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Conventions 2016 – Making a Turn to Anime Detour

Funimation is making a right turn by going to Minnesota for Anime Detour! Tara (@paraparatara), Tim, and Godswill (@GeneralG23) aren’t going to make any wrong turns getting there as they’re bringing the deals, the panels, and the parties chicken nuggets!

 

Anime Detour Logo

 

 

PANELS

 

 

Funimation Industry | Friday, April 22nd | 6:30pm – 8:00pm | Panel Location: Bloomington Room

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, April 22nd | 9:30pm – 11:00pm | Panel Location: Edina Room

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with host Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford).  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)

 

 

Funimation Favorites | Saturday, April 23rd | 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Panel Location: Edina Room

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!

 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

 

 

Dealer’s Room Hours:

 

Friday VIP: 1pm, Public 2pm to 8pm
Saturday VIP 930am, Public 10am to 6pm
Sunday VIP 930am, Public 10am to 4pm

 

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw where if you spend a certain amount at the booth, you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

 

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

 

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard! Also you can be sure to find special autographed items based on what you buy.

 

 

PARTY

 

Since last year was such a blast, we’re hosting a party room with more anime, more good times, and of course, more chicken nuggets! Stay tuned to social media for information about the room and the times so that you can join us.

 

 

SCREENINGS

 

 

Black Butler: Book of CircusBlack Butler: Book of Circus Blu-ray

 

 

OVA Dub Premiere  | Saturday, April 23rd | 2:00pm -3:00pm | Room Atrium 7
 

 

 

Season Synopsis:

 

Ciel and the demon butler Sebastian are summoned by the Queen to investigate multiple reports of missing children. When their underworld contacts reveal the disappearances increase when the mysterious Noah’s Ark Circus comes to town the demonic duo must impress an enigmatic ringmaster in order to go undercover as performers-to Sebastian’s delight and Ciel’s disgust. At the core of the circus is a troupe of unique performers from Dagger the knife thrower to Beast, the beautiful tiger tamer. All are connected by someone who changed their lives, someone who raised them from the gutters of London to the heights of the big top—but at a price.

 

 

Gonna Be The Twin-Tail!! Blu-rayGonna Be The Twin-Tail!!

 

 

English Dub Premiere  | Saturday, April 23rd | 12:15pm -2:00pm | Room Atrium 7
 

 

 

Season Synopsis:

 

Soji Mitsuka is an ordinary high schooler with an extraordinary obsession. Twin tails are his fire, his air, his will to live! But when a mysterious woman from another world enlists his help to fight hideous monsters with various moe fetishes, Soji much transform into a powerful pigtailed…girl?

With the help of his childhood friend, the class president, and his endless devotion to pigtails, Soji and his crew form a twin-tailed threesome to take on the monsters who feed on the “attribute power” of humans. But Soji’s new pigtailed powers come with a price; his surging popularity as the new heroin in town makes the twin-tailed trend explode, giving the monsters ample attribute powers to feed upon!

 

Conventions 2016 – Aloha, Kawaii Kon!

We are gonna need some native Hawaiians teach us some more phrases because we are heading back to Hawaii again for Kawaii Kon! Please join our conventions manager, Tara (@paraparatara) for some special screenings and panels!

 

 

PANELS

 

Funimation Online | Friday, April 8th | 3:45pm – 4:45pm | Special Events: Room 311

Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes! 
 
 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, April 8th | 8:30pm – 10:00pm | Main Events: Ballroom B

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with host Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford).  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)
 
 

Funimation Favorites | Saturday, April 9th | 12:45pm – 1:45pm | Panel Room 2: Room 315

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!
 
 

Funimation Industry | Saturday, April 9th | 5:00pm – 6:30pm | Special Events: Room 311

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!
 

 

 

SCREENINGS

 

 

Laughing Under the Clouds

 

 

Home Video Premiere | Saturday, April 9th | 2:00pm | Video Rooms, Theater

 

 

Synopsis:

When swords were outlawed in the eleventh year of the Meiji era, the mighty samurai population began to dwindle. Those who rejected the ban on blades rebelled, causing violent unrest to erupt throughout the countryside. To combat the rise in criminal activity, an inescapable lake prison was constructed. Three young men, born of the Kumo line, were given the duty of delivering criminals to their place of confinement – but could there be more to their mission than meets the eye?

