A Tatsunoko Legend Returns! MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO Arrives on Funimation This Fall

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Nicholas Friedman
Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.

A Tatsunoko Production hero has returned! We’re excited to announce that MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO is officially joining the Fall 2021 anime season lineup on Funimation.

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This action comedy reimagines the iconic Muteking, The Dashing Warrior for a new generation, as our hero, Muteki, arrives in Neo San Francisco from the country and meets DJ. When monsters suddenly attack, DJ’s music transforms Muteki into Muteking, as the two team up to save the city…with dance!


A legendary team-up between Tatsunoko Production (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Ping Pong the Animation) and Tezuka Production (Dororo, The Quintessential Quintuplets), MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO stars voice actors:

Funimation will stream MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand as it airs in Japan, as well as Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Brazil with simulcast dates to be confirmed.

Are you excited for the return of this ’80s hero? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

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