FunimationCon 2020: Full Lineup and Schedule Revealed!


We’ve always wanted our very own convention. Now, it’s time. And the con is coming to you. Oh yeah, and it’s free.

Get ready for a weekend of incredible panels, awesome announcements and some spectacular musical guests, all from the comfort of your own home. Don’t want to miss any of the action? Be sure to register right now!

Here’s what you can expect:

What time should I start watching?

City Date Start Time
Dallas, USA July 3 10:30 a.m. CDT
Los Angeles, USA July 3 8:30 a.m. PDT
New York, USA July 3 11:30 a.m. EDT
London, United Kingdom July 3 4:30 p.m. BST
Belfast, United Kingdom July 3 4:30 p.m. BST
Sydney, Australia July 4 1:30 a.m. AEST
Auckland, New Zealand July 4 3:30 a.m. NZST

Friday, July 3

Funimation Industry Panel | 10:30 a.m. CT | Room 1

A whole new summer anime season has begun, and with so much good content to stream, we’ll give you an idea where to start.

We’ll also stop by The Funimation Shop to see what’s coming soon, peek at some stunning new home video collections, and more.

Human Lost: Revisit Film with the Japanese Voices and Producers | 10:30 a.m. CT | Room 2

Have you ever wanted to submit questions to Japanese creators? Now’s your chance! The producers of Human Lost want your questions while the Japanese voice actors talk about their experiences from Human Lost.

Plus, only at this event, you’ll have the opportunity to see Mamoru Miyano and Kana Hanazawa!

BONUS: Funimation Presents King Vader’s My Hood Academia 2 | 11:30 a.m. CT | Room 2

Learn to Make Masks from Home with Riddle | 12 p.m. CT | Room 1

Join cosplayer Riddle for a live demonstration on making your own masks from home!

The Right Stuf Anime Industry Panel | 12 p.m. CT | Room 2

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!

Musical Guest BLUE ENCOUNT | 1 p.m. CT | Rooms 1 & 2

Get ready for a brilliant performance by the popular rock band from Kumamoto Japan, featuring a special message, concert footage, and music videos!

Adventures in Translation with Industry Expert | 1:30 p.m. CT | Room 1

Ever wonder what it takes to translate anime? There’s a lot more to it than you’d think!

Listen to a vivid experiential recollection of translating Japanese anime into English from one of the leading authorities in the field.

Shonen Jump Virtual Panel | 1:30 p.m. CT | Room 2

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).

Inside Toilet-bound Hanako-kun | 2:30 p.m. CT | Rooms 1 & 2

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). Come get spooky with us!

My Hero Academia Voice Actor Q&A | 3:30 p.m. CT | Room 1

Join Funimation and the cast of My Hero Academia for an exciting Q&A panel!

Hosted by Jacki Jing, hear from your favorites including David Matranga (Todoroki), Luci Christian (Ochaco), Justin Cook (Kirishima), Patrick Seitz (Endeavor), Zeno Robinson (Hawks), Emily Neves (Eri), Christopher Wehkamp (Aizawa) and Anairis Quinones (Mirko).

Premiere Screening: DECA-DENCE plus interview with Japanese cast | 3:30 p.m. CT | Room 2

Be one of the first fans in the world to see Episode 1 of the larger-than-life, action-packed new anime series DECA-DENCE…before the Japanese broadcast!

Plus hear commentary from director Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade, Mob Psycho 100) and Studio NUT producer Takuya Tsunoki.

FLOW is one of the handful of Sony Music artists that will be appearing at FunimationCon 2020.

Musical Guest FLOW | 4:30 p.m. CT | Rooms 1 & 2

It started with two talented brothers. Now it’s a full band that tours the world. Don’t miss a high-energy show that includes a special message and live concert footage.

Fire Force Season 2

Screening: Fire Force Season 2 SimulDub™ Premiere & Voice Actor Q&A | 5 p.m. CT | Room 1

Don’t miss the world premiere of the first two dubbed episodes of Fire Force Season 2!

Plus, join Funimation for a hot discussion about Season 1 and what’s to come in the new season—with host Matt Acevedo and the English voice actors.

The Aniplex of America Living Room Sessions | 5 p.m. CT | Room 2

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 with a show you haven’t thought about in ages.

My Hero One’s Justice 2 LIVE Esports Tournament with Voice Actors | 6 p.m. CT | Room 2

Powered by Esports Stadium Arlington. Connect with your favorite cast members of My Hero Academia as they recreate iconic fight scenes in the new BANDAI NAMCO video game. Featuring:

  • Justin Briner (Deku)
  • Clifford Chapin (Bakugo)
  • Christopher Sabat (All Might)
  • Patrick Seitz (Endeavor)
  • Ricco Fajardo (Mirio)
  • Justin Cook (Nomu)
  • Kellen Goff (Overhaul)
  • Kyle Hebert (Fatgum)
  • Eric Rolon (Rappa)
  • Jim Foronda (Muscular)
  • John Swasey (All For One)

Professional Wrestler Kenny Omega will host this ultimate test of righteousness.

Fruits Basket Be Yourself

Fruits Basket Voice Actor Q&A | 7 p.m. CT | Room 1

Celebrate the hit shoujo classic’s new second season with the English voice cast of Fruits Basket!

