FUNimation Brings Sequel to Anime Series “LASTEXILE” To U.S.

Flower Mound, Texas (June 22, 2011) — FUNimation® Entertainment today announced it has acquired the U.S. internet streaming and home video rights to the action adventure fantasy anime series LASTEXILE – Fam, The Silver Wing (also known as Rasuto Eguzairu – Ginyoku no Famu) from the legendary studio GONZO, the production team behind the LASTEXILE saga.

LASTEXILE is a Japanese animated television series created by GONZO which aired on TV Tokyo in 2003. This new LASTEXILE brings back director Koichi Chigira, character designer Range Murata, production designer Makoto Kobayashi but will be a new story with new main characters and production designs.

Music will again be done by Hitomi Kuroishi.

U.S. anime fans will be able to see the world premiere of the first episode of LASTEXILE -Fam, The Silver Wing – at this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles, July 1-4.