Funimation Launches FunimationNow Anime Streaming App for Mobile Devices, Titles Include 'Dragon Ball Z' & 'Cowboy Bebop'

Posted Mon Mar 7, 2016 at 03:30 PM PST by
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The new anime streaming platform is now live.  

Funimation has announced the launch of its new mobile app, FunimationNow. The service offers access to the studio's extensive library of anime shows and films through iOS, Android, Kindle, and Windows 10 devices.

"The introduction of the FunimationNow all-new mobile apps is our way of giving our loyal fans what they have always wanted and deserve -- a high-quality, immersive, and seamless experience," said Mike DuBoise, Chief Operating Officer of Funimation. "Now featuring Airplay and Chromecast support, episode sync across devices and marathoning, among other great enhancements, we made sure to load our mobile experience with the features our fans have been asking for." 

Titles available to stream include 'Dragon Ball Z,' 'Attack on Titan,' 'Fairy Tail,' 'Cowboy Bebop,' 'Assassination Classroom' and more. FunimationNow is available in three plans: Basic, Subpass, and All-Access Pass. Here's how the plans breakdown:

BASIC: Free

- limited anime library
- video ads

SUBPASS: $4.99/month

- All subtitled anime including simulcasts
- Unlimited device streaming (subtitled only)
- Ad-free in HD

ALL-ACCESS PASS: $7.99/month

- All subtitled anime including simulcasts
- All English-dubbed anime 
- Unlimited device streaming (subbed and dubbed)
- Funimation Broadcast Dubs - English-dubbed episodes of select shows that are available within weeks of the Japanese broadcast 
- Exclusive video extras
- Ad-free in HD

iOS, Android, Kindle and Windows 10 mobile users can now download the new FunimationNow app. Support for the Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV is set to debut soon as well. Likewise, a fully re-designed game console app for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Roku devices is expected to arrive in May 2016. Finally, a revamped Funimation website for streaming on laptops and desktops is also set for May.

Source: Funimation via PR Newswire

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