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Funimation (formerly known as Funimation Productions and Funimation Entertainment, and usually stylized as FUNimation) is an American entertainment company.

HistoryEdit

Originally founded in 1994 by Gen Fukunaga and his wife, the company became a subsidiary of Navarre Corporation on May 11, 2005. In April 2011, Navarre sold Funimation to a group of investors including Gen Fukunaga for $24 million. Around the same time, the company's trademark ball, star & blue bar were dropped from its logo as well as the word "entertainment" dropped from its name to simply be called "Funimation". Funimation produces, markets, and distributes anime and other entertainment properties in the United States and international markets. The company is headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas. Funimation is a portmanteau of the English words fun and animation.

Anime seriesEdit

First LicensedEdit

TV Series
Title Eps. Funimation Start Funimation End Original Start Original End
Dragon Ball Z 291 September 13, 1996 April 7, 2003 April 26, 1989 January 31, 1996
Blue Gender 26 October 16, 2001 January 28, 2003 October 7, 1999 March 30, 2000
Yu Yu Hakusho 112 February 23, 2002 April 1, 2006 October 10, 1992 January 7, 1995
Fruits Basket 26 October 29, 2002 May 27, 2003 July 5, 2001 December 27, 2001
Dragon Ball GT 64 November 14, 2003 April 16, 2005 February 7, 1996 November 19, 1997
Case Closed 123 May 24, 2004 May 12, 2009 January 8, 1996 November 9, 1998
Fullmetal Alchemist 51 November 6, 2004 March 18, 2006 October 4, 2003 October 2, 2004
Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning 25 November 9, 2004 August 16, 2005 October 1, 2002 March 25, 2003
Grappler Baki 48 June 14, 2005 February 27, 2007 January 8, 2001 December 24, 2001
Kodomo no Omocha 51 June 28, 2005 June 5, 2007 April 5, 1996 March 28, 1997
Black Butler 24 January 11, 2011 March 8, 2011 October 3, 2008 March 26, 2009
D.Gray-man 103 March 31, 2009 Ongoing October 3, 2006 September 30, 2008
Sgt. Frog 78 September 22, 2009 August 23, 2011 April 3, 2004 September 30, 2005
Soul Eater 51 February 9, 2010 July 27, 2010 April 7, 2008 March 30, 2009
Toriko 147 April 3, 2011 March 30, 2014 April 3, 2011 March 30, 2014
Fairy Tail ??? November 22, 2011 Ongoing October 12, 2009 Ongoing
STEINS;GATE 24 September 25, 2012 September 25, 2012 April 6, 2011 September 14, 2011
Code:Breaker 13 October 7, 2012 December 30, 2012 October 7, 2012 December 30, 2012
Black Butler II 12 April 3, 2012 April 3, 2012 July 1, 2010 September 17, 2010
Attack on Titan ??? April 7, 2013 Ongoing April 7, 2013 Ongoing
Danganronpa: The Animation 13 July 4, 2013 September 26, 2013 July 4, 2013 September 26, 2013
The Heroic Legend of Arslan 25 August 23, 2016 November 8, 2016 April 5, 2015 September 27, 2015
Deadman Wonderland 12 June 28, 2013 June 28, 2013 April 16, 2011 July 2, 2011
Unbreakable Machine Doll 12 October 7, 2013 December 29, 2013 October 7, 2013 December 29, 2013
Boku no Hero Academia ?? April 3, 2016 Ongoing April 3, 2016 Ongoing
Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School 13 July 11, 2016 September 29, 2016 July 11, 2016 September 29, 2016
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 12 March 7, 2017 March 7, 2017 April 9, 2011 June 22, 2011
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 2 12 March 7, 2017 March 7, 2017 October 7, 2011 December 23, 2011
Black Clover ?? October 3, 2017 Ongoing October 3, 2017 Ongoing
Films
Title Funimation Release Date Original Release Date
Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone November 25, 1997 July 15, 1989
Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might March 17, 1998 July 7, 1990
Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest May 26, 1998 March 10, 1990
Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug August 7, 2001 March 9, 1991
Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge January 22, 2002 July 20, 1991
Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler August 13, 2002 March 7, 1992
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13! February 4, 2003 July 11, 1992
Dragon Ball: The Path to Power April 29, 2003 March 2, 1996
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan August 26, 2003 March 6, 1993
Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound August 17, 2004 July 10, 1993
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming April 5, 2005 March 12, 1994
Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly September 13, 2005 July 9, 1994
Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn March 28, 2006 March 4, 1995
Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon August 22, 2006 July 15, 1995
Case Closed: The Time-Bombed Skyscraper October 3, 2006 April 19, 1997
Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target November 20, 2007 April 18, 1998
Case Closed: The Last Wizard of the Century December 15, 2009 April 17, 1999
Case Closed: Captured in Her Eyes December 29, 2009 April 22, 2000
Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven January 19, 2010 April 21, 2001
Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street February 16, 2010 April 20, 2002
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods August 5, 2014 March 30, 2013
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" April 11, 2015 April 11, 2015

Re-licensedEdit

TV Series
Title Eps. Funimation Start Funimation End Original Start Original End
Dragon Ball 153 September 9, 1995 December 1, 2003 February 26, 1986 April 19, 1989
Crayon Shin-chan 78 August 19, 2006 September 27, 2011 November 13, 1995 ????
One Piece ??? September 29, 2007 Ongoing October 20, 1999 Ongoing
Black Lagoon 13 August 19, 2008 August 19, 2008 April 8, 2006 June 24, 2006
Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage 13 August 19, 2008 August 19, 2008 October 2, 2006 December 18, 2006
Air Gear ??? ???? ???? ???? ????
Slam Dunk ??? ???? ???? October 2, 1993 December 18, 1996
Films
Title Funimation Release Date Original Release Date
Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies 1995 December 20, 1986
Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle 1998 July 18, 1987
Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure 2000 July 9, 1988
Yu Yu Hakusho December 13, 2011 July 10, 1993

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