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All The New Shows Coming To Funimation For January 2021

On Wednesday the 16th of December Funimation announced the release dates for the all their Simulcast anime series coming to Funimation for the January 2021, included in the schedule are the follow up series to Sorcerer Stabber Orphan and Log Horizon as well as a few new shows;

Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town? - January 4th

Synopsis as per Funimation

“Considered a weakling his entire life, novice adventurer Lloyd leaves his village located at the fringe of the mortal world to fulfil his dream of becoming a soldier.

When he arrives at the capital, the people discover that this oblivious kid from hard knocks might be more powerful than anyone expected.”

Otherside Picnic - January 4

Synopsis as per Funimation

“Moments from death, Sorawo is saved by the mysterious Toriko in the Otherside. Attracted to its beauty, she soon discovers that this dimension is inhabited by monsters once thought imaginary.

Joining with Toriko in her search for a missing friend, they set out to explore this nightmare-realm and maybe make a little money. What they encounter could bring enlightenment—or drive them mad!”

2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team - January 7

Synopsis as per Funimation

“Kimichika Haijima leaves Tokyo behind and returns to his childhood home where he’s reunited with an old friend, Yuni Kuroba. The two become an ace pair on the volleyball court but at the last tournament before graduation a fight causes the duo to split.

Now reunited in high school, they are forced to mend their relationship in order to achieve their dreams of making it to the top.”

Scar on the Praeter (Project Scard: Praeter no Kizu) - January 8

Synopsis as per Funimation

“After a rebellion in the Akatsuki Special Ward of Tokyo, the government collapses and citizens are left to fend for themselves. With Divine Tattoos that each possess unique powers, agents known as the Scard rise up to become the protectors of peace.

But loyal to three contending organizations, they’ll have to face more than just criminals in order to serve their own definitions of justice.”

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation - January 10

Synopsis as per Funimation

“When a 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a bus, his story doesn’t end there. Reincarnated in a new world as an infant, Rudy will seize every opportunity to live the life he’s always wanted.

Armed with new friends, some freshly acquired magical abilities, and the courage to do the things he’s always dreamed of, he’s embarking on an epic adventure—with all of his past experience intact!”

Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table - January 13

Synopsis as per Funimation

“It’s been a year since Shiroe and his friends were trapped in Akiba due to the Catastrophe. Their forging of the Round Table has brought order and prosperity to its people.

But fracturing political alliances and the constant menace of the Genius monsters threaten to destabilize all they’ve fought for and built. Can faith be restored and they persevere, or is its destruction truly inevitable?”

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck - January 20

Synopsis as per Funimation

“The stage this time is the “holy city” of Kimluck, whose doctrine is the eradication of magicians. They are the historical enemies of Orphen and graduates of the Tower of Fang. Orphen understands now that Azalie wants to inherit the will of her teacher, Childman. Orphen and his traveling companions head for Kimluck in search of the secrets of the world.

However, a fierce battle with the “Death Teacher” awaited them. What is the hidden secret of the world revealed in Kimluck? Who is the successor!?”

These shows will join on-going series such as; One piece, Black Clover, Kings Raid: Successors of The Will, Higurashi: When they cry, Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, Attack on Titan Final Season, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 and Dr Stone: Stone Wars as part of Funimation’s January 2021 line up.

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