Industry Round Up!

By September 20, 2015News Updates
AWA is bringing you the most anime related industry in the Southeast, including companies straight from Japan! If you want the latest news straight from the source, drop by one of the incredible industry panels or booths at Anime Weekend Atlanta this year! We have official panels from Funimation, Viz, Aniplex, Good Smile Company, Crunchyroll, AnimEigo, PONYCANYON USA, Sekai Project, and Vertical, in addition to booths for Funimation, Good Smile Company, Crunchyroll, PONYCANYON USA, Sekai Project, Vertical, Fakku!, and Discotek Media. Bands from Sony, Avex, and UMAA will also be at the convention!

AnimEigo

AnimEigo Industry Panel – Saturday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom E
“Come hear about the latest ventures from this long standing company!”

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Aniplex

Aniplex Industry Panel – Saturday 4:30pm – 5:30pm
CGC Williams Ballroom E
“From the company that brought you Sword Art Online and Kill la Kill, Aniplex of America continues to bring fans the best in Anime! Come join us as we bring you the latest and greatest of whatAniplex of America has to offer in 2015. We will be showing the latest trailers, announcements and we’ll be giving rare prizes from Japan! Don’t Miss it!”

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Crunchyroll – Booth #701, 703, 705, 802, 804, 806

Crunchyroll Presents: Summer Anime Panel – Friday 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Renaissance – Grand Panel
“Excited about the summer season? Crunchyroll staff walk through their favorite Summer anime, uncovering hidden gems and cheering on the best simulcasts Japan has to offer. Stop by to win prizes related to your favorite new titles!”

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Crunchyroll Meet & Greet: Kato*Fuku – Saturday 10am – 12pm
Renaissance – Kennessaw
“Crunchyroll is proud to present Kato*Fuku a Japanese band comprised of two stellar Seiyuu. Meet them here!”

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Crunchyroll Industry Panel – Saturday 2pm – 3pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom AB
“Crunchyroll is the leader in online streaming for Japanese entertainment with anime, manga and drama. Come find out the latest news, see what shows are coming, and maybe even win some exclusive Crunchyroll prizes!”

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Crunchyroll Presents: Working in the Anime Industry – Sunday 12:30pm-1:30pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom AB
“Join Crunchyroll as they reveal the ins-and-outs of being a professional in the Anime Industry! Learn about their daily lives in the Crunchyroll offices in San Francisco and Tokyo, and how anime comes from TV in Japan straight to your favorite Crunchyroll device! This panel will be a very casual presentation with a focus on Q&A.”

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Discotek Media – Booth #101, 202

Fakku! – Booth #350

Funimation – Booth #201, 203, 205, 302

Funimation Favorites – Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Renaissance – Grand Panel
“Join FUNimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your FUNimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FUNimationFave and you could win a prize!”

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Funimation Industry Panel – Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom AB
“From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—FUNimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FUNimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!”

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Funimation Live Action Attack on Titan Panel – Saturday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
CGC Williams Ballroom E
“A COLOSSAL story is on its way to theaters across North America! Join the FUNimation crew for a sneak peek at this new take on the global phenomenon Attack on Titan—and witness the first 15 minutes!”

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Funimation Peep Show (18+) – Saturday 10:15pm – 12:00am
CGC – Williams Ballroom CDF
“Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Watch jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest FUNimation titles.  Don’t forget to bring tissues, you know, for the nose bleeds. Audience participation encouraged by tweeting using the hashtag #FUNimationPeepShow. You could even win some naughty prizes. (18+, Bring your IDs!)”

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Good Smile Company – Booth #649,651,750,752

Intro to Figure Collecting with Good Smile Company – Saturday 3:15pm – 4:15pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom E
“Join Good Smile Company’s Mamitan as she discusses how to get into figure collecting and how to avoid those nasty bootlegs too! and stay till the end for your chance to win some prizes!”

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PONY CANYON USA – Booth #706

PONY CANYON USA Industry Panel – Sunday 11:30am – 12:30pm
Williams Ballroom AB
“Come and discover PONY CANYON USA! We’ll be telling you about our US anime titles and upcoming releases including Yuki Yuna is a Hero, ETOTAMA, Rokka, and Sound! Euphonium. See sneak previews, have a Q&A . and play Jan-ken-Pon (Japanese rock-paper-scissors)with us. We`ll have special prizes from Japan for the winners, and exclusive gifts for attendees – limited quantities, so get there early!”

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Sekai Project – Booth #527, 525

Sekai Project Industry Panel – Saturday 8:30pm – 10:00pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom CDF
“Join one of North America’s leading Visual Novel localization companies as we talk about our latest titles, our love of visual novels and manga and find out what on the horizon for one of the fastest growing companies out there.”

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Vertical – Booth #103

Vertical Industry Panel – Saturday 6:45pm – 7:45pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom CDF
“Manga publisher Vertical Comics returns to Anime Weekend Atlanta fresh off yet another year of growth. As the company continues to challenge the publishing market, Vertical’s 2016 line-up will provide even more opportunities to broaden the collective horizons of the manga and American comics community by releasing more of the eclectic works the brand is notorious for.”

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Viz

Sailor Moon Viz Panel – Sunday 2pm – 3:30pm
CGC – Williams Ballroom AB
“Everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice is back and better than ever! Join the VIZ Media Sailor Moon team for all the can’t-miss news and updates on the legendary anime series, as well as the all-new Sailor Moon Crystal.”

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Featuring bands from:

  • Sony
  • Avex
  • UMAA