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Venom Comic Artist Ryan Stegman Reveals His Favourite Anime Inspirations

My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission is in cinemas right now, and as you may have heard, we collaborated with Venom comic book artist Ryan Stegman on a very special piece of art featuring Deku and the film’s antagonist,...

The 10 Coolest Anime Gifts Under $100

Need just the right gift for the anime lover in your life? Are you the anime lover in your life? Either way, we got you! HAPPY HOLIDAYS: Check out the FULL Funimation Holiday Gift Guide Right Now! Our elves have spent...

Anime to Watch When Your Partner Loves Horror and You Don’t

Pumpkin season is here! It may be the time of fall leaves, Halloween and everything spooky, but not everyone is a fan of monsters, ghouls, and spooky happenings, be it in anime or otherwise. While I love anime about...

Funimation Announces January 2022 Home Video Releases, Including AKIRA and Heaven’s Lost Property Final

Welcome to this month’s home video solicitations. And though the word “solicitations” might sound boring, it’s actually very exciting, because it means there’s a whole mess of new anime announced that you’ll probably want to add to your shelf! Because we definitely will...

Funimation Has Sci-Fi Anime: Sonny Boy, Scarlet Nexus and More

It's hard to imagine a better pairing than anime and science fiction. From the early days, the genre has been woven into the DNA of anime, from classics like Speed Racer and Astro Boy to milestone films like AKIRA....

The Best Anime for No More Heroes Fans

With the third installment of Suda51’s beloved No More Heroes series, No More Heroes III, out this week, we thought, "What better way to celebrate infamous otaku Travis Touchdown than by suggesting some great anime that No More Heroes...

Cyberpunk Your Summer with Our AKIRA Jacket Giveaway in the UK and Ireland!

Let's face it—Kaneda is the epitome of cool. The iconic bike, the legendary scarlet leather jacket...there's no denying it. And now we're giving you the chance to win a slice of his seminal style.  Originally released in Japan in 1988,...

Funimation and Kung Fu Tea Suit Up for AKIRA Jacket New York City Scavenger Hunt

The special edition AKIRA leather jacket is coming to The Funimation Shop, so you know we had to celebrate in style. And if you want a chance to suit up in one of these to save Neo Tokyo, and...

World’s First Anime Art Auction Breaks $2.1 Million Record at Heritage Auctions

Could your anime collection break a record? This one did. Heritage Auctions announced last week that the world's first auction dedicated to anime art had broken multiple world records! "The Art of Anime and Everything Cool Auction," brought to market...

Anime Meets the Runway in Funimation-Exclusive AKIRA Kaneda Jacket

The time has come. High fashion and anime couture are coming together for the release of the Funimation-exclusive, limited edition AKIRA leather jacket, and it is a stunner. Authentic to the original manga series and anime film of the same...

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Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer TV Anime Announced for Summer 2022

This is your sign to never give up on that dream anime—nearly twelve years after the manga's completion, adventure...