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In This Corner of the World – Official U.S. Movie Trailer
Experience the critically-acclaimed World War II drama about life in Hiroshima, that has touched audiences worldwide. In select US theaters beginning August 11th...

The award-winning story of IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows a young lady named Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during World War II. Her perseverance and courage underpin this heart-warming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese in the midst of a violent, war-torn country. This beautiful yet poignant tale shows that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives.

Funimation Sets December Anime DVD/BD Release Slate
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Funimation Sets December Anime DVD/BD Release Slate

December is coming up quicker than a lot of really realize and another sign of it is that Funimation has put out their list of what’s coming out that month. The list breaks us down with titles that they’re distributing and dubbing for Crunchyroll and then their slate of shows. The…

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Here’s the sub I made for SELF CONTROL!! from St. Snow. I’ve only used MovieMaker once or twice before, so sorry for possible potato quality. Translations taken from the LL! wikia.

Additional Rights Acquired for Date A Live, Red Data Girl, Karneval, and Code:Breaker

Flower Mound, TX (Feb. 21, 2014) – FUNimation announced today that they have acquired the home video rights to the following anime series: Date A Live, Red Data Girl, Karneval, and Code:Breaker. Please see below for additional information on each title.

 From the studio that brought you Cat Planet Cuties and the director of Jormungand comes a hilarious new series. Watch what happens when dating sims and reality shows collide in Date A Live.

 Date A Live synopsis:

 30 years ago, a disaster known as a spacequake obliterated the center of Eurasia without warning, leaving 150 million corpses in its wake. Ever since that day, mankind has lived in constant fear of the spontaneously recurring spacequakes.

 One day, an ordinary high school boy named Shido Itsuka discovers a mysterious girl at ground zero of a recent spacequake. Shido learns, through the help of his sister Kotori, that the girl is one of the Spirits: mystical creatures responsible for the genesis of the spacequakes. As captain of the anti-Spirit airship Ratatoskr, Kotori recruits Shido to help “seal” the sprits, thus ending their threat to mankind.

 There’s just one catch: the only way to seal a spirit – is to make her fall in love with you.

 Date A Live will be available in June 2014. Catch up on episodes on http://funimation.com/date-a-live

 From P.A.Works, the studio behind such beautifully rendered works as Hanasaku Iroha and Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea, comes a series where stunning animation and raw emotional power take center stage. See why Anime News Network calls Red Data Girl “one of the year’s best series.”

 Red Data Girl synopsis:

 Izumiko is a fifteen year old outcast who was raised inseclusion at an ancient shrine hidden deep within the forest. This mysterious teenager destroys any electrical device she attempts to use, and her painful shyness has left her with few, if any, friends. Her world begins to evolve after enrolling in Houjou Academy, a school home to students of supernatural origins. Accompanied by her fated guardian, the brooding monk-in-training Miyuki, Izumiko soon discovers the shocking truth about herself: she is a vessel for the spirt of a powerful and vengeful goddess from a time long since passed. As her bond with Miyuki growns stronger, the spirit lurking within Izumiko begins to awaken. Can this fragile beauty learn to control her newfound power– or will the secret she carries make her the enemy of all mankind?

 Red Data Girl will be available on DVD in June 2014.  Catch up on the series on http://funimation.com/red-data-girl

 Based on the manga by Touya Mikanagi and from the studio behind such hits as Deadman Wonderland, Michiko & Hatchin, and the Sacred Blacksmith. Karneval isa dark, twisted sideshow feature that blurs the line between fairy tale and nightmare.

 Karneval synopsis:

 Armed with only an abandoned bracelet as a clue, Nai searches for someone dear to him. After a run in with a pick-pocket named Gareki, the two find themselves involved in a government set-up that leaves them wanted criminals. Desperate and on-the-run, Nai and Gareki turn to the country’s most powerful defense organization – “Circus” – for help.

 Karneval will be available in June 2014.  Watch episodes on http://funimation.com/karneval

 From the director of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and the studio behind .hack//Quantum.

 Code:Breaker synopsis:

 Sakura’s normal day is interrupted by a shocking sight: people burning alive in a blue fire – even as one nearby boy remains unharmed by the flames. When Sakura meets the boy, Rei, at school, she learns he’s no simple transfer student. He’s also a Code:Breaker, a government assassin with strange powers. Troubled by Rei’s deadly secret, Sakura sets out to show him the importance of life.

 Code:Breaker will be available on BD/DVD Combo in June 2014. Check out episodes on http://funimation.com/codebreaker

Splash into summer with the Free! Dub and #FreeSwimMeet!

More big news for Free! -Eternal Summer- fans! Last week we revealed the release date for the Free! -Eternal Summer- DVD/Blu-ray release (which you can pre-order now!). We also announced that we’ll be streaming the dub for FUNimation Streaming Service subscribers early, so that fans can be the first to watch the dub ahead of the home video release. What’s the best way to drool over over dripping wet triceps…?   

