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15:50:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> (Starting with the Anime to Z again......but there is no video)
15:52:18 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Justin Rojas, Michelle Lee, Adam Sheehan
15:52:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Hello otakon
15:52:16 <bay|Ota|FUNi> almost legal otakon
15:52:29 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Introductions...
15:52:42 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Justin Rojas... Sr Manager of Social Strategy and Development
15:52:49 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Michelle Lee... Social Media Manager
15:53:03 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Later... Adam Sheehan... Sr. Marketing Manager - Funimation.com
15:53:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> ton of stuff to cover today
15:53:30 <bay|Ota|FUNi> first up
15:53:33 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we've got our lovely blog
15:53:35 <bay|Ota|FUNi> it's our news section
15:53:44 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so we put cast announcements, press releases,
15:53:55 <bay|Ota|FUNi> updates, announcements and more
15:54:02 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and in addition to news, we got our social sites
15:54:08 <bay|Ota|FUNi> facebook, twitter, youtube
15:54:21 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and other ways to connect with us..
15:54:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> instagram, pintrist, tmblr
15:54:36 <bay|Ota|FUNi> lots of animated gifs
15:54:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> who likes those?
15:54:47 <bay|Ota|FUNi> now it's overrun with brother's conflict
15:54:54 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we're doing a special contest here
15:55:28 <bay|Ota|FUNi> where you can watch our content
15:55:30 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we're on all sorts of places
15:55:42 <bay|Ota|FUNi> netflix, itunes, xbox, psn, vudu, google play, hulu, amazon instant video
15:55:49 <bay|Ota|FUNi> speaking off toonami...
15:55:54 <bay|Ota|FUNi> video.adultswim.com/toonami
15:56:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> it's saturday, that means toonami
15:56:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> one piece, soul eater, fullmetal alchemist brotherhood
15:56:15 <bay|Ota|FUNi> funimation.com
15:56:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> welcome adam to the stage
15:56:25 <bay|Ota|FUNi> new site coming this summer
15:56:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> our wonderful website which everything leads to
15:56:45 <bay|Ota|FUNi> it's a video source, an information source
15:56:49 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and we're happy to say
15:56:53 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we're relaunching the website
15:56:55 <bay|Ota|FUNi> it has been slow at times
15:57:06 <bay|Ota|FUNi> there have been so many people coming on to watch things slowing it down
15:57:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we're launching it at the end of summer
15:57:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> whole buch of things
15:57:21 <bay|Ota|FUNi> playlists, queues, lots faster, will tie back to your apps
15:57:28 <bay|Ota|FUNi> one thing we menttioned to show how close we are
15:57:37 <bay|Ota|FUNi> if you haven't tried elite subscription yet
15:57:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we are going to be taking the trial down
15:57:58 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so we can move all the data
15:58:02 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we're also going to have our own shop
15:58:05 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and a lot of new things tied in
15:58:11 <bay|Ota|FUNi> also as i mentioned, elite video subscription
15:58:34 <bay|Ota|FUNi> if you are on the site normally, you get about 1200 episode, elite subscribers get 8500 in hd commercial free
15:59:18 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we have a bunch of apps
15:59:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> android, apple, kindle, roku, samsung
15:59:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> you keep asking for consoles so we're looking into that for next
15:59:33 <bay|Ota|FUNi> FUNimation simulcasts
15:59:42 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we love simulcasts
15:59:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> these videos come straight from japan to your desktop computer
15:59:56 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we have a wide variety this season and returning
15:59:58 <bay|Ota|FUNi> of course attack on titan
16:00:01 <bay|Ota|FUNi> one piece still going
16:00:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and a wide variety of everythign under the soon
16:00:22 <bay|Ota|FUNi> brothers conflict, toriko, neputunia, dangan ronpa, etc
16:00:24 <bay|Ota|FUNi> all right
16:00:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> next thing
16:00:28 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the funimation show
16:00:33 <bay|Ota|FUNi> this is a web series that we've uploaded to youtube
16:00:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so we have a bunch of behind the scenes stuff we do
16:00:59 <bay|Ota|FUNi> new releases and coming soon
16:01:03 <bay|Ota|FUNi> first, fairy tail
16:01:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Part 5 availablenow
16:01:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> part 6 8.20.13
16:01:17 <bay|Ota|FUNi> msrp $54.98
16:01:21 <bay|Ota|FUNi> bluray + dvd combo pack
16:01:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> special gift at righstuf for preorders
16:01:42 <bay|Ota|FUNi> more one piece
16:01:48 <bay|Ota|FUNi> s5 voyage 1 now on dvd
16:01:50 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $39.98
16:01:56 <bay|Ota|FUNi> lots and lots of episodes
16:02:08 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Dragonball Z Rock the Dragon Edition
16:02:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> special collectors edition that contains ep 1-53 and first 3 movies with the original ocean dub
16:02:35 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $99.98
16:02:40 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 48 page hardcover book
16:02:47 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer
16:04:27 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Black Lagoon, robert's blood trail
16:04:45 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $39.98, bluray/dvd combo pack
16:04:58 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Haganai: I don't have many friends
