Conventions 2018 – Sakura-Con

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Spring is in the air and the flowers are back in bloom- and that means that Sakura-Con is back! Half of our conventions team, Scott and Alex, are flying up to Seattle to bring you inside the Funimation world with panels, screenings, anime, and more! See below for more details:

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PANELS

Funimation Industry Panel | Friday, March 30th | 11:00a – 12:00p | Room 4C-2
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation.

Funimation Favorites Panel | Saturday, March 31st | 12:30p – 1:30p | 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!

EVENTS

Interviews with Monster Girls Photography Booth

All weekend long we’re bringing out Kyoko from Interviews with a Monster Girl, literally! We have a 1:1 statue of our favorite headless high-schooler for fans to take a picture with. Find this Dullahan at our booth!

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Also you can get a headstart on our contest to win your own 1:1 Kyoko statue! See details here: https://woobox.com/ez2p7h

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FUNIMATION BOOTH

Stop by the Funimation booth 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.

SCREENINGS

Tokyo Ghoul Live Action – English Dub Premiere | Saturday, March 31st | 10:30a | Room 6C
Ken Kaneki’s only chance for survival is an organ donation that turns him into a ghoul-human hybrid. Confused and alone, he finds sanctuary at Anteiku—a café run by the people he once considered monsters. When the innocent members of this ghoul safe house are threatened by humanity’s taste for vengeance, Kaneki will risk life and limb to protect the very world that changed his own.

Re:Zero – Home Video English Dub Premiere | Friday, March 30th | 3:30p | Room 6C
After being suddenly transported to another world, Natsuki Subaru discovers a terrible truth—he can’t die. Or rather, he can’t remain dead. With this terrifying new ability, he experiences reset after reset and it begins to take its toll on his mental state. But, determined to protect his new friends and the woman he’s fallen in love with, Subaru suffers to save.

Parasyte Live Action- English Dub Home Video Premiere | Friday, March 30th | 7:00p | Room 6C
When a parasitic species suddenly invades, one of the creatures missed its mark. And in that moment, Shinichi Izumi’s life changed forever. While his brain was spared, his right arm was taken over by the parasite, Migi. Now, the two must learn to coexist while the rest of Migi’s kind attempt to take over the human race. Can Shinichi fight the invading species while maintaining his own humanity?

See you there!

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