Funimation UK/IE Adds Hanayamata, Trinity Seven, When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace & More Anime for Streaming

Streaming service Funimation has added another batch of anime from UK distributor Manga Entertainment for the United Kingdom and Ireland territories. All of them are available to stream today.

DRAMAtical Murder

DRAMAtical Murder is a 2014 anime series adapted by studio NAZ and is based on a visual novel developed by Nitro+chiral. The anime was directed by Kazuya Miura, written by Tōko Machida and Kabura Fuchii, and music composed by Yuki Hayashi. Manga Entertainment released the series on Blu-ray and DVD.

“Since Toue Konzern forced the local population into the Old Residential District and made the rest of the island into the exclusive resort Platinum Jail. Aoba Seragaki has built a normal life, but when he is drawn into the popular virtual game Rhyme, it all falls apart. Gaps in his memory, people disappearing, and a secret buried in his own mind may be the only keys to salvation!”

The series is available for streaming in English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. Also available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

Hanayamata

Hanayamata, also written as HaNaYaMaTa is a 2014 anime series adapted by studio Madhouse and is based on the manga series written by Sō Hamayumiba. The anime was directed by Atsuko Ishizuka, written by Reiko Yoshida and music composed by Monaca’s Keigo Hoashi and Ryūichi Takada. Manga Entertainment released the series on Blu-ray and DVD.

“Naru Sekia, becomes entranced by, Hana, an American exchange student who wants to start a Yosakoi dancing club. Naru and her friends find themselves caught up in the whirlwind world of Yosakoi. It won’t be easy and just getting the club sponsored will be a trial, but between the movement, the melodies, and the friendship, Naru may have finally found a fairy tale of her own in Hanayamata!”

The series is available for streaming in English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. Also available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals

Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals (Naruto SD: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden) is a 2012 anime series adapted by studio Pierrot and is based on the manga series written by Kenji Taira. The anime was directed by Masahiko Murata, series composition written by Kento Shimoyama, and music composed by Jun Abe and Seiji Muto. Manga Entertainment once released part of the series on DVD.

“Welcome to the Hidden Leaf Village. The village where Uzumaki Naruto, star of the TV show “Naruto” makes his home. Every day, countless powerful ninjas carry out missions and train to hone their skills. Our main character is one of these powerful ninjas…but it’s not Naruto! It’s the ninja who can’t use ninjutsu, Rock Lee!”

The series is available for streaming in English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. Also available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

Trinity Seven

Trinity Seven (Toriniti Sebun: Shichi-nin no Masho Tsukai) is a 2014 anime series adapted by studio Seven Arcs Pictures and is based on the manga series written by Kenji Saitō. The anime was directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori, written by Hiroyuki Yoshino and music composed by Technoboys Pulcraft Green-Fund. Manga Entertainment released the series on Blu-ray and DVD.

“Arata’s just discovered his potential abilities as a mage. But since Arata and his newfound magical talents are far too dangerous to leave to their own devices, he’s immediately whisked off to the Royal Biblia Academy. That’s where he’ll meet seven beautiful female mages whose powers are intrinsically tied to the same sins that Arata has to master to put his world back together.”

The series is available for streaming in Japanese audio with English subtitles. Also available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace

When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace (Inō-Batoru wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de), also written as When Supernatural Battles Become Commonplace is a 2014 anime series adapted by studio Trigger and is based on the light novel series written by Kota Nozomi. The anime was directed by Masanori Takahashi, written by Masahiko Otsuka and music composed by Elements Garden. Manga Entertainment released the series on Blu-ray and DVD.

“Half a year ago, the five children in a literature club, were bestowed with supernatural powers. However, since they gained these powers, nothing has really changed in their everyday life. Why have they been given these powers in the first place? Will the heroic fantasy life they imagined these powers would bring ever actually arrive?”

The series is available for streaming in Japanese audio with English subtitles. Also available for streaming on Crunchyroll.

NormanicGrav

Grav is your average generic anime character who went to University, joined and took over the Sheffield Hallam anime society, graduated, got a job, and went back to do a Masters degree. He considers himself a man of culture and likes a lot of anime, even the ones that are considered bad. Harems, Isekai, Pouts are also stuff he likes.

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