Sony announces merging anime streaming services in Funimation for global streaming

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Looks like Funimation is planning to spread anime all over the world thanks to Sony. Sony announced they are creating a new joint venture where they will be combining anime from Funimation with streaming services such as Madman Anime Group and Aniplex’s Wakanim. Madman Anime Group belongs to Australia and Wakanim is from France and they are owned by Aniplex. In under one roof, Funimation is hoping to spread out to further regions of the world and stream anime beyond the US. According to Funimation, they will also be showing some exclusive anime such as the new upcoming anime Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia as part of this unison deal on Oct 5th. This anime will be streamed on FunimationNow, Wakanim and Madman Anime Group’s Anime Lab. Also, according to Funimation general manager Colin Decker, Funimation will now operate in 49 countries spanning 10 languages and will have about 300 employees worldwide. So if you want to watch anime but you don’t live in the U.S., this is deal will solve this problem. Everyone should have access to watching anime.

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Variety

Funimation

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Final Fantasy VII Remake updates: Game cover and gameplay!

Final Fantasy VII Remake Box Art Revealed

Great news Final Fantasy lovers! If Final Fantasy VII Remake is all you can think about, I got some news to share to help you get hyped. It’s been announced today from Square Enix and Playstation that the game Final Fantasy VII Remake has unvieled it’s game cover for North America and European release. The cover is a homage to the classic PS1 game cover. The cover shows the protagonist Cloud Strife with his Buster Blade with two Materia in it and being prepared to take down the oppressive military company Shinra.

Also revealed is a gameplay of a boss fight featuring Cloud, Tifa and Aerith. Gameplay shows the different game mechanics based on the characters. Characters like Cloud and Tiifa fight up close and personal while Aerith fights with magic and healing. This game also shows what summoning looks like when used in battle where Cloud uses Ifrit.

Are you excited for this game? This game comes out on March 3rd, 2020 for PS4

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Playstation