Sony Plans On Acquiring Funimation

Sony Plans On Acquiring Funimation

With a big surprise, An incredible announcement occurred earlier in the week. Funimation has agreed to be acquired by Sony Pictures and Television. The company has been valued at $150 million dollars. Funimation has been a staple point for anime viewing in America for over 20 years. Some of the biggest series like Dragon Ball Z, Full Metal Alchemist, My Hero Academia, were brought stateside and even English Dubbed thanks to Funimation. So what does this mean now? It is too early to tell but, In their blog, they created a FAQ for the information that is currently available to the public. 

Funimation Agrees To Be Acquired By Sony Pictures Television Networks

Voice Actress Monica Rial approves of this acquisition as well. On her Facebook Page,  she says

I’m sure you’ve heard by now but if not, here’s the info and a great FAQ. I know the fans are worried but I honestly think this will be a good thing. Funimation has always tried to put you guys first and I can’t imagine they’d stop now. We love you guys.

Stay tuned for more information when released



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