Funimation returns to San Diego Comic Con for a celebration of two of the biggest anime franchises out there: Dragon Ball and My Hero Academia!
Check out panels featuring voice actors and professional athletes, peep the Funimation booth to pick up some of our latest releases and don’t forget to pop into the Funimation Industry Panel to stay up-to-date with the latest news!
Thursday, July 18
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | Funimation: My Hero Academia Panel | Room 6BCF
Prepare to go Plus Ultra! with this one-of-a-kind hero panel. Learn how to be a real hero as panelists discuss this hit anime series, featuring English voice actors Justin Briner (Deku), Clifford Chapin (Bakugo), and Kellen Goff (Overhaul) along with professional football players Marcus Davenport (New Orleans Saints) and Adam Gettis (Atlanta Falcons). See the panelists arm wrestle, watch new episodes for season 4, engage in a Q&A, and get giveaways.
All attendees will receive one of five exclusive, never-before-seen buttons!*
*All giveaway items available while supplies last
About Justin Briner
Justin Briner is a Dallas-based actor and singer known primarily for his work in anime and video games. Recently he has started production on season four of My Hero Academia as Izuku Midoriya. He can also be heard as Luck Voltia in Black Clover, Yukito/Yue in Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, Mikaela in Seraph of the End, Nova in Space Patrol Luluco, Yoichi in Drifters, Ayanokoji in Classroom of the Elite, 9’α in DARLING in the FRANXX, Alfonso in GARO: The Animation, Niko in Nanbaka, Lance in Puzzle & Dragons X, Ryota Mitarai in Danganronpa 3, Frate in 91 Days, Qwenthur in Heavy Object, Manato in Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions, and many more.
Additionally, he has provided voices for games such as Octopath Traveler, SMITE, Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs, Akiba’s Beat, Cibele, and Dust: An Elysian Tail. Follow what he’s up to on Twitter @justinbriner
About Clifford Chapin
Clifford Chapin is a voice actor, script writer, and director working in anime and video games. He is best known for playing Katsuki Bakugo in My Hero Academia, Conny Springer in Attack on Titan, Hide Nagachika in Tokyo Ghoul, and Kirito Kamui in Psycho-Pass. You can also hear Clifford in video games as the voices of Battleborn’s Toby, Michael from YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, and the Player Character’s voice in Dragon Ball: Xenoverse.
In addition to his ADR credits, he has also worked behind the scenes for Marvel Entertainment’s publishing branch, as well as for several reality television series. In his downtime, Clifford enjoys playing video games and reading comic books from every genre. To keep up with all of Clifford’s many antics, be sure to follow him on Twitter (@CliffordChapin) and “Like” his Facebook page: Clifford Chapin (Voice Actor).
About Kellen Goff
Since middle school, Kellen Goff studied musical theater and animation, which led to his discovery of a new love: voice acting. Now going on 12 years, Kellen has played a variety of roles spanning video games, animation and commercials. His notable roles include Overhaul (My Hero Academia), Funtime Freddy and Fredbear (Five Nights at Freddy’s), Mansaku Nijimura (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable), Jormungundr (SMITE), and Lucky Bat (UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure). Other anime projects he’s worked on include (but are not limited to) Mob Psycho 100, Cells at Work!, Hunter x Hunter, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online, Kakegurui, Ingress: The Animation, Berserk, and Sirius the Jaeger. As for animation and video games, Kellen has provided his voice for Hearthstone, Playmobil:The Movie, Swan Princess, A Hat in Time, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr, Star Trek Online, Shadowverse, and more.
Kellen has also done audio engineering work for multiple projects, including (but not limited to) Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight, Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, and Blade Runner: Revalations.
About Marcus Davenport
Marcus Davenport is an NFL defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints. He was the 14th overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft and made the all-rookie team. During his four collegiate seasons at Texas-San Antonio, Davenport notched career totals of 186 tackles (97 solo), 22 sacks, 38 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and he finished his career as the school’s all-time leader for stops for loss, takedowns and quarterback hurries. Marcus is a big fan of comics and anime, one of his favorite series is My Hero Academia.
About Adam Gettis
Adam Gettis is an American football guard for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Gettis has played for several different NFL teams during his seven seasons in the league, including the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raider and Tampa Buccaneers. Adam played college football for the University of Iowa.He’s big fan of anime his top series are My Hero Academia, Dragon Ball Z and One Piece.
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM | Dragon Ball Z: 30th Anniversary Panel | Room 6BCF
One of the greatest action animated series of all time celebrates its 30th anniversary this year! Join legendary DBZ voice actors Sean Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Sonny Strait (Krillin), and Monica Rial (Bulma) for a celebration 30 years in the making, along with DBZ super-fan Mohamed Sanu, wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons.
Saturday, July 20
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Funimation Industry Panel | Room 7AB
Hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor-Funimation.
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Wednesday, July 17 – 6 PM – 9 PM
Thursday, July 18 – Saturday, July 20 – 9:30 AM – 7 PM
Sunday, July 21 – 9:30 AM – 5 PM