Check Out the Full Schedule for FunimationCon 2020
Culver City, CA (June 30, 2020) Funimation announced it is premiering new episodes from Fire Force Season 2, DECA-DENCE, and By the Grace of the Gods at FunimationCon 2020. Fans are in for a treat as FunimationCon 2020 debuts the first two dubbed episodes of Fire Force Season 2 before anyone else. FunimationCon 2020 is previewing Episode 1 of the larger-than-life DECA-DENCE (subtitled) before Japan, and will exclusively premiere Episode 1 of By the Grace of the Gods (subtitled), the fantasy isekai anime based on the light novel series of the same name from Roy and Ririnra. FunimationCon 2020 also unveiled the Full Programming Schedule of activities happening during the two-day event.
The newly announced panels round out an impressive lineup of cosplay, voice actor panels and events at Funimation’s free, two-day event. Previously announced voice actor panels include Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia, Fire Force, Fruits Basket, Dragon Ball Super, Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Listeners, and One Piece along with partner panels VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump Virtual Panel, ANIPLEX OF AMERICA’s The Aniplex of America Living Room Sessions, and RIGHT STUF’s Right Stuf Anime Industry Panel. FunimationCon 2020 events include Live My Hero One’s Justice 2 Esports Tournament, My Hero Academia Game Show with Voice Actors, and July 4th live programming from Aniplex Online Fest. Funimation, in collaboration with Sony Music Labels Inc., will feature special programs from music guests BLUE ENCOUNT, FLOW, KANA-BOON, Luna Haruna, and a DJ performance by DJ MarGenal, as well as a special airing of the 2019 SACRA MUSIC Festival. FunimationCon 2020 is gathering popular cosplay personalities Yaya Han, Riddle, Phil Mizuno, Dressesandcapes, Alicia Marie, and Stella Chuu; plus new home video releases and merchandise available to purchase in The Funimation Shop.
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Screening: Fire Force Season 2 SimulDub™ Premiere and Voice Actor Q&A
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.
Premiere Screening: DECA-DENCE Plus Interview with Japanese Cast
Be one of the first fans in the world to preview Episode 1 of the larger-than-life DECA-DENCE (subtitled) before the Japanese broadcast! Plus hear commentary from director Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade, Mob Psycho 100) and Studio NUT producer Takuya Tsunoki.
Premiere Screening: By the Grace of the Gods (Subtitled)
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.
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