Shout! Factory and Toei Animation Present a Special DIGIMON Panel at Anime Expo 2018
Calling all DigiDestined and loyal DIGIMON fans! Ever wonder what’s it like to be a voice actor for DIGIMON and DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. movies? Now is your chance! Mark your calendars. On Friday, July 6 (7:30 PM at Room LP4/ LACC 411), join DIGIMON luminaries Joshua Seth (Tai), Colleen O’Shaughnessey (Sora), Johnny Yong Bosch (T.K.), and voice director Ryan Johnston at the highly-anticipated Anime Expo 2018 panel, “Learn the Art of Voice-Over with DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. Voice Director & Cast”, presented by Shout! Factory and Toei Animation Inc.
The voice director and cast members will explain the art of voice acting and directing, tidbits, and the effort involved in getting into characters in terms of voice and personality. Plus, lucky audience member(s) will be chosen to read a scene with the cast on stage from the upcoming DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. – FUTURE (デジモンアドベンチャーtri.第6章「ぼくらの未来」, Dejimon Adobenchaa Torai Dai 6-shoo `Bokura no Mirai’, 2018), the climactic finale of this popular anime feature film series.
Fans and AX 2018 attendees are invited to join in on the excitement at Shout! Factory booth (#1730) and Toei Animation booth (#1606) on the main convention floor during July 5 through July 8, 2018.
*Collectible Blu-ray™ sets of DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. – REUNION, DETERMINATION, CONFESSION, LOSS, and COEXISTENCE will be available at Shout! Factory booth (#1730) during AX 2018.
FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018 EVENT DETAILS
• TIME: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
• LOCATION: Toei Animation booth (#1606)
SPECIAL SIGNING and MEET & GREET with DIGIMON luminaries at the Toei Animation booth.
• TIME: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
• LOCATION: Room LP4 / LACC 411
DIGIMON Panel at AX 2018 – Learn the Art of Voice-Over with DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. Voice Director & Cast. Special audience member(s) will be chosen to read a scene with the cast on stage from the upcoming DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. – FUTURE.
Produced by Toei Animation, the DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. anime feature film series, encompassing REUNION, DETERMINATION, CONFESSION, LOSS, COEXISTENCE, and FUTURE, have been delighting audiences and loyal fans across Japan. Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Toei Animation, will continue to present new movie installments from the DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. feature film series on North American home entertainment shelves, with DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. – COEXISTENCE arriving on DVD and Blu-ray August 7, 2018. This September, Toei Animation and Fathom Events will bring DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. – FUTURE to the big screens as special event engagement, ahead of its national home entertainment release from Shout! Factory.
Toei Animation has revamped these wildly popular anime movies for North American audiences by bringing onboard a stellar English voice cast. Joshua Seth, who voiced the main character Tai Kamiya in the original series, returns to the role for DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri., alongside an exciting team of voice talent and DIGIMON luminaries, including Colleen O’Shaughnessey (TOY STORY 3) as Sora Takenouchi, Johnny Yong Bosch (BIG FISH & BEGONIA) as T.K., Vic Mignogna (STAR TREK CONTINUES) as Matt Ishida, Cristina Vee (POWER RANGERS HYPER FORCE) as Meiko, among other notables.
Anime Expo will run from July 5 through July 8, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on July 4, 2018. To purchase passes for Anime Expo, please visit anime-expo.org/registration.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
About Toei Animation Inc.
Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc. manages the film distribution of Toei’s top properties, including DRAGON BALL all series, SAILOR MOON, ONE PIECE, DIGIMON series, SAINT SEIYA, and many others to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Toei Animation’s Los Angeles office further handles all categories of consumer product licensing based on its film and television brands within these territories. For more information, please visit toei-animation-usa.com.