Bigscreen has announced a partnership with Funimation to showcase some of their anime collection in virtual reality.
Bigscreen has been a platform used by many VR users to access videos and movies on a gigantic screen in the virtual space. The company has raised lots of capital and partnered up with some Hollywood studios to ramp up their demand.
Now with a partnership with Funimation, the company looks to capture a new set of audience to hopefully boost their viewership and membership.
“Starting in May with Makoto Shinkai’s masterwork love story, Your Name., Funimation anime in virtual reality will be the perfect way to relive some of your favorite movie experiences. And yes, you will cry.,” said Funimation in their blog post.
Starting in May, here are some of the shows and movies that you can attend in Bigscreen.
Your Name. – May 1-3
My Hero Academia: Two Heroes – May 8-10
Akira – May 15-17
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time – May 21 – 24
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya – May 29-31
Movies on demand on Big Screen
- Your Name
- Planetarian: Storyteller of the Stars
- The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Movie
- The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
- Steins Gate Movie
- Strike Witches Movie
- Fairy Tail Dragon Cry Movie
- Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess
- Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
- Attack on Titan Part 1
- Attack on Titan Part 2
- Shin Godzilla
- I Am A Hero
- Parasyte Part 1
- Parasyte Part 2
- My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
- Boy and the Beast
- Triguns Badland Rumble
- Death Note: Light Up the New World
- Death Note
- Death Note: The Last Name
- Psycho-Pass: The Movie
- Eden of the East: Air Communication
- Eden of the East: King of Eden
- Eden of the East: Paradise Lost
- Assassination Classroom The Movie: 365 Days’ Time
- Garo: Divine Flame
- Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic
- Sword of the Stranger
- The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow
For classic catalog films, a ticket will cost $3.99, more recent anime releases will run $5.99, and brand new release films will be $14.99. What are your thoughts?