FUNimation at Comicon

Fort Worth, TX (July 20, 2004) You don't have to pinch yourself. This is not a dream. You have entered pop culture paradise. From July 22nd to July 25th in San Diego, California, over 75,000 people will attend Comic-Con International 2004. One bit of fair warning, wear comfortable shoes. FUNimation Productions, Ltd., the foremost producer and distributor of anime in North America, will be at San Diego Comic-Con International 2004 in full force to promote our latest and greatest titles. Come by and visit our island booth #4107. We have many activities in store at the FUNimation island: · Come by for free posters from Fruits Basket, Kiddy Grade, Tenchi Muyo! GXP and Fullmetal Alchemist. · Check out our convention exclusive Fruits Basket Kyo and Yuki fleece and Kyo knit caps. You can only buy them here people! · We will be screening trailers for our current shows and preview upcoming shows like Yu Yu Hakusho, Dragon Ball GT - The Lost Episodes, Case Closed and Kiddy Grade to upcoming Fullmetal Alchemist, Spiral and Gunslinger Girl. · Need your gaming fix? Check out the playable demo of the Playstation 2 game Fullmetal Alchemist - The Broken Angel by Square Enix, Inc. For those attendees who love their anime as much as they love their comics, we've got you covered...big time.
We've invited our friends at Fanboy Radio to get this party started. Fanboy Radio will be interviewing the biggest comic book creators at the FUNimation island. Yes, you're reading it right, Frank Cho, Greg Rucka, Scott Kurtz, John Cassaday, Robert Kirkman, Brian Michael Bendis and more will be making their appearances at the FUNimation island. (tentitive list, subject to change) It's like mixing peanut butter and chocolate - the perfect combination of anime and comic books. Sweet! Be sure to check out Atari's booth #4215 for details on their upcoming Dragon Ball Z and Yu Yu Hakusho games. Score Entertainment's booth #3229 will have playable demos of their Dragon Ball GT and Yu Yu Hakusho TCG games. Comic-Con will mark the next to last Dragon Ball GT Focused Regional Event! Making a special signing appearances at the Score booth are several FUNimation voice actors.

It's FUNimation Panel time! From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Room 9 on Saturday, July 24th, check out our FUNimation industry panel. We've announced a lot of titles this year. Be sure to get all the latest news on titles like Fullmetal Alchemist, Case Closed, Dragon Ball GT, Tenchi Muyo! GXP and more. Come for the news, stay for the prizes. You want more? Then be sure to check out the screening of Blue Gender - The Warrior movie Saturday night at 10:35 in Room 25A. Blue Gender - The Warrior will be available in stores Tuesday, July 20th. If you want to check out our newest anime titles, Comic-Con has the rooms you need. Here are the dates, places and times to view our shows. Please consult the onsite Events Guide and the signs outside rooms 24BC, 25A and 25BC for updated information.

Thursday Room 25A 2:10 p.m. Dragon Ball GT 5:05 p.m. Kiddy Grade

Room 25B&C 12:30 p.m. Fruits Basket

Friday Room 24B&C 5:30 p.m. Tenchi Muyo GXP

Room 25A 2:10 p.m. Dragon Ball GT 5:05 p.m. Kiddy Grade

Room 25B&C 12:30 p.m. Fruits Basket

Saturday Room 24B&C 5:30 p.m. Tenchi Muyo GXP

Room 25A 2:10 p.m. Yu Yu Hakusho 5:05 p.m. Kiddy Grade 10:35 p.m. Blue Gender Movie - The Warrior

Room 25B&C 12:30 p.m. Fruits Basket

Sunday Room 25A 2:00 p.m. Yu Yu Hakusho

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