Hunter x Hunter is Coming to Funimation

Funimation announced that the 2011 edition of the popular anime series Hunter x Hunter will be coming to their streaming service in both the U.S. and Canada starting Friday, July 31. The show will kick off with the first 75 episodes in both subbed and dubbed versions. 

Hunter x Hunter became available on Funimation in the U.K. and Ireland back on July 17. All 148 episodes in both subbed and dubbed formats were available in those regions. The first 99 episodes of the anime have also been made available on HBO Max as of June 23. describes Hunter x Hunter as follows:

Hunter x Hunter is set in a world where Hunters exist to perform all manner of dangerous tasks like capturing criminals and bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories. Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss is determined to become the best Hunter possible in hopes of finding his father, who was a Hunter himself and had long ago abandoned his young son. However, Gon soon realizes the path to achieving his goals is far more challenging than he could have ever imagined.

Along the way to becoming an official Hunter, Gon befriends the lively doctor-in-training Leorio, vengeful Kurapika, and rebellious ex-assassin Killua. To attain their own goals and desires, together the four of them take the Hunter Exam, notorious for its low success rate and high probability of death. Throughout their journey, Gon and his friends embark on an adventure that puts them through many hardships and struggles. They will meet a plethora of monsters, creatures, and characters—all while learning what being a Hunter truly means.

The original version of the anime aired from October 1999 to March 2001, spanning 62 episodes.