Happy Birthday to FUNIMATION

 FUNimation Productions, LLC also known as Funimation is an American entertainment, anime, and foreign content distribution company that is majority owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of the Japanese conglomerate Sony. Based in Flower Mound, Texas, the studio is one of the leading distributors of anime and other foreign entertainment properties in North America alongside Viz Media, Sentai Filmworks and Aniplex of America. Their most popular property is Toei Animation’s action-adventure series Dragon Ball Z, which had a successful run on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block from 1998 to 2003, and has been re-released on DVD and Blu-ray several times since.

The company was founded on May 9, 1994 by Gen Fukunaga and his wife Cindy as FUNimation Productions, with funding by Daniel Cocanougher and his family, who became investors in the company. Funimation was sold to Navarre Corporation on May 11, 2005 and the company was renamed FUNimation Entertainment.

Wish Funimation a very Happy Birthday, this anime licencing business has brought the best anime shows to the Western world, titles such as: Naruto, Bleach, 91 Days, A Centuar’s Life, A Sister’s All You Need, Absolute Duo, Ace Attorney, Air Gear, Akiba’s Trip The Animation, Assassination Classroom, Attack on Titan, Bamboo Blade, Beserk and Black Clover and many more.

Check out the founder of Funumation Gen Fukanaga, as he displays his companies’ logo’s throughout the years, thank you for all your hard work sir.

 

 


Date published: 09/05/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku 

Source: (1) FUNimation [Twitter]

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