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  ROBOTECH.COM - The Official Robotech Web Site!
In the agreement, FUNimation acquired home video, broadcast and theatrical rights to this movie that delivers the continuation that fans have been anticipating for 20 years.
FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR), is the leading company for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States.
Gen Fukunaga, founder and CEO of FUNimation Entertainment, was recently named by industry website ICv2.com as "the most powerful person in the North American anime industry".
www.robotech.com /news/viewarticle.php?id=281   (681 words)

  
  FUNimation Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
FUNimation Entertainment (previously known as FUNimation Productions) is an American entertainment company formed by Gen Fukunaga in the early 1990s to produce, merchandise and distribute anime and other entertainment properties in the United States and international markets.
FUNimation is headquartered in North Richland Hills, Texas, near Fort Worth, occupying one and a half floors of a four story office building.
FUNimation rose to prominence by acquiring the rights to the popular anime title Dragon Ball (licensed early-mid 1990's), Dragon Ball Z (licensed in the early-mid 1990s) and Dragonball GT (licensed between 2003-2004).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FUNimation   (973 words)

  
 OFFICIAL BLUE GENDER SITE
FUNimation's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not FUNimation's or is not agreed to by FUNimation in writing.
FUNimation shall be entitled, consistent with our policies regarding privacy, to use the material or any of its elements for any type of use forever, including in any media whether now known or hereafter devised.
FUNimation reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if FUNimation believes that the customer's conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of FUNimation or its affiliates.
www.bluegender.com /terms.htm   (1092 words)

  
 FANS AGAINST FUNIMATION BASHING
The thing that made FUNimation notice in the first place, is that they brought back Dragonball Z in a way that not only rekindled its fandom in America, but made it stronger than ever.
FUNimation has done as much as it can for anime fans it deserves your respect at its best and worst.
Enjoy FUNimation's dubbing, and be thankful for what they give you and what you have.
www.geocities.com /jrnuke/FAFB.html   (379 words)

  
 FUNimation Acquires 'Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles'
FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and the market share leader for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States, announced today that it has acquired rights to the feature film "Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles" from Harmony Gold.
In the agreement, FUNimation acquired home video, broadcast and theatrical rights to this movie that delivers the continuation that fans have been anticipating for 20 years.
FUNimation is very excited to be part of the team that will bring expectant fans the ending they have been waiting for in Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles."
www.tokyopop.com /292.html   (157 words)

  
 AWN Headline News
FUNimation Ent., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corp, has doubled the content on its syndicated anime block to four hours.
FUNimation is known for acquiring top-rated anime series from Japan and for developing some of North America\'s most popular anime series.
FUNimation's four-hour syndicated anime block is distributed by OlympuSAT and, along with the 24-hour anime programming on the FUNimation Channel, is available to broadcasters nationwide.
news.awn.com /index.php?ltype=top&newsitem_no=17945   (1183 words)

  
 Funimation sends out cease and desist letters... - AnimeSuki Forum
Funimation has sent a cease and desist letters regarding fansubs of number of titles that had not previously been associated with Funimation.
FUNimation is now part of Navarre which is a public company and therefore cannot announce any titles until all i's are dotted and t's crossed.
Most of these titles were already pegged for Funimation anyway so its probable that they are just waiting for the ink to dry on the contracts to announce and felt that they needed to stop distribution of them now.
forums.animesuki.com /showthread.php?t=36938   (1493 words)

  
 FUNimation Entertainment Launches FUNimation Films » PopCultureShock
FUNimation Films is another phase in FUNimation's strategy to grow the anime community and bring quality anime to entertainment audiences throughout the United States.
FUNimation Films is a monthly initiative that will bring top-rated anime features and series premiers to movie theatres across the nation.
FUNimation also announced the titles that will be featured during April and May. In April, FUNimation Films will give fans a chance to preview the upcoming Basilisk series.
popcultureshock.com /news.php?id=2941   (503 words)

  
 Funimation: A Conformist! - Anime Academy Lounge
With the relative success of the Anime Network, Funimation is launching their own channel.
Little side note about business between the ADV and Funimation channels is the fact that now that there will be a ratings battle, it might go one of two ways.
I even think funimation has a better chance of being successful, since most of the stuff the broad majority of kids like is the stuff they license.
www.animeacademy.com /forums/showthread.php?t=21180   (1156 words)

