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Funimation Teams Up with Xbox for Premium Plus Promotion

--- Promotion with Xbox Unlocks Access to Funimation's Library of Content,
Including My Hero Academia, Black Clover and Other Fan Favorites ---


Culver City, California (September 25, 2020) Funimation, the leading global anime content provider, today announced a partnership with Xbox that, beginning Friday, September 25, enables Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to redeem two months of Funimation Premium Plus Subscription at no additional charge. Funimation's Premium Plus gives users access to the entire library of content -- the latest simulcast shows, exclusive English dubs of series currently airing in Japan and an almost endless catalog of dubbed or subbed anime episodes and movies -- all in uninterrupted high-quality video. Funimation is currently streaming fan favorites including “My Hero Academia,” “Black Clover,” ”Naruto,” “Plunderer,” “RADIANT” and many more.

The two-month promotion is available now through October 25, 2020 in the United States, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Members of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in the U.S., UK, Ireland and Canada will receive a code to redeem for 60 days of free access to Funimation Premium Plus as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks program. The offer is available to new Funimation subscribers and cannot be combined with any other offer. This offer is available for redemption from Sept 25-Oct 25. Terms and conditions apply—for additional details please visit https://www.funimation.com/terms-of-use.

“Anime is incredibly popular with gamers and they share a unique sensibility that makes for a great marketing partnership,” said Fadhilah Lee, Executive Director of Distribution and Partnerships. “Teaming up with Xbox is a great way for gamers to satisfy their love of both gaming and anime.”

About Funimation
Funimation distributes the best anime to a passionate, global community of fans. For over 25 years, Funimation has pioneered an omni-channel approach to engaging and entertaining millions where they want it most—streaming, home entertainment, theatrical, e-commerce, merchandising, live events, and more.

Funimation's streaming services offer a growing catalog of over 700 anime series and 13,000+ hours of content available on 15 platforms and in 47 countries. Funimation's in-house team designs must-have, exclusive collectibles distributed through major retailers and an e-commerce site; Funimation's theatrical division is responsible for six of the top 20 anime films in the U.S. As pioneers of the SimulDub™, Funimation is the gold standard for foreign language dubbing of Japanese anime with the highest quality standards and fidelity to the original artists. With a fan-centric approach, Funimation has built a loyal social community of over 30 million followers and earned the trust of Japan's most iconic creators.

Funimation has nine offices in six countries, and over 400 employees worldwide. As an independently operated joint venture between U.S.-based Sony Pictures Entertainment and Japan's Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Funimation benefits from deep entertainment expertise across cultures, territories, and languages.

To learn more about Funimation, visit funimation.com and follow Funimation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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