Conventions 2016 – Aloha, Kawaii Kon!

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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.

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