16:05:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> availale now
16:05:03 <bay|Ota|FUNi> bd/dvd combo
16:05:06 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $69.98
16:05:32 <bay|Ota|FUNi> special guest for this panel
16:05:35 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the president of bones
16:05:39 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Masahiko Minami
16:06:24 <bay|Ota|FUNi> because we've got eureka 7 ao coming out
16:06:54 <bay|Ota|FUNi> part 2 10.15.13
16:07:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> dvd/bd
16:07:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer
16:07:50 <bay|Ota|FUNi> can Minami-san talk a little bit about working on E7:AO and the partnership with bones and funimation
16:08:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> E7:AO is the sequel to E7
16:08:25 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the setting for E7:AO is on earth, 12 years later, in 2015
16:08:35 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the main character's name is Ao
16:09:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> He grew up on a small island on okinawa thinking there was something different about him
16:09:18 <bay|Ota|FUNi> There he encounters the nirvash
16:09:54 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the story begins on a small island, but through battle, he experiences the world...
16:10:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> like the previous series, the robot action in e7:ao is very well done
16:10:30 <bay|Ota|FUNi> it was previously a sci fi series, even though this is also one, we wanted to put more heart into it
16:11:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the character designs passed on to the oreimo character designer
16:11:21 <bay|Ota|FUNi> as you saw in the trailer, eureka makes an appearance in the chapter as well
16:11:28 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we also have some special items that have been brought
16:12:54 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Lupin III, The WOman Called Fujiko Mine
16:13:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 8.20.13
16:13:04 <bay|Ota|FUNi> dvd/bd
16:13:30 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer
16:14:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> High School DxD
16:14:47 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 8.20.13 dvd/bd combo pack
16:14:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $69.98
16:15:36 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Arise: Ghost in the Shell
16:15:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 8.20.13
16:15:47 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Japan collector's edition
16:15:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> part 1 imported blu-ray
16:15:53 <bay|Ota|FUNi> sub only
16:16:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> imported o-card, imported film strip, artbook which is english translated
16:16:02 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $69.98
16:16:22 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Guilty Crown Part 1
16:16:23 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 8.27.13
16:16:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> DVD/BD, 2x 108 pg art booklets
16:16:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer
16:17:46 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Last Exile -Fam, the Silver Wing -
16:17:49 <bay|Ota|FUNi> available 9.10.13
16:17:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> bd/dvd
16:18:02 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Future Diary
16:18:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 9.17.13
16:18:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> parts 1 and 2 on dvd
16:18:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $64.98
16:19:20 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer
16:20:40 <bay|Ota|FUNi> (Taking photo for facebook)
16:20:59 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Michiko and Hatchin
16:21:01 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 9.17.13
16:21:05 <bay|Ota|FUNi> bd/dvd
16:21:08 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $64.98
16:21:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Is this a zombie? of the dead
16:21:46 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 9.24.13 dvd
16:21:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> $64.98
16:22:15 <bay|Ota|FUNi> FUnimation swag... now available at the booth
16:23:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> special announcements
16:23:27 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Wolf Children
16:23:35 <bay|Ota|FUNi> dvd/bd and dvd alone 11.12.13
16:25:00 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Guilty Crown contest. on facebook
16:25:22 <bay|Ota|FUNi> judged by the official guilty crown voice actors
16:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNi> also have the fload of anime summer event...
16:26:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> every week we have a different event, see funimation.com/news
16:26:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> also something special
16:26:20 <bay|Ota|FUNi> more Fairy Tail
16:26:21 <bay|Ota|FUNi> all of it
16:26:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> up to 175
16:26:42 <bay|Ota|FUNi> already announced movie and stuff
16:26:55 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Special guest...
16:26:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Masayuki Ozaki
16:27:04 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Director of Sunrise
16:27:18 <bay|Ota|FUNi> if you were here earlier, you might have heard them say a few titles
16:28:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> what was announced before
16:28:02 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Tales of the Abyss
16:27:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Witch Hunter Robin
16:27:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Angel Links
16:27:33 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Code Geass, Geass R2, Geass Akito
16:27:45 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Banner of the Stars, Stars II, Passage of the Stars Birth, Crest of the Stars
16:28:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> more titles
16:28:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Outlaw Star
16:28:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Escaflowne
16:28:16 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Escaflowne mOvie
16:29:29 <bay|Ota|FUNi> All mai series (My-Hime, Zhime, sifr, ++ other)
16:28:36 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and...
