Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Anime Expo 2015 Update: FUnimation Schedule

-Friday badges are gone, registration has been raised by five bucks.

-Cosplay gathering at Regal Cinemas for the DBZ Premiere will be at 7pm.

-FUNimation Schedule

The biggest anime convention in North America is right around the corner, and that means FUNimation has BIG plans in the works!  From premieres to panels and prizes, we’ll have it all waiting for you at Anime Expo 2015. So get ready, Los Angeles, because our crew is heading your way in full force! Check out our full line-up for the weekend, and brace yourselves for the best anime over-load you’ll have all year:


Thursday, July 2nd

  • FUNimation: Guide to Anime Expo | 11:30a – 12:30p | Location: LP3/408AB
    Premieres, panels, promotions, and plenty more! Learn everything you need to know about what’s going on with FUNimation this year at Anime Expo. Tweet us using the hashtag #FUNimationPanel for a chance to win prizes. You could even get exclusive tickets to attend the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ red carpet dub premiere event later that evening.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ World Dub Premiere & Red Carpet | Red Carpet 6:30p | Screening 8:00p (Invite Only) at Regal Cinema LA Live
    Celebrity guests to include Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat and Chris Ayres. Check the FUNimation Facebook & Twitter channels for information and ticket giveaways.

Friday, July 3rd

  • FUNimation Favorites Panel | 11:45a – 12:45p | Location: LP4/411
    Join FUNimation star as we take 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 and you could win a prize!
  • Dragon Ball Z Signing | 1:30p – 3:00p at the FUNimation booth
    Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Chris Ayres
  • FUNimation Industry Panel | 3:15p – 5:15p | Location: LP1/Hall B
    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 (18+) | 8:45p – 10:15p | Location: LP3/408AB
    Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW! Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest FUNimation titles. Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FUNimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. 18+, bring your IDs!

Saturday, July 4th

  • Dragon Ball Z Signing | 10:00a – 11:30a at the FUNimation booth
    Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Chris Ayres
  • Free! -Eternal Summer- Dub Premiere | 2:15p – 4:00p | Location: Video 2/JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom (E-J)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ Panel | 4:00p – 6:00p | Location: LP/Hall B
    This summer, Dragon Ball Z returns to the big screen as the series’ most evil villain seeks his revenge. Get an exclusive sneak peek at the next feature-length film in the Dragon Ball Z franchise, Resurrection ‘F’, as well as a panel and Q&A with stars Sean Schemmel (voice of Goku), Christopher Sabat (voice of Vegeta / ADR Director) and Christ Ayres (voice of Frieza). Tweet along using the hashtag #DBZAX for a chance to win some prizes.

Sunday, July 5th

  • Dragon Ball Z Signing | 10:00a – 11:30a at the FUNimation booth
    Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Chris Ayres

FUNimation booth #701

Stop by and get your hands on some great anime deals, plus:
  • Get a free FUNimation lanyard with every purchase!
  • FUNimation & VIZ Media Stamp Rally – win Assassination Classroom swag!
    • Stop by the FUNimation or VIZ booth on Friday to collect your stamp card
    • Saturday, the stamp rally begins! Tweet about Assassination Classroom, then stop by both booths during the day to show staff members your tweets and earn a stamp on your card! Once you’ve earned a stamp from both booths, you’ll receive an Assassination Classroom tote bag!*
    • There are only 1,000 bags total — so hurry to get your stamps on Saturday!
  • *VIZ will be giving out bags throughout Saturday. FUNimation will be giving bags out between 4- 6pm on Saturday, only.