FunimationCon July 3-4, 2020

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Funimation distributes the best anime to a passionate, global community of fans. For over 25 years, Funimation has pioneered an omni-channel approach to engaging and entertaining millions where they want it most—streaming, home entertainment, theatrical, e-commerce, merchandising, live events, and more.

Funimation’s streaming services offer a growing catalog of over 700 anime series and 13,000+ hours of content available on 15 platforms and in 47 countries. Funimation’s in-house team designs must-have, exclusive collectibles distributed through major retailers and an e-commerce site; Funimation’s theatrical division is responsible for six of the top 20 anime films in the U.S. As pioneers of the SimulDub™, Funimation is the gold standard for foreign language dubbing of Japanese anime with the highest quality standards and fidelity to the original artists. With a fan-centric approach, Funimation has built a loyal social community of over 30 million followers and earned the trust of Japan’s most iconic creators.

Funimation has nine offices in six countries, and over 400 employees worldwide. As an independently operated joint venture between U.S.-based Sony Pictures Entertainment and Japan’s Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Funimation benefits from deep entertainment expertise across cultures, territories, and languages.

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Funimation revealed additional panels and events programmed for FunimationCon on July 3-4. Today FunimationCon 2020 unveiled panels for Attack on Titan, Listeners, and Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, featuring English voice actors from each series for lively discussions and Q&A. Funimation is excited to announce it has teamed with Aniplex of America to livestream Aniplex Online Fest on July 4 as part of its programming track. All day long, fans at FunimationCon can easily enjoy Aniplex Online Fest, through FunimationCon.

FunimationCon is hosting its first-ever live My Hero One’s Justice 2 Esports challenge. The event, hosted by professional wrestler Kenny Omega, pits My Hero Academia voice actors against each other as they recreate fight scenes from BANDAI NAMCO's My Hero One's Justice 2 video game.

FunimationCon 2020 is available for free to fans in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Registration is now open to sign up for the completely FREE event, so head over to FunimationCon 2020 (www.FunimationCon.com) to secure your spot and receive updates on new events added to the line-up. We can’t wait to celebrate with you this July.

NEW PANELS
The newly announced panels join a growing list of exciting panel discussions at FunimationCon that include Fruits Basket, Fire Force, and One Piece, with more to come.
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· Attack on Titan - Get ready for Attack on Titan The Final Season with Funimation! We sit down with the voices behind some of your favorite characters and relive the biggest moments from the first three seasons. This panel features voice actors Bryce Papenbrook (Eren), Trina Nishimura (Mikasa), Josh Grelle (Armin), J Michael Tatum (Erwin), Bryn Apprill (Christa), and Mike McFarland (ADR Director) and is moderated by Funimation's Josellie Rios. You will NOT want to miss this!

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· Listeners - Explore the world of Listeners with the English voice actors and the ADR director as they discuss the series and rock music! Also exclusive Q&A with Dai Sato, the co-creator and head writer, answering questions from Funimation fans of Listeners. Justin Briner (Echo Rec), Bryn Apprill (Mu), Lee George (Jimi Stonefree), and Cris George (ADR Director). The panel is hosted by Jacki Jing.

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· Toilet-bound Hanako-kun - Pursue the paranormal! Justin Briner (Hanako) and Ian Sinclair (Tsuchigomori) guide us through a behind the scenes look at recording from home, special messages from the cast, and an exclusive Q&A with the legendary Megumi Ogata (Hanako and Tsukasa). Additional guests include Tia Ballard (Nene), Emily Neves (Aoi), Aaron Dismuke (Natsuhiko), Tyson Rinehart (Kou), and Jād Saxton (ADR Director). Let’s get spooky!

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STREAM ANIPLEX ONLINE FEST LIVE ON JULY 4
Funimation has teamed up with Aniplex of America to make the July 4 Aniplex Online Fest livestream available for fans attending FunimationCon. All day long, the Aniplex Online Fest programming will be available for FunimationCon fans to access and enjoy as a programming track for the virtual festival. Aniplex Online Fest will feature a diverse array of online content, including talk shows with the staff and cast from popular anime, special appearances and past live shows from music artists, and behind-the-scenes stories from the anime industry. Programming details coming soon.

