FUNimation Heads to the Big Apple for NYCC!

New York Comic Con starts on Thursday, and we’ve got a TON planned for the city that never sleeps. Panels, and premieres, and events, oh my!

We’ve got the English dub premiere of Evangelion 3.33, some fun with the cast of Lost Girl, special screenings, and maybe a surprise or two! Just check out our schedule below.

Panel times:
FUNimation Industry Panel – Fri @ 11:15am, Rm 1A15
Kodansha and FUNimation Panel – Sat @ 11:15am, Rm 1A15
Lost Girl/ Giant Ape Media Panel – Sat @ 4pm, Rm 1A22


Special Events:
Evangelion 3.33 English Dub Premiere – Friday @ 8pm, Main Stage (1-D)
Autographs with Mike McFarland (ADR Director) and Spike Spencer (English VA for Shinji) – Sat @ 4:30pm, Autograph 6, and Sun @ 12pm, Autograph 7
Lost Girl Cast Autographs – Sat @ 5:30pm, Autograph Table 6


There will be a special Lost Girl in-store event at the J & R Music World on Park Row on Friday at 6pm. Lucky customers who purchase any season of Lost Girl on DVD or Blu-ray will have the opportunity to meet the cast members from the show! For more info, click here.


Outside the convention, we’ve got two special screenings at the AMC Empire 25 courtesy of Hero Complex. The Wolf Children English dub will be screening on Saturday at 6:30pm and then Akira will be screening at 9:00pm.


Some of the Ikki Tousen English cast members will be guests at our Industry Panel. You can catch their autograph signing at our booth on Saturday at 2pm.


Speaking of the booth, we’ve got the following promotions available:


Lost Girl booth promotions:

  • Lost Girl bracelets will be given out Thursday
  • Lost Girl Wanderer Tarot cards will be given out Friday and Saturday
  • Lost Girl Lip Balm will be given out Saturday
  • Lost Girl posters will be given out Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Lost Girl button packs as a free gift with purchase of any Lost Girl Season


All promotions are while supplies last, so get to the booth early!


FUNimation booth promotions:

  • FUNimation decals with every purchase
  • FUNimation lanyards for every $100 purchase (see image to right)
  • Oni-G plushies for every $250 purchase, or available for sale at $25 each


We can’t wait to see you all this weekend! Are you going to New York Comic Con? What is on your list of things you have to do/see?

In addition to everything else going on at New York Comic-Con for us at FUNimation we are also excited to announce that we will have an Elite Video Subscription area on our booth that will have exclusive gift package options for new and current subscribers during the con. Click this link for details!