New York Comic-Con is only a day away and fans are ready for the "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" panel that will be held on Friday, October 5. Some big names from the anime series will also be appearing in the panel and there's a chance that we'll get new information [VIDEO] regarding the upcoming movie.

Movie director to not appear in the panel

Previously, Funimation announced that Tatsuya Nagamine (director), will be appearing in the panel along with Masako Nozawa (Goku's voice actress) and Sean Schemmel (Goku's dub voice actor), but yesterday (October 2) Funimation broke the news on Twitter that the film director, Tatsuya Nagamine, will not be attending the panel due to unforeseen circumstances

Although the director of the movie will be unable to attend the New York Comic-Con, two other great staff members from the film, Akio Iyoku (Head of Shueisha Department) and Norihiro Hayashida (Film producer), will be joining the event in his stead.

Both of them appeared at the San Diego Comic-Con in "Dragon Ball Super" panel as well. Below is the timing and venue for the "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" panel mentioned on the official site of NYCC:

Date and time: October 05, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue: The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden

The description of the panel on Funimation's official site also mentioned that the English voice actors and special guests from Japan will reveal "never-before-seen announcements." This could mean that fans might finally get a better insight at the plot of the film, either through verbal revelations from the cast members or a trailer [VIDEO]that they had been working on during the "Dragon Ball Movie Frontline" interview.

'Dragon Ball' takes over Times Square

"Dragon Ball Super: Broly" is no doubt the biggest anime film coming out this year and the movie it is taking over a little part of Times Square for its promotion before the big panel in the NYCC. Some fans spotted a billboard for the film at the Times Square in New York City, take a look:

The new "Dragon Ball Super" movie is set to be released on December 14, 2018, in Japan.

Funimation has acquired the theatrical rights to the movie and is planning to release it in the United States and Canada on January 16, 2019.

A world premiere for the movie is going to be held at Nippon Budokan on November 14, a month before the release of the movie in the Japanese theatres. There will also be special guests like Masako Nozawa and Tatsuya Nagamine at the world premiere.