 

 

 

Yona of the Dawn

 

 

English Dub Premiere | Saturday, April 9th | 7:00pm | Video Rooms, Theater

 

 

Synopsis:

Upon her sixteenth birthday, the cheerful Princess Yona intended to tell her doting father of her love for Su-Won, but her life was turned upside down after witnessing the man she loves cruelly assassinating her father. Heartbroken by this painful betrayal, Princess Yona fled the palace with her loyal servant Hak. Now, she will take up the sword and the bow on a quest to gain new allies and protect her beloved people.

 

Conventions 2016 – Hopping To WonderCon, Sakura-Con, and Anime Boston

Funimation is going to have a busy time this Easter weekend as we’re out at THREE different conventions! Even though the crew is spread out, we plan to have a great time nonetheless. Make sure to welcome Justin, Lauren, and Alex in Sakura-Con; Scott in WonderCon; and Tara, Tim, and Godswill in Anime Boston!

 

 

Sakura-Con

 

 

PANELS

 

 

Funimation Favorites | Friday, March 25th | 8:00pm – 9:00pm | Panel Room 4C-2

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!
 

Funimation X Wit Studio: Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign | Saturday, March 26th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | Panel Room 6C

Funimation joins forces with Wit Studio to bring a huge panel about one of our biggest titles, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign. You definitely won’t want to miss the chance to see what’s in store from its creators!
 

Funimation Industry | Saturday, March 26th | 5:30pm – 7:00pm | Panel Room 4C-3

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!
 

 

SPECIAL EVENT

 

FunimationNow Sakura-Con Party – Presented by Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (21+) | Friday, March 25th | 9:00pm – 12:00am | Neighbours Nightclub, 1509 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

Kick-off Sakura-Con with Funimation at Neighbours Nightclub as we get turnt vampire style! Priority access, drink tickets, & gift bags for FunimationNow subscribers (While supplies last. Arrive early!) Don’t forget your ID as it is 21+. Register here: owl.li/ZLQWV
 

 

SCREENINGS

 

 

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign

 

 

4 Episodes English Dubbed  | Friday, March 25th | 3:30pm – 4:45pm | Room 6C
 

 

 

Series Synopsis:

 

From Wit Studio, the creative force behind Attack on Titan, comes a brand-new action series—Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign! After a mysterious virus wipes out ninety percent of humanity, vampires emerge from the recesses of the earth to enslave mankind, treating them like livestock. After growing tired of donating blood in exchange for protection, 12-year-old Yuichiro Hyakuya and his best friend Mikaela Hyakuya plot an escape along with the other orphans. After being the only successful runaway, Yuichiro joins the Moon Demon Company, an extermination unit of the Japanese Imperial Demon Army dedicated to killing off vampires. A true shonen fan should not miss out on Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign!

 

 

 

Project Itoh: Empire of CorpsesFunimation X Wit Studio’s Empire of the Corpses Sneak Peek Screening

 

 

25-minute Subbed Sneak Peek  | Sunday, March 27th | 2:30pm – 3:30pm | Room 6C
 

 

 

Movie Synopsis:

From the studio that produced Attack on Titan comes a captivating historical action thriller based on a Phillip K. Dick Award winning novel by Project Itoh. In an alternate version of 19th century London, the world has been revolutionized by “corpse reanimation technology” creating armies of undead who serve the living as laborers across the globe.

In an attempt to revive his dearly departed friend, young medical student John Watson becomes obsessed with replicating the work of Dr. Victor Frankenstein—the legendary corpse engineer whose research produced the only re-animated corpse to possess a soul. But when his illegal experiments put him at odds with the British government, Watson is drafted into a worldwide race to find the lost research notes of Victor Frankenstein before the secrets of the human soul fall into the wrong hands.

 

 

AUTOGRAPHS

 

 

Wit Studio | Saturday, March 26th | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Room 4B

Adam Dahlberg (Sky Does Minecraft)/Kyotaro in Tokyo ESP | Saturday, March 26th | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Funimation Booth

Wit Studio | Sunday, March 27th | 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Room 6C

 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

 

 

Location: 314

 

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw where if you spend a certain amount at the booth, you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

 

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

 

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard!

 

 

Anime Boston

 

 

 

PANELS

 

 

Funimation Favorites | Friday, March 25th | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Panel Room: Grand

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!
 

Funimation Online | Saturday, March 26th | 2:30pm – 3:30pm | Panel Room: Grand
Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes! 