A watch party with friends, of course!

FUNimation will be presenting the Free! Swim Meeta livestream watch party on June 26 at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT, hosted by Lauren Moore and members of the FUNimation team working on the release for Free! -Eternal Summer-, Roger Young, Michele Sontag, and Tara Tawater!   You can watch at Youtube.com/FUNimation!

Watch the premiere of the first dub episode on the FUNimation Streaming Service along with us. There’ll be plenty of fangirling (and fanboying!), some behind-the-scenes looks at what’s going in with Free! -Eternal Summer- at FUNimation, and giveaways of awesome, rare swimming anime prizes you can’t get anywhere else!  

And we want YOU to host your own Swim Meet!

Get with your friends, make it a party, and send us your pictures via Facebook or on Twitter using #FreeSwimMeet! We’ll share and retweet your get-togethers to the world.   Here are a few party ideas for inspiration:

  • Decorate with your favorite Free! merch, and don’t forget to invite your most athletically-inclined male friends!
  • Haru’s birthday on June 30. Turn your watch party into a birthday party with a cake for everyone’s favorite water lover!
  • Mix up some drinks (adult or otherwise—drink responsibly) with the theme colors of your favorite characters—check out our recipes below the cut!

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Vic Mignogna is cast as Rin Matsuoka

Tumblr: “Oh my god he’s super religious and ver-”
me: who cares, why does that matter
Tumblr: “He’s so rude/creepy to everyone!”
me: who cares, why does that matter
Tumblr: “Lets make a petition to HAVE THEM CHANGE THE DUB!”
me: who car- Ok, no no no. Wait a minute. Are you guys actually serious? You’re all gonna pull out the “he uses the same voice for every character” argument again? What about Todd? Hmm? Matt Mercer? Troy Baker? That is their voice. They’re called voice actors, not impressionists. Are all of you fucking fans really this butthurt about it? Do you REALLY have a reason to be? Enough of a reason to blatantly disrespect a man and AN ENTIRE INDUSTRY by making a petition to HAVE A MAN KICKED OFF THE DUB?

Here, if this is the direction that the anime community is going, I have an idea. Let’s make a petition to shut down all dubbing industries, make it so that there will be no English dubs. Let’s do it for subbing groups, too. People like the ones who made that petition and are actively slandering Vic Mignogna and his name don’t deserve to have anime in the English language, or anime at all. These people in the industry are doing work because you want it done. 

Don’t throw messages at me about Vic’s personal beliefs, whether or not he’s homophobic, his “disgusting” religion as I’ve so graciously seen it put, because I’ll be honest, I don’t fucking care. That shouldn’t matter or factor into his voice acting roles. I don’t personally care for Kanye West’s ideas or beliefs but I still listen to his music, you know?

For a community that preaches equality, you all really don’t know what that fucking word means do you?

This website makes me sick.

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Do you like dating games? What if the fate of the world rested on your ability to make girls fall in love with you? That’s exactly the predicament that Shidoh finds himself in, only the “girls” he has to make fall for him are hot alien vixens causing destructive Spatial Quakes around the city! Welcome to the world of the hit sci-fi rom-com Date A Live!

See below for the English cast and also a peek at the English dub trailer! Date A Live releases on June 10th! Click here to pre-order your copy today.

CHARACTER – ACTOR

TOHKA - Michelle Rojas
SHIDO- Josh Grelle
TONOMACHI - Nick Haley
KURUMI - Alexis Tipton
REINE - Barrett Nash
KOTORI - Bryn Apprill
YOSHINO - Tia Ballard
TAMAE - Anastasia Munoz
MANA - Felecia Angelle
ORIGAMI - Michelle Lee
KANNAZUKI - J. Michael Tatum
RYOKO - Caitlin Glass
NARRATOR - Alex Moore

 

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ADR Director – Joel McDonald
ADR Engineer – Cris George

Calling all Hetalians! We’re hosting two very special Live Stream events where we’ll be showing episodes of Hetalia: The Beautiful World back to back and live chatting about them! There will also be prizes given out!

So, join us on April 3rd and on June 12th on http://youtube.com/FUNimationLive as we watch and discuss Hetalia: The Beautiful World.

Please share and re-blog this post so we can get as many people to watch as possible!

Did we mention we’ll have prizes? Special Hetalia prizes? Cause, yeah, we will.

With the U.S Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage in every state, I can’t stop thinking about makoharu, sourin, and reigisa X3

How fitting and beautiful that on the day gay marriage becomes legal in the U.S., funimation is releasing the English dub of our favorite swimming boys ;) <3

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Since our pals at Mega64 are huge fans of Dragon Ball Z, we asked them to do their own trailer edit for #BattleofGods hitting theaters August 5th. You won’t believe what happens next!

Click here to get your tickets to see Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods in theaters!