Conventions 2016 – Going Up to Animazement and Anime North

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This weekend, Funimation employees are flying up through North America to make it Anime North in Toronto, Canada and to Animazement in Raleigh, North Carolina. We’re bringing panels, screenings, good booth deals, and the fun! Please welcome Tara to Anime North and welcome Tim, Alex, and Godswill to Animazement.

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ANIME NORTH PANELS

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, May 27th | 9:00pm – 11:00pm | Panel Location: International Plaza C – Video 1

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, May 28th| 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Panel Location: International Plaza C – Video 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 | Saturday, May 28th | 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Panel Location: International Plaza C – Video 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 Online | Sunday, May 29th | 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Panel Location: International Plaza C – Video 1

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! 

ANIMAZEMENT PANELS

Funimation Industry | Friday, May 27th | 2:30pm – 3:30pm | Panel Location: 301 AB

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 | Saturday, May 28th| 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Panel Location: 301 AB

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

Anime North Dealer’s Room Location and Times:

Funimation Booth: F03 in the Industry area

Come to the booth to get free posters (after a short 4-question survey) when panels aren’t running!

Animazement Dealer’s Room Location and Times:

Funimation Booth: 605-608

Friday 5/27/2016 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday 5/28/2016 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 5/29/2016 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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.

SCREENINGS

Yurikuma Arashi

Home Video Dub Premiere 
 
Anime North | Friday, May 27th | 8:00pm – 9:00pm | International Plaza B – Video 2
 
Animazement | See Schedule for more details
 

Synopsis:

After an asteroid explosion and meteor shower lit up the sky over planet earth, strange adorable bears began to attack and devour humans. The earthlings responded with violence of their own, and in the end, a massive barrier – the Wall of Severance – was erected to separate man from bear. This fragile peace lasted until two high school girls encounter a yuri flower blooming – only to be shaken by the piercing warning of the Bear Alarm! Once again, bear and man- or bear and girl -will be pitted against each other in a deadly and mysterious showdown—brought to you buy Kunihiko Ikuhara, the director of Sailor Moon and Revolutionary Girl Utena.

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