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Jul 2, 2011 1:00 AM
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FUNimation has acquired:
FUNimation acquired the North American distribution rights to the 2010 12 episode series Asobi ni Ikuyo! which they will release as "Cat Planet Cuties" on DVD and Blu-ray in 2012.

FUNimation will release the 12 episode series B Gata H Kei as "B Gata H Kei – Yamada's First Time" on DVD and Blu-ray in 2012.

FUNimation acquired the digital, broadcast, home video, and merchandise rights to the second season of Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, as well as two OVA episodes. They will release the series as "Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts 2". FUNimation will have exclusive rights to the online simulcast of the second season in the U.S. and will start airing episodes this month with English subtitles after they air in Japan. FUNimation will release the second season and the OVAs on DVD and Blu-ray in 2012.

After having simulcasted the series while it aired, FUNimation announced that they acquired additional rights to the 11 episode series C, including the home entertainment, broadcast, and digital rights.

FUNimation acquired the home entertainment, broadcast, digital, and merchandise rights to Deadman Wonderland and will release the 12 episode series in North America in 2012.

FUNimation also acquired the home entertainment, broadcast, digital, and merchandise rights to Steins;Gate but no release date was specified.

Sources: Funi's Asobi ni Iku yo! blog entry, B Gata H Kei blog entry, Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Ni! blog entry, C blog entry, Deadman Wonderland blog entry, Steins;Gate blog entry
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aah great choices except for ALL OF THEM (except for steins;gate)
 
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Jul 2, 2011 1:38 AM

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Pretty good series to license, but I hate how they add their own stupid names like "Cat Planet Cuties" and "Yamada's First Time".

Yamada's First Time / B Gata H Kei anime spoiler:


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Jul 2, 2011 1:41 AM

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"Cat Planet Cuties" sounds like it's some porn directed by Ed Wood...
 
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Why couldn't they wait to license Baka to Test 2 until after it's aired? ;_;

I'd actually buy Steins;Gate though.
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Only Disappointment Knows My Name ;_;

Seriously though, [C] got less views than that Hidan no Aria (whatever that crap is called) on Youtube, yet it's getting licensed ahead of it? Granted it's obvious how bad it is, but the numbers don't lie. If they're going to do that, then they need to license Tatami Galaxy and House of Five Leaves.
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Jul 2, 2011 2:07 AM

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Thanks FUNimation, a bunch of series I have no interest in.
 
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I'm only interested in the Baka to Test license.
 
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Jul 2, 2011 2:19 AM

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YAS B GATA H KEI. Second season please. T_T
 
Jul 2, 2011 2:37 AM

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lostmymusic said:
Why couldn't they wait to license Baka to Test 2 until after it's aired? ;_;


Because they are simulcasting it

 
Jul 2, 2011 2:49 AM

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Can you guys please stop calling B Gata bad?

Sure, it isn't a masterpiece of intellectual discourse in the animated medium, but it was never meant to be.

It was meant to be a light-hearted perverted romp, and at that, I thought it succeeded, at least to the point where it exceeds most of the other ecchi comedies I have seen in terms of humor. It certainly had me laugh quite a bit when I watched it

As for the news announcement, I live in the UK, so this only affects me in terms of sub availability. I probably wouldn't buy anything there anyway, unless B Gata was available on discount or something
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Jul 2, 2011 2:54 AM

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Steins;Gate is my second favorite anime this year, so I'm happy about it.
Deadman's Wonderland was fine, and I would actually liked to see it dubbed.
C was meh.
All the others I haven't seen.
 
Jul 2, 2011 2:55 AM

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The only ones I'm not interested in are Asobi ni Iku yo! and [C]
Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate's licenses, on the other hand, I'd really been waiting for.
Haven't watched Baka to Test S1 yet (Still waiting for it's dub), so I couldn't really say anything about S2.
B Gata, I may actually give a shot. Doesn't really seem bad.
 
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baito_senshi said:
"Cat Planet Cuties" sounds like it's some porn directed by Ed Wood...


lol
 
Jul 2, 2011 3:05 AM

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Meh. A few there I like and a few there I couldn't care less about. Could have been worse.
 
Jul 2, 2011 3:25 AM

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FOE-tan said:
Can you guys please stop calling B Gata bad?

Sure, it isn't a masterpiece of intellectual discourse in the animated medium, but it was never meant to be.

It was meant to be a light-hearted perverted romp, and at that, I thought it succeeded, at least to the point where it exceeds most of the other ecchi comedies I have seen in terms of humor. It certainly had me laugh quite a bit when I watched it



AMEN. B Gata H Kei > Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, tbh.
 
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Since FUNimation already simulcast [C] it's obvious that they license that series. I'm looking forward to a DVD release for Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate.
It's like FUNimation is totally taking over the entire anime industry, licensing every anime there is. I like them but almost every DVD release each week, most of them are from FUNimation.
 
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Lightyear8684 said:
baito_senshi said:
"Cat Planet Cuties" sounds like it's some porn directed by Ed Wood...


lol
THIS

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also if funimation fucks up stiens gate translation ill buy it from japan directly i dont care if ill have to pay 800 just to prove a point

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Jul 2, 2011 3:46 AM

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Have to say, nice package. And mostly not unexpected.
 
Jul 2, 2011 4:37 AM

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May have to import Steins;Gate. It's pretty damn good.

C was a bit meh and the first season of Baka wasn't all that good either, the others I haven't seen.
 
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Steins;Gate is day one buy for me. Thank you so much for licensing it, Funi.
 
