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After it was announced yesterday, the Funimation Switch app has now launched. Find a video showcasing the different features below.

The Funimation app can be accessed digitally for Switch via the eShop.


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A few days ago, Funimation teased a new app for Switch. The news has now been officially announced with a release happening tomorrow.

The app will be offered in United States and Canada, with the United Kingdom, Ireland, Mexico, and other countries on the way. It will feature new curations, a “My Anime” page, anime launch schedule, and more.

Here’s the full announcement:

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If you’ve been hoping to easily watch anime on Switch, it looks like that will soon be possible. Funimation put out a brief video on social media teasing that it will soon be releasing a dedicated app on Nintendo’s console.

Here’s the video in question:

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FUNimation announced today that it has acquired the rights for Koei Tecmo’s Samurai Warriors anime. Fans can watch the first episode on January 11, and the show will join FUNimation’s Winter 2015 Simulcast season.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Based on the hit video game, this dramatic re-imagining of one of Japan’s most revered historical periods drops audiences into the middle of an epic battle royal. Great warriors and dashing rogues from cherished Japanese tales come to life in this rousing series. Follow along as your favorite hacking, slashing characters from the video game meet once more on the field of battle. Every deadly move you perfected in the game is recreated in the action-packed anime experience that is Samurai Warriors!


FUNimation has announced the English cast for Bayonetta: Bloody Fate. You can find the full list below:

BAYONETTA – Hellena Taylor
JEANNE – Grey DeLisle
LUKA – Yuri Lowenthal
BALDER – Grant Albrecht
RODIN – Dave Fennoy
ENZO – John Kassir
NARRATOR – Richard Epcar


FUNimation has nabbed the distribution rights for the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate full-length feature film in the United States in Canada.

A “sneak peek” of the English dub of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate will be shown at the Anime Expo early next month. Additionally, director Fuminori Kizaki will be on hand at the expo on July 5 for a special Q&A.

Here’s an official overview of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate:

From the team that brought you the Emmy nominated AFRO SAMURAI RESURRECTION, studio GONZO and internationally acclaimed director Fuminori Kizaki have come together once again to create this feature-length animated film based on the hugely popular video game franchise “BAYONETTA.” The film faithfully captures the extreme action and sexiness of the original, crafting a storyline that expands and further establishes the world of the sexy, shape shifting witch, Bayonetta.


FUNimation will be bringing out the Senran Kagura anime on July 29th.

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