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FunimationCon 2020 Reveals Program Highlights for July 3-4 Virtual Event

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 3:13pm

Free event will bring the anime community together for a virtual celebration featuring panels, cosplay, and special streamed performance from the 2019 SACRA Music Festival. 

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Funimation and Bigscreen Bring 30+ Anime Films to VR

Virtual anime movie theater to kick off May 1 with special weekend of live film screenings starting with fan favorite, ‘Your Name.’ 

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‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Goes Super Saiyan With #1 U.S. Box Office Opening for Funimation

Twentieth feature film from Dragon Ball Franchise earns record $7 million+ and takes top spot at box office with $5,695 per-screen average.

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Akira Toriyama’s ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Opens January 16

Twentieth film from the iconic Dragon Ball anime franchise will debut in 1,260 theaters across the U.S. and Canada including 180 digital premium large format screens as a special opening-day-only presentation at select IMAX and Cinemark XD locations.

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Hulu, Funimation Expand Anime Partnership in New Multi-Year Deal

In Hulu’s largest deal for anime programming to date, Funimation to become a primary supplier for Hulu’s subtitled and dubbed content for popular series including ‘Tokyo Ghoul,’ ‘Attack on Titan’ and ‘My Hero Academia.’

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A New Milestone for Chinese Feature Animation: ‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Arrives in North America

Twelve years in the making, epic fantasy adventure written, produced and directed by animators Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang is hailed as the forefront of the burgeoning Chinese animation industry.

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Sony to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga to retain minority stake in the business valued at approximately $150 million, with a catalog that includes popular titles such as ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop,’ ‘One Piece,’ ‘My Hero Academia’ and ‘Attack on Titan.’

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Box Office Report: ‘Boss Baby’ Reigns, ‘Your Name’ Sees $1.6M U.S. Debut

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ tops the domestic box office for the second consecutive week, earning $26.4 million; Funimation release ‘Your Name’ makes $1.6 million domestic debut.

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Makoto Shinkai Shines at Screening & Appearance for ‘Your Name’

The director of Japan’s biggest box office hit of the year greets fans at the Los Angeles Laemmle Music Hall on Saturday night, speaking about his creative process and the inspirations behind his characters and their stories.

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‘Your Name’ Becomes Third-Highest-Grossing Japanese Film of All Time

Director Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime feature has earned $196 million at the Japanese box office, passing Studio Ghibli’s ‘Princess Mononoke’ to become the third-highest-grossing film of all time.

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Funimation Sets Oscar-Qualifying Run for ‘Your Name’

Japan’s highest-grossing film of 2016 will screen December 2-8 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles, to be followed by an official North American wide theatrical release planned for early 2017.

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New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Previews 2016 Feature Slate

Running Feb. 26-March 20, animated feature slate includes special preview screenings of Funimation’s ‘The Boy and The Beast’ and Mark Osborne’s ‘The Little Prince.’