Jul 2, 2011 5:28 AM

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soon to be in my collection :)
 
Jul 2, 2011 5:29 AM

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Only Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Ni!, Steins;Gate, and B Gata H Kei are good enough to be licensed. I'd buy them to prove it.
C and Deadman Wonderland wasted their potential.
Asobi ni Iku yo!, besides the fanservice, is just average or bad.

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Jul 2, 2011 5:42 AM

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I would definetly buy Deadman Wonderland and C! Steins;gate, I need to see what it is actually about. Here's hoping for UK releases...
 
Jul 2, 2011 5:55 AM

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cloud8100 said:
I would definetly buy Deadman Wonderland and C! Steins;gate, I need to see what it is actually about. Here's hoping for UK releases...


me too, but its always unlikely =/
also, really want baka to test!!!
 
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CAT PLANET!

Any other raocow fans find this hilarious?
 
Jul 2, 2011 6:46 AM

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It irks me to see that [C] The Money Which Wasn't Spent on Animating or Heck Even On Writing a Good Show has been licensed but The Tatami Galaxy hasn't.
 
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Finally Asobi ni ikuyo! has been licensed. :D Been waiting to get my hands on a DVD or Blu-ray for it with english subs since i first saw it, since i somehow ended up getting obsessed with that series. :P

Though i think they at least should have gone with the title it had when streaming on crunchyroll, Asobi ni Ikuyo: Bombshells from the sky, since that at least had the original title in it.

And now i just hope the blu-ray has both region A and B so that i can watch it (since i live in sweden), or i have to get my hands on a region free blu-ray player. :/ Otherwise it'd be even better if Manga Entertainment also does a UK release for it since they release several funimation series there. :D

But hearing about that license definitely made my day. :)
 
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yay for B Gata H Kei :'D I like their dub title for it, too.
Deadman Wonderland too~

Am I the only person that doesn't like Steins;Gate...?

and the only person that liked [C]?
 
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Meh, nothing I'm really interested in. Maybe DW, but the manga sucked me in way more than the anime did.
 
Jul 2, 2011 8:20 AM
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>Cat planet cuties.
BRB, suicide.

Seriously, how can they chose such HORRIBLE names.
 
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ya baka test season 2!



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Opinions:
B Gata H Kei = Meh. Not a bad series, BUT HORRID TITLE.
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu 2 = Not surprised. They licensed the first season there is obviously.
[C] = It wasn't as bad, but since they simulcasted C, I'm really not surprised. This anime, however, blew up their potential and sent it straight to the garbage bin.
Steins;Gate = Only the best anime acquired by FUNimation this time around.

At least they acquired Steins;Gate in this list. Great anime.


 
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Only title I'm interested in is Asobi ni Iku Yo, to be horribly honest. I refuse to buy it at retail, since I refuse to hand over a DVD box to the cashier with the rather-shameful sounding Cat Planet Cuties plastered on the box.
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STM said:
Steins;Gate is day one buy for me. Thank you so much for licensing it, Funi.
 
Jul 2, 2011 11:08 AM

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ALL great choices expect for Asobi ni Iku yo! and maybe C
 
Jul 2, 2011 11:18 AM

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with Steins; Gate i am going to wait until the have the complete season for blu-ray but i am definitely getting it :)
 
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the only show the picked up that i'm interested in is steins gate, everything else, not so much.

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"Cat Planet Cuties" sounds like it's some porn directed by Ed Wood...


couldn't agree more
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I'm surprised they went for C and Deadman Wonderland so quickly. The latter isn't even finished yet, and I'm pretty sure they'll go for a second season.

Also, Asobi ni Iku Yo? Really?
 
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Solid lineup, DW could have been left out but this redeems themselves from the suckhappiness of licensing Oretachi.


 
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Some good stuff, some stuff I don't give a shit about. All things considered, it could be worse.
 
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*sees english titles of Asobi ni ikuyo and B gata*

*facepalms*

glad to see them coming, but those NAMES D:
 
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o7 RIP for those shows will never exist as good as they were originally after funi rapes them. Gonna go by the blu-rays from japan and rip and sub them at least then it will be watchable >.>
 
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o7 RIP for those shows will never exist as good as they were originally after funi rapes them. Gonna go by the blu-rays from japan and rip and sub them at least then it will be watchable >.>


FUNi =/= 4Kids, dude.
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Jul 2, 2011 4:51 PM

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Cat Planet Cuties
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Who the fuck decides on these names?
 
Jul 2, 2011 4:59 PM

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could they stop renaming series to retarded things? just leave the titles the way they are, and if you don't think the series'll sell because of that, DON'T FUCKING LICENSE IT.
 
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Cat Planet Cuties
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Who the fuck decides on these names?


Quoted for fucking Truth.....

Like what the fuck?

Lets go play would have sounded better than that raunchy ass x rated name....

Then again, this IS the same distributor who made Sekirei look like a fucking joke with that "boobies for the win" motto

SMFH at funimation sometimes
 
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Then again, this IS the same distributor who made Sekirei look like a fucking joke with that "boobies for the win" motto
WHAT? PLEASE TELL ME YOU ARE KIDDING ME. i can't even handle this.
 
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"Cat Planet Cuties" wat

B Gata H Kei getting licensed is pretty random though, I didn't think anyone would even touch it. But I'm glad they did, it's a good show. At least they still left in the title of the show and didn't completely replace it to something retarded.

C wasn't all that great, and Deadman Wonderland is pretty generic shounen, but they might sell well.

Really glad to see Steins;Gate though.
 
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So much B****ing,LOL
 
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