Join Eric Vale (Yuki) Jerry Jewell (Kyo), and Colleen Clinkenbeard (Akito), as well as season two’s new character cast Aaron Dismuke (Kakeru) and Caitlin Glass (Machi, ADR Director) for some Q&A, a live reading, and even an advice corner courtesy of the Student Council! Hosted by Caitlin Glass.

DJ MarGenal Set | 8:30 p.m. CT | Rooms 1 & 2

The man behind Japan’s anisong DJ boom, DJ MarGenal brings his own exclusive set featuring some of the best OP and ED songs of all time!

Fireside Chat with Yaya Han | 9 p.m. CT | Room 1

Join Yaya Han for a sit-down discussion about the evolution of cosplay—plus a reading from her new book!

SACRA MUSIC FESTIVAL Featured Performances | 9 p.m. CT | Room 2

Stream a selection of performances from SACRA MUSIC FES.2019, the two-day music extravaganza featuring artists on SACRA MUSIC’s label.

Featured performances will include LiSA, Eir Aoi, TrySail, and halca, among many others. Last year the Fest was an enormous success, and this is an opportunity for fans who couldn’t be there in person to experience the magic.

BONUS: Toei Animation Presents Dragon Ball Super Interview Featuring Voice Actress Masako Nozawa | 10 p.m. CT | Room 2

Toei Animation presents an exclusive English-language interview with Nozawa-san, the Japanese voice actress for Dragon Ball’s protagonist Goku.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from her as she answers questions about her career and what it’s like to voice many of the most iconic roles in the world. The discussion is recorded from Japan with English subtitles. 

By the Grace of the Gods Logo Key Art

Premiere Screening: By the Grace of the Gods | 10:30 p.m. CT | Rooms 1 & 2

Be the first to see Episode 1 of By the Grace of the Gods (subtitled) at this exclusive premiere event!

Join us for the official unveiling of the fantasy isekai anime based on the light novel series of the same name from Roy and Ririnra.

Saturday, July 4

My Hero Academia Game Show with Voice Actors | 11:30 a.m. CT | Room 1

Join Funimation and special guests for an exciting game show style panel where the true #1 Hero will come out on top!

Hosted by Lauren Moore with guests Justin Briner (Deku), Clifford Chapin (Bakugo), Caitlin Glass (Ashido), Ricco Fajardo (Mirio), Kyle Phillips (Kaminari), and Dani Chambers (Mahoro).

Aniplex Online Fest | 11:30 a.m. CT | Room 2 (All Day)

Funimation has teamed up with Aniplex of America to make the July 4 Aniplex Online Fest livestream available all day long for fans attending FunimationCon 2020.

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.

So You Want to Be a Voice Actor? with Charles Solomon | 1 p.m. CT | Room 1

Journalist and anime lover Charles Solomon hosts a lively discussion with distinguished voice actors, exploring their career journeys—with no shortage of surprises.

Panelists include Kara Edwards, Monica Rial, Christopher Wehkamp, and Sonny Strait.

Listeners – Dai Sato and Voice Actor Q&A | 2:30 p.m. CT | Room 1

What would life be like without music? Explore the world of Listeners with the English voice actors and ADR/voice director as they discuss the series—and rock music!

Plus, don’t miss the exclusive Q&A with Dai Sato, co-creator and head writer, who’ll be answering questions from Funimation fans.

Musical Guest KANA-BOON | 3:30 p.m. CT | Room 1

With four albums in the Top 10 Oricon Albums Chart, this rock band has set the standard for anime OPs that slap.

Hear a special message, concert footage, and music videos!

Cosplay Showdown: Pro Vs Pro! LIVE with special guests | 4 p.m. CT | Room 1

Watch top cosplayers in a LIVE face-off as they create a mystery cosplay prop in less than one hour, using whatever they have at home!

The winner will get a $5K donation to the charity of their choice! Featuring Riddle, Phil Mizuno, Dresses and Capes Cosplay, and Alicia Marie.

Attack on Titan Voice Actor Q&A | 5:30 p.m. CT | Room 1

Get ready for The Final Season of Attack on Titan with Funimation! We’ll be sitting down with the voices behind some of your favorite characters and reliving the biggest moments from the first three seasons.

Join Funimation’s own host Josellie Rios for an unforgettable Q&A!

One Piece 579 Luffy

One Piece Voice Actor Q&A | 7 p.m. CT | Room 1

Join our host Josellie Rios as she talks with the dub cast and crew about the latest One Piece dub episodes and how recording from home is working. Featuring a panel of five voice actors and three ADR/voice directors.

Get ready for fun times with old and new crewmates!

Musical Guest Luna Haruna | 8 p.m. CT | Room 1

A talented singer and a fashion model, don’t miss an incredible performance featuring this artist’s special message, concert footage, and music videos!

Beginners Cosplay Crafting with Stella Chuu | 8:30 p.m. | Room 1

Join cosplayer Stella Chuu as she walks us through a beginner-level crafting tutorial and discussion!

Meet the Mangamo Team | 10 p.m. CT | Room 1

Mangamo is the first mobile manga subscription app, and the team has assembled to talk about the app, our 300+ titles, and the future of manga!

Executive editor Dallas Middaugh leads a discussion with CEO Buddy Marini and biz dev head Yusuke Sasano. Learn more about Mangamo and when to expect new series, including an exciting new anime tie-in, Japan Sinks 2020!

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