Funimation Announces Slew Of August DVD Releases, Including ‘Fire Force’


Funimation has announced that several of their licensed anime will be released in August on home video, including several on Blu-Ray.

According to their blog, “Welcome to this month’s home video solicitations. And though the word ‘solicitations’ might sound boring, it’s actually very exciting, because it means there’s a whole mess of new anime announced that you’ll probably want to add to your shelf. Because we definitely will be adding to ours.”

The titles include:

‘Fire Force’ Season 2 Part 1

Picking up after season one, Company 8 and Shinra look into clues surrounding the Infernals and whether they can be turned back into humans.

‘DECA-DENCE’ Complete Season

In the fortress city of Deca-dence, the lowly Tanker girl, Natsume, dreams of becoming a Gear warrior following her father’s death during a Gadoll attack. She is assigned to a maintenance team led by Kaburagi whom she discovers is more than he appears. Kaburagi has a secret role in eliminating “bugs”, humans who threaten Solid Quake’s operations. When Kaburagi discovers that Natsume is listed as dead in the company database, he decides to keep her under observation and offers to train her to fight.

‘Kakushigoto’ The Complete Season

Kakushi Goto draws ecchi manga for a living; worried that fact would alienate his daughter Hime from him, he swears never to let it out.

‘Lapis Re:LiGHTs’ The Complete Season (Subtitled Only)

Tiara, a princess from the kingdom of Waleland, travels to the city of Mamkestell to attend a prestigious academy for those who practice magic like herself. After passing a test to prove her eligibility, Tiara reunites with her childhood friend Rosetta, who is also a student there.

‘One Piece’ Collection 27

The ongoing adventures of the Straw Hat Pirates.

‘Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!!’ The Complete Series

Taking place somewhere after the 2nd season, the story focuses on Howan, a Fox Myummon who lives in the countryside on Sound Planet.

‘A Certain Magical Index II’ Season 2 (Essentials)

The story adventures of Toma Kamijo, a high school student with a unique power in his right hand, who resides in a scientifically advanced city, and his interactions with other psychic and magic users after he meets Index, a young nun whose mind has been implanted with the 103,000 magical texts of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

‘The Tatami Galaxy,’ The Complete Series (Subtitled Only)

The story follows an unnamed third year student at Kyoto University, using parallel universes as a plot device to explore how his life would have differed had he joined a particular campus club (also called a “circle”).

‘Ultimate Otaku Teacher,’ the Complete Series

Junichiro Kagami is interested in nothing but anime, manga and games, but his sister Suzune forces him to go on a job as a physics teacher substitute at the same high school from which he graduated.

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