the FUNimation panel, it was announced that FUNimation has acquired the rights to the following titles:

  • Tales of the Abyss
  • Witch Hunter Robin
  • Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion R2
  • Code Geass Lelouch Akito the Exiled
  • Angel Links
  • Banner of the Stars
  • Banner of the Stars II
  • Passage of the Stars “Birth”
  • Crest of the Stars

During their industry panel, FUNimation added that they have also acquired the rights to the following Sunrise titles:

  • Outlaw Star
  • Escaflowne movie
  • The Visions of Escaflowne
  • My-Hime
  • My-ZHime
  • My-ZHime O~S.ifr~
  • My ZHime Zwei

To conclude their panel, FUNimation played a video announcing they have acquired the rights to Cowboy Bebop. This will be the first time that the series will be available digitally and on Blu-ray in the U.S., FUNimation expects to release Cowboy Bebop in 2014.

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