Apps & Software

Funimation launches mobile app for HD anime on the go

If you love anime series and films then you have most likely heard of Funimation. The studio has been a leader in anime-streaming for the past few years, and today the company has unveiled FunimationNow for mobile smartphones and tablets.

Starting today, subscribers will enjoy unlimited, ad-free HD streaming access to Funimation’s expansive library of hit anime television and film properties, both subbed and dubbed, including “Dragon Ball Z,” “Attack on Titan,” “Fairy Tail,” “Cowboy Bebop,” “Assassination Classroom” and more.

The service will be available on iOS, Android, Kindle, and Windows 10 devices. FunimationNow provides fans with unparalleled access to the hottest new simulcasts while also providing subscribers access to a vast catalog of classic anime television shows and films.

In today’s announcement the company stated, “The mobile launch of FunimationNow marks the unfolding of a new chapter for Funimation Entertainment, who has long been known as the industry leader in North American anime Blu-ray and DVD sales year after year. FunimationNow represents the next generation in subscription streaming services, which, when fully launched by summer 2016, will unify social engagement, e-commerce and video streaming into a single destination for fans, delivering a fully immersive and seamless experience.”

Mike DuBoise, Chief Operating Officer of Funimation said, “The introduction of the FunimationNow all-new mobile apps is our way of giving our loyal fans what they have always wanted and deserve — a high-quality, immersive, and seamless experience.”

DuBoise added, “Now featuring Airplay and Chromecast support, episode sync across devices and marathoning, among other great enhancements, we made sure to load our mobile experience with the features our fans have been asking for.”

The all-new FunimationNow app will also be coming to Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV “shortly” according to the company. A Fully re-designed game console app updates for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Roku devices will debut in May 2016, along with a fully redesigned Funimation website for streaming on laptops and desktops.