Funimation Licenses The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, Exhibit By Rock!! Anime

FUNimation Enjoyment declared at Anime Detour on Saturday that it has obtained the legal rights to Exhibit By Rock!! and The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan. Streaming periods will be declared at a afterwards day.

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan will premiere in Japan on April three. Funimation describes the tale:

From the creator of the international hit The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya arrives a new spinoff featuring familiar faces! In an alternate universe, shy, uncomfortable Yuki Nagato attempts to court docket her crush, Kyon, with the assistance of her ideal friend and neighbor, the perky and indomitable Ryoko Asakura. With each other, the trio defends their superior school literature club from extermination…and from the pestering of their over-the-top classmate Tsuruya and her friend and minion Mikuru.

The initial The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan manga is Puyo‘s formal spinoff centered on Nagaru Tanigawa‘s Haruhi Suzumiya light novel collection. Yen Push publishes the manga in North The us.

Sanrio‘s initial Exhibit By Rock!! anime will premiere on April 5 in Japan. Funimation describes the tale:

Set in the glamorous metropolis Tokyo Midi Town, in which music—and the aspiration of musical superstardom—is everything. Here, “battle of the bands” is additional than just a teen rivalry: Dozens of ensembles contend for the honor of participating in atop the city’s best tower. When a Gothic Lolita-clad catgirl cutie named Cyan stumbles into the tunes planet, she too is swept up by the aspiration of fame. Right after joining forces with three other colourful characters—bunnygirl honor student Chuchu, shy doggirl Retoree, and lovely sheepgirl Moa—the quartet turns into Plasmagica, the freshest band on the scene. Armed with distinctive instruments, the girls experience off with other bands striving for stardom, like the neat and passionate Visual Kei band Shingan Crimsonz, or the handsome pop idols Trichronika. Will the band find celebrity? Or are they doomed to be a person-hit-wonders…

Takahiro Ikezoe (Slap Up Occasion: Arad Senki, Ozma) is directing the undertaking at animation studio BONES (Soul Eater Not!, Fullmetal Alchemist), though Touko Machida is managing collection composition. Masaru Oshiro (Ie Naki Ko Remi, Big) is designing the characters, though Ryō Hirata (Appleseed XIII, Chaika the Coffin Princess) will provide supporting character design and prop design. Fumihiro Katagai (Chaika the Coffin Princess, Shangri-La) is credited with concept and mecha design.

FUNimation Enjoyment also confirmed on Friday it will carry on to stream Assassination Classroom, A person Piece, and Fairy Tail for the Spring 2015 period.

Funimation Announces English Dub Casts for Ping Pong, Wanna Be the Strongest in the Planet

FUNimation Enjoyment declared the English dub casts for Ping Pong the Animation and Wanna Be the Strongest in the Planet at Anime Detour on Saturday.

The Ping Pong solid, less than ADR director Christopher Bevins and ADR engineer Alyssa Galindo, consists of:

  • Aaron Dismuke as Yutaka Hoshino/Peco
  • Micah Solusod as Makoto Tsukimoto/Smile
  • Mark Stoddard as Jo Koizumi/Butterfly Joe
  • Marcus D. Stimac as Ryuichi Kazama/Dragon
  • Anthony Bowling as Manabu Sakuma/Demon
  • Alan Chow as Kong Wenge/China
  • Tyson Rinehart as Ota
  • Ian Sinclair as Masayuki Sanada
  • Clifford Chapin as Shuji Nekota
  • Lindsay Seidel as Yurie
  • Eric Vale as Egami
  • Jeremy Inman as Michio

The collection will ship on a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on June 23.

Ping Pong adapts Taiyo Matsumoto‘s manga. Masaaki Yuasa (Brain Recreation, The Tatami Galaxy, Kick-Heart) is directing the television anime at Tatsunoko Productions. Nobutake Ito is created the people.

Funimation streamed the collection as it aired last spring.