Watch Summer 2021 Anime Season Exclusively on Funimation

As you know, AnimeLab is becoming Funimation in Australia and New Zealand, which means that the July 2021 simulcast season can only be found on Funimation. If you haven’t already, you can access Funimation using your AnimeLab log in details. Try it now! 

And yes, we know it’s winter here down under… but as fans of all things anime, we’re now following Japan’s current season in our naming convention… bringing you the Summer 2021 Season of anime exclusively on Funimation!

So settle on the couch with a boba or cuppa, sit back, and tune in for some new anime, because our world is yours this summer **cough, winter**.

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Season Spotlight

My Hero Academia Season 5

The rivalry between Class 1-A and Class 1-B heats up in a joint training battle. Eager to be a part of the hero course, brainwashing buff Shinso is tasked with competing on both sides.

But as each team faces their own weaknesses and discovers new strengths, this showdown might just become a toss-up.

Simulcast is ongoing. SimulDub™ is ongoing.

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The Case Study of Vanitas

It’s 19th-century Paris, and young vampire Noé hunts for the Book of Vanitas. Attacked by a vampire driven insane, a human intercedes, rescues Noé, and heals the sick creature. Commanding the book and calling himself Vanitas, this doctor tempts Noé with a mad crusade to “cure” the entire vampire race. Allying with one who wields arcane power so easily may be dangerous, but does he have a choice?

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How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom

Suddenly summoned to a fantasy world and betrothed to the princess, Kazuya Souma is crowned the new king after providing the royal family with impressive advice.

To rule the kingdom, he’s taking the nontraditional (and very human) route of administrative reform. In a realm of dragons and elves, will this revolutionary’s unique path prove effective?

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Sonny Boy

It’s an ordinary summer vacation…except for the fact that Nagara’s high school has mysteriously drifted into another dimension. As the students begin to develop strange new powers, will they work together to survive the alien environment and find a way home, or will their newly formed factions and rivalries turn on each other?

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Scarlet Nexus

Solar calendar year 2020: grotesque organisms called Others have begun eating people. To take down this new enemy, the Other Suppression Force is formed.

Saved by this elite team as a child, psychokinetic Yuito withstands the training to enlist. On the other hand, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s dreams tell her strange things, dragging the two into an unavoidable fate.

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The Honor at Magic High School

This magical high school drama focuses on Miyuki, the younger sister and honuor student, along with her older brother Tatsuya, the “irregular student,” as well as their eccentric classmates and rivals!

Big brother, this time Miyuki is the star of the show.

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New This Season

Obey Me

Based on the popular mobile game of the same name, the Obey Me anime is a series of shorts depicting the lives of the brothers from the game. It’s the perfect complement to the story you already know and love!

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Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU

Mysterious goings-on have disrupted life in a small town… watch Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU on Funimation now!

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Just after winning a national water polo title in his third year of junior high, a car accident left Minato Kiyomizu in a coma. Nearly a year passes before he awakes, but with no memory of junior high. Now in high school with a fresh start, he leaves the sport behind, but a promise has him returning to it. However, his new team is weak, and that’s just a sign for more problems to come.

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Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan

Being an adult is hard. For 31-year-old Uramichi Omota, that depressing truth weighs on him. While on TV, he’s an upbeat exercise instructor for a children’s show, but sometimes he can’t keep his sardonic comments to himself. Even his coworkers, a pair of mascots and a singing duo, keep revealing the plight of adulthood on air. Regardless, they’re working through it one a day at a time.

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The Duke of Death and His Maid

How can you fall in love when you can’t even hold hands? Due to a childhood curse, anything that the Duke touches will die—which makes his flirty maid’s behavior all the more shocking! Is there a way for the Duke and his companions to somehow break the curse, or is he doomed to a life where love is forever out of his reach?

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Kageki Shojo!!

The curtain rises on the Kouka School of Musical and Theatrical Arts. Spotlight on Sarasa Watanabe, a starry-eyed 5’10” student who dreams of performing as Oscar, a male lead role. She forms an unlikely friendship with her new roommate, a former idol who now also hopes to join the all-female Kouka Acting Troupe. Together, they’re in for the role of a lifetime.

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The Dungeon of Black Company

Work sucks and Kinji was avoiding it beautifully by investing every penny. Good plan ’til he found himself in a new world…with DEBT! Now under the rule of an evil mining company, avoiding work is gonna be a tough grind. Does he have what it takes to pull off the ultimate workaround on this gig?

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The Detective is Already Dead

Thwarting a hijacking with the beautiful, silver-haired detective, Siesta, transforms Kimihiko’s young life. Their success kicks off years of crime-solving and confronting syndicates around the world—until Siesta dies. Left with questions, Kimihiko moves on. But now, a new case may open healed wounds as it connects to an assassin, a world conspiracy, and his dead partner!

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Love Live! Superstar!!

The first students have arrived at Yuigaoka Girls’ High School, a new academy built on the crossroads of three Tokyo neighborhoods—Omotesando, Harajuku, and Aoyama.

With no history, no upperclassmen to rely on, and no name to speak of, this school’s totally starting from scratch! In the midst of this, a team of five girls led by Kanon Shibuya discover “school idols.”

—I love singing! I really do! And I want to accomplish something with it!

So the hopes of these stars, still small in stature, begin to accumulate…and so begins the “School Idol Project” of five girls with a blank slate and infinite potential. Time for our Love Live to take flight!

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Returning Favourites

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2

Average 37-year-old Minami Satoru dies and is reincarnated as the most unremarkable creature imaginable—a slime. Initially, things are pretty grim. He’s blind, deaf, and weak. But by combining his two special abilities, “Predator” and “Great Sage,” the newly named, Rimuru Tempest, will use his blobby powers to gain both friends and foes alike in a diverse new world.

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Black Clover Season 4

Tensions are rising between the Clover and Spade Kingdoms as Asta and the Black Bulls continue the search for the remaining Devils.

SimulDub™ is ongoing.

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Kingdom Season 3

A nameless boy and a young king have grown up in a nation plagued by war. The boy, Xin, has countlessly proven himself on the battlefield, and although initially starting on bad terms, he and the young king, Zheng, have become comrades.

Zheng wishes to bring all the warring states under Qin, while Xin climbs the ranks to become a Great General. Both of their ambitions will change history forever.

Simulcast is ongoing.

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Blue Reflection Ray

Optimistic Hiori can’t turn away anyone in need. Awkward Ruka can’t seem to make friends, even when she tries.

But these two do have one thing in common: they’re both magical girls called Reflectors! Together, this unlikely pair will use their powers to help resolve emotional struggles and protect the Fragments of people’s hearts.

Simulcast is ongoing.

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Summer 2021 Season Preview Event

Catch up on the global Summer 2021 Season Preview Event right here!

What will you watch first on Funimation? Let us know with #FunimationANZ!

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