Posts Tagged ‘FUNimation’

FLCL (Fooly Cooly)

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 3 — A License Rescue

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 3 — A License Rescue With day three, FUNimation returns to anime and a license rescue, this time of the six-episode wacky OVA series FLCL, aka: Fooly Cooly. I remember watching this back when it appeared on Cartoon Network (one of the last dubs I’d watch). This was one insane

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Kamui Gaiden

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 2 — Still No Anime

In their second day of the 2010 Roll-out Riot, FUNimation announced two more live-action movies, bringing a total of seventeen new licenses to FUNimation’s library and neither of them anime. The first is Kamui (aka: Kamui Gaiden) and the second is RoboGeisha. Kamui Gaiden looks kind of interesting to me, so I might check that

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Invincible Shaolin

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 1 — Some Fans Are Rioting

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 1 FUNimation starts the new year by announcing they have “acquired 15 films from the Kung Fu Masters the Shaw Brothers.” Not really my thing since I’m not into kung fu stuff nor Chinese stuff (just a matter of personal tastes is all). However, I did notice the reaction of

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CLAMP X Arashi

FUNimation Announcements at New York Anime Festival

At the New York Anime Festival FUNimation Industry Panel, FUNimation announced that they have licensed X and X OVA. This is another Geneon license rescue and will use the original dub. Thanks to Tsubasa -RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE-, I do have some mild interest in seeing the anime adaptation of CLAMP’s X, but I don’t think I

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Sailor Moon

FUNimation Asks, "Would you like ‘Sailor Moon’ redubbed?" (Oh, and some other titles too.)

On FUNimation’s blog, they are doing a survey to see which anime titles you’d be interested in seeing them license. Among the choices are redub of Sailor Moon. ^_^ I know there has been keen interest in bringing Sailor Moon back to the U.S. since all the rights were pulled from ADV. Now, this doesn’t

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FUNimation Gets Some Old School Anime! (oh, and some not so old school stuff too)

As reported on ANN, FUNimation is going to start a “digital distribution” of several titles including Air Master, Pretty Cure, Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock, Digimon Adventure 02, Slam Dunk, and Fist of the North Star. These will all be on FUNimation’s video site for streaming but no word on whether there will be a

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FUNimation Hiring New Staff!

After the cuts in staff at the begining of the year, FUNimation is now hiring again. Here are some openings for those interested. Systems Admin/SQL Development Accountant Marketing Brand Manager I asked about the jobs and FUNimation told me that, “…things are still rolling pretty good here. Anime is still selling very well despite the

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Save Me! Lollipop

Save Me! Lollipop (FUNimation DVD Review)

Mamotte! Lollipop (FUNimation DVD Review) まもって!ロリポップ Save Me! Lollipop ***SPOILERS*** Save Me! Lollipop is an anime based on the manga Mamotte! Lollipop (the original Japanese name) by KIKUTA Michiyo-sensei. The story centers around a young junior high school girl named Nina, who accidentally swallows what she thinks is a piece of hard candy that came

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