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Unedited Feed from the FUNimation Sneak Peek panel at Otakon 2012. Transcription: bayoab
Note: ( ) is usually commenting on the panel and was not said.

18:47:22 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (setting up)
18:47:31 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Otakon Sneak Peek
18:47:39 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (please don't be a repeat of AX)
18:51:11 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> All right, hey guys, I'm Sully, the convention manager, and this is my first otakon... so who is ready to see some anime
18:49:49 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> some of you may recognize this music from summer wars
18:49:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> if you haven't you should, so let's go right on ahead
18:50:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> first up, who likes hetalia
18:50:30 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> as many of you guys know, we just released s4 of hetalia world series
18:50:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so as a thank of you guys who have all been so supportive, so we did a little thank you on our website a little while ago...and we did a little song called it's a squee world, so for those who havne't seen it, and for those who haven't seen it, i promise we do work...sometimes
18:53:06 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (they need to work on the volume levels in here)
18:53:52 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up
18:53:58 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> taking a look at our favorite shows...
18:54:09 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> as you may know, we rleased a full metal alchemist movie, sacred star of milos
18:54:29 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so let's take a peek at sacred star of milos
18:58:10 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up
18:58:12 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> ergo proxy
18:58:42 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> couple years ago we announced a bunch of the geneon catalog, and they released a lot of provocative, ground breaking shows in the US , and among those is ergo proxy and we're finally starting to release those
18:58:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> we have a couple at the booth
18:59:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> before we get those, let's take a look at ergo proxy
19:00:14 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> that was ergo proxy, (Avail august 28th)
19:00:24 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up Cat Planet Cutuies (available now)
19:01:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:03:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up, another geneon title
19:03:04 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> texhnolyze
19:03:10 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Aug 28th
19:03:21 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:05:26 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> really really awesome series, as mentioned, the same creator as hellsing, and some of you know, new hellsing will be coming out this (october?)...just in tell for halloween
19:05:32 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> definitely check that out when it comnes out later this year
19:05:34 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Dragon Age
19:06:21 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (backstory)
19:07:39 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (and clip)
19:12:45 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up hetalia world series (s4)
19:12:48 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> more hetalia
19:13:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> i picked this clip because it's a special moment i like a lot
19:14:45 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so next up
19:14:46 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Shiki
19:15:12 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:17:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> we've got season 1 and season 2 available
19:17:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up
19:18:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Panty and Stocking
19:18:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:21:47 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Next up
19:21:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Ai Yori Aoshi (july 24th)
19:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> helped with tenchi muyo to help define the harem drama
19:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> another geneon title we're happy to add to anime classics
19:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Freezing
19:25:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Aug 14th
19:26:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> more girls punching clothes off, in the same vein of sekirei or...what else is good... master of martial hearts, that's a favorite of mine.... so let's take a look (paraphrase)
19:26:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> (clip)
19:26:20 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> next up c-control
19:27:12 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> available 10/30/12
19:27:16 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> this is the clip they just put up on the facebook page
19:29:37 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> bluray+dvd combo pack
19:29:44 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> just premiered that he other day, and just annoucned the cast
19:30:36 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> we have a brand new panty and stocking promo video for this year
19:33:10 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> since it's an election year
19:51:49 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so i got permission to play this
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so please come and check out the p*s event at the both this weekend
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so going to open this up to q&A since that's everythign i got
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so let me see...
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: How's that sailor moon anime coming?
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; It exists, it's unlicensed in the US
19:51:50 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: You mentioned hellsing, are we keeping the same voice actors
19:51:51 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; Yes, we brought back tallison jaffe as adr director
19:51:51 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> And we ran into the same problem as fma where it was 10 years later
19:51:51 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> but you can expect the same voice cast
19:51:51 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Will Funimation eventually overtake adultswim?
19:51:51 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: We're happy that toonami is back, we're happy to see such a block of anime come back in on the air
19:51:52 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> we were fortunate to be approached for a few shows, and we premierd deadman wonderland which will be available oct 9th(?) for you guys there
19:51:52 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> keep watching and keep letting them know you want anime and we'll try
19:51:52 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: What about the other one piece movies?
19:51:52 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: I know those are unlicensed, but we love one piece, and we've got S4 at the booth, we also got some cool toys
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> stay tuned for more details
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Make a trip to the industry panel tomorrow and i don't think you'l be disappointed
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q; One PIece video games?
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: Done by namco bandai
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> So we dont' have much to do with them
19:51:53 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: For the other Geneon Animes that were neve released, would you continue?
19:51:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: We had a list on our website, I don't know specifics, but you guys will be seeing geneon titles every couple months for the forseeable future
19:51:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> it's such a broad and diverse catalog that i'm not sure
19:51:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> just stay tuned to funimation.com for more details
19:51:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Heard something about a 3rd season of Sekirei?
19:51:54 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: Pretty sure they announced a movie in Japan...might be confusing it...we have to wait and see, have to wait and see
19:51:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q; Going to keep doing Hetalia?
19:51:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; There was actually an announcement in Japan this morning that they are making s5
19:51:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> so that's something that's going to exist
19:51:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> I can't speak what's going to happen to it, but from what i can understand, they are just starting work on it
19:51:55 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Heard you mention Armitage?
19:51:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: Yes, already out, the original dub
19:51:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: I know that pretear was shown on the funimationw ebsite, do you have a date?
19:51:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: I know we have that...it might be for streaming, i'm not sure on plans, but if it's going to get a release, we'll do it as soon as we possibly can
19:51:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> one of the holdups was that we were waiting on video (For geneon stuff)
19:51:56 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: When is Is this a zombie going to be relesaed?
19:51:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: I believe that's sept or oct
19:51:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> it's definitely before thanksgiving
19:51:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Do you have anything on CCS?
19:51:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; I believe....that's a Viz title if my memory serves me right?
19:51:57 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Anything on reborn?
19:51:58 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: Sorry
19:51:58 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Season two of higurashi
19:51:58 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: I don't know... i don't think it's been licensed in the US, i don't know of any plans so far
19:51:58 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: The rest of D. Gray man?
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; No further seasons have been licensed as of yet
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Is funimation interested in getting One piece on toonami?
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A; That would be awesome, we go to them with different shows and cartoon picks and chooses
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> They are trying to make sure all anime companies get some coverage
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> it's not out of the question, but it's their choice (para?)
19:51:59 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> I know what they are doing with toonami is full runs of shows and then new shows, so there is always going to be new stuff
19:52:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> Q: Verizon FIOS
19:52:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> A: Oh, that's a loaded question... we were definitely sad to see ourselves removed from fios, at the end of the day, tis' the cable systems decisions as to what stations they carry on areas and tiers, that got removed and you guys answered...
19:52:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> it's like you guys attack their facebook page
19:52:00 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> they have readded funimation to one of their top top, top, top tiers
19:52:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> but from what i've been talk about , bt for those who miss can pay $7.95 for EVS to stream our stuff on the site in beautiful HD
19:52:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> thank you guys so much for coming tonight
19:52:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> and come see us tomorrow at the industry panel
19:52:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> we're going to have some aweomse annonucement
19:52:01 <bay|Ota|FUNiSP> end
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