Six Shows Added to FUNimation Fall 2012 Simulcast Schedule

Code: Breaker, Kamisama Kiss, Jormungand, Psycho-Pass, Robotics;Notes and Oniai offered

FUNimation has laid out their fall anime simulcast slate, with the adaptation of Samurai Deeper Kyo author Akimine Kamijyo's Code: Breaker, supernatural shoujo Kamisama Kiss, the second part of arms dealing action Jormungand, the two noitaminA sci-fi Psycho-Pass and Robotics;Notes, as well as relationship comedy Oniai.

 

The simulcasts are available through the paid FUNimation app or with a subscribition to FUNimation EVS. The free app will not allow access to the simulcasts unless a subscription to the EVS service is purchased. They will be streaming on FUNimation.com, Roku, Hulu, iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets.

 

Code : Breaker – Premiering Wednesday, Oct 10 @ 10am

When Sakura meets Rei at school, she learns he’s no simple transfer student. He’s also a Code: Breaker, a government assassin with strange powers. Troubled by his deadly secret, Sakura sets out to show Rei the importance of life. From the director of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, a supernatural new series filled with action and comedy.      

 

Kamisama Kiss – Premiering Wednesday, Oct 10 @ 12noon  (HD simulcast only available in HD on the FUNimation Elite Video Service.)

Nanami is a poor homeless high school girl until she accepts an offer to live at an old shrine - making her the new local god! After an awkward introduction, the handsome and hard-shelled fox spirit Tomoe reluctantly vows to protect her as her familiar. As Nanami learns the ins and outs of godhood, she meets more spirits along the way—including a cute snake demon and a sexy crow demon!  Directed by Akitaro Daichi, (Fruits Basket), this anime is an adaptation of the manga by Julietta Suzuki, released by Viz Media under their Shojo Beat line; the original Japanese title is “Kamisama Hajimemashita”.

 

Jormungand Perfect Order – Premiering Thursday, Oct 11 @ 10:30am (HD simulcast only available in HD on the FUNimation Elite Video Service.)

Child soldier Jonah is the newest member of the mercenary squad employed by Koko, an international arms dealer. The cold-blooded kid carries a deep hatred for those in Koko’s line of work, but following her into the darkest corners of the black market might be his only shot at finding the merchant of death responsible for the slaughter of his family.

 

Psycho-Pass – Premiering Thursday Oct 11 @ 11:45am

Get ready for Psycho-Pass, a hardboiled, gun-slinging sci-fi series from the creator of Madoka Magica and the studio that brought you Ghost in the Shell. In the future, even just thinking about a crime is enough to make you guilty – and justice is dispensed from the barrel of a gun. Detectives work in teams made up of Enforcers and Inspectors. Enforcers take out the bad guys, and Inspectors make sure their partners don’t cross the fine line between good and evil. The great equalizer in the war against thugs is the Dominator, a futuristic weapon that can read minds and assess the probability that a citizen will turn criminal. There are no trials. Only Enforcers, Inspectors, and the Dominator. Commit a crime in your mind – and the Dominator will make sure you pay the ultimate price.

 

Robotics Notes – Premiering Friday Oct 12 @ 11:15am

From the creators of Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head. Akiho and Kaito are the only two members of Central Tanegashima High's Robot Club – but maybe not for long. The powers that be are threatening to shut the organization down. If Akiho and Kaito want the club to survive, they’ll need to win the upcoming hobby robot competition in Tokyo. With everything on the line, Akiho and Kaito devise an awesomely bold plan: build a giant fighting robot!

 

Oniai – Premiering Friday Oct 12 @ 11:30am

From the director of Hayate the Combat Butler and the studio behind Baka and Test comes a scandalous tale of sibling attraction!  Adorable young Akiko is thrilled to be reuniting with Akito, the handsome older brother she hasn’t seen in years! In fact, she might be a little too excited about living under the same roof with her precious big bro. This pint-sized cutie has a serious brother complex, and she’s definitely not interested in sharing his attention. Unfortunately for little sister, she and Akito won’t be living alone: three gorgeous girls from the student council will be along for the ride! So much for the peaceful existence Akito was craving. Big Brother the dreamy will have to stay on his toes to avoid the advances of Sis and her ravishing rivals!

 

These new announcements join the current streaming titles Toriko – on Wednesdays, One Piece - Saturdays @ 9pm and Kingdom – Mondays @10am.

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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