A Mom’s Guide to Anime: Reading is Fundamental

The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready in the...

How Hyouka and Its Characters Turn the Mundane Into the Extraordinary

If anyone has ever told you that you’re overanalyzing things, they haven’t met the characters of Hyouka—and I say this in the most endearing way possible.  Hyouka is a special show, not just personally, but also visually and story-wise. It...

Funimation UK Announces Home Video Releases Including Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, My Hero Academia, WONDER EGG PRIORITY & More!

Welcome to our upcoming home video releases for the UK & Ireland. Whether you’re looking to add to your collection or treat yourself to a shiny new Limited Edition, it’s time to get excited about a whole new set...

The World Ends with You: Best Anime to Explore Japan

Are you enjoying playing NEO: The World Ends with You this week? Of course, you are! RELATED: The Best Anime for The World Ends with You Fans If you're enjoying your adventure in virtual Shibuya but want even more, then...

Capturing Beautiful Storytelling in Anime Through Cinematography

I enjoy watching anime for many reasons, but what I really love is when an anime’s art and scene direction elevates the storytelling in a beautiful and nuanced way.  Directors who take creative liberties in setting the tone or conveying...

October 2018 Home Video Releases

This October, our anime shop is going to have tons of home video releases to watch! From movie specials like the Mamoru Hosoda collection and Free! collection, to long-awaited classics like Witch Hunter Robin and Concrete Revolutio, to tons...

✨Myriad Colors Phantom World✨ – Kyoto Animation Feature!

In celebration of Myriad Colors Phantom World releasing, we’re celebrating five of the top things we love about Kyoto Animation!

Hyouka – Glorious Hotaro Bed Hair Gifs

Oreki from Hyouka is all of us in the morning time. Well at least the non-morning types that take time to get up. If you feel the same way, you're going to love these relatable GIFs.

An In-Depth Look Into The Work of Director Yasuhiro Takemoto – Hyouka and Haruhi

To commemorate the recent releases of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya and Hyouka, we’ve asked anime authority and KyoAni enthusiast @ultimatemegax to showcase one of KyoAni’s prolific directors, Yasuhiro Takemoto!

September 2017 Blu-ray and DVD Releases

September 2017 will have something for everyone! From kid-friendly hits like Puzzle & Dragons X to the spy classic Joker Game to the vampire-filled musical Dance with Devils, you know that this September is gonna be great! Check out the full list of titles below!

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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...