Funimation


Sony’s Funimation buys anime distributor

Sony Pictures Television’s anime subsidiary Funimation has acquired UK anime distributor Manga Entertainment.  Manga is already a long-term partner of Funimation and currently distributes anime across Blu-ray/DVDs, broadcast, theatrical and digital. Many of Manga’s titles will now become available for streaming in the UK and Ireland on anime streaming platform FunimationNow. The titles will include […]

Sony Pictures buys distributor Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a “substantial” majority stake in Funimation Productions, in a deal that values the Japanese anime distributor at around US$150 million. Funimation, which sells Japanese content in the US, has a catalogue of toons that includes Dragon Ball Z, Cowboy Bebop and One Piece, and operates […]