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Magical Girl Anime Blue Reflection Ray Streams Exclusively on Funimation This Spring

Spring is all about new beginnings. Get ready for a magical, super-powered fresh start in Blue Reflection Ray, streaming exclusively on Funimation as part of the Spring 2021 anime season. And in Blue Reflection Ray, that new beginning is thanks...

Skate-Leading Stars English Dub Announced, Cast & Crew Revealed

Are you ready to compete? We're excited to announce that sports drama anime Skate-Leading Stars is officially getting an English dub on Funimation! Episode 1 of the Skate-Leading Stars English dub arrives on March 14, so whether you're rewatching the...

Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Drops New Trailer and Character Info

The Spring 2021 anime season is almost here, which means we're only weeks away from the debut of Funimation co-production Combatants Will Be Dispatched! And thanks to our partners at KADOKAWA, we're excited to reveal a brand-new trailer and...

Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Reveals New Character Info, Special Illustration

The Spring 2021 anime season is approaching fast, and we can't wait for you to check out the latest Funimation co-production, Combatants Will Be Dispatched! And thanks to our incredible partners at KADOKAWA, we have some additional info to share...

KonoSuba Creator’s Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Comes to Funimation This April, First PV Released

Look, it's simple: This world doesn't need *two* evil organizations! Based on the popular light novel series of the same name, Combatants Will Be Dispatched! is officially headed to Funimation this April as a co-production with KADOKAWA. From the...

Skate-Leading Stars to Stream Exclusively on Funimation Before Japan! ⛸

In the fictional competitive team sport, skate-leading, teamwork and rivalry is everything. Get ready to enter the figure skating sport world in Skate-Leading Stars as it joins the Funimation January 2021 anime season lineup! The story follows high schooler Kensei Maeshima who...

The Works of Kunihiko Ikuhara: From Utena to Sarazanmai

By Kathleen Townsend There are few creators with an acclaimed and powerful singular vision as anime director Kunihiko Ikuhara. In utilizing strong themes like identity and a style that often lingers in the surreal, Ikuhara-san has produced some of the...

The Gripping Power of Toradora!

By Kathleen Townsend I’ve introduced a lot of people I know to anime, but there’s only one series that had them sitting entranced through all of it that very same day. May I introduce...Toradora! Now, I’m not always a huge rom-com...

Sing a Bit of Harmony: Funimation to Co-Produce Beautiful New Anime Film

We're excited to reveal the beautiful Sing a Bit of Harmony, an original anime film that will be co-produced by Funimation. The film tells the story of a new transfer student interested in her surroundings, and the songs that bring happiness...

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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...