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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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FUNimation Forums Down

FUNimation forums are down. FUNimation is looking into the issue even as I write. I’ll make updates as I hear them. Update 1 (6pm MT): A technician has been dispatched to work the issue. Site may be down for a few more hours. More updates as I know them. Originally posted at astronerdboy.blogspot.com . If

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FUNimation Breaks Out the EVA Units by Licensing "Evangeion 1.0"

Well, as expected, FUNimation has now licensed the movie Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone. I’m most certainly looking forward to getting to watch this movie, having enjoyed the original TV series as a whole. This is a title that I could see FUNimation actually trying to get into theaters, at least for a short

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Ha!Ha!Ha! FUNimation Has Fun With Wailing Fans and Licenses Soul Eater Anyway

FUNimation clearly had the clue laid out which indicated that they had Soul Eater. However, they threw everyone a curve with two distro-licenses for Geneon rather than announce Soul Eater as EVERYONE with an opinion figured. Oh the weeping and wailing and nashing of teeth that happened when Soul Eater didn’t appear with the previous

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Samurai Champloo

FUNimation Goes Warring State Hip-Hop with a "Samurai Champloo" Distribution License

FUNimation Goes Warring State Hip-Hop with a “Samurai Champloo” Distribution License FUNimation pulls another surprise “distro-only” announcement with Samurai Champloo. What?! Josh is on the case and has already reported that Lance from FUNimation has hinted there will be more licenses today since there are 24-hours within December 31st. *lol* I’m not sure about Soul

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FUNimation to Distribute Gungrave and Explains Why So Many License Rescues.

With FUNimation haven taken several titles completely away from Geneon, Geneon proves they are not totally out of the game as FUNimation only has a distribution license for Geneon’s Gungrave title. From a personal perspective, it is a little disappointing that FUNimation didn’t get the license free and clear as they did with the Geneon

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Oh, and FUNimation has Slayers Evolution-R Too

FUNimation sent me a heads-up (along with ANN and possibly other places) that they have Slayers Evolution-R as well as Slayers Revolution. Right now, there’s no word on how this will be released or even if FUNimation will use the “Slayers Evolution-R” name. Personally, I hope they do to keep it in line with how

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