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Tales of Zestiria the X Catch-Up: Part 1 – The Main Characters of Zestiria

Part one of a three-part editorial series from one of Funimation's copywriters, Lauren Hill  As an avid Tales of fan, especially Tales of Zestiria, I have never been more excited for an anime series than this one! I was first...

Historical Japanese Swords, as Seen in Rurouni Kenshin

*A guest editorial from our Funimation Brand Manager, Jennifu   From period samurai shows to magical combat fantasy, Japanese swords are hyper-prominent in anime, and the upcoming theatrical runs of the swordplay-packed Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies are a perfect excuse to...

Life and Anime 10 Years Ago

Written by one of Funimation's Brand Managers, Jennifu   Ready to feel old? This year, we’re kicking off a lot of new 10-year anniversary editions of some really iconic anime, including the just-released The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and the...

How To Get Your Family Into Watching Anime

Written by one of Funimation's Brand Managers, Jennifu   With The Boy and the Beast out now (get your copy here!), one thing that we’ve heard a lot from fellow anime fans is how they’ve used director Mamoru Hosoda’s movies like...

Project Itoh: Explaining ‘The Empire of Corpses’, ‘Harmony’, and ‘Genocidal Organ’

'The Empire of Corpses', 'Harmony', and 'Genocidal Organ' are a trio of works by the late Japanese science fiction writer Satoshi Itō, under the pseudonym 'Project Itoh'.   The novels have been (or are in the process of being) adapted into films....

Time To Celebrate – Black History Month

There's something about anime that makes it more enticing than many other forms of media- movies, TV, even books. It's often filled with fantastic characters that take on amazing tasks in extraordinary ways in a style that makes the...

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Your Guide to the Spring 2022 Anime Season on Crunchyroll and Funimation

Spring is in the air! You know what that means. New anime is coming to Crunchyroll! This upcoming spring...