 

Funimation Industry | Saturday, March 26th | 5:00pm – 6:30pm | Panel Room: Hall D

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!
 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Saturday, March 26th | 9:30pm – 11:00pm | Panel Room: Grand

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with hosts Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford) and Sunny Westview.  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)
 

 

 

SCREENINGS

 

 

GARO THE ANIMATION

 

 

English Dub Premiere | Friday, March 25th | 5:30pm | Panel Room: Grand
 

 

 

Series Synopsis:

 

The King’s close advisor implemented a large-scale witch-hunt. The tragic victims of this hunt were not witches, however, but Makai Knights and Makai Priests. One Makai Priestess gave birth to a child while being burned at the stake. That child carried the bloodlines of the Golden Knight. Although he was saved by his father, a Makai Knight himself, the newborn, León Luís, suffered greatly from the unjust death of his mother. And so he vowed to learn the ways of a Makai Knight from his father, Germán Luís, and use his training to seek revenge. During his battles against the demons known as “Horrors,” León must gradually approach reality and accept the truth.

 

Meanwhile, the powerful former adviser to the King, Mendoza, banished Prince Alfonso and his mother while the king was bedridden. Eager to reclaim his kingdom and save his people, Alfonso embarks on a quest to find the legendary Knight – but destiny holds a twist of fate in store for him.

 

Together, León and Alfonso begin long and difficult journey filled with many hardships.

 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

 

 

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw where if you spend a certain amount at the booth, you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

 

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

 

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard!

 

 

 

WonderCon

 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

 

Location: 1647

 

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw where if you spend a certain amount at the booth, you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

 

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

 

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard!

 

Conventions 2016: C2E2 + SXSW = Anime Fun

 

We couldn’t get enough of Austin, TX or the midwest, so we’re heading back again this weekend for C2E2 and SXSW Gaming!  Whether you’re in cool Chicago or sunny Texas, it’s going to be an eventful few days! See what the Funimation crew has in store!

 

 

 

Join Tara, Tim, Karrie, Scott, and Alex in Chicago for:

 

Funimation Favorites Panel | Friday, March 18 | 4:00 – 5:00pm | Room S404

Join Funimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics! What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave and you could win a prize!

 

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, March 19 | 5:30 – 6:30pm | Room S402

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

 

Dealer’s Room

Visit us at Booth #509 for our sales booth with the following promotions:

 

Pins Available with purchase! Levels are:

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

Collectible bags and lanyards are free with every purchase. Autographed items are also available with certain purchases, just ask a Funimation team member for more info!

Like even more free stuff?  Stop by our OTHER booth #416 and get a free poster from The Boy and the Beast or other goodie when you sign up for our email list.

 

 Plus, take a load off at the FunimationNow Bar in the Hyatt all weekend-long!

 

 

 

Join Justin R, Josh, Lauren, Justin C, Jenn, Chad, and Zach over in Austin for:

SXSW Gaming

Funimation: World of Dubbing | Thursday, March 17 | 6:30 – 7:15pm | Austin Convention Center , Ballroom C, 531 E 4th St

Funimation famously releases the most broadcast dubs in the United States and Canada, and does so in record time. Follow the process of how a broadcast dub is born; from receiving Japanese materials, to translation, in house voice acting, producing, editing, and releasing a broadcast dub, the fascinating process has to run like a finely tuned machine.

Hosts: Josh Kocurek (Exec. Producer of Dubbletalk), Justin Cook (Dir. of Production), Justin Rojas (Host of Dubbletalk), Lauren Moore (Host of Dubbletalk), Zach Bolton (Dir/Producer)

 

Dubbletalk LIVE! | Saturday, March 19 | 1:15 – 2:00pm  | Twitch MainStage - Austin Convention Center , Exhibit Halls 1 & 2, 531 E 4th St

It’s loud. It’s live. It’s anime. Join hosts Justin Rojas, Lauren Moore, and Chad James as they take Funimation’s weekly live show, Dubbletalk, out of the studio and over to the live audience of Twitch.tv’s Mainstage.  Catch it in person, or on Twitch, as the crew talks about one of the latest anime movies to hit theaters: Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast.

 

See you there!

Conventions 2016 – Keepin’ it weird in Austin for SXSW!

Funimation is returning to SXSW March 11th – 13th. Join us along with Legendary Digital Networks’ Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls for an action-packed, saloon-themed weekend at the fully-transformed Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden!

