After a long hard, tiring day, we all crave some good TV time to help us unwind. If anime is your preference, you know some of the best anime series last, season after season. Committing so much time into it then becomes difficult. The best option in such cases is to watch an anime movie, and for that, I have a list of the best Funimation movies for you.
So, what is Funimation? You live under a rock, if you don’t already know, Funimation is a streaming platform that hosts hundreds of anime movies. The movies are dubbed into English, catering to a global anime audience. Many anime shows are still worth watching, but the movies on Funimation are also well worth your time. So, if you want to see the chart-topping movies of the anime box office, you should check out the movies on this list!
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5 Of The Best Funimation Movies | A Mix Of Fan Favorites And Global Hits!
Funimation is the ideal destination for any anime fan with a huge and diverse collection. The streaming service is also available at a very affordable price. So, you don’t have to worry about forking out chunks of your paycheck every month for a subscription.
1# Your Name (2016)
One of the best anime movies, Your Name, is a romantic fantasy film. Your Name is about a village girl who longs to live in the busy city life of Tokyo and a city boy who wishes to live a quiet, peaceful life in a village.
By some miracle, their wish is granted as they find their bodies have been switched with each other. Not knowing what to do and how to undo this, they continue to live each other’s life until they find a way to undo this. Your Name is entertaining and one of the best anime movies available on the platform.
Watch Time: 1hr 52 mins
IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
Studio: CoMix Wave Films
2# Demon Slayer: Mugen Train (2020)
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is a movie sequel to the popular Demon Slayer anime series. The movie follows Innosuke, Tanjiro, and Zenitsu’s travel on the Mugen Train as they try to defeat the twelve upper moon-level demons. Together, the three aim to find and defeat the series’s ultimate villain – Muzan Kibutsuji.
In the original series, Tanjiro’s life changes completely when his family suffers an attack by demons. His sister transforms from human to demon, and he has to find a way to bring her back to the human side. That’s when he joins the Demon Slayer Cops. If you have already followed the series, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is a must-watch for you.
Watch Time: 1hr 57 mins
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
3# Wolf Children (2012)
Wolf Children is a movie that is like a fairy tale drama. It follows the life of a college girl named Hana. Hana is in love with a werewolf, the last of his generation. Hana’s life changes completely when she is left alone to raise her children. Now, she must figure out how to raise half human half werewolf babies.
Wolf Children’s story is unusual yet familiar and is narrated in a very romantic fashion. It is occasionally funny yet deals with a very serious issue of single motherhood. Wolf Children is directed beautifully, and you will most likely shed a tear or two while watching it.
Watch Time: 1hr 57 mins
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
4# Akira (1988)
Akira is a classic anime movie that should be on everyone’s list. Set in 1988 Japan, Akira is a movie about a boy that sets off a psychic explosion in the city of Tokyo. The explosion almost lights the whole city on fire, but with the timely intervention of the police, the boy is stopped and taken away.
Fast forward 30 years later, the movie then sees another psychic trying to bring the city down to its knees. Akira is based on a manga series originally written by Katsuhiro Otomo. While it has been a huge hit in its native country, Akira has also been a global hit. It is one of the most-streamed movies on Funimation and thus is a must-watch for all anime fans.
Watch time: 2hr 4 mins
IMDb Rating: 8/10
Studio: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
5# Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018)
In the last decade or two, you must have heard the name Dragon Ball Z at least a gazillion times. If you haven’t, then I feel sorry for you. Dragon Ball Super: Broly is one of the best animes ever made! Moving on to the movie – Goku and Vegeta, are the last two Super Saiyans left of the Saiyan race. They have worked extremely hard to reach that level.
But, what if there was another Super Saiyan left? Saiyan Broly is another Super Saiyan who was kicked off from his planet when he was a baby. He has been raised in a far-off world full of monsters, and Broly has grown up fighting them. Goku lands on the far-off planet, and the two come face to face against each other. Who wins this ultimate fight? You will have to watch Dragon Ball Super: Broly to find out.
Watch Time: 1hr 40 mins
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Studio: Toei Animation
Funimation provides a great service to watch our favorite animes. The best Funimation movies have garnered hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office. No wonder all the movies in this list are classic and have some amazing storylines. I can’t wait for the weekend to come so I can binge all the movies on this list..again! Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!