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Funimation Unveils 25+ Series Fall 2021 Line-Up

Leading anime streamer’s massive new programming slate offers something for every kind of fan.

Funimation has unveiled its complete Fall 2021 lineup of top titles, including new content for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen, Platinum End, My Senpai is Annoying, Deep Insanity THE LOST CHILD, and many more. Additionally, JUJUTSU KAISEN has made its debut on Funimation for the first time this month! The massive programming slate includes more than 25 titles ranging from returning favorite Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation and Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon to thrilling new series like Ranking of Kings, The Heike Story, and The Vampire Dies in No Time. With such a variety of series to choose fresh from Japan, the streamer’s Fall anime season looks to have something for everyone.

“With so many incredible established brands such as Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation and Yashahime returning, as well as exciting new favorites, we’re looking forward to a Fall season of anime like no other for Funimation,” says Asa Suehira, Chief Content Officer of Funimation Global Group. “This season is going to be next-level for anime globally and Funimation continues to be the home to welcome fans to our anime community. And there is more to announce in the days ahead!”

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Now check out the full list of new and returning titles and episode premiere dates coming this fall:

New to Funimation Fall 2021

The Heike Story – A young orphan named Biwa is taken in by the powerful Taira Clan after their leader witnesses her extraordinary psychic abilities. Unfortunately, what she predicts is a future of bloodshed, violence, and civil war. (Simulcast began September 15)

Selection Project – Suzune Miyama has been sick since childhood, but always used idol Akari Amasawa’s music for courage through hard times. Now in her final year of junior high, Suzune is auditioning against thousands of contestants to become one of nine chosen idols in the “Selection Project”. Can she follow in her icon’s footsteps? (Simulcast began October 1)

MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO – Anything can happen in Neo San Francisco: monster attacks, retro-future tech, town-thumping tunes! When these monsters threaten to harsh the vibe of this city, DJ pumps up the jams to transform Muteki into Muteking, the dancing hero. (Simulcast began October 2) 

Mieruko-chan – She can see dead people…she just chooses to ignore them. That’s Miko’s plan, anyway, but it doesn’t seem to be working for her in this love letter to the horror genre that will send shivers down your spine. (Simulcast began October 3)

Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut – Funimation Exclusive – Two superpowers’ space race spawns a secret project. A human overseer and vampire subject must achieve an experimental mission to the stars. (Simulcast began October 3)

Tesla Note – Funimation Exclusive –After a strange incident, a descendant of ninjas raised to be the ultimate agent is recruited on a mission to recover crystals that preserved Nikola Tesla’s inventions within them. With the fate of the world at stake, the fight for the shards begins. (Simulcast began October 3) 

JUJUTSU KAISEN – When Yuji Itadori a high school student with amazing physical abilities, eats a special grade cursed object, “Sukuna's Finger,” and curses himself. In order to save his schoolmate, he must transfer to an institution that specializes in curses to exorcise it. With no way of turning back, his fierce tale begins to unfold... (Full series made available October 4) 

The Vampire Dies in No Time – Funimation Exclusive – Legendary vampire hunter Ronaldo finds an unlikely ally in Draluc, the world’s weakest vampire who turns to dust at the slightest attack. Together they’re in for more hilarious misadventures than you can shake a stake at. (Simulcast began October 4)

Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress Season 2 – Yu-yu Kondo loses to Tohya Ebata, and the banner that symbolizes Team Blackout goes up in ashes-- their leader Danji Momoyama returns and challenges Tohya to a Vanguard fight ends in a clear victory for Danji. (Simulcast continued October 4) 

AMAIM Warrior at the Borderline – After world tyrants conquer Japan, a young freedom fighter and his mech ignite the flames of rebellion within its oppressed people! (Simulcast began October 4)

Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside – After being betrayed by the Hero’s party, Red hopes to start anew by opening an apothecary in a small town. He wants to keep his past life secret, but it won’t be easy… especially when a beautiful adventurer from his past asks to move in. (Simulcast began October 6)

Drowning Sorrows in Raging Fire (Lie Huo Jiao Chou) – New director of a supernatural department, Xuan Ji meets thousand-year-old Sheng Lingyuan, an encounter that leads to a bigger conspiracy. (Simulcast began October 6) 

