Anime News! FUNimation and Crunchyroll new partnership!

Big news for anime fans!

Announced today, the North American licensor and distributor FUNimation and  Media distribution company Crunchyroll will be partnering up together to increase more streaming opportunists, broadcast dubs and home video distribution for anime. It will only be for people in North America. Here is what is already planned:

Cross-streaming Opportunities

Starting today Crunchyroll announced that they will be streaming the subtitled summer anime from FUNimation. The titles are D. Gray-Man Hallow, First Love Monster, and Puzzle & Dragon X. Crunchyroll will be streaming anime from FUNimation such as Cowboy Bebop, Psycho-Pass, and Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash. Only for FUNimationNOW, fans will also be able to watch Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club and Testament of Sister New Devil in a few weeks.

Broadcast Dub Production

For FUNimationNow users, anime like 91 Days, Mob Psycho 100 and Orange will have broadcast dubs for the viewers and more anime will get broadcast dubs.

Home Video Distribution

FUNimation, with help of Crunchyroll, will also releasing anime with English Subs and Dubs. The following anime will get a English Dub treatment:

  • Ace Attorney
  • Alderamin on the Sky
  • Bungo Stray Dogs
  • JOKER GAME
  • Kabanrei of the Iron Fortress
  • ReLIFE

There is a lot to cover for this new and I will let you all read it about through the hyperlink above. This is a new age of anime!

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6 thoughts on “Anime News! FUNimation and Crunchyroll new partnership!

  1. First time I saw Crunchyroll tweeting about this partnership, I was taken aback. I didn’t see this coming. At all. I was so shocked. I didn’t dare celebrate yet. What if it was a prank? But it’s September now, not April. It only sank in when I got a newsletter from Funimation talking about this partnership with Crunchyroll. More power to them, but I hope they keep their prices competitive & affordable to us fans.

    • Yeah this was very surprising. I didn’t think this was going to happen. Now with the official news, we can safely say it’s true. I sense that a lot more anime will be released than ever with the partnership. That’s true what you said, I didn’t think about it. I hope they don’t bite more than they can chew.

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