Funi Adds Trigun Film, Moyashimon, Shiki, Black Butler 2, Sekirei 2, More (Update 2)
posted on by Egan Loo
The North American anime distributor Funimation has announced at its Anime Expo panel on Friday that it licensed the live-action Moyashimon television series and the Shiki, Black Butler 2, Sekirei: Pure Engagement, The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, and Sengoku Basara Two anime series for simulcast as they air in Japan starting this month. Funimation also announced the 2011 licenses of Darker than Black Season 2, Shakugan no Shana (season 2, movie, OVA), Toaru Majutsu no Index, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, Black Lagoon: Roberta's Blood Trail, Hellsing Ultimate volumes 5-7, and the Trigun: Badlands Rumble film. Funimation hosted Trigun producer Shigeru Kitayama at its panel.
Funimation announced that it licensed the Geneon anime titles Texhnolyze, Ai Yori Aoshi, Armitage III, Haibane Renmei, Hellsing (television series), Serial Experiments Lain, Tenchi in Tokyo, Tenchi Universe, the Tenchi Muyo! OVAs, and the Tenchi Muyo! movies.
Update: Funimation has told ANN that it plans to release Trigun: Badlands Rumble in theaters.
Update 2:Funimation also reaffirmed that it does not have the Evangelion: 2.0 You Can [Not] Advance film.
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