Funimation announced on Tuesday that it is collaborating with virtual reality theater company Bigscreen to offer anime films and live-action films through VR theater screening events and video-on-demand. Funimation began streaming a promotional video for the announcement.
The streaming screening events will be available on a pay-per-view basis at 9:00 p.m. EST on the following dates:
May 1: your name. May 8: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes May 15: Akira May 21: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya May 29: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time June 5: Sword of the Stranger June 12: I am a Hero
The following movies will be available through video-on-demand:
your name. planetarian: storyteller of the stars The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Steins;Gate – The Movie – Load Region of Déjà Vu Strike Witches Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Akira Attack on Titan: Crimson Arrows Attack on Titan: The Wings of Freedom Shin Godzilla I am a Hero Parasyte Part 1 Parasyte Part 2 My Hero Academia: Two Heroes The Boy and The Beast Trigun: Badlands Rumble Death Note Light up the NEW world Death Note Death Note: The Last Name Psycho-Pass Eden of the East: Air Communication Eden of the East: The 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 Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over the Rainbow
Bigscreen costs US$3.99 per view, and it is available with the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, HTC Vive, Valve Index, SteamVR, and Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality headsets. In addition to the live-streaming events, the service offers 2D and 3D films on-demand with up to eight people per virtual theater room.