Funimation Winter 2018 SimulDub Schedule Update!

Funimation Winter 2018 SimulDub Schedule Update!

Get ready for the winter 2018 SimulDub lineup!

Earlier today, Funimation unveiled the premiere schedule for their SimulDub lineup. The full lineup "so far" is as follows:

Touken Ranbu Hanamaru 2
SimulDub premiere: 1/23/18 @ 3PM CT

Protecting history is the task of a group of legendary swords brought to life, complete with unique personalities and charming daily lives.


SimulDub premiere: 1/30/18 @ 3PM CT

The Hoshin Project: a mission to seal away the evil immortals that infest the world. After his clan is wiped out by a beautiful fox demon, young Taikobo is suddenly in charge of this project. Burdened with this destiny, Taikobo finds himself with quandary: how do you destroy demons when it was a demon that trained you? It’s a battle to find the truth and who to trust, all while saving the world.  


The Silver Guardian 2
SimulDub premiere: 1/31/18 @ 3PM CT

Secretly in love with Riku Rei, the most popular girl of his school, Riku Suigin is forced to dive in “Grave Buster”, the new virtual game where Riku Rei has been kidnapped.

To save her, he will have the support of the beautiful Twin Star and in addition to that he has inherited a 10 billion of yen charged device by his grandfather Ruki Yuuki.

Suigin will have to become the last Guardian who protects the Tomb from the Raiders in order to save Riku Rei and solve the mysteries of Grave Buster.


Overlord Season 2
SimulDub premiere: 1/30/18 @ 3PM CT

After a veteran player refuses to log out of a popular MMORPG, the NPC’s begin to develop minds of their own—and he decides to rule them.


Pop Team Epic
SimulDub premiere: 1/22/18 @ 3PM CT

They’re crude, rude, and a little…cute? Get ready for the bizarre comedy antics of the small and tall Popuko and Pipimi!


SimulDub premiere: 1/28/18 @ 3PM CT

Tired of being mercilessly teased by his classmate Takagi, Nishikata has vowed to get her back and successfully tease the girl that’s made him blush countless times. After all, if you blush, you lose! But getting vengeance isn’t so easy when every attempt blows up in his face. Will Nishikata ever make Takagi blush or will he gain something more fulfilling from his bumbling attempts?


Dagashi Kashi 2
SimulDub premiere: 1/29/18 @ 3PM CT

The queen of succulent snacks is back with Dagashi Kashi season two! As Kokonotsu continues on his path to become a manga artist, Hotaru refuses to give up on bringing him to the side of Japanese snack foods. With new faces and new tasty treats to try, will Kokonotsu finally be swayed to take over his father’s sweet shop or is it time to move on from this small town and follow his manga dreams?


Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
SimulDub premiere: 1/24/18 @ 3PM CT

The power of the Clow is back with a new adventure for the Cardcaptor! After sealing the last of the Clow Cards, Sakura Kinomoto is ready to face her newest challenge—junior high. But just when she settles into a normal routine, a strange dream changes everything. The cards are blank, rendered powerless, and a cloaked figure grants her a new key of magic. What lies behind this mysterious power?   


SimulDub premiere: 2/1/18 @ 3PM CT

In a desolate future, children are kept away from the outside world, away from the open sky. Locked away in Mistilteinn, aka “the birdcage,” they live only to pilot giant mechs known as FranXX. Hiro was once a prodigy but after falling behind, he’s become unnecessary. After all, not piloting a FranXX is the same as not existing. But everything changes when he meets Zero Two, the girl with horns. 

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
SimulDub premiere: 1/28/18 @ 3PM CT

29-year-old programmer Suzuki Ichirou finds himself transported into a fantasy RPG. Within the game, he's a 15-year-old named Satou. At first he thinks he's dreaming, but his experiences seem very real. Due to a powerful ability he possesses with limited use, he ends up wiping out an army of lizard men and becomes a high leveled adventurer. Satou decides to hide his level, and plans to live peacefully and meet new people. However, developments in the game's story, such as the return of a demon king, may cause a nuisance to Satou's plans


Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko
SimulDub premiere: 1/21/18 @ 3PM CT

Full synopsis TBA!


SimulDub premiere: 1/25/18 @ 3PM CT

Yuzu Aihara loves fashion, friends, and having fun! But when her mom remarries and she’s forced to transfer schools, this fashionable teen’s sweet life turns sour. On her first day, she makes enemies with the beautiful student council president, Mei, who also winds up being her brand-new stepsister. But nothing can prepare Yuzu for a surprise kiss from this girl who supposedly hates her!



The Junji Ito Collection
SimulDub premiere: 1/20/18 @ 3PM CT

Full synopsis TBA!



Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls
SimulDub premiere: 1/27/18 @ 3PM CT

Designed to select the successor to the Tokugawa family, a gruesome battle once promised a thousand-year reign to the winning clan. Amidst the bloodshed, betrothed lovers Oboro and Gennosuke were forced to take sides. Now, only ten years have passed and once again the clans of Kouga and Iga are poised to fight. But this time, a new generation stands at the forefront. 



Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens
SimulDub premiere: 1/27/18 @ 3PM CT

Crime reaches new heights in the seedy underworld of Fukuoka—a city home to very sinister professions. Among those who kill, torture, and seek revenge as a means of living, a so-called “killer of professional killers” is becoming more than just an urban legend. Private detective Banba is on the case, but when he uncovers a dark conspiracy, it may be the one curveball he can’t hit. 


List Format follow by dates:

Junji Ito Collection: 1/20/2018
Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko: 1/21/2018
Pop Team Epic: 1/22/2018
Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru 2: 1/23/2018
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card: 1/24/2018
Citrus: 1/25/2018
Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls: 1/27/2018
Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens: 1/27/2018
Death March to The Parallel World Rhapsody: 1/28/2018
Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san: 1/28/2018
Dagashi Kashi 2: 1/29/2018
Hakyū Hōshin Engi: 1/30/2018
Overlord Season 2: 1/30/2018
The Silver Guardian 2: 1/31/2018
DARLING in the FRANXX: 2/1/2018

All premieres will go live at 3:00PM Central (4:00PM Eastern, 1:00PM Pacific).

Source: Funimation Blog

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