  
 FUNimation Channel - The Very Best in Quality Anime
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to FUNimation and are owned and controlled by FUNimation or by other parties that have licensed their material to FUNimation.
This agreement, disclaimers, terms, and conditions, shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.
FUNimation reserves the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of our sites and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.
www.funimationchannel.com /index.cfm?page=terms   (1086 words)

  
 FUNimation
FUNimation Entertainment (previously known as FUNimation Productions) is a company formed by Gen Fukunaga in the early 1990s to produce, merchandise and distribute anime and other entertainment properties in the United States and international markets.
FUNimation rose to prominence by acquiring the rights to the popular anime title Dragon Ball (licensed between 2000-2001), Dragon Ball Z (licensed in the early 1990s) and Dragonball GT (licensed between 2003-2004).
Apart from being stereotyped as "the company that does DBZ," Funimation's packaging of the first Fullmetal Alchemist DVD was reportedly ill-received due to the special edition tin featured a large sticker on the lid that was difficult to remove.
www.sfcrowsnest.com /scifinder/a/FUNimation.php   (818 words)

  
 Navarre Corporation :: Navarre Corporation Acquires FUNimation, and Provides Financial Update and Guidance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
FUNimation, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is recognized as a leading licensor and home video distributor of Japanese animation and entertainment for children and young adults.
The entire $140 million of the Term Loan B sub-facility was drawn by the Company at closing to finance the initial cash portion of the FUNimation acquisition and associated expenses, with the remaining balance placed into cash reserves for general corporate purposes.
After anticipated costs related to the FUNimation integration the Company anticipates fiscal 2006 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") to be between $40 million and $45 million or $1.26 to $1.42 of EBITDA per share fully diluted.
sev.prnewswire.com /entertainment/20050512/CGW05411052005-1.html   (1256 words)

  
 Tsubasa VERY PROBABLY licensed by Funimation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Unless Funimation outright denies publicly that they've licensed Tsubasa and put a license by them beyond all doubt we will no longer be involved with Tsubasa.
Funimation is second only to Tokyo Pop in bad quality of dubs and stupid decesions reguarding the making of changes to anime and the DVDs.
This is one very important thing to remember about Funimation DVD's which is why 90% of people say they still suck now is because they have 2 subitle tracks and they usually end up watching the dubtitle track and thinking "oh it sucks".
forum.live-evil.org /index.php/topic,863.0.html   (1382 words)

  
 When Funimation Attacks!
Funimation holds me at gunpoint and forces me to write fanfiction in their likeness.
In the story world, the DBZ characters try to struggle with the new lines and plot devolopment and try to escape the computer to put an end to it all.
Funimation isn't nessicarily the enemy this time, but I'm not making any promises...
www.angelfire.com /darkside/psycogotenks/funi.html   (263 words)

  
 Siliconera » Funimation
The FUNimation panel at Comic Con announced three titles that are recommended for the masses who want an introductory of this growing form of entertainment.
Now that the series has had a full run on adult swim, Funimation is planning to release the Fullmetal Alchemist movie on September 26, 2006 for North America.
Funimation the guys behind localizing Dragonball Z, Case Closed, and Fullmetal Alchemist have a job for you.
www.siliconera.com /infosphere/other/funimation   (1281 words)

  
 FUNimation threatens fansubs: distributor sends out cease-and-desist letters for animes
FUNimation has sent out cease-and-desist letters to fansubbers regarding several anime including XXXholic TV, Mushishi, and Ragnarok The Animation.
FUNimation has sent out cease-and-desist letters to fansub sites demanding that they no longer distribute several anime titles.
FUNimation has not admitted whether or not that they have acquired the rights to these animes.
animatedfilms.suite101.com /article.cfm/funimation_threatens_fansubs   (221 words)

  
 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Funimation's New Budget Line of 'DVDoubleShot' Discs Includes TMNT, SonicX & Others | ...
Funimation has experimented with a lot of different ideas over time, trying to find different ways to market DVDs besides the standard "keepcase on a shelf" presentation.
They were among the earliest to give away appropriate DVDs as a bonus with a toy purchase, they tried to make a go of the 3" Mini-DVD market, and now they're trying to make new inroads into the budget DVD arena.
In fact, checking Funimation's DVD plans so far, there is no other way to get that particular episode (#63) than to purchase this disc!
www.tvshowsondvd.com /newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4960   (503 words)

