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Funimation is an American anime entertainment and foreign licensing company.
Funimation is known for dubbing various Japanese series such as Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. The studio is one of the leading distributors of anime and other foreign entertainment properties in North America alongside NIS America, Viz Media, Sentai Filmworks and Aniplex of America.
Danganronpa: The Animation
Funimation announced that they acquired the licensing for Danganronpa: The Animation in June, 2013 and would be simulcasting in Funimation's official website. On July 4, 2013, Funimation began airing Danganronpa: The Animation. On December 31st, 2014, Funimation revealed they acquired the home video rights to Danganronpa and released it on Blu-ray and DVD on November 10, 2015, with an English dub.
On April 4th, 2015 at Sakura-Con, Funimation Entertainment announced the English dub cast of the anime. According to the cast reveal, Bryce Papenbrook, the voice actor of Makoto, is the only actor to reprise his respective role for the animation. After some uproar over the casting, a post was released, stating that Funimation was originally going to reveal the English dub of the series much earlier but as the game was already going to be dubbed, it was postponed until further notice.
Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School
On June 23, 2016, Funimation, the company which subbed and dubbed the previous Danganronpa Anime, revealed that they would air the episodes subbed.
On July 13, 2016, Funimation announced that both Future Arc and Despair Arc would be added to their Summer 2016 Broadcast Dub line-up, to be aired on August 10 and August 11, respectively. Later on Funimation comfirmed to add Hope Arc to their Simulcast as a conclusion to the Danganronpa anime.
- Official Funimation Website
- Danganronpa: The Animation
- Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School
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