Huge news: Anime just powered up! Funimation, which serves millions of anime fans in over 52 countries and 10 languages, will be unifying under the Crunchyroll brand.
This move will include Funimation’s subsidiary, Wakanim, as well as Crunchyroll’s VRV to create one subscription service for our anime fans worldwide.
What does this mean?
This means all your anime, all on one platform. Starting today, tons of shows and movies from Funimation and Wakanim will begin arriving on Crunchyroll—so you’ll get more dubs, more subs, more of everything you’ve come to love!
That includes blockbuster titles like My Hero Academia, JUJUTSU KAISEN and Fruits Basket, and Crunchyroll favorites like ODDTAXI, Tokyo Revengers and Naruto Shippuden, all under one subscription!
Check out the list of new arrivals on Crunchyroll, with much more to come!
This means that new anime series in the upcoming Spring season (the biggest on record—stay tuned!) and beyond will only stream on Crunchyroll. As we move forward, Funimation will only add new episodes of continuing series, which means that you’ll want to move to a Crunchyroll account as soon as possible.
That’s why now, as a welcome to the new Crunchyroll family, Funimation, Wakanim and VRV subscribers get a special deal for 60 days of Crunchyroll Premium free! Over the next few days, qualified Funimation, Wakanim and VRV subscribers will receive an email with their unique link to redeem. Have questions about how to move to Crunchyroll? We’ve got you.
With an announcement this big, we know there are bound to be questions: This FAQ page has answers to help Crunchyroll, Funimation, Wakanim, and VRV users. New users can also explore Crunchyroll’s awesome titles, community and events like Crunchyroll Expo and the Anime Awards by checking out this handy Welcome to Crunchyroll Guide.
As Crunchyroll and Funimation enter this new era together, we couldn’t be more excited to bring together a vibrant community of anime fans, creators, and artists Thank you for taking anime to the next level with us!
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