Funimation announced its partnership with Bilibili to stream the Chinese animated series Heaven Official’s Blessing (Tian Guan Ci Fu) starting October 30. The series will have 11 episodes.
The show is based on the 2017 webnovel written by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu, who also wrote Mo Dao Zu Shi/Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation.
Heaven Official’s Blessing will be available in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as in Mexico and Brazil later this year. This will be the first Chinese anime series to stream on Funimation, and an English dub is set to premiere in 2021.
Funimation describes the series as:
Heaven Official’s Blessing tells the story of former Crown Prince Xie Lian, who, after 800 years, successfully ascends to heaven at a young age. However, he is soon banished back to the mortal realm due to an unfortunate string of incidents.
He then runs into San Lang, the Ghost King, who later becomes Xie’s loyal follower. An extraordinary adventure starts as they unveil the naked truth of the gods in heaven!