 

Stop by the FunimationNow tent and register to win a PS4 or an Xbox One! Plus, download the new FunimationNow app and receive a limited edition FunimationNow water bottle.  Already a subscriber ? Show us your membership and receive a free water bottle!

 

All events will be free to the public, and a SXSW badge is not required.

 

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden
79 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

www.bangersaustin.com

 

Conventions 2016 – Marching in to Anime Milwaukee & Naka Kon!

We’re starting this month with a convention double-hitter! Next weekend, you can catch Lauren and Tim at Anime Milwaukee, or say hi to Justin and Godswill at Naka-Kon! Our teams are bringing panels, pins, premieres (and more!) so you won’t want to miss out. There’s lots going on with Funimation at each convention, so let’s take a look!

 

First up…

 Panels

Funimation Favorites | Friday, March 11th | 7:00pm – 8:00pm | Panel 2 (Room 201CD)
Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!

 

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, March 12th | 8:00pm – 9:30pm | Panel 1 (Room 201AB)
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

 

Funimation Online | Sunday, March 13th | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Panel 1 (201AB)
Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes! 

 

 

Funimation Booth

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw! Spend a certain amount at the booth and you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard! Stop by and see Lauren & Tim for awesome deals and recommendations!  Plus we’ll be bringing autographed gifts with purchase — just ask the Funimation booth staff for details!

 

 

 

Premieres

Rage of Bahamut | Saturday, March 12th | 5:00pm – 6:00pm | Room 201AB

Two thousand years ago, the black-and-silver-winged dragon, Bahamut, terrorized the magical land of Mistarcia. The humans, god, and demons that inhabited the land united forces against the fiend and sealed its power into a key which was split in two, one half protected by gods and the other protected by demons. Now, Mistarcia is a peaceful realm – until a human woman steals the god’s half of the key. Based on the immensely popular digital card game, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis is an exciting blend of action and fantasy.

 

Black Butler Book of Circus | Saturday, March 12th | 7:00pm – 8:00pm | Panel 1 (201AB)

Ciel and the demon butler Sebastian are summoned by the Queen to investigate multiple reports of missing children. When their underworld contacts reveal the disappearances increase when the mysterious Noah’s Ark Circus comes to town the demonic duo must impress an enigmatic ringmaster in order to go undercover as performers-to Sebastian’s delight and Ciel’s disgust. At the core of the circus is a troupe of unique performers from Dagger the knife thrower to Beast, the beautiful tiger tamer. All are connected by someone who changed their lives, someone who raised them from the gutters of London to the heights of the big top—but at a price.

 

 

 

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Panels

Funimation Online | Friday, March 11th | 7:30pm – 8:30pm | Sheraton Hotel Cottonwood 3
Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes!

 

Funimation Peep Show | Friday, March 11th | 10:30pm – midnight | Sheraton Hotel Cottonwood 3
Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with host Herbie Housely (@HerbieHousely).  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)

 

Funimation Favorites | Saturday, March 12th | 10:00am – 11:00am | Sheraton Hotel Leatherwood 1
Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!

 

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, March 12th | 3:30pm – 5:00pm | Sheraton Hotel Leatherwood 1
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

 

 

 

Funimation Booth

(Located in Overland Park Convention Center Exhibit Hall B) 
 

Visit Justin and Godswill at the Funimation booth all weekend long for some great deals on your favorite new and classic anime!

Vendor Room hours:

  • Friday Mar 11 | Kon Supporters & VIPs: 2:30pm – 4pm | All Attendees: 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday Mar 12 | Kon Supporters & VIPs: 9:30am – 10am | All Attendees: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday Mar 13 | Kon Supporters & VIPs: 9:30am – 10am | All Attendees: 10am – 4pm

 

 

We’re also bringing the Lucky Pin Draw to Naka-Kon! Spend a certain amount at the booth and you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard! Plus we’ll be bringing autographed gifts with purchase — just ask the Funimation booth staff for details!

 

Premieres & Screenings

Friday March 11th |  Courtyard by Marriott Room A

  • 5:30pm –  Rage of Bahamut (Naka-Kon Dub Premiere!)

 

Saturday March 12th | Courtyard by Marriott Room A

  • 12:30pm –  Black Butler: Book of Circus (Naka-Kon Dub Premiere!)
  • 6:00pm  - Rage of Bahamut

 

Sunday March 13th | Courtyard by Marriott Room B
  • 11:30am –  Black Butler: Book of Circus

 

 

See you there!

