This one’s for Ed, since he gets the anime-based FUNimation Channel, and I don’t. (Darn DirecTV!)
Five Viz animation series based on popular manga will be coming to the FUNimation Channel later this year: Nana, Honey and Clover, Monster, Buso Renkin (about a guy who fights monsters with his heart replaced with an alchemical device), and Hunter X Hunter (kid wants to work hard to become a Hunter).
You know how anime first got popular in this country due to fans trading subtitled videotapes? Given the limited reach of FUNimation, I’m contemplating a high-tech comeback of swapping shows so I can see Nana and Monster.Similar Posts: Viz Launches Neon Alley, Anime Channel That Skips Traditional TV Model § Watch Viz Anime for Free at Joost § More Neon Alley Information; Channel Exclusive to Playstation Network § Viz Anime Streaming on Netflix Adds Death Note § Naoki Urasawa’s Monster Anime Coming to Syfy