Funimation is headed back to the Big Apple this year for New York Comic Con 2019, and it’s going to be amazing!
From legendary anniversary reunions for shows like Yu Yu Hakusho to the celebration of a fight to end all fights in Dragon Ball Super, there’s no shortage of incredible anime panel action to experience at -and outside- NYCC this year.
Take a look and let us know what you’re excited to see!
Thursday, October 3
Yu Yu Hakusho Reunion Panel | 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM| Room 1A06
Remember the days of watching Yu Yu Hakusho on Toonami years ago?! Well, Funimation is bringing together a reunion for Yu Yu Hakusho with a few of the English voice actors! Reminisce with the voice actors and enjoy a blast from the past again.
Friday, October 4
Funimation Presents: My Hero Academia Panel | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Madison Square Garden
Join Funimation as they discuss the hit anime series, My Hero Academia, with the English voice actors Justin Briner (Deku), Ricco Fajardo (Mirio), Kellen Goff (Overhaul), Justin Cook (Kirishima), and Colleen Clinkenbeard (ADR Director/Yaoyorozu).
Prepare to go Plus Ultra! with a special Season 4 screening, a Q&A with guests, giveaways and more.
Funimation Peep Show | 9:15 PM – 10:15 PM | Room 1A10
What happens at Peep Show, stays at Peep Show… Audience participation is encouraged by tweeting with the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow for a chance to win some naughty prizes. Security will be checking ID’s at the door, so don’t forget them!
Saturday, October 5
Funimation Industry Panel | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Room 1A24
Come join North America’s largest anime distributor, Funimation, to get the latest industry scoop and info.
Human Lost Dub Premiere Screening | 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM | Room 1A06
Come watch the Dub Premiere of Human Lost, a gripping sci fi film based on Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human and from the director of Afro Samurai, the chief director of PSYCHO-PASS, and the studio that brought you Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters. Also, receive an exclusive giveaway item for coming to the screening!
Sunday, October 6
Dragon Ball Super: Ultra Instinct Goku VS Jiren Finale Screening and Panel | 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM | Room 1A10
The final episode of the greatest action animated series of all time is here, in English dub for the first time—watch the battle of epic proportions between Ultra Instict Goku and Jiren, for a special release screening hosted by Jiren’s voice actor, Patrick Seitz!
This is the long-awaited showdown that you won’t want to miss, bringing a close to the high-octane Tournament of Power arc. The screening will be followed by a finale panel, and all attendees will receive a special exclusive gift.
Funimation Booth Premier Exclusives
Show Floor | Booth #542
All Might FiGPiN XL (Glitter)
Behold the favorite U.A. teacher and mighty wielder of One For All, in all his glistening, ultra-contrasted glory! This glittery All Might FiGPiN stands just over 6” tall.
All Might (Silver-Chrome) Funko Pop!
You saw him life-size at our convention booths, now take home your very own (normal-sized) Silver Chrome All Might Funko Pop!
Quantities are limited, only sold through Funimation. All Might will arrive on the Funimation Shop on 10/7, following his NYCC debut.
Fire Force – Sputter Stress Ball
Spontaneous Human Combustion got you stressed? Take it out on your very own Sputter! This stress ball of fire (called Pusu Pusu in Japanese) is the perfect friend for a Maki Oze cosplayer. Or anyone!
My Hero Academia Café
Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 | Friedman’s @ 450 10th Ave, New York, NY 10018
Eat like a hero! Experience the My Hero Academia café Friday and Saturday near the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Funimation Experience @ Lightbox NYC
248 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Funimation is partnering with Lightbox in New York City to bring a free, open-to-the-public multi-sensory experience celebrating anime with fans!
Going beyond traditional event space design, Lightbox blurs the lines between physical and digital worlds to present a dynamic and inspiring experience.
In the gallery, each wall will display a show’s motion and still art using multiple projection screens to create the most immersive experience possible!
The titles we’re featuring are:
Tokyo Ghoul:re | Thursday, October 3 | 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Get ready for a captivating Lightbox experience, where YOU can relive Tokyo Ghoul:re from a ghoulish new perspective!
Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia | Friday, October 4 | 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Encounter demonic beasts and powerful Servants from the world of Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia. ✨
One Piece 20th Anniversary | Saturday, October 5 | 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Celebrate the anime’s 20th anniversary in this immersive journey with the Straw Hat crew over the years! There will be giveaways while supplies last.
MORE TO BE REVEALED!