FunimationCon 2020: New And Returning Anime Coming To Funimation’s Streaming Service Soon

by Gary Catig

We’ve been talking about FunimationCon 2020 for sometime now. Friday was the first day of the virtual event and the event’s host held an industry panel showcasing new and returning series to the Funimation streaming service, an upcoming theatrical release, expansion into Latin America and more.

The entire run of the original Naruto series is coming to Funimation’s streaming platform on July 6 in North America. Fans can enjoy all 220 episodes either in subtitles or dubbed with English dialogue. The next batch of One Piece dubbed episodes is coming in August to digital storefronts. Also, arriving on the streaming service in the near future are returning and continuing series Fruits Basket, Fire Force, No Guns Life, and the new series DECA-DENCE, By the Grace of the Gods, Higurashi: When They Cry – NEW and Akudama Drive.
Below is a full list of what’s coming to Funimation’s streaming service.
Returning and Continuing Series this Summer (North America)

  • Fruits Basket Season 2
  • Fire Force Season 2 (Premieres July 3)
  • Black Clover
  • One Piece (Simulcast continues)
  • Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld Part 2 (Premieres July 11)
  • No Guns Life Season 2 (Resumes July 9 with Episode 13)
  • The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED (Resumes Simulcast on July 30 with Episode 3)
  • APPARE-RANMAN! (Resumes Simulcast on July 24 with Episode 4)
  • A Certain Scientific Railgun T – SimulDub™ (Resuming)
  • Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater (Returns July 28 with Episode 4)
  • Bungo and Alchemist -Gears of Judgement- (returns July 3 with Episode 8)

New to Funimation’s Streaming Service in July 2020 (North America)

  • SUPER HXEROS (Premieres July 3)
  • DECA-DENCE – (July 2020)
  • Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! (Premieres July 10)
  • Lapis Re:LiGHTs (Premieres July 4)
  • Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation Season 2 (Subtitled) premieres July 7. All of Season 1 (subbed) will be released on the same day.

Coming to Funimation 2020 and 2021 (North America) 

  • By the Grace of the Gods (Fall 2020)
  • Akudama Drive (October 2020)
  • Adachi and Shimamura (Fall 2020)
  • Higurashi: When They Cry – NEW (Fall 2020)
  • Maesetsu! Opening Act (Fall 2020)
  • Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World (Fall 2020)
  • Ikebukuro West Gate Park (Fall 2020)
  • Dropout Idol Fruit Tart (Fall 2020)
  • MARS RED (2021)

The entertainment company is also bringing cool products to its shop such as Dragon Ball Z Funko Pop Ultra Size Shenron, the Exclusive Dragon Ball Super Funko Pop Kale and Caulifla two-pack, and starting today, the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Part One Standard Edition Blu-ray is available for pre-order.
Following is a list of new products and home releases that will be available in the Funimation shop.
Home Entertainment

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Part One Standard Edition Blu-ray (Pre-order)
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero – Season One Part One – BD / DVD Limited Edition
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Season One Part Two – BD / DVD + Artbook
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets – Season One – BD / DVD Limited Edition

Products Available for Pre-Order

  • Dragon Ball Z Funko Pop – Ultra Size Shenron – Pre-Order (metallic/glow in the dark)
  • Exclusive Dragon Ball Super Funko Pop – Kale/Caulifla 2pk
  • Exclusive Fruits Basket – Kyo Figure
  • Exclusive Fruits Basket – Yuki Figure

Special Product Offers

  • Berserk Guts: Black Swordsman (exclusive bloody variant)
  • July 3rd – Chrome Pop Collection / XL All Might Glitter FiGPiN
  • July 4th – XL Gogeta/Broly FiGPiN 2-pack

Funimation is also teaming up with Aniplex of America to distribute the new highly anticipated Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train in theaters.
As alluded above, Funimation is expanding its streaming service global reach. Beginning this Fall, it will be available in Mexico and Brazil. As a result, selected anime series will be subtitled and dubbed in Spanish and Portuguese.

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