Nicholas Friedman

Akudama Drive, An Original Sci-Fi Series From Studio Pierrot, Comes to Funimation This October

OK, we just got the news during FunimationCon 2020 on this one and had to share it: Our amazing partners at Studio Pierrot (Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto) are bringing their latest original anime, Akudama Drive, to Funimation in October! The series is...

K-Swiss x My Hero Academia Coming December 2020

Oh, yes, we're very excited for this one. Just announced during FunimationCon 2020, we're teaming up with K-Swiss to drop an exclusive line of My Hero Academia footwear this December! The collection will feature My Hero Academia characters like Deku and All Might, and...

Funimation and Aniplex of America Bringing Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train to Theaters

Just announced at FunimationCon 2020, Aniplex of America and Funimation Films are teaming up once again, this time to bring the highly anticipated Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Movie: Mugen Train to theaters in the United States...

A Unique Idol Anime Arrives This Fall With Dropout Idol Fruit Tart

A unique and new idol group is headed your way! Just announced at FunimationCon 2020, Dropout Idol Fruit Tart is joining the Fall 2020 anime season lineup on Funimation! The series, from studio feel. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!, Dagashi...

Meet the G-Boys In Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Coming to Funimation This Fall

Just announced at FunimationCon 2020, Ikebukuro West Gate Park is joining the Fall 2020 anime lineup on Funimation! Based on a series of urban mystery novels (and their live-action adaptation), IWGP follows the coolheaded Makoto as he navigates the pressures of an...

It’s Romeo vs. Juliet When Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World Comes to Funimation Fall 2020

OK, fantasy anime fans, get ready for something special. Just announced at FunimationCon 2020, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World is coming to Funimation this October, from the incredible team at Silver Link! The series, based on...

A Dark Secret? Higurashi: When They Cry – New Arrives on Funimation this Fall

We are SO excited to finally reveal this one. Just announced at FunimationCon 2020, we're excited to bring Higurashi: When They Cry - New to Funimation later this year! This new series is a refresh on the classic cult psychological...

Fruits Basket Season 2 Continues Into Summer, Brings New Trailer and Promo Art 🍙

Yep, you read that right. Fruits Basket Season 2 is continuing into the Summer 2020 anime season, and we've got your first look at a brand new trailer, promotional artwork and more for the upcoming batch of episodes! The latest trailer...

Dr. STONE Anime Returns January 2021 To Enter The STONE WARS

We've all been waiting for new info on a second season of Dr. STONE, and we've finally got it! Confirmed via the official Dr. STONE Japanese Twitter account, the post, post-apocalyptic anime series is returning for Dr. STONE: STONE WARS in January 2021....

Takahiro Sakurai Joins the Cast of Fire Force Season 2 As Yuichiro Kurono

Another new character is joining the cast of Fire Force Season 2, and we've got to admit, we're already a bit scared of this guy. Japanese voice actor Takahiro Sakurai will be taking on the role of Yuichiro Kurono, better known...

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Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.
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Your Guide to the Spring 2022 Anime Season on Crunchyroll and Funimation

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