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Unedited Feed from the FUNimation Industry panel at Anime Boston 2012. Transcription: bayoab
Note: ( ) is usually commenting on the panel and was not said.

15:47:39 <bay|AB|FUNi> (Adam is setting up)
15:58:05 <bay|AB|FUNi> (Room is maybe half filled?)
15:58:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> (90 minute panel)
16:00:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> (About to start)
16:01:37 <bay|AB|FUNi> Thank you for coming
16:01:42 <bay|AB|FUNi> My name is Adam Sheehan
16:01:47 <bay|AB|FUNi> And to my right is..
16:01:51 <bay|AB|FUNi> I'm Justin Rojas
16:01:57 <bay|AB|FUNi> senior social media manager
16:02:01 <bay|AB|FUNi> thank you guys for coming
16:02:07 <bay|AB|FUNi> this is the funimation industry panel, we're doing an extended one
16:02:18 <bay|AB|FUNi> normally we do the funimation things...
16:02:33 <bay|AB|FUNi> we've added another layer...we're doing fan appreciation story fun
16:02:48 <bay|AB|FUNi> we asked people who can't make the panel about how anime touched their lives
16:03:03 <bay|AB|FUNi> some of these we have to cut down for time
16:03:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> also, we're going to bring you the fans about how you the fans about aime touched your life to tell us on stage with us
16:03:51 <bay|AB|FUNi> we have certain spots in the presentation
16:03:58 <bay|AB|FUNi> and of course those who share stories get prizes
16:03:59 <bay|AB|FUNi> so slides
16:04:14 <bay|AB|FUNi> let's start here with facebook
16:04:19 <bay|AB|FUNi> how do you guys like the new timeline?
16:04:20 <bay|AB|FUNi> (booos)
16:04:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> trust me, it's a lot of work
16:05:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> i love facebook, i love that you guys support us, we're about to hit 500k
16:04:46 <bay|AB|FUNi> follow us on twitter also
16:04:52 <bay|AB|FUNi> you can do all kinds of things on us on scial media
16:04:57 <bay|AB|FUNi> you can go ahead and post on our page
16:05:04 <bay|AB|FUNi> we look at this thing all the time
16:05:33 <bay|AB|FUNi> and twitter...
16:06:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're about to hit 50k here
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> thank you for following us on twitter
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> @funimation
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> you guys like to watch anime right? we have our funimation channel on youtube
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> youtube.com/funimation
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> watch, subscribe, check out the new videos...
16:07:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> You can spend your entire day on youtube...
16:08:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> Also, if you want to buy or stream some, we have hulu, hulu+, itunes, xbl, psn, netflix
16:08:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> anywhere you are, we want to bring anime to you
16:08:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> (lagging)
16:08:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> how many of you guys have netflix?
16:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> how many have hulu?
16:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> watching it on your computer?
16:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> console?
16:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> good info
16:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> funimation channel, both linear and svod
16:08:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> we are very unhappy that fios took us off....
16:08:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're talking about fios about how to get back on the channel
16:08:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> there was a great outpouring of fans....
16:08:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> you guys are good at trolling
16:08:51 <bay|AB|FUNi> go out and tell fios that you are upset on facebook ...and such
16:09:04 <bay|AB|FUNi> funimation.com
16:09:09 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're happy to have a lot of things on our main site
16:09:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> everything starts here and semgents to other places
16:09:20 <bay|AB|FUNi> had a whole panel on this the other day
16:09:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> basically, watch anime to your hearts content
16:09:31 <bay|AB|FUNi> wide variety of different things
16:09:39 <bay|AB|FUNi> and to go with that, we have the elite subscription tier
16:10:08 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're working on getting stuff now before street date for elite subscription
16:10:40 <bay|AB|FUNi> we also have a partnership with niconico.com doing simulcasts
16:10:43 <bay|AB|FUNi> these are the current simulcasts
16:10:55 <bay|AB|FUNi> i haven't updated this for yesterday's announcements
16:11:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> the ones that are underlined are exclusive to our site (one piece and toriko)
16:11:16 <bay|AB|FUNi> Fan Appreciation... first one
16:13:04 <bay|AB|FUNi> (not typing these...)
16:16:34 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're going to keep going on...
