FUNimation Announces First Mobile App for Fans

Apr 6th 2012
At Sakuracon today, FUNimation Entertainment announced its first-ever mobile application created with Phunware, the leader in enterprise branded mobile application infrastructure and experiences. The app, which is available exclusively on the iTunes App Store and Google Play, will allow users to watch over 250 of their favorite anime series and movies right in the palm of their hand!

Users can take the vast FUNimation catalog everywhere on iPhone, iPod touch, and Android devices. There are two versions of the mobile app available. The free app will allow users to view intro episodes, clips, and trailers. It will also contain commercials and banner ads. The FUNimation paid app will have a one-time fee of $9.99 for access to thousands of hours of anime, including complete series. The paid app will contain commercials, but exclude banner ads. In addition, Fans with an Elite Video Subscription can link their account to either app for exclusive content and no advertisements. The Elite Video Subscription is available for a monthly subscription of $7.95. Sign up for a free 14-day trial at www.funimation.com/subscribe.

More information about the app may be found at www.funimation.com/mobile.

About FUNimation® Entertainment

FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading anime company in North America. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands. They manage a full spectrum of rights for most of their brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit www.funimation.com

About Phunware

Phunware creates brandME™, the best and most powerful branded mobile experiences in the world, PRAISE™, the global industry standard for bulletproof mobile application infrastructure, and PRIME™, the most original content and programming for digital distribution worldwide. Phunware has introduced category defining experiences representing tens of millions of mobile downloads across billions of minutes of usage, challenging the outer limits and capabilities of the best mobile devices on Earth for the largest brands on the planet. For more information, visit Phunware at www.phunware.com

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