LIVE MY HERO ONE'S JUSTICE 2 ESPORTS CHALLENGE – Powered by Esports Stadium Arlington. Connect with your favorite cast members of My Hero Academia, Justin Briner (Deku), Clifford Chapin (Bakugo), Christopher Sabat (All Might), Patrick Seitz (Endeavor), Ricco Fajardo (Mirio) and more as they recreate iconic fight scenes in the new BANDAI NAMCO video game MY HERO ONE'S JUSTICE 2. Professional Wrestler, Kenny Omega hosts this once in a lifetime chance to see your favorite characters pitted against one another during this exciting head to head combat in the ultimate test for righteousness.

FunimationCon previously announced voice actor panels for popular anime Fruits Basket, One Piece, and Fire Force. Funimation also announced special programs from Sony Music Labels Artists BLUE ENCOUNT, FLOW, KANA-BOON, Luna Haruna, and a DJ performance by DJ MarGenal, as well as a special airing of the 2019 SACRA MUSIC Festival.
 

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Funimation continues to add exciting panels and events to delight and entertain fans at its upcoming FunimationCon 2020 on July 3-4. Today, Funimation announced panels with Aniplex of America, Right Stuf, and VIZ Media programmed by our esteemed partners. Funimation also announced it is hosting an Industry Announcements Panel chocked full of exciting Funimation news. Don’t miss this opportunity to be among the first to hear about new programming, releases, and much more. Today, Funimation unveiled new products and merchandise that will be available in the shop, including three exclusive items available in celebration of FunimationCon 2020. The newly announced panels and events join a growing line-up of exciting programming for fans at FunimationCon 2020.

ANIPLEX OF AMERICA

The Aniplex of America Living Room Sessions
- Join your favorite Aniplex of America team members Rose and Anthony as they introduce you to a wide variety of shows now on Funimation! From classics to hidden gems, this fun and informative panel introduces you to your next favorite anime or to a show you haven’t thought about in ages.

VIZ MEDIA HOSTED PANEL
Shonen Jump Virtual Panel
- Host Urian Brown and SJ Editor Alexis Kirsch will be taking deep dives into Shonen Jump monster hits like Black Clover, One Piece and more. Plus, interviews and games with My Hero Academia voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Christopher Sabat (All Might).

RIGHT STUF PANEL
Right Stuf Anime Industry Panel
- Right Stuf Anime turns 33 this year and you're invited to the party! Find out about the latest Right Stuf Anime store exclusives, our Nozomi Entertainment titles available on Funimation, and upcoming Gundam New Release Announcements! Plus, enter to win a gift card to RightStufAnime.com!

Funimation is adding new merchandise and home video products in the FUNIMATION SHOP to celebrate FunimationCon, Home video releases include Fire Force (Season 1 Part 1), One Piece (Season 10 Voyage 1), Attack on Titan (Season 3 Part 2 Limited Edition), Fruits Basket 2019 (Season 1 Part 1 Limited Edition), Fruits Basket 2019 (Season 1 Part 2 Limited Edition), and My Hero Academia (Season 4 Part 1), among other exciting titles.

Merchandise available in the Funimation Shop includes several exclusive items:
  • Fire Force Prints and Postcards ($10.00 - $20.00)
  • Dragon Ball White/Gold XL Shenron FiGPiN (Pre-order) ($25.00)
  • My Hero Academia Got Quirks? Apparel ($24.99 - $49.99)
  • FunimationCon 2020 Prints and Postcards ($10.00 - $20.00)
  • And more...
 

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Join The Op at FunimationCon for all things anime!

FunimationCon 2020 is a totally free, totally virtual anime convention hosted by Funimation July 3–4, featuring voice actor panels, Japanese musical guests, cosplay how-tos, and more! Stream it all without ever leaving your couch. The con is coming to you.

Follow Funimation and #funimationcon for the latest event info and anime news.

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