Today, VIZIO announced the Funimation App is now available on VIZIO’s SmartCast platform, bringing more than 13,000 hours of anime episodes, movies, and extras to VIZIO viewers. Funimation is the premiere destination streaming service for anime with top trending shows from Japan like My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Fruits Basket, Black Clover, and Attack on Titan, all on-demand, either subtitled and/or dubbed.
Funimation is also kicking off its summer programming with 20 new and returning series of fan-favorites and anime classics.
“VIZIO is committed to delivering the best content possible for audiences of every genre,” said Katherine Pond, Vice President of Business Development for VIZIO. “We’re excited to bring Funimation movies and TV shows to life for millions of SmartCast anime fans in their own homes like never before.”
“Our partnership with VIZIO now completes Funimation’s availability on all major distribution platforms and truly lets us be where every fan is,” said Kaliel Roberts, Chief Product Officer at Funimation Global Group. “Whether or not it’s text-to-speech navigation, search capabilities or curated recommendations, the custom-built Funimation user experience for anime fans on VIZIO will be amazing.”
Funimation is available starting at $5.99 per month, with the Premium Plus version available for $7.99 per month. VIZIO SmartCast users can find the Funimation streaming service in the app row on the SmartCast Home Screen.