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Funimation Acquires ‘Paranoia Agent’ Anime

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2020 may be the year to get CRAZY

With French and German editions of Paranoia Agent out in the last few years, and a Japanese release back in 2011, it’s been a frustrating time for most of this decade to be a Satoshi Kon fan. But, something happened in the last couple of years. Perfect Blue saw a beautiful new release on Blu-ray. Millennium Actress got its first new release in almost twenty years and got the Blu-ray upgrade. Both of those films saw theatrical releases and then Tokyo Godfathers got picked up this year – with a new dub and theatrical plans.

But the TV series that Satoshi Kon worked on? That’s been missing in action – until now. Funimation Tweeted out a tease of an image tonight that makes it pretty clear that they’ve got their hands on the property and that details will be coming in the near future. Soon, we might be all caught up on Kon anime in North America in high definition!

Check out our Ten Years Later look at the property.

Paranoia Agent was released by Geneon Entertainment and the last box set hit back in the summer of 2005, which runs for several hundred dollars through most auction houses these days.

Plot concept: “When the darkness overcomes the heart, Little Slugger appears….” After the first victim’s story, the police felt the overly stressed woman was having a breakdown and lied to cover-up for some crime. However, after the third and fourth attacks upon unrelated victims led to the same description of a young attacker with a golden baseball bat and in-line skates, the police had to wonder- is the “Lil’ Slugger” real or a sinister phantom?

[Source: Paranoia Agent]

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