  
 FUNimation has OAV 3
As someone who's going to be buying OAV 3, FUNimation scoring the title is good news since I'm not going to watch the dubs.
I've said this repeatedly, but FUNimations "Japanese Subtitles" are usually pretty accurate and include the Japanese honorifics.
FUNimation's "Japanese Subtitles" are very accurate and undomesticated.
www.anime-kraze.org /smf/index.php?topic=5422.msg103394   (1447 words)

  
 Cable TV Talk - FUNimation Channel
FUNimation is a brand management company that manages a full spectrum of rights for many of its brands including broadcasting.
"FUNimation is dedicated to bringing the best anime to the United States and we are extremely excited to begin working with OlympuSAT to bring these leading shows into homes across the nation via the FUNimation Channel," said Fukunaga.
FUNimation also announced plans to launch the FUNimation Channel website (www.funimationchannel.com) within a few weeks.
www.cabletvtalk.com /showthread.php?t=3034   (776 words)

  
 AnimeOnDVD.com - Convention Reports
The panel was hosted by Lance Heiskell who is one of the senior brand managers for FUNimation and a staple at many conventions during the last couple of years.
FUNimation knows that the voice of the fan community is very important.
Some new FUNimation titles will not be subject to the new monthly release format because of master tape delivery schedules.
www.animeondvd.com /conitem.php?item=244   (543 words)

  
 FUNimation Licenses Samurai 7 - Anime Academy Lounge
FUNimation announced today at Anime Weekend Atlanta that they had acquired the license for Samurai 7.
I'm not very excited with Funimation's grabbing of it, but i guess it's not 4Kids so i should be semi-happy.
I have to question why FUNimation decided to license Samurai 7 when there are clearly plenty of other unlicensed, older, less-shiny yet better anime out there to go after.
www.animeacademy.com /forums/showthread.php?t=16361   (1165 words)

  
 Animation Magazine | FUNimation Doubles the FUN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The four-hour programming block is part of FUNimation’s aggressive plan to extend the reach of its anime brands.
In June, the company inked a deal with Verizon to distribute the FUNimation Channel as part of the Verizon FiOS TV service.
FUNimation has acquired home video, broadcast and theatrical rights to the feature-length extension of the popular 1980s series, which left fans with a cliffhanger more than 20 years ago.
www.animationmagazine.net /article.php?article_id=5866   (227 words)

  
 COMICON.com: FUNimation's NEW TV CHANNEL
FUNimation recently signed an agreement with OlympuSAT, a leading distributor of independent digital programming networks, for the distribution of the FUNimation Channel.
FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR), is a brand management company and one of the nation's leading independent home video entertainment companies.
FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for many of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution.
www.comicon.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=36&t=004241   (644 words)

  
 The FUNimation Channel - Anime Online
And Funimation only has a limited stock of licensed anime titles, and may have to resort to licensing series from non-competing distributors (Bandai, Geneon, Manga Entertainment) to fill out their roster for 24 hour broadcast...
I've been under the impression that FUNimation was one of the top companies as far as the number of titles they have licensed.
The thing is, Funimation has licensed more franchise anime series (with huge episode counts) in an attempt to find a replacement for their DragonBall Z franchise.
www.animeonline.net /the-vault/7878-the-funimation-channel.html   (978 words)

  
 Kiddy Grade 2 Announced in Japan!!!!
And this appears to be another Gonzo title, so I suspect FUNimation will attempt to score it assuming sales of the first series justify it.
FUNimation doesn't have the license to KG2 so there is no reason for them to build an audience for that show at this point.
FUNimation does shop its various shows (assuming they also have the TV distribution licenses of a series for the U.S.) and has several aired on Cartoon Network.
community.funimation.com /forum/tm.aspx?m=9357   (1319 words)

  
 Navarre's Funimation unit aims anime at TV, movie screens - Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Funimation this month also announced a plan to screen in movie theaters some of the programs it imports from Japan through a new effort called Funimation Films.
Funimation is one of the leading distributors of anime programming in the United States, though many of the titles might be unfamiliar to most.
Funimation executives think the time is right for that strategy.
washington.bizjournals.com /twincities/stories/2006/04/03/story8.html   (933 words)

  
 Afro Samurai (mini-series) - Press Release: FUNimation To Produce DVD For Samuel L. Jackson's Upcoming Animated ...
Afro Samurai is a fusion of animation, science fiction and hip-hop that GONZO, producer of the series and a division of GDH, is using to create the next evolution in entertainment.
FUNimation Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR), is a brand management company and one of the nation's leading independent home video entertainment companies.
FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution.
www.tvshowsondvd.com /newsitem.cfm?NewsID=5239   (787 words)

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