Conventions 2018 – Otakon Vegas

We’re starting the 2018 conventions year in the most ritzy of ways- in Vegas! Conventions manager Tara is flying up to Otakon Vegas for anime deals, anime premieres, and more. See details below:







Funimation Peep Show (18+) | Friday, January 19th | 10:30p-11:30p | Panel Room 2

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles with host Cookie Stratford. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FunimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)


Funimation Industry Panel | Saturday, January 20th | 1:15p-2:15p | Panel Room 2
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation.


Funimation Favorites Panel | Saturday, January 20th | 7:30p-8:30p | Panel Room 2
Funimation takes 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!





Akiba’s Trip The Animation Home Video Premiere | Friday, January 19th | 10:00p | Video Room 1
Based off the hit game comes a new series about the danger lurking in the Otaku heaven of Akihabara. Vampires with an ability to take over anyone they bite seek their prey in this anime fan’s paradise. When Tamotsu Denkigai encounters one, he nearly loses his life until the mysterious Matome Mayonaka revives him! Now part vampire, he forms a group to protect the streets of Akiba.



Monster Hunter Stories Ride On Home Video Premiere | Saturday, January 20th | 2:00p | Video Room 1
Based on Capcom’s hit franchise, Monster Hunter, an exciting new anime comes from the creative minds behind Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. In a world where people and monsters are at odds, some learn to coexist. Known as Riders, they awaken the powers of monsters and live alongside them in secrecy. Now, one young boy journeys to find his own companion and become the world’s greatest Rider.


See you there!