16:28:56 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Cowboy Bebop
16:29:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> BD
16:29:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and digitally
16:29:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> coming 2014
16:30:39 <bay|Ota|FUNi> And please let me introduce this title's producer
16:30:48 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Mr Minami
16:31:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Please give him your applause
16:31:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> And this morning, Shinichiro Watanabe had a panel... and he said...
16:32:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> the original cowboy bebop when they asked for the creation,they asked for a series to sell toys of space ships
16:32:13 <bay|Ota|FUNi> bandai*
16:32:25 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and as long as it has spaceships, i don't care what kind of title you create
16:32:31 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and so he was like, okay, i could work with that
16:32:39 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and so we created the show and what we ended up with
16:32:58 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and once bandai saw the first film they said, we can't sell these spaceships
16:33:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so even though bandai stepped out of being a producer,bandai visual stepped in and continued to have the show released
16:33:56 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so recently, there was bandai ent releasing the series which closed...and now that funimation has picked up the license, we're happy with the turn of events
16:34:10 <bay|Ota|FUNi> i've reaffirmed my believe that good titles will endure one way or another
16:34:34 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and the fact that through coincidences we could have everyone here... i think this is a great place to make this annoucnement
16:34:57 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and we'll leave the announcement of the release schedule and such to the fine folks at funimation
16:35:11 <bay|Ota|FUNi> so that's very exciting
16:35:16 <bay|Ota|FUNi> that's kinda of the end of our panel...
16:35:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> but we got one more video...
16:35:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> youtube geek week fan video
16:37:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> looks like we got a few minutes
16:37:16 <bay|Ota|FUNi> time for q&A
16:37:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we got a mic
16:37:23 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we cannot talk about...
16:37:24 <bay|Ota|FUNi> (etc)
16:38:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: One Piece strong world contest?
16:38:08 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: We haven't released that information yet
16:38:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> That should be coing soon
16:38:26 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Which of the sunrise titles will be on BD?
16:38:31 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: We don't have that information right now
16:38:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Last year at otakon, you announced akira
16:39:03 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Trailer went up on youtube ...will have a release date soon..next couple weeeks
16:39:05 <bay|Ota|FUNi> trailer is up on youtube
16:39:20 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Bebop on Toonami?
16:39:24 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: out of our hands
16:39:27 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we'd love that to happen
16:39:37 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Gankutsuou on BD?
16:39:45 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: No bd rights for that yet
16:40:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: English release of Mushishi BD?
16:40:31 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: We may not have bluray rights for it
16:40:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> And the solicit that went out ages ago was a msiprint
16:41:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Binbougami ga date was sept?
16:41:11 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Street date may have moved, we're still working on it
16:41:37 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: JP audio is usually 2 channel on bd?
16:41:41 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Yes
16:41:51 <bay|Ota|FUNi> we do english 5.1 mixes in house
16:42:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> typically the materials we're given are mono or stereo
16:42:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> and we put those as they were
16:42:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> that's typically all they have
16:42:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> that's the standard for home video in japan
16:42:53 <bay|Ota|FUNi> 2.0
16:42:53 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Thank you for getting the mai otome franchise...
16:43:03 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Will s.ifr have a dub?
16:43:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Stay tuned
16:43:22 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Hellsing Ultimate... know it's being done in packs of 4...any chance of doing individually?
16:43:32 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Nope, probably box sets on forward
16:43:48 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Outlaw Star and Bebop, remaster or original?
16:43:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: No details yet, just got these
16:44:07 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: How's D.Gray-man doing?
16:44:09 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: No word on that
16:44:38 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Streaming for Minamike s4 did well enough to look into the previous seasons?
16:44:46 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Don't have an information on that at the moment
16:44:52 <bay|Ota|FUNi> nothing's been talked about or finalized
16:45:05 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: Dub and release of Devil's a Part-timer?
16:45:14 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Stay tuned, only streaming right now
16:45:19 <bay|Ota|FUNi> I think that's it for toda
16:45:25 <bay|Ota|FUNi> no wait, one last
16:45:34 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Q: One Piece Strong World?
16:45:36 <bay|Ota|FUNi> A: Nov 19th
16:45:40 <bay|Ota|FUNi> Okay, thanks guys