Conventions 2018 – Anime Boston

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While half of the team is seeing Spring bloom at Sakura-Con in Seattle, the other half of the conventions team is braving the cold for Anime Boston! Tara, Tim, Jay, and Godswill are flying up to Boston to bring you inside the Funimation world with panels, screenings, anime, and more! See below for more details:   anime-boston-banner_2018

PANELS

Funimation Industry Panel | Friday, March 30th | 5:30p | Panel C – Hynes From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation.

Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, March 30th | 10:00p | Panel C – Hynes

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 Panel | Sunday, April 1st | 1:30p | Constitution 2 (Sheraton) 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

 

Re:ZERO Waifu Wars

It’s time to get out the vote… for your favorite Re:ZERO Waifu! All weekend long, fans will vote for their Re:ZERO lady of choice- Emilia, Ram, and Rem- and will get a pin for whoever they voted for. Who will win? Only the best one of course! emilia-rezero-img_7336

My Hero Academia Season 3

All weekend long we’re celebrating the return of My Hero Academia with multiple events and giveaways! My Hero Academia Season 3 Key Art

My Hero Academia Season 3 Panel & Premiere | Saturday, March 31st | 2:30p | Hall D – Hynes Meet the English cast frontrunners of the popular series, My Hero Academia, at this Quirky panel: Justin Briner (voice of Izuku ‘Deku’ Midoriya) and Clifford Chapin IV (voice of Katsuki Bakugo). And then stick around for the premiere of the first episode My Hero Academia Season 3 with all new content dubbed!   mha-hb-flat

Panel attendees can get a My Hero Academia headband while supplies last

 

My Hero Academia English Cast Autographs | Saturday, March 31st | 5:00p | Sheraton – Autographs 2 – Beacon H Autographs with My Hero Academia cast: J. Michael Tatum (Tenya Iida), Justin Briner (Izuku Midoriya), Clifford Chapin IV (Katsuki Bakugo). Tickets to be distributed by the convention

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! Also you can be sure to find special autographed items based on what you buy.   This weekend only, we’ll be distributing a Golden Dawn enamel pin from Black Clover while supplies last!

SCREENINGS

 

Parasyte Live Action- English Dub Home Video Premiere | Friday, March 30th | 8:00p | HD Video 210 – Hynes 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?

Tokyo Ghoul Live Action – English Dub Premiere | Friday, March 30th | 10:00p | HD Video 210 – Hynes 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 | Saturday, March 31st | 10:30a | Grand Ballroom (Sheraton) 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.

Monster Hunter Stories Ride On Home Video Premiere | Saturday, March 31st | 1:30p | Video 207 (Hynes) Based on Capcom’s hit franchise, Monster Hunter, an exciting new anime comes from the creative minds behind Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. In a world where people and monsters are at odds, some learn to coexist. Known as Riders, they awaken the powers of monsters and live alongside them in secrecy. Now, one young boy journeys to find his own companion and become the world’s greatest Rider.

Interview with Monster Girls Home Video Premiere | Sunday, April 1st | 11:00a | Video 207 (Hynes) In this world, monsters of legend known as Demis live with humans and go to high school, just like them! When Tetsuo Takahashi, a regular guy obsessed with Demis, lands a teaching job at a high school for demi-girls, it’s his dream come true! Or is it? A vampire, a headless girl, and a succubus are in his first class. If you thought high school was full of drama, try it with supernatural powers!

See you there!

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