Conventions 2016 – Warming Up at Anime Matsuri Houston

 

We’re heading down south to the warmer weathers of Houston to take part in the 10th anniversary of Anime Matsuri Houston. We’re bringing the booth deals, we’re bringing the fun panels, and we’re bringing the English Dub premieres, and even more! Be sure to give Justin, Tara, Tim, and Godswill your southern hospitality as they bring all of the fun!

 

 

PANELS

 

 

Funimation Favorites | Friday, February 26th | 7:00pm – 8:00pm | Panel Room 5 (370A-F)

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!
 

 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, February 26th | 12:00am – 1:30am | Panel Room 3 (Grand Ballroom C)

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with hosts Herbie Housely (@HerbieHousely) and Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford).  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)
 

 

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, February 27th | 10:00am – 11:30am | Panel Room 1 (Grand Ballroom A)

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!
 
 
 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

 

 

Dealer Booth Hours:

 

Friday | 11:30am – 7:00pm

Saturday | 9:30am – 7:00pm

Sunday | 9:30am – 4:00pm

 

In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth we’re bringing in the Lucky Pin Draw where if you spend a certain amount at the booth, you get to choose the pin you want! Pin tiers are:

 

  • $75 – 1 pin
  • $125 – 2 pins
  • $150 – 3 pins
  • $200 – 4 pins

 

With every purchase we’ll be handing out collectible shopping bags and a Funimation Lanyard!

 

In the dealers hall adjacent to the Funimation Booth will be a streaming theater that will be showing all Funimation Content all weekend.  Check your schedule for screening showtimes.

 

 

 

 

SCREENINGS

 

 

Rage of Bahamut: Genesis

 

 

English Dub Premiere | Check Schedule for Details
 

 

 

Series Synopsis:

 

Two thousand years ago, the black-and-silver-winged dragon, Bahamut, terrorized the magical land of Mistarcia. The humans, god, and demons that inhabited the land united forces against the fiend and sealed its power into a key which was split in two, one half protected by gods and the other protected by demons. Now, Mistarcia is a peaceful realm – until a human woman steals the god’s half of the key. Based on the immensely popular digital card game, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis is an exciting blend of action and fantasy.

 

 

Conventions 2016 – Feeling the Love at Katsucon 2016

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This Valentine’s Day weekend, Justin, Tim, and Tara are heading to Maryland for Katsucon and they’re bringing the love with some tasty panels and booth deals! Check out the details below for what we have planned for this weekend:

 

 

 

PANELS

 

 

Funimation Favorites | Friday, February 12th | 6:15pm – 7:15pm | Panel Room: Live 5

Funimation takes a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave!
 

 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, February 12th | 10:00pm – 11:30pm | Panel Room: Live 2

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with hosts Herbie Housely (@HerbieHousely) and Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford).  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)
 

 

Funimation Online Panel | Saturday, February 13th | 5:00pm – 6:00pm | Panel Room: Live 5
Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes!
 

 

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, February 13th | 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Panel Room: Live 2

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!
 
 
 

 

 

FunimationNow LOUNGE

 

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FunimationNow Lounge | ALL WEEKEND | Room: National Harbor 11

All weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to rest yourself at the FunimationNow Lounge! You’ll be able to charge your phones, watch shows and particular screenings, and even demo the Funimation apps on the PS4, XboxOne, and the Roku. 

 

 

 

DEALER’S BOOTH

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OhayoCon, Otakon Vegas, Oh My!

UPDATE: The time for Funimation Peep Show at Otakon Vegas has been changed to 8:30pm.

Funimation Peep Show | Saturday, January 16 | 8:30PM | Panel 1/ Celebrity 6

 

The New Year is off to a crazy start for our conventions crew! Our team is splitting up this weekend to make anime magic happen at both OhayoCon and Otakon Vegas, so make room in your weekend plans for some awesome panels and a trip to the Funimation booth!

 

 

OTAKON VEGAS

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If you’re in Vegas this weekend, say hi to Justin, Alex, and Scott at the following events:

 

PANELS

Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, January 16 | 12:15PM | Panel 1/ Celebrity 6

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes! 

 

Funimation Peep Show | Saturday, January 16 | 8:30PM | Panel 1/ Celebrity 6

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Join host Herbie Housley (@HerbieHousley) as he guides you through jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles.  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)

 

Funimation Favorites | Sunday, January 17 | 11:30AM | Panel 1/ Celebrity 6

Join Funimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite?  Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave and you could win a prize!