PuraOre! ~Pride of Orange~ – Funimation Exclusive – Manaka’s competitive spirit ignites when she discovers ice hockey! Even though she’s a rookie, she’s got her sights set on Nikko City’s hockey team, where girls aim for the top as they compete in this full-contact sport. (Simulcast began October 6) 

Taisho Otome Fairy Tale – Shima Tamahiko is a self-proclaimed pessimist who hates the world, and with good reason—he’s been exiled to the countryside by his wealthy family because of his disability. But his lonely life is turned upside down by the arrival of Tachibana Yuzuki, his arranged bride. (Simulcast began October 8)

VISUAL PRISON – Funimation Exclusive – For years now the artists behind worldly culture and music have secretly been vampires, including those who produce Visual Kei. Now the beautiful immortals have gathered in Harajuku to compete for a grand prize: Immense power. (Simulcast began October 8) 

Platinum End – Kakehashi Mirai lost his parents in an accident and lived in misery, having lost hope in everything, he jumped off the roof of a building on the day of his middle school graduation. But then he met an angel… (Simulcast began October 7) 

My Senpai is Annoying – Funimation Exclusive – Being seen as a full-fledged business woman isn’t easy for Futaba Igarashi when her senpai, Harumi Takeda, treats her like a kid. As mishaps ensue, she’ll find herself growing closer with her loudmouth senpai. (Simulcast began October 9) 

BUILD-DIVIDE -#000000- CODE BLACK – Everything is decided by Build-Divide and it's the King who reigns, but Teruto vows to defeat him in order to be granted his heart’s desire. (Simulcast began October 9) 

Ancient Girl’s Frame – When monstrous creatures from deep space terrorize earth, a chosen group of soldiers called the Ancient Girls must protect everyone. Trained to pilot specialized mecha, Gs Frames, these girls are humanity’s last hope. (Simulcast began October 10)

RUMBLE GARANNDOLL – Conquered by alternate-world invaders, Japan has become a shadow of what it once was. Manga, anime, idols, and more are censored or so it seems, and in the less-than-legal stores of Akihabara, Hosomichi joins a group of female freedom fighters made up of pilots and otakus. (Simulcast began October 11) 

Deep Insanity THE LOST CHILD – When a mysterious illness has put millions in comas; Daniel Kai Shigure searches for cure in an underground realm in Antarctica. Strange creatures make up its population, and undiscovered natural resources make it a gold mine for treasure hunters. (Simulcast began October 12) 

KAGINADO – In this crossover anime fan-favorite characters from Kanon, Air, CLANNAD, Little Busters!, Rewrite, and more start the school year together in a new world where anything is possible. (Simulcast began October 12) 

Ranking of Kings – Funimation Exclusive – Unable to hear, speak, or wield a sword, Prince Bojji doesn’t seem like a typical heir to the throne—and his kingdom agrees. But his fateful encounter with Kage, a shadow on the ground, begins an adventure and form a bond that can overcome any obstacle. (Simulcast began October 14) 

Returning to Funimation Fall 2021

Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon–The Second Act – Long-lost twins Towa and Setsuna reunite after 10 years to discover that they are the half-demon daughters of the great demon Sesshomaru. (Simulcast began October 2)

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 2nd cour – Rudy, Eris, and Ruijerd head for Asura Kingdom in search of answers. Meanwhile, Roxy sets out across the Demon Continent to find Rudy. (Simulcast began October 3) 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc – A seven-episode arc that adapts the popular film with a never-before-seen original episode of Kyojuro Rengoku taking on a new mission on the way to the Mugen Train. (Simulcast began October 10) 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc – Immediately following the Mugen Train arc, the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc introduces a new major demon, Daki, who the young adventurers must contend with. (Simulcast begins December 5)

Continuing from Summer 2021

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2 – With Rimuru and the Jura Tempest Federation recovering from dark events that unfolded, will they punish the Demon Lord Clayman? (SimulDub™ is ongoing)

One Piece – With a loyal crew by his side, Monkey D. Luffy won't drop anchor until he's claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: One Piece! (Simulcast and Dub ongoing)

Obey Me! – Lucifer, Satan, and the other five princes of hell: how will these brothers handle everyday lives at their demon academy? (Simulcast is ongoing)

Scarlet Nexus – Funimation Exclusive – Saved by the Other Suppression Force as a child, psychokinetic Yuito enlists in the elite team while prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities to fight Earth’s enemy. (Simulcast and SimulDub are ongoing)

For the full line-up including air dates and times, visit Funimation.

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