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Funimation's November 2021 Blu-ray and DVD Highlights Include “Fire Force,” “Akudama Drive,” and “The Rising of the Shield Hero”

  • October 26, 2021
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Funimation's November 2021 Blu-ray and DVD Highlights Include “Fire Force,” “Akudama Drive,” and “The Rising of the Shield Hero”

Culver City, California (October 25, 2021) – There is much to be thankful for this November when Funimation, the market leader in bringing anime to the forefront of audiences worldwide, sets out to release multiple exciting fan-favorite titles on Blu-ray and DVD. Releasing on November 2, 2021 is Fire Force Season 1, Fire Force Season 2 Part 2, and The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 1. And November 30, 2021 will be Akudama Drive.

Select Limited Edition box sets will be packed with art book, special packaging, and art cards among other exclusive items on top of the incredible bonus features, while the Standard Edition box sets of each release come equipped with promo videos, textless opening and closing song animations, episodic commentary, and more!

See full details of each home entertainment release below:

Fire Force Season 2 Part 2 Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Funimation Digital – Limited Edition

After the events at the Oasis, Company 8 race to contain the chaos. But answers about the Holy Sol Temple and the White-Clad’s tactics may cripple them. Can they unearth the secrets of the Nether before the world is engulfed in flame and ash once more?

Limited Edition Includes:

  • 40-page art book
  • 14-month calendar
  • 4 exclusive art cards
  • Rigid box with room for Part 1 Blu-ray set

Fire Force Season 2 Part 2 – Limited Edition Special Features

  • Fire Force Voice Actors Answer Your Questions
  • Textless Opening Song
  • Textless Closing Song

Fire Force Season 1 Complete – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital Standard Edition

A crisis plagues the world: Spontaneous Human Combustion. The only ones trained to stop these blazing mortal infernos are the brave members of the Fire Force. Shinra is determined to become the greatest hero, but his past leads him to a different destiny.

Fire Force Season 1 Complete – Standard Edition Special Features

  • Fire Force Inside the Episodes
  • Fire Force: Interview with Atsushi Ohkubo at Anime Expo 2019
  • Fire Force: Atsushi Ohkubo Speed Drawing at Anime Expo 2019
  • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 1 Complete – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital Standard Edition

When Naofumi is summoned to the video game-like kingdom of Melromarc, he’s tasked with defending it from calamity as its Shield Hero. But after he’s betrayed and belittled as the weakest of its protectors, will this hero-turned-cynic still want to fight?

The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 1 Complete – Standard Edition Special Features

  • Promo Video
  • TV Spot
  • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Blu-ray/DVD+Funimation Digital – Limited Edition

Across a series of volatile missions given by a mysterious black cat, a civilian girl becomes entangled with six Akudama and their twisted way of life.

Limited Edition Includes:

  • 60-Page Art Book
  • 7 Art Cards
  • Acrylic Standees of Shark and Bunny

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Limited Edition Special Features:

  • Key Animation Movies
  • Promo Videos
  • Commercials
  • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital Standard Edition

Across a series of volatile missions given by a mysterious black cat, a civilian girl becomes entangled with six Akudama and their twisted way of life.

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Standard Edition Special Features

  • Key Animation Movies
  • Promo Videos
  • Commercials
  • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

Visit shop.funimation.com/home-video for more home entertainment offerings.

Fire Force Season 2 Part 2 – Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Fun Digital – LE Specifications:
Rating: TV-14
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray & DVD
Release Date: November 2, 2021
Subtitle: English
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Blu-ray Main Feature Audio: Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1; Dolby TrueHD: Japanese 2.0
DVD Main Feature Audio: English 5.1 Surround; Japanese Stereo
Blu-ray Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
DVD Main Feature Video: 480 Standard Definition
Main Feature Runtime: 300 minutes

Fire Force Season 1 Complete – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital – SE Specifications:
Rating: TV-14
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray
Release Date: November 2, 2021
Subtitle: English
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Main Feature Audio: Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1; Dolby TrueHD: Japanese 2.0
Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
Main Feature Runtime: 600 minutes

The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 1 Complete – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital – SE Specifications
Rating: TV-14
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray
Release Date: November 2, 2021
Subtitle: English
Main Feature Audio: Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD: Japanese 2.0
Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
Main Feature Runtime: 325 minutes

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Blu-ray/DVD+Funimation Digital – LE Specifications:
Rating: TV-MA
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray & DVD
Release Date: November 30, 2021
Subtitle: English
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Blu-ray Main Feature Audio: Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD: Japanese 2.0
DVD Main Feature Audio: English 5.1 Surround Japanese Stereo
Blu-ray Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
DVD Main Feature Video: 480 Standard Definition
Main Feature Runtime: 300 minutes

Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Blu-ray+Funimation Digital – SE Specifications

Rating: TV-MA
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray
Release Date: November 30, 2021
Subtitle: English
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Main Feature Audio: Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD: Japanese 2.0
Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
Main Feature Runtime: 300 minutes

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