[April 10 outage] Funimation site/server down (not working), users getting ‘unable to connect’ error – PiunikaWeb

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story follows:

Funimation, a anime service which describes itself as industry leader of anime in North America, is suffering from a technical glitch at the moment. Users are complaining they are not able to access the service on mobile, gaming consoles, as well as through the official website.

Take a look:

@FUNimation the app on @PlayStation is really slow and laggy. Also, I keep getting the following error:

“You have been disconnected from the network”#NewYearsDay

— Tim Hällsted (@commbatboots) January 2, 2019

@FUNimation the Xbox app needs a fix or two cause the app keeps crashing

— C4 🎮 (@thatguyc4) January 2, 2019

Yo @FUNimation did y’alls servers go down or something. Can’t get anything on iPhone, PS4, or desktop. How am I supposed to watch #ThatTimeIGotReincarnatedASlime with the wonderful @BKarbowski ???

— Nerrad (@nerradonline) January 2, 2019

hey @FUNimation I’m sure you’re being bombarded by tweets right now but if you aren’t something seems to have gone wrong with your site. Thought you’d like to know

— Kenji (@SFDKenji) January 2, 2019

For its part, Funimation’s Twitter account has acknowledged the problem with website. The company says they are working to fix the problem.

Uh oh! Our site had a little too much fun celebrating New Years.

Don’t worry. We’ve given Yato a 5-yen coin and he’s working hard to get it back up ASAP! pic.twitter.com/w4LmkrEpMy

— Funimation (@FUNimation) January 2, 2019

Our team is working on it as we speak, so hopefully very soon!

— Funimation (@FUNimation) January 2, 2019

We’re keeping a continuous tab on the situation, and will update the story as and when there’s something newsworthy. Until then, share your current experience with the service in the comments section below.

Update 1 (January 30):

The service is down again. Head here for details.

Update 2 (January 02):

The glitch has been fixed.

And we’re back! Thanks for your patience, everyone. Enjoy your anime! pic.twitter.com/uG8iSOgNYv

— Funimation (@FUNimation) January 2, 2019

Update 1 (Dec 31)

Going by recent reports on Twitter, Funimation website isn’t loading for many as of writing this. Here’s what some users have to say:

@FUNimation why is yalls site down 🥺


funimation is down 🙁


welp funimation went down 🥵


Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – also conveys that Funimation is indeed going through a glitch in some regions as can be seen in the image below:

Update 2 (Jan 02)

As of writing this, Funimation users are complaining of the website not loading or throwing Internal error 500. Downdetector also conveys the service is encountering some issues in the US region. Here are some reports for you to take a quick glance.

@FUNimation Whats up with your website? If I try to get in, it takes 3 mins, and then I get an 500 internal server error. Is there anything up?


the website will not load. cleared history and cookies, used different browsers – just keep getting “website not available” message. And the fire tv app keeps slowing down and buffing for a long time


This is crazy u would get outages from free sites not when your paying 8$ a month..


Update 3 (April 10)

So Funimation is down and not working for many as of writing this. Apart from proliferating user reports on Twitter (some of which can be seen below), Down detector also conveys a service outage.

Of course funimation is down. Not like their streaming service is ever working anyways. 😑


@FUNimation is your app down or something and how do I get in contact with your support team bc my patent was taken and now it’s telling me that billing attempt was unsuccessful


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