16:16:38 <bay|AB|FUNi> Princess Jellyfish
16:16:52 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo... available now $69.98
16:17:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> Okami-san
16:19:19 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available now, $69.98
16:19:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> Black Butler II
16:19:24 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available now, $69.98
16:19:47 <bay|AB|FUNi> season 1 fits into the LE s2 box
16:20:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> Heaven's Lost Property: Forte
16:20:12 <bay|AB|FUNi> DVD box set, available 4/17, $64.98
16:21:20 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:22:46 <bay|AB|FUNi> moving on...
16:22:51 <bay|AB|FUNi> Legend of the Legendary Heroes
16:25:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available 4/17, $69.98
16:23:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:25:07 <bay|AB|FUNi> moving on to a fan favorite
16:25:19 <bay|AB|FUNi> Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
16:25:38 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available 4/24, $34.98
16:26:29 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:27:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> let's do another round of fan appreciation
16:29:24 <bay|AB|FUNi> (again, not typing...)
16:35:35 <bay|AB|FUNi> moving onto non-important things... well... important in a differentw ay
16:35:39 <bay|AB|FUNi> Cat Planet Cuties
16:35:56 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available 5/15, $69.98
16:37:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:39:01 <bay|AB|FUNi> we actually have a naughtier version of the trailer going up on the site soon
16:39:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> let's talk about fma alchemist again
16:39:24 <bay|AB|FUNi> Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood OVA Collection
16:39:38 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available 5/22, $24.98
16:39:52 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:41:01 <bay|AB|FUNi> Shiki
16:41:08 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD combo, available 5/29, $69.98
16:42:02 <bay|AB|FUNi> part 1 and part 2 on same day
16:42:30 <bay|AB|FUNi> creepy trailer
16:44:13 <bay|AB|FUNi> something big...
16:44:21 <bay|AB|FUNi> Dragon Age Dawn of the Seeker
16:44:32 <bay|AB|FUNi> BD/DVD Combo available 5/29, $34.98
16:44:47 <bay|AB|FUNi> it's a huge deal for us because it's ssomething we're originally creating
16:46:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> it's a world premiere... normally we're noth america only but this is something we can do across the world
16:46:19 <bay|AB|FUNi> we worked closely with bioware
16:46:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> trailer
16:48:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> also mass effect paradox lost coming out later this year
16:48:20 <bay|AB|FUNi> also coming out in april... box sets
16:48:32 <bay|AB|FUNi> and may...
16:48:48 <bay|AB|FUNi> d.gray man on save
16:48:56 <bay|AB|FUNi> woman knight (?) mirror lake
16:49:00 <bay|AB|FUNi> dragon ball z kai part (?)
16:49:02 <bay|AB|FUNi> black cat
16:49:03 <bay|AB|FUNi> kenichi
16:49:22 <bay|AB|FUNi> (5/15, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 5/29)
16:49:30 <bay|AB|FUNi> (might be conclusion to kai)
16:49:57 <bay|AB|FUNi> one more appreciation
17:01:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> all right
17:01:07 <bay|AB|FUNi> that's it for that
17:01:13 <bay|AB|FUNi> special annoucements
17:01:24 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're going to first do something... that you probably already heard of
17:01:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> funimation mobile app
17:02:31 <bay|AB|FUNi> (showing off the same thing at the funi panel yesterday about the features of the app)
17:03:14 <bay|AB|FUNi> the difference between the two apps...
17:03:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> free app is free, intro episode, 1-2, 1-4, banner ads, commercials
17:03:35 <bay|AB|FUNi> paid app, unlock thousands of hours, commercials but no banner ads
17:04:11 <bay|AB|FUNi> almost entire mobile catalog
17:03:56 <bay|AB|FUNi> evs members don't watch commercials on either one
17:04:02 <bay|AB|FUNi> unlocks all evs content too
17:04:15 <bay|AB|FUNi> available rightnow
17:04:17 <bay|AB|FUNi> iphone and android
17:04:24 <bay|AB|FUNi> next...
