FUNimation Entertainment to Distribute Last Exile - Fam, The Silver Wing - in the U.S.

.FUNimation Entertainment to Distribute Last Exile - Fam, The Silver Wing - in the U.S.
Project Marks 20th Anniversary of GONZO and New Chapter in Hit Anime Series

Flower Mound, Texas (June 22, 2011) – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced it has acquired the U.S. internet streaming and home video rights to the action adventure fantasy anime series Last Exile - Fam, The Silver Wing - (also known as Rasuto Eguzairu - Ginyoku no Famu) from the legendary studio GONZO, the production team behind the Last Exile saga.

Last Exile is a Japanese animated television series created by GONZO which aired on TV Tokyo in 2003. This new Last Exile brings back director Koichi Chigira, character designer Range Murata, production designer Makoto Kobayashi but will be a new story with new main characters and production designs.

Music will again be done by Hitomi Kuroishi.

U.S. anime fans will be able to see the world premiere of the first episode of Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing - at this year's Anime Expo in Los Angeles, July 1-4.

About GONZO K.K.

GONZO K.K. is a Tokyo-based media company founded in September 1992. Through its Emmy-winning production company, GONZO produces innovative content for both domestic and international markets. Also an experienced media rights manager, GONZO usually controls licensing, merchandising, and international distribution rights to the content it produces. For additional information, please visit (Japanese only).

About FUNimation® Entertainment

FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading company for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit

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