Funimation licenses Fafner, Oblivion Island, partners with NicoNico

Funimation announced the auisitions of several new titles at their New York Anime Fest panel today.

The first was the anime series Fafner in the Azure as well as the sequel film. They will be out on DVD and BD in 2012.

They also announced the license of the film Oblivion Island, which will also be out on DVD and BD in 2012.

Funimation also announced a partnership with streaming site NicoNico, a venture they are calling Funico, which will simulcast several anime series. Along with already announced titles Guilty Crown and Last Exile, they will also stream Future Diary (Mirai Nikki), Shakugan no Shana Season 3, C3, Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, and Maken-ki. You can read more about this partnership at Anime News Network.

 

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