17:04:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> wait... drama
17:04:33 <bay|AB|FUNi> The Future Diary
17:04:40 <bay|AB|FUNi> additional rights
17:04:48 <bay|AB|FUNi> acquired home video release rights
17:04:54 <bay|AB|FUNi> will be releasing it physically
17:05:57 <bay|AB|FUNi> new show... we just got.. the op
17:05:36 <bay|AB|FUNi> was announced at sakuracon
17:05:41 <bay|AB|FUNi> shangri-la
17:07:16 <bay|AB|FUNi> from studio gonzo
17:07:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> so new to us that we wrote down what it's about
17:08:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> new simulcast; sankarea
17:08:37 <bay|AB|FUNi> also announced at sakura-con yesterday
17:09:22 <bay|AB|FUNi> new new stuff
17:09:30 <bay|AB|FUNi> new simulcast
17:09:36 <bay|AB|FUNi> kore wa zombie desu ka of the dead
17:10:26 <bay|AB|FUNi> jormungand
17:10:59 <bay|AB|FUNi> both parts of series
17:11:02 <bay|AB|FUNi> first part will air april
17:11:07 <bay|AB|FUNi> second part will air october
17:11:39 <bay|AB|FUNi> another simulcast
17:12:07 <bay|AB|FUNi> lupin 3rd, mine fujiko to iu onna
17:13:58 <bay|AB|FUNi> so look for all of these coming soon on funimation.com and niconico.com/anime
17:14:33 <bay|AB|FUNi> all right, that's it for the presentation
17:14:37 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q&A, got about 15 min
17:14:39 <bay|AB|FUNi> line up at the mic
17:14:41 <bay|AB|FUNi> we'll do what we can
17:15:03 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: To aru majutsu no index subs online.. is that a sign it's coming soon?
17:15:21 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; yes, i'm sure i'll answer half the questions now... the geneon catalog they announced in 2010
17:15:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> the materials were in massive delay in japan
17:15:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> the merge is done so we're getting materials
17:15:36 <bay|AB|FUNi> you'll start seeing them this year
17:16:01 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q; heaven's lost property forte... know you had to scrap plans for blu-ray.. did you lose the rights or is it just the delay for time?
17:16:58 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; That's TBD, it's not in existence
17:17:52 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: If you guys acquire the beserk movie... A; Viz just announced it
17:18:05 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: If you guy to the index website on your page.. the logo on top is for the radio show drama...
17:18:16 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: that was either what they gave us or a mistake.. we'll go check on that
17:18:27 <bay|AB|FUNi> (missing a few questisons there)
17:18:33 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Second half of d.gray man?
17:18:47 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: We haven't picked up anymore yet, the first series did okay.. wemight in the future but we haven't yet
17:19:06 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Are you planning on doing re-release of s1 of shana? Know you have s2
17:19:13 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: Yes... we have 1 and 2 coming out...
17:19:36 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: A few days ago you mentioned the voice cast for vesperia... any more tales anime?
17:19:44 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; Depends on how vesperia does
17:20:02 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Are we going to see Japanese on the SAP on TV
17:20:29 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: That's not in the current plans, that's a broadcaster thing, it's nothing on our end.. it's for them...
17:20:35 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: What about funimation channel..
17:20:41 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: That depends on the network
17:20:51 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q; Since Lupin the 3rd is comning out.. chance of the movies?
17:20:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; don't know...
17:21:32 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Interested in voice acting... wanted to know the process... A: get training....
17:22:25 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: DVD release of P&S or Toriko?
17:22:37 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: P&S will be out this year.. toriko will be a little longer
17:23:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: If aniplex sales plan works and $400 box sets sell, will you do it?
17:23:37 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; we adapt to the market and the market determines how we will release
17:25:31 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Watching future diary on Hulu and noticed instances where there were issues in the translation? A: we will clean it up before dvd, we go back for DVD, simulcast subtitles are not always the final
17:25:48 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: you had solicted a version of last exile... what happened to it?
17:25:56 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: that was a printing error on our end, we didn't have the rights
17:26:01 <bay|AB|FUNi> we're working on it and hoping to get it
17:26:19 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: too soon to ask if you are going to dub Fam in house or send it to bang zoom?
17:26:23 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: Too soon, will look
17:26:28 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Hellsing 5 in production?
17:26:32 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: 5-8 are dubbed
17:26:40 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Older episodes on bluray?
17:26:43 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; Not sure
17:26:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Blu-ray rights for Panty and Stocking?
17:26:54 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; yes
17:26:57 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Future Diary?
17:26:59 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: TBD
17:28:05 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Streaming rights of Kore wa zombie desu ka... will it come to DVD?
17:27:45 <bay|AB|FUNi> A; For the first season, we have rights
17:27:53 <bay|AB|FUNi> if the second season does well, we'll do that
17:28:42 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: New funimation app... ps3? A: yes... we're going from mobile to tablet next and then look at tv and consoles after that
17:29:11 <bay|AB|FUNi> Q: Haganai or C control release dates?
17:29:20 <bay|AB|FUNi> A: not yet... late this year/early next year
17:29:29 <bay|AB|FUNi> Thank you guys for coming
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