Posts Tagged ‘FUNimation’

Dance in the Vampire Bund

The “Dance in the Vampire Bund” Edit Controversy and the Larger Problem Here

As most everyone following anime knows by now, FUNimation licensed the series Dance in the Vampire Bund, then shortly afterward announced the unthinkable — they will be editing the series not only for streaming and other distribution methods, but also for the DVD (and Blu-ray if they do it) release. So, assuming FUNimation doesn’t change

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Sgt. Frog

TokyoPop’s Year of Sgt. Frog

TokyoPop’s Year of Sgt. Frog The folks over at TokyoPop are running a pretty big Sgt. Frog/Keroro Gunsou promotional sweepstakes with quite a bit of gear to be given away including the new volume of the manga, the anime, cardboard cutouts, and more. You’ll need to get entered immediately, no later than 11:59 p.m. PST,

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Seiken no Blacksmith (The Sacred Blacksmith)

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 5 — Two More New Anime Titles

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 5 — Two More New Anime Titles FUNimation ends its Roll-out Riot week by licensing two titles I’d actually heard of — Axis Powers Hetalia and The Sacred Blacksmith (aka: Seiken no Blacksmith). For Sacred Blacksmith, I came to know the series because of this humorous image. I love Chiaki

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Zettai Shougeki ~Platonic Heart~

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 4 — Two New Anime Titles

FUNimation’s 2010 Roll-out Riot: Day 4 — Two New Anime Titles FUNimation scores two anime titles I’d never heard of — the TV series Jyushin Enbu Hero Tales and Master of Martial Hearts (aka: Zettai Shougeki ~Platonic Heart~), a five-episode ecchi OVA series. Jyushin Enbu looks like a typical shounen action series and since the

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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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