We’re heading to the Midwest’s largest anime and manga convention this weekend: Anime Central (ACen) in Rosemont, IL at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center! We’ve got a full weekend of deals, panels and premieres for you, so take a look at what the Funimation crew has planned!
Funimation Industry Panel | Friday 2:30-4:00pm | Panel Room 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 Peep Show | Friday 10:30-midnight | Panel Room 1
Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with host Cookie Stratford. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)
Funimation Favorites | Saturday 2:30-3:30pm | Panel Room 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!
PREMIERE – Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (Subtitled)
Saturday, 5:30pm | Panel Room 1
Attendees will also get an 18″ x 24″ poster of the image above! But make sure to arrive early because there is only room for 870.
Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry movie brings back your favorite gang—Natsu, Lucy, Erza, Gray, Wendy, and the Exceed sidekicks—for a new tale filled with action, adventure, and hilarious hijinks. When the “Dragon Cry,” a staff with the power to destroy the world, is stolen, there’s only one team of wizards up for the job. Dark secrets, new enemies, and fiery fights await!
For every Funimation Panel you attend, you’ll earn a Funimation Favorites, Funimation Industry, or Funimation Peep show ribbon for your badge*!
Funimation subscribers and fans can earn their respective ribbons at the Funimation booth, by showing one of our staffers their subscriber status!
*While supplies last
Stop by the Funimation booth (Booth # 416, 509) to get some great deals on new and classic titles! In addition to sweet savings that can be found at the booth, we’ll have some special events at the booth such as:
Lucky Pin Draw!
When you spend a certain amount at the booth, you’ll get to choose a free Funimation-exclusive pin! 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.