FUNimation Entertainment Invites Anime Expo 2018 Attendees Into the Realm of ‘Overlord III’ With English Dub World Premiere Event

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will host the English dub world premiere of Overlord III, Season 3 of the hit series Overlord, on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Anime Expo, the largest Japanese pop cultural event in North America. This special premiere event is part of an Overlord III launch celebration co-produced with partners Kadokawa and Book☆Walker and created specifically for Anime Expo 2018, which will take place July 5-8, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California.

To commemorate the new season, FUNimation, Kadokawa and Book☆Walker will present series of events throughout the expo including a celebrity guest panel, daily autograph sessions as well as the North American premiere of Season 3 Episode 1. Together, the companies assembled an exciting roster of guests which features writer Kugane Maruyama, Overlord author of the original light novel that became the basis of the franchise. He will be joined by Director Naoyuki Ito, Producer Kazufumi Kikushima, English ADR Director Kyle Phillips and Chris Guerrero, the English voice of Ainz Ooal Gown. A complete schedule of events for the launch celebration follows.

Special Events Schedule at Anime Expo 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Autograph Sessions with Kugane Maruyama and Naoyuki Ito
Location and time to be determined. Check Book☆Walker’s page for schedule updates.

Autograph Sessions with Kyle Phillips and Chris Guerrero
FUNimation Booth (#3000) – Exhibit Hall – Los Angeles Convention Center. Time to be determined. Check FUNimation’s blog for schedule updates.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Autograph Sessions with Kugane Maruyama
Location and time to be determined. Check Book☆Walker’s page for schedule updates.

Autograph Sessions with Naoyuki Ito, Kazufumi Kikushima, Kyle Phillips and Chris Guerrero
FUNimation Booth (#3000) – Exhibit Hall – Los Angeles Convention Center. Time to be determined. Check FUNimation’s blog for schedule updates

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Autograph Sessions with Kugane Maruyama and Naoyuki Ito
Location and time to be determined. Check Book☆Walker’s page for schedule updates.

Autograph Sessions with Naoyuki Ito, Kazufumi Kikushima, Kyle Phillips and Chris Guerrero
FUNimation Booth (#3000) – Exhibit Hall – Los Angeles Convention Center. Time to be determined. Check FUNimation’s blog for schedule updates.

Celebrity Guest Panel and Overlord III (Season 3) Episode 1 English Dub World Premiere
Room LP2 – Los Angeles Convention Center. 4:30-6:30PM

YouTubers Gigguk and The Anime Man, host and translator respectively, will kick-off the celebrity guest panel with a roundtable discussion about the Overlord anime and light novel with the Japanese guests, which will be followed by the English dub world premiere of Season 3 Episode 1. Immediately after, they will take the stage again to moderate a lively conversation between Director Naoyuki Ito and the English dub guests Kyle Phillips and Chris Guerrero.

Fans are invited to submit questions in advance for the Japanese guest roundtable via Book☆Walker’s online form. Deadline to submit questions is June 10, 2018.

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