Funimation Ireland: Price, free trial, content, features and more

This trusted name in anime offers a streaming service that’s definitely worth it for genre fans.

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If you’re an anime fan, you know that getting access to your favourite series can be a struggle. But thanks to streaming services like Funimation, that’s no longer the case. The platform hosts a wide variety of anime content as well as an online store, acting as a one-stop shop for dedicated anime enthusiasts.

What is Funimation?

For over 25 years, Funimation has been an anime market leader, serving a passionate fan community. The company delivers anime content across television, feature films, events, retail, merchandise and, of course, the Funimation subscription app.

Funimation offers a streaming video service specialising in anime, with a focus on dubbed content. It delivers speedy dubbing and hosts an impressive collection of dubbed content for those who don’t enjoy subtitles, though subtitled content is available on the service as well.

How much does Funimation cost?

Funimation allows you to watch a limited amount of content for free, with ads. All you need to do is sign up with an email address and you’ll be good to go. However, if you want access to the entire library and better features, you’ll need to get a premium plan.

Premium Plus costs €5.99 a month or €59.99 a year and supports five simultaneous streams. It also lets you download content on mobile devices to watch offline.

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Take Funimation for a spin with the a week free trial and stream the likes of My Hero Academia, Yu Yu Hakusho and more.

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What can I watch on Funimation?

The platform offers a generous library of content, including iconic series like Attack on Titan, Cowboy Bebop, Yu Yu Hakusho, Fruits Basket and My Hero Academia.

You can check the library for yourself without signing up and see if there’s anything that catches your eye.

Does Funimation have a free trial?

Yes. The service offers a free 14-day trial for its premium plans. You can browse and watch as much as you like for those two weeks to decide if you’re interested in the service for the long run.

Funimation features

One of the best things about Funimation is its clean, sleek interface. Navigating the library is a breeze and the service boasts a great search function.

Premium plans come with up to five simultaneous streams, which means that you can share your subscription with friends and family. Content is available in HD quality and Funimation offers solid device compatibility.

You can also set up parental controls. Each episode page lets you leave ratings and comments, follow a show or add it to your queue, as well as explore related material.

If you like collectibles, the online store is a huge plus, as it’s packed with entire series, figurines, apparel, games and more.

Funimation compatible devices

Users can access Funimation via the web or download the app to their preferred device, from smart TVs to smartphones. Here’s the complete list of compatible devices:

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • AndroidTV
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • LG Smart TV
  • Roku
  • Samsung
  • PS4
  • Xbox One
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Android mobile devices
  • iOS mobile devices

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How does Funimation compare?

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Name Product Price p/month or equivalent Free trial? Service Simultaneous streams 4K/UHD?
Disney+
Disney+ [IE]
€6.99
7 days
On-demand streaming
4
Yes
hayu
hayu [IE]
€5.99
7 days
On-demand streaming
1
No
Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video [IE]
£7.99
30 days
On-demand streaming
3
Yes
Funimation Premium
Funimation
€5.99
14-days
On-demand streaming
2
No
Now TV Entertainment
Now TV Entertainment [IE]
€15.00
14 days
On-demand streaming
2
Yes
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