Navarre Corp.’s FUNimation Ent. has acquired several anime titles from anime distributor Central Park Media for broadcast on the FUNimation Channel. The titles, including Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie and the modern classic Grave of the Fireflies, will debut as part of a new movie block on Saturday, May 5, at 8 p.m. (ET).
Other Central Park Media properties joining the FUNimation lineup include the Record of Lodoss Wars series, Roujin Z, the Project A-ko series, Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer.
Established to expose a wider audience to FUNimation’s anime portfolio and Japanese animation in general, the FUNimation Channel is available to video service providers across the nation as a 24/7 linear channel and as syndicated programming through OlympuSAT, a distributor of independent digital programming networks.
A full list and descriptions of the titles FUNimation acquired from Central Park, as well as additional information on the FUNimation Channel, can be found at www.funimationchannel.com.