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Sony TV to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority in leading anime distributor Funimation Productions, subject to regulatory approval and ... Continue Reading →
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Funimation Opens Advance Tix for ‘Black Butler’ US Release

Advance ticketing is officially open for Funimation Films’ limited release of anime feature Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic. Based on the New York Times best-selling manga ... Continue Reading →
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Funimation Brings ‘Your Name.’ to NorAm Theaters in April

Writer-director Makoto Shinkai’s critically acclaimed animated blockbuster Your Name. will be coming to North American theaters on April 7, 2017 through Funimation Films. The ... Continue Reading →
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Mamoru Oshii’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Returns to Theaters Feb. 7-8

Lionsgate and Funimation Films are teaming up to bring Mamoru Oshii’s groundbreaking 1995 anime feature Ghost in the Shell back to US theaters for two-day limited engagement, ... Continue Reading →
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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Wins LAFCA Animation Award

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that Japanese entry Your Name. was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically acclaimed work of director ... Continue Reading →
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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name.’ Makes Oscar Consideration List

Funimation Films has confirmed that Japanese film Your Name. has made the official consideration list in the Best Animated Feature category for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. The box ... Continue Reading →
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BioWare, FUNimation Producing ‘Mass Effect’ Anime Movie

Video game maker BioWare and FUNimation Entertainment have begun production on an anime feature film adapted from the Mass Effect game franchise. Japanese film production company T.O ... Continue Reading →
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Investment Group Buys FUNimation for $24 million

FUNimation has new owners. The anime importing company has been sold for $24 million cash by the Navarre Corporation to an investment group lead by FUNimation president and CEO Gen ... Continue Reading →