FUNimation Acquires Rights for Samurai Warriors!


FUNimation is excited to announced that we have acquired the rights for Samurai Warriors! With the first episode starting January 11th, the show will be joining our Winter 2015 Simulcast anime season!

Fans may recognize Samurai Warriors from the video game of the same name, which is a spinoff of Dynasty Warriors. In addition, some may recognize a few of the characters from the crossover game, Pokémon Conquest!

Based on the hit video game, this dramatic re-imagining of one of Japan’s most revered historical periods drops audiences into the middle of an epic battle royal. Great warriors and dashing rogues from cherished Japanese tales come to life in this rousing series. Follow along as your favorite hacking, slashing characters from the video game meet once more on the field of battle. Every deadly move you perfected in the game is recreated in the action-packed anime experience that is Samurai Warriors!

You can get exclusive access to all the hottest anime shows of the season; some as early as one-hour after they broadcast in Japan! Start your FUNimation Streaming Service 14-day free trial today!

Check out our Winter line up so far! What do you think of the shows we’ve announced? Any guesses for the last few? Check back throughout this week for new reveals!

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