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Funimation Adds Last Exile - Fam, The Silver Wing - (Updated)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Streaming, home video rights licensed for new TV series with world premiere at Anime Expo in July

The North American anime distributor Funimation announced on Wednesday that it will distribute Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam (Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-), the upcoming Last Exile television series from Gonzo, in the United States. Funimation licensed the streaming and home video rights to the action adventure fantasy anime.

According to Funimation, the series will revolve around "the Young Ace vanship pilot, Fam, and her trusted navigator, Giselle, as they pilot their vanship, Vespa, through the free and peaceful skies."

Gonzo announced the series in February, noting that it will mark Gonzo's 20th anniversary.

Anime Expo will host the world premiere of the series at its convention on July 1-4. The convention will also host director Koichi Chigira, designer Makoto Kobayashi, script writer and setting consultant Takaaki Suzuki, and producer Hiroyuki Birukawa.

Funimation is holding a contest on its website to give away Last Exile prize packs to celebrate the announcement.

Update: Background information added.

Image © 2011 Gonzo/Fam Partners

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