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FunimationNow UK Joins Amazon As Add-On Channel


Funimation LogoI don’t know why, but this sounds so familiar. I can’t place it! It was like… Anime Crush… or Anime Slash… or Anime Strike…?

Earlier today, Funimation announced that they launched their FunimationNow service as an add-on channel for Amazon Prime Video in the United Kingdom. The channel is currently priced at £4.99 ($6.41 USD) per month, on top of an Amazon Prime subscriptions.

Titles on the service include:

  • My Hero Academia
  • Attack on Titan
  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
  • Hellsing
  • D.Gray-Man
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • Jormungand
  • A Centaur’s Life
  • A Sister’s All You Need
  • New Game!
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Guilty Crown
  • Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero
  • High School DxD
  • Yurikuma Arashi
  • Re:Zero ~Starting Over in Another World~
  • Tenchi Muyo! War On Geminar
  • Cat Planet Cuties
  • Ultimate Otaku Teacher
  • Interviews With Monster Girls
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Yona of the Dawn

FunimationNow is Funimation’s digital distribution platform. The service originally launched in January 2016 as a revamp of the company’s previous streaming service. At launch, the service was available in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

Source: Twitter (Funimation)

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