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What FUNimation Is Releasing in August 2016


FUNimation Entertainment has a wide range of anime releases coming out next month in North America. The following list includes releases of new series and old favourites.

August 2, 2016:

  • Jormungand Complete Series. It contains seasons one and two.
  • Samurai 7 Complete Series – Anime Classics Edition.
  • The Rolling Girls Complete Series.
  • World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman Complete Series.

August 9, 2016:

  • Absolute Duo Complete Series.
  • Barakamon Complete Series.
  • Garo the Animation Season One Part Two.
  • Gunslinger Girl Seasons One and Two and OVA Collection – Anime Classics Edition.

August 16, 2016:

  • Assassination Classroom Season One Part Two.
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront Complete Series. This will be released in a standard and limited edition.

All of FUNimation’s August 2016 releases up until this point are DVD and Blu-ray combo packs.

August 23, 2016:

  • Hal – DVD and Blu-ray combo pack.
  • Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians (Season Three) – S.A.V.E. – DVD only.
  • Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor (Season Four) – S.A.V.E. – DVD only.
  • Laughing Under the Clouds Complete Series – DVD and Blu-ray combo pack.
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan Season One Part One – DVD and Blu-ray combo pack.

August 30, 2016:

  • Doamaigar-D Complete Series – DVD and Blu-ray combo pack. This series is featured with Japanese audio and English subtitles only.
  • Eureka Seven Complete Series – DVD and Blu-ray available separately.

Although most anime series are adapted from manga series or light novel series, Samurai 7 is based on Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film Seven Samurai. This adaptation premiered just over 50 years after the original theatrical release of the film. All of these releases are still available for pre-order. According to the product pages for these releases, many of them will be playable on international DVD and Blu-ray players.

K. Roberts
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From November 2014 to September 2017, this author covered as much anime news as possible, and published several dozen reviews of anime and Cartoon Network titles thanks primarily to Madman and Hanabee.