Leading anime distributor Funimation hosted a live streamed Fall 2020 Season Preview to unveil their lineup of new and returning series coming to its streaming service along with home video releases, merchandise and more.
With more than 35 new and returning titles, the two-hour event offered fans a sneak peek at Funimation’s biggest season while delivering something for every anime fan.
Funimation is exhibiting at Festival of Licensing, the month-long virtual celebration of the global licensing industry, which takes place online Oct. 6-29. It’s free to register and attend via www.festivaloflicensing.com.
Streaming media highlights of the announcement include:
- “Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town?” is coming to Funimation January 2021;
- Funimation is dubbing “Black Clover” season four this Fall;
- A dubbed version of “One Piece” season ten, voyage four, dub will be available on Microsoft and PSN Digital Storefronts for download on Oct. 27; and
- A dubbed version of “Goblin Slayer: Goblin’s Crown” will stream on Funimation on Oct. 30;
More anime from VIZ Media’s catalog is also coming to Funimation such as “Death Note,” “Ranma 1/2,” “One Punch Man” season one (sub only), “Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow,” “Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel” and “Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom;”
Funimation will debut co-viewing watch parties this fall as well. Titles available for watch parties include:
- “The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc;”
- “Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World;”
- “KING’s RAID: Successors of the Will;”
- “Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon;”
- “The Day I Became a God;”
- “Talentless Nana;”
- “Ikebukuro West Gate Park;”
- “The Gymnastics Samurai;”
- “By the Grace of the Gods;”
- “Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear;” and
- “Adachi and Shimamura.”
Items coming to the Funimation shop include:
- Baby Deku Figure, which is available in the Funimation Shop on Oct. 5;
- “Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious” LE with an English and Japanese drama CD, an 80-page art book with an exclusive manga, a lenticular art card and three filmstrip bookmarks are available for pre-order now and releases on Nov. 10;
- “Dr. STONE” season one part two LE includes a 152-page art book, three character keychains, exclusive art cards and stickers is available for pre-order now and releases on Dec. 1;
- “Violet Evergarden” Complete Series LE includes a 200-page art book, four art cards and sticker sheet is available for pre-order now and releases on Dec. 8; and
- “AKIRA” 4K LE includes a 40-page booklet complete with interviews, the “AKIRA” timeline and exclusive essays analyzing the film is available for pre-order now and releases on Dec. 22.