FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FUNimation® Entertainment recently announced details on its Fall 2015 simulcast season. FUNimation's season line-up of 16 titles includes several brand new titles and a number of returning fan favorites. The fall season includes something for every anime fan – sci-fi, fantasy, comedy, action and more. Each and every week this fall, subscribers of FUNimation's streaming services will be able to enjoy new episodes of these shows in commercial-free 1080p.
"This is just the first taste of what will be FUNimation's biggest fall simulcast season ever," said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of FUNimation. "Subscribers can look forward to watching exciting new series like Attack on Titan: Junior High and Heavy Object as well as the return of fan favorites including Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign, Noragami and One Piece."
Fall 2015 Simulcast Season Line-up*
Attack on Titan: Junior High
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Season 1 Part 2
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid
Dance with Devils
Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
Rainy Cocoa, Welcome to Rainy Color
GARO: CRIMSON MOON
The Asterisk War
"Our Fall 2015 simulcast season once again demonstrates FUNimation's commitment to bringing the best of anime to our fans across North America," said Mike DuBoise, EVP and COO of FUNimation. "With over 400 anime and live action shows and movies, FUNimation has the largest library of sub and dub titles, providing something for every anime fan."
Fall 2015 Simulcast Select Title Synopses
Attack on Titan: Junior High
Eren Yeager is a new junior high school student, but his new school includes a class of terrifying Titans! And his classmates are…colorful. Will he be able to have a fun and peaceful junior high school life? Find out in this unique alternate universe comedy starring your favorite characters from Attack on Titan!
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (Season 1 Part 2)
The battle between humans and vampires continues in Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Part 2. After the Shinjuku Battle, Yuichiro reunites with Mikaela only to discover he's been turned into a vampire. To save what's left of his family and protect his new friends, Yuichiro desperately tries to find a way to return vampires to their human forms. His search becomes a race against time when Kureto reveals to Guren that, in one month, the main unit of the vampire army will start attacking Tokyo. There's no time to waste, the real fight is about to begin!
Yato may just be a minor god now, but he's determined to make it big and he's got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don't seem to be going his way. He doesn't have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he's got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever.
For a complete list of Fall 2015 simulcast show synopses, visit funimation.com/fall.
In addition to the 16 simulcast titles, FUNimation is bringing an additional title to its streaming service this fall – Doamayger-D. Presented in retro throwback style and set in a traditional Japanese sweets shop in Kyoto, Doamayger-D is a giant robot discovered in the shop's basement who becomes an erstwhile hero fighting villanous robots.
Paid subscriptions to FUNimation's streaming service start as low as $4.99 per month. All-AccessPass subscribers get unlimited access to Broadcast Dubs, as well as the latest simulcast shows, and an almost endless catalog of dubbed and subtitled anime episodes and movies – all in commercial-free, high quality video. Fans are encouraged to sign up now to avoid missing even a single show of the fall season.
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