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FUNimation Announces Summer 2015 Simulcast Lineup

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FUNimation LogoFUNimation Entertainment has announced the details of its Summer 2015 simulcast season. It has assembled a lineup for 20 titles – a mix of fan favorites as well as brand new titles. Each and every week, subscribers will be able to enjoy new episodes of each series in commercial-free 1080p.

“Fans are in for the biggest and best season of simulcasts from FUNimation this summer,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of FUNimation. “With a mix of new episodes from popular series like Fairy Tail and The Heroic Legend of Arslan as well as new series including Gangsta. and Snow White with the Red Hair – now is the time to become a FUNimation streaming service subscriber.”

“FUNimation stands alone in the industry offering access to the best in sub and dub titles and to its extensive library of more than 400 anime and live action shows and movies,” said Mike DuBoise, EVP and COO of FUNimation. “The breadth of the shows this season demonstrates our commitment to the fans, and we look forward to sharing this season with them.”

The Summer 2015 simulcast season lineup includes:

  • Aquarion Logos
  • Bikini Warriors
  • Castle Town Dandelion
  • Chaos Dragon
  • Fairy Tail
  • Gangsta.
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan
  • Hetalia: The World Twinkle
  • Junjo Romantica 3
  • Ninja Slayer
  • One Piece
  • Overlord
  • Prison School
  • Rampo Kitan
  • Seiyu’s Life!
  • SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist
  • Sky Wizards Academy (Kusen Madoshi)
  • Snow White with the Red Hair
  • Ultimate Otaku Teacher

Summer 2015 Simulcast Select Title Synopses

Chaos Dragon
Chaos Dragon tells the story of two countries locked in a never-ending war. In the middle of this chaos lies Nil Kamui, an island country that lost its independence after a guardian god known as Red Dragon spiraled out of control. Desperate to put a stop to Red Dragon’s rampage, a small group of heroes rise up to bring peace back to their world.

In a city filled with sin and scandal, Worick and Nicolas have made a name for themselves as men who can get the job done. Super-powered Twilight Nic has no problem getting his hands dirty, but when the situation requires a little more charm Worick is ready to use his own unique skills to keep the situation under control. Working independently, taking jobs from both the mafia and police, these unique Handy Men navigate the seedy underworld of Ergastulum in style leaving a trail of chaos behind them.

Prison School
Hachimitsu Academy, a prestigious all-girls school, has finally become co-ed, and average teen Kiyoshi is one of five boys to enroll. Unfortunately, an underground student council of ruthless, totally hot female students clandestinely rules the school! And when the boys are caught peeping, they’re sent to the school’s prison, where their punishment comes in the form of whips and chains.

Sky Wizards Academy (Kusen Madoshi)
Forced to retreat to floating cities due to an invasion of magical armored insects, humanity must now depend on Sky Wizards to battle the menace via mid-air battles. Once known as the “Black Master Swordsman,” Kanata Age is now considered a traitor and is assigned to lead an F-class of mismatched mages. Misora Whitale has all the enthusiasm to be a leader, but she’s failed 100 consecutive tests. Rico Flamel is a genius sniper, but she’s a little self-absorbed, and Lecty Eisenach is a candidate with all the ambition but zero confidence. It’s up to Kanata Age to train the troubled trio to become accomplished Sky Wizards.

Snow White with the Red Hair
In the kingdom of Tanbarun lives an independent young pharmacist named Shirayuki. Shirayuki is a plain girl, save for her shock of beautiful apple-red hair. Her stunning mane gets her noticed by the prince, but instead of romancing her, he demands she be his concubine. Shirayuki chops off her lovely locks, and runs away to the neighboring kingdom where she befriends a handsome stranger.

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