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The Funimation App is Coming to VIZIO SmartCast


Vizio SmartCast users will soon be able to tune into Funimation for their daily dose of anime programming

Funimation and VIZIO have officially announced that the Funimation app will soon the available on VIZIO’s SmartCast platform. Millions of viewers across America can join the Funimation fan community and enjoy more than 13,000 hours of anime episodes, movies, extras, and top trending shows from Japan like My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Fruits Basket, Black Clover, and Attack on Titan, all on-demand, either subtitled and/or dubbed.

Thanks to VIZIO’s incredible picture quality and top-of-the-line sound experience, anime fans can enjoy a true cinematic experience when watching their favorite shows. VIZIO TVs display the deepest blacks and the highest peak brightness in their class thanks to their unbeatable 4K HDR picture in their V-Series TV models. With Quantum Color technology across the M-Series Quantum, P-Series Quantum, and P-Series Quantum X TVs and with the latest TV collection, Funimation is just a voice command away with the VIZIO Voice remote. 

When watching Funimation on and VIZIO TV, their cinematic experience isn’t just about picture quality, but also its immersive audio quality. When pairing a VIZIO SmartCast TV with one of VIZIO’s soundbars, fans will not just see every single detail on screen but will also experience a fully immersive, room-shaking, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X floor to ceiling sound.

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“VIZIO is committed to delivering the best content possible for audiences of every genre,” said Katherine Pond, Vice President of Business Development for VIZIO. “We’re excited to bring Funimation movies and TV shows to life for millions of SmartCast anime fans in their own homes like never before.”

“Our partnership with VIZIO now completes Funimation’s availability on all major distribution platforms and truly lets us be where every fan is,” said Kaliel Roberts, Chief Product Officer at Funimation Global Group. “Whether or not it’s text-to-speech navigation, search capabilities, or curated recommendations, the custom-built Funimation user experience for anime fans on VIZIO will be amazing.”

In addition to the Funimation streaming app, VIZIO provides convenient access to on-screen apps like Apple TV+, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock, Prime Video, and YouTube TV. It also includes support for Apple AirPlay 2 & Chromecast built-in, allowing viewers to stream, control, and share content from their phone, tablet, or laptop directly onto the big screen. VIZIO SmartCast is continuously enhancing the platform with new features and content, so users have endless entertainment options, all while staying healthy and safe in their homes.

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