 

DUB PREMIERES 

NO-RIN| Friday, January 15 | 9:00PM | Video 1

Now that Ringo (the pop artist formerly known as Yuka) is a student at Tamo Agricultural High School, she’s ready to ho, sow, and plow her way to the top! But first she has to learn…pretty much everything about farming. On top of that, Kosaku’s best friend, Minori, is waaaaaay jelly of his friendship with Ringo on account of her not-so-hidden feelings for him, and seeds of rivalry begin to sprout between the two. And the biggest mystery still remains: What’s a world famous pop star doing at an agricultural high school?

 

Brothers Conflict | Saturday, January 16 | 2:00PM | Video 1

As the only daughter of a famous adventurer, Hinata Ema has had a pretty lonely life. But when her father remarries, she leaves the newlyweds alone and moves in to a huge building with her 13 cute new stepbrothers—each of which has a very unique personality. Oh, and her over-protective, talking pet squirrel is there, too. Is love in the air for Hinata? 

 

 

BOOTH

Stop by the booth and ask our crew member, Alex, about free anime posters!

 

 

 

OHAYOCON

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If you’re heading to the Hyatt Regency Columbus, here’s where you can catch Tara & Tim:

 

PANELS

Funimation Industry Panel | Friday, January 15 | 8:30PM | Union B-E

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes! 

 

Funimation Favorites | Friday, January 15 | 10:00PM | Delaware C-D
Join Funimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite?  Share it with us using the hashtag #FunimationFave and you could win a prize!

 

Funimation Online | Saturday, January 16 | 9:30PM | Union B-E

Take a look at the latest in streaming anime on Funimation.com. Watch nearly endless episodes of your favorite series, both subbed and dubbed, via apps on PlayStation, Xbox, iOS, Android and more! Tweet using the hashtag #FunimationOnline for a chance to win prizes!

 

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Saturday, January 16 | 11:00PM | Union B-E

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW!  Join host Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford) as she guides you through some jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles. Don’t forget to bring some tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. This is an 18+ panel, so bring your IDs.

 

DUB PREMIERES

Brother’s Conflict | Friday, January 15 | 10:00PM | Union B-E

As the only daughter of a famous adventurer, Hinata Ema has had a pretty lonely life. But when her father remarries, she leaves the newlyweds alone and moves in to a huge building with her 13 cute new stepbrothers—each of which has a very unique personality. Oh, and her over-protective, talking pet squirrel is there, too. Is love in the air for Hinata? 

 

NO-RIN| Saturday, January 16 | 11:00PM | Union B-E

Now that Ringo (the pop artist formerly known as Yuka) is a student at Tamo Agricultural High School, she’s ready to ho, sow, and plow her way to the top! But first she has to learn…pretty much everything about farming. On top of that, Kosaku’s best friend, Minori, is waaaaaay jelly of his friendship with Ringo on account of her not-so-hidden feelings for him, and seeds of rivalry begin to sprout between the two. And the biggest mystery still remains: What’s a world famous pop star doing at an agricultural high school?

 

BOOTH

Swing by the Funimation booth for great deals on new and classic anime — plus get a free Funimation lanyard with every purchase!

 

See you there!

 

Ring in the New Year with us at Ikkicon!

They say the way you spend New Year’s Eve is the way you’ll spend the rest of the year. So what better way to spend it than getting ready for an anime convention?! Kick off 2016 with us at Ikkicon in Austin, TX this weekend!

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Here’s what we’ve got planned to start off the new year:

 

PANELS

Check your convention guidebook for panel rooms!

 

FUNimation Industry | Friday | 8:30pm – 10pm

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, come hear the latest news and information from North America’s largest anime distributor–FUNimation!

 

FUNimation Favorites | Saturday | 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Join FUNimation star as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your FUNimation favorite?

 

FUNimation Peep Show | Saturday | 9:00pm – 10:30pm | 18+

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW!  Join hosts Cookie Stratford (@CookieStratford) and Kiki Raven (@PeepShowKiki) to watch some jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest FUNimation titles. Don’t forget to bring some tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. This is an 18+ panel, so bring your IDs.

 

BOOTH DEALS

Stop by our booth all weekend long for great finds and awesome deals on anime — plus get a collectible bag with purchase! Perhaps you’re a pin collector? Sweet! Ask our crew about the Lucky Draw Pin Promotion when you spend $75, $125, $200 and every $100 after it!