Tuesday October 11, 2011 at 01:03 pm by Adam S.
We are down to our last month of conventions for 2011 for FUNimation, and what a crazy time it has been. To keep up the theme of lots going on at conventions we have jam packed New York AnimeFest with a multitude of events and other fun items. Here is everything you will want to know for the convention.
FUNimation Booth #1522
Panels & Premieres
FUNimation Industry Panel 2:45 – 3:45pm, Room 1A24
FUNimation Entertainment's marketing manager Adam Sheehan and senior social media manager Justin Rojas talk about all the newest info and updates out of North America's leader in anime, as well as answer questions from the audience.
Miss Fairy Tail Pageant 2:00 – 3:00pm, Anime Stage
There will be a gathering for Fairy Tail cosplayers, hosted by ACParadise.com . If you're a Fairy Tail cosplayer, this will be your chance to show off your costumes and possibly win some great prizes! Cosplayers will compete with beauty, charm, and personality to win the right of being crowned "Miss Fairy Tail". Winners will be chosen by both the audience and our special mystery judges. Fans of Fairy Tail (and beautiful ladies in general) won't want to miss this!
Fairy Tail Premiere with Original Creator and Voice Actor Q&A 5:00 – 7:00pm, Room 1A18
Be one of the first to see the US dub premiere of Fairy Tail episodes 3-5! Don’t be late for the Fairy Tail panel! We’ll kick things off with a special greeting from the Fairy Tail creator: Hiro Mashima. Watch the English dubbed NYAF exclusive premiere of episodes 3-5. Then find out everything you wanted to know about Fairy Tail at the Q&A panel with the US voice cast Todd Haberkorn (Natsu), Cherami Leigh (Lucy), Colleen Clinkenbeard (Erza), Newton Pittman (Gray) and ADR Director Tyler Walker. Whether you are a die-hard Fairy Tail fan, or just heard about it from a friend, this panel will be only place to learn all things Fairy Tail.
Guilty Crown World Premiere 6:30 – 7:30pm, Room 1A18
Join us for a special introduction and world premiere screening of the first two episodes of the hot new original anime series from the director of DEATH NOTE, GUILTY CROWN. This Sci-fi epic, airing as a part of the critically acclaimed noitaminA block features character designs by REDJUICE, music by SUPERCELL, animation by PRODUCTION IG and production by ANIPLEX.
Dragon Ball Z in HD with behind the scenes discussion with original cast 9:15 – 10:15pm, American Airlines Theater (Room 1A06)
See the timeless saga of intense action that is Dragon Ball Z as never before – in HD! Join Sean Schemmel (Goku), Christopher Sabat (Vegeta, Piccolo) and Justin Cook (Raditz) for a very special HD screening of the Dragon Ball Z Blu-ray release. There will also be a presentation by the Voice Actors on the history of Dragon Ball Z in North America. Be one of the first to hear how it all got started! There will also be chances to win some awesome DBZ prizes during the panel.
Guilty Crown encore screening and focus panel with Japanese Production team 11:15am – 1:30pm, Room 1A18
Following an encore screening of the first two episodes of the most anticipated anime series of the Fall season, members of the GUILTY CROWN production team from ANIPLEX and PRODUCTION IG from Japan will be on hand to answer fan questions and talk about what it’s like to bring this complex and exciting series to fruition. Come see what it’s like behind the scenes and see exclusive content before anyone else!
Darker Than Black Season 2 Screening 3:00 – 4:00pm, Room 1A18
The intrigue and danger continue with a new charge for BK-201, the masked Contractor known as the Black Reaper. After a paranormal phenomenon takes over Yin, BK-201 is left to hunt for answers from the shadows, alone—until he encounters Suo, a young girl whose life changed the night a meteor crashed to Earth. With Contractors attacking from all sides, and the mysterious organization Section 3 closing in, the Black Reaper fights to keep Suo alive while he searches for the truth behind Yin’s disappearance.
Autographs (all autographs will take place in the NYAF autograph area. Check program guide for details)
Dragon Ball Z Voice Actors
Friday 4:00 – 5:00pm
Saturday 3:00-4:00 pm
Fairy Tail Voice Actors
Saturday 12:00 – 1:00pm
Sunday 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Guilty Crown Japanese Production Team
Sunday 1:45 – 2:45pm
Fairy Tail Adventure Quest
To promote the launch of Fairy Tail we have teamed up with ACParadise.com to make your NYAF experience even more fun. Stop by the Fairy Tail Quest Board on the FUNimation booth to get started. Here someone will give you your first clue to finding different members of the Fairy Tail Guild scattered around the convention. Each time you find one you will get a ribbon for each character and a clue to find the next. Your own Fairy Tail badge to attach these ribbons will be provided as well.
Once you have found each of the Guild members, return to the Quest Board to receive your prize.
Your very own exclusive Fairy Tail shirt!
Niconico live streaming
Our friends at Niconico.com will be streaming live from our booth all weekend long so be sure to stop by to check out what they are filming, who they are talking to, and what crazy comments people are saying during the con. If you are not at the convention you will be able to watch live on their website!
Exclusive FUNimation booth gifts with purchase
- Eden of the East Paradise Lost decal – free with any purchase
- Harimaya Bridge autograph card – free with any live action purchase
- Spice & Wolf coin – free with $50 purchase
- Zebraman 2 t-shirt – free with $50 purchase
- Cashern Sin t-shirt – free with $50 purchase
- One Piece puzzle - – free with $100 purchase
- Summer Wars Japanese Hanafuda deck – free with $150 purchase