J-Pop Summit Festival and Anime Iowa this weekend

This weekend is so busy with events that we’re going to have to divide and conquer! First up, Rojas will be heading out to San Francisco for the J-Pop Summit Festival.

The J-Pop Summit Festival is a pop culture-themed street fair that covers the grounds of Post Street from Webster to Laguna and the Peace Plaza of Japantown in San Francisco. The FUNimation booth will be located on Post Street, so be sure to stop by and get some cool freebies!

In conjunction with the J-Pop Summit Festival, both Wolf Children and Evangelion 3.0 will be screening at the Japan Film Festival of San Francisco. Some times are already sold out, so hurry if you want to get tickets to see these films on the big screen! See below for times and ticket information:

July 27 @ 11am – Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo – SOLD OUT
July 28 @ 11am – Wolf Children – SOLD OUT
July 29 @ 7pm – Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo – SOLD OUT
July 30 @ 4:30pm – Wolf Children – BUY TICKETS
July 31 @ 8:45pm – Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo – BUY TICKETS
August 4 @ 11am – Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo – SOLD OUT
August 4 @ 6:15pm – Wolf Children – BUY TICKETS

Rojas will be at the premiere of both Evangelion 3.0 and Wolf Children to give an introduction to the films. All screenings will be in Japanese with English subtitles.

If you go to the July 28th screening of Wolf Children, you will receive an exclusive poster of the film!

Convention Manager Sully will be out in Coralville, IA as a guest for Anime Iowa. While we won’t have a booth presence at the con, we will have panels. See below:

Friday – July 26 @ 1pm – FUNimation Industry Panel
Saturday – July 27 @ 9am – Inside the Industry Panel
Saturday – July 27 @ 1:30pm – FUNimation Sneak Peek Panel

Next up, we’re going to be heading to OTAKON in Baltimore, MD! Will we be seeing you at a convention this summer?