Anime Weekend Atlanta to Premiere Hetalia Film's English Dub
The North American anime distributor Funimation revealed on Friday that it will premiere the English dub of the Hetalia Paint it, White! (Ginmaku Hetalia - Axis Powers Paint it, White [Shiroku Nure!]) film at the Anime Weekend Atlanta convention. The convention will be held from September 30 to October 2 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Funimation will premiere the film on September 30 at 6:00 p.m. EDT.
Funimation announced it had licensed the film at Otakon in 2010. The film will be released on DVD on November 22. Limited-edition DVDs will bundle a green bandana. An English-dubbed trailer for the film is below.
Anime Weekend Atlanta will also host artist and manga creator Yoshitoshi ABe (Serial Experiments Lain, NieA_7, Haibane Renmei), voice actress Naoko Matsui (Case Closed's Sonoko Suzuki, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing's Dorothy Catalonia) and the Japanese musical groups Moon Stream and THE SUZAN.