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Jan 17, 2019, 13:56 ET "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" Goes Super Saiyan With #1 Box Office Opening In U.S. For Funimation Films

The North American Box Office was no match for the Dragon Ball franchise and its Super Saiyan warriors. "Dragon Ball Super: Broly," the...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:30 ET Akira Toriyama's "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" Opens Tomorrow January 16 For Its Highly Anticipated North American Theatrical Run

Starting tomorrow, moviegoers throughout North America can enjoy the eagerly awaited new movie "Dragon Ball Super: Broly," the 20th film from the...


Jul 20, 2018, 18:00 ET Anime's Hottest New Heroes To Hit The Big Screen In "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" With U.S. And Canadian Theatrical Release Set For September 25 Debut

Moments ago, during an exclusive interview with IGN, voice actors Christopher R. Sabat and Justin Briner, stars of the "My Hero Academia" series,...


Jul 14, 2017, 15:30 ET "Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry" To Cast Spell On U.S. And Canadian Audiences With Limited Theatrical Run August 14, 16, 17 & 19

Funimation Films is bringing back the wizards from "Fairy Tail" to U.S. and Canadian theaters this August to unleash a new tale of destruction!...


May 15, 2017, 16:00 ET Tickets Now On Sale For "Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic" Limited Theatrical Engagement

Funimation® Films announced today that advance tickets are now available for the upcoming release of "Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic," the newest ...


Apr 10, 2017, 18:01 ET "Your Name." Performs At North American Box Office With $1.7+ Million Opening Weekend

Funimation Films released its opening weekend results for the North American debut of its theatrical release of "Your Name." The critically acclaimed ...


Apr 07, 2017, 11:54 ET Animated Masterpiece "Your Name." Opens To Rave Reviews Across U.S. And Canada

The most talked about Japanese anime film in more than 15 years arrives in U.S. and Canadian theaters today as "Your Name.," the global box office...


Jan 17, 2017, 13:00 ET Makoto Shinkai Masterpiece 'Your Name.' To Open In North American Theaters April 7, 2017

Funimation Films will open Makoto Shinkai's animated blockbuster and global pop culture hit "Your Name." in North American theaters on April 7, 2017. ...


Jan 09, 2017, 11:45 ET Groundbreaking Anime "Ghost In The Shell" Returns To Theaters For Limited Engagement February 7 - 8, 2017

The "Ghost in the Shell" franchise has been entertaining audiences for more than 25 years and this February, Lionsgate and Funimation Films are...


Dec 06, 2016, 01:01 ET Makoto Shinkai's "Your Name." Wins 2016 Best Animated Film Award From Los Angeles Film Critics Association

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that "Your Name." was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically...


Nov 28, 2016, 04:55 ET "Your Name." And Director Makoto Shinkai Receive Nominations For 44th Annual Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today the nominations for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ which recognize the best...


Nov 07, 2016, 12:30 ET Makoto Shinkai's "Your Name." Makes Official Consideration List For 89th Annual Academy Awards

Funimation® Films confirmed today that the Japanese film "Your Name." has made the official Oscar consideration list in the Best Animated Feature...


Oct 11, 2016, 11:00 ET "SHIN GODZILLA" Roars Into Theaters Tonight For Limited Engagement October 11 - 18

The signature roar of Godzilla, King of the Monsters, will echo throughout North America tonight when "SHIN GODZILLA" opens in theaters. Funimation...


Oct 05, 2016, 11:30 ET Funimation Films Set To Bring "One Piece Film: Gold" - Biggest 'One Piece' Movie Ever - To North America On January 10 - 17, 2017

Anime and "One Piece" fans across North America were thrilled today upon hearing the news that Funimation® Films has acquired the highly-anticipated, ...


Sep 02, 2016, 02:35 ET "SHIN GODZILLA" Stomps Across North America This October

The iconic science fiction monster Godzilla makes land fall in the U.S. and Canada this October with the North American theatrical release of "SHIN...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:00 ET Funimation Films Secures Rights To "SHIN GODZILLA" Movie Throughout The Americas

Last night in a surprise announcement to fans at San Diego Comic Con 2016, Funimation® Films announced its acquisition of the live action film "SHIN...


Apr 21, 2016, 12:30 ET Tickets Now On Sale For Project Itoh's "Harmony"

On the heels of yesterday's limited theatrical engagement of "The Empire of Corpses," Funimation® Films announced today that advance tickets are now...


Mar 30, 2016, 02:47 ET Tickets Now On Sale For Project Itoh's "The Empire Of Corpses"

Funimation® Films announced today that advanced tickets for the English dub release of Project Itoh's "The Empire of Corpses" are now available for...


Feb 09, 2016, 11:30 ET Tickets Now On Sale For "The Boy and The Beast"

Funimation® Films announced today that advanced tickets for "The Boy and The Beast" are now available for purchase via the official film microsite at ...