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First off, I really enjoy the app. Haven’t used it in a long while, then I redone loaded and noticed that they’re using the ad type model now and got back in, and now I’m using the free trial and will likely use the paid version, however... I’m finding that the thin line that has effectively replaced the home button on this model of iPhone is always on when watching from this app, so I’ve got the bar on the screen over the videos that are playing. Other apps have the bar fade away when the screen isn’t touched. It’s rather annoying. The other complaint would be that I got to episode 10 of High School DxD and it just will not for whatever reason play the next episode. I’ve had startup issues on some before but they usually play. It’s like I’m not allowed to watch further, and just gives an error message. I tried other devices and it doesn’t work there either, so it’s obviously the service in general. Outside of that, I enjoy the selection of anime that’s provided, but like many that are posting reviews here, the service itself and the way it’s presented needs a lot of fine tuning. I want to love it, I really do. P.S.- a screen rotation option would be nice guys, k thx. That being said, thanks for the awesome app.
I love anime, I will begin with that small portion first, secondly this app when I first got introduced to it a couple months ago, I though wow, it seems to have ads popping up....but I realized, that how else are they able to create a profit if they can’t show ads? I did some more research on Funimation and asked around with my buddies at college, and they said that it is amazing and to pay monthly for the subscription....it’s is worth it! So then I said okay, fine, I will try it out....And so far I love it and will always pay to use it monthly! I watch anime all the time, I never have any issues loading any anime unless....I’m at work of course haha......but it truly is the the best working app to watch anime! They also have greatttttttt....series like High School DxD😍😍😍.....or Suzuka, and another one is C3 Anime, and much more....I personally watch High School DxD....it has about 50 episodes, and I watch them through all the time. Also A series called Yu-No a girl who chants love, is a great series....I personally recommend it. It is worth the price every month, I honestly only pay 7.99 for premium....and it works beautifully. Great price for great content! Especially anime!!!!!! :p Thanks Funimation!!
While it is nice to have a dedicated streaming location that is legal there is little to make it worth it, especially for a price. This is more than a little expensive for the content when compared to every other streaming site, especially when you consider these shows are coming to us second and the only real costs are dubbing and hosting which only make up a small portion of overall costs. The app is slow, unintuitive, and buggy. When you launch is silences any music or podcasts you have on, loads, shows you and unskippable animation, and then loads the main page. Videos are extremely slow to start and constantly need to buffer more than any other app I have used. I have been unable to watch in portrait mode any videos. If you skip ahead with buttons or by dragging the location indicator it will stop and need to be restarted meaning you can only reliably watch a show from start to finish. If you close the app or stop playing a video you will almost often find it restarting from the beginning, again with no way to select location. You also have to log back in everytime you close the app. The genre list and search functionality is bare bones and poor to use. Certain settings like maturity filtering can't be changed in the app. All in all a poor experience I will not be paying for.
Lemme day that this app is worth a while but the downfall from that is complications on Funimation. When you have the membership let’s say the basic deal 7.99 m/ it’s pretty neet an everything you wanted no ads or anything else with it you can stream on two devices separately which worked! But sadly after my subscription ended: though a week later I went to the store bought a subscription for the App Store an went to my settings on my IOS an added another month, I was so excited that I couldn’t wait! But suddenly...it took my money an never given me my subscription because I had to pay last month!? Even though I already did! So I try to contact Funimation and everything an it didn’t help at all! Do not get me wrong anyone would be mad but I’m just generally upset! That I got my money taken away from a snap! So I had to pay twice and make another account but then I can’t get the subscription at all! Because apparently it took my money AGAIN!? If this reaches out to anyone who has this problem as I do from buying a subscription an then later on buying another subscription again but knowing being charged twice! Then please help me I’m just trying to watch my favorite old shows!
This app is worth a $5 a month subscription. Especially if anime is your go to form of entertainment. There are just too many annoyances that have come with this app. Between streaming on a phone and on an Xbox it’s a struggle just getting the premium subscription to work. I spent hours going back and forth between Xbox, phone and website before I eventually gave up on watching at all. Trying to cancel your subscription is a hassle. I’ve always paid through PayPal. When I cancelled my subscription I went through their help services because I had a feeling this wouldn’t die easily. Here I am a month later and they’re trying to charge my apple account now. Have I been paying for two subscriptions this whole time? Who knows. When I am able to watch the app 80% of the time the next episode will not start. On Xbox my controller shuts off after so much time so this is a hassle. After I turn my controller back on and restart my show the next episode never plays correctly. I always takes me to the last 5 minutes of the previous episode. Therefore, I have to go back to my queue which is glitchy in itself. Sometimes I have to search the show again entirely. If they fixed this app and their services it would be amazing, but they won’t and it’s not.
Developed by the Funimation.
FunimationNow has 11 293 user reviews.
FunimationNow has an average rating of 2.9.
The latest version of FunimationNow (1.7.9) was released on Jul 22, 2019.
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Anime. Anytime. Anywhere.
Subscribe to FunimationNow and take your love of anime anywhere you go with this free iOS app!
Watch Funimation’s library of HD, ad-free anime shows featuring iconic classics and the hottest new series streaming just hours after they air in Japan. With
the largest collection of English-dubbed episodes online and the option to watch in the original Japanese with English subtitles, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
• Unlimited access to hundreds of subtitled and English-dubbed anime shows
• Watch HD shows, movies, OVAs, and extras completely ad free
• The latest simulcast shows, as well as our huge library of anime classics
• Exclusive English dubs within weeks of their Japanese broadcast
• Support original Japanese creators by getting your anime from an official source
• Purchase a subscription from within the app
• Advanced Search to find and filter shows easily
• Marathoning / Auto-play next episode
• +/- 10 sec skip
• Queue sync
• Episode progress sync across devices
• Airplay and Chromecast features
FunimationNow subscription details:
• FunimationNow subscribers will receive a 14-Day free trial. After that, the account will renew on a monthly basis.
• Subscribers will be charged a monthly fee of $5.99 for a Premium Subscription. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
• Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal.
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.
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