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Shojo Creator Bisco Hatori is a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2019

VIZ Media welcomes manga creator Bisco Hatori as an official Guest of Honor at this year’s Anime Expo

The creator of bestselling Shojo Beat manga such as Ouran High School Host Club, Millennium Snow, and her current series, Behind the Scenes!!, will have a dedicated panel and participate in an autograph session and other special fan events that are scheduled to take place during Anime Expo. Times, dates, and additional details on Bisco Hatori’s first professional appearance in North America will be announced soon.

Anime Expo is North America’s largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention and takes place July 4th–7th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #2206.

New York Comic Con Partners with Anime Expo to Debut Anime Fest at NYCC x Anime Expo

ReedPOP has announced that it is partnering with The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) to launch Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. The four-day event will take place at Pier 94 from October 4-7 and provide fans the ultimate East Coast anime festival and celebration of Japanese pop culture.

Fans will join Japanese guests, prolific artists, and other New York Otaku at a festival of autograph signings, cosplay, Instagram-worthy activations, a curated Artist Alley, live music, and creative Japanese pop culture classes. More surprises will be revealed in the coming months as Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo creates programming and content that brings the best of both worlds into one major anime festival.

Tickets for Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo will go on sale on July 15. Tickets are available to fans with Fan Verification accounts at a discounted rate when they purchase their New York Comic Con badges (or if they’ve already purchased NYCC badges) and will be made available to the general public not attending NYCC as well.

Pricing for badges range from $10-$25 for Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo:

  • Thursday (October 4): $20
  • Friday (October 5): $20
  • Saturday (October 6): $25
  • Sunday (October 7): $25
  • Sunday Kids (October 7): $10
  • Thursday (October 4): NYCC Badge Holder – $15
  • Friday (October 5): NYCC Badge Holder – $15
  • Saturday (October 6): NYCC Badge Holder – $20
  • Sunday (October 7): NYCC Badge Holder – $20
  • Sunday Kids (October 7): NYCC Badge Holder – $5

Bandai & Bluefin Present Expansive GUNDAM Booth Display At 2018 Anime Expo

Bluefin celebrates one of the biggest and most popular entertainment properties to ever come out of Japan – Mobile Suit Gundam – in a special expansive booth display presented in partnership with Sunrise, Inc. and Bandai Spirits Hobby at the 2018 Anime Expo.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and will take place July 5th–8th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. The Gundam Booth will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #3106.

The Gundam Booth will vividly highlight the evolution and various manifestations of the Mobile Suit Gundam universe and anime series as well as GunPla model building fandom. Several interactive stations throughput the booth will showcase Gundam’s venerable Universal Century timeline as well as the Gundam Build Divers and Gundam video games and the popular annual Gundam Builders World Cup (GBWC).

Staff from Bandai Spirits Hobby including Marketing Representative Meijin Kawaguchi and several Staff Producers from Sunrise Inc., the famed studio behind the Gundam anime series will be on-hand to present topics about the world of Gundam.  Multiple opportunities will be available for attendees and fans to win various Gundam model kits and video game prizes and also receive additional tutorials and insights from skilled Bandai Spirits Hobby representatives.

Visitors will be able to demo the latest Gundam video games like New Gundam Breaker and also learn about the innovative and extensive line of GunPla models available from Bandai Hobby through its exclusive U.S. distributor, Bluefin. Anime Expo attendees who have never built GunPla can receive free specially designed beginner kits and receive instruction on how to build them under the guidance of seasoned builders. Longtime fans also can try their hand at a variety of different contests including timed GunPla building trials.

Bluefin will support the display with a variety of brand new GunPla products including the latest Exclusive Event Only model kit releases from Japan, available for purchase at the Bluefin Booth #2406.

Bluefin Details Bandai Spirits Hobby Exclusives For Anime Expo 2018

Bluefin heads to the nation’s largest dedicated anime, manga and Japanese pop culture conventions – Anime Expo 2018 – with a vast array of collectibles and model kits from Bandai Spirit Hobby that will be available for purchase during the event.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and will take place July 5th–8th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Bluefin will be located on the main show floor in Booth #2406.

Stop by the Bluefin booth to browse an impressive collection of Limited Edition GunPla (Gundam Plastic Model) kits from Bandai Spirits Hobby.

1/100 Scale MG GUNDAM ASTRAY GOLD FRAME (Special Coating) – $80

1/100 Scale MG HYAKU-SHIKI 2.0 (Clear Version) – $55

1/100 Scale MG TALLGEESE (Special Coating) – $80

1/144 Scale HG KAMIKI BURNING GUNDAM PP (Clear Version) – $21

1/100 Scale MG GUNDAM SEVEN SWORD (Clear Color Version) – $60

1/100 Scale MG JUSTICE GUNDAM (Clear Version) – $55

1/100 Scale MG FULL ARMOR GUNDAM (Half-Mechanical Clear Version) – $70

1/144 Scale RG 00 RAISER (Clear Version) – $35

 

1/100 Scale FULL MECHANICS GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS (Clear Version) – $30

1/144 Scale HG GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS REX (Clear Version) – $17

1/144 Scale HG GUNDAM KIMARIS VIDAR (Clear Color Version) – $17

1/144 Scale RG SINANJU (Clear Version) – $40

1/144 Scale HG GUNDAM BAEL (Clear Version) – $17

 

1/144 Scale PETIT’GGUY UNICORN WHITE – $8

1/144 Scale PETIT’GGUY TRANS-AM RED – $8

1/144 Scale Haro Shooting Orange (Clear Version) $10 

1/144 Scale HG UNICORN GUNDAM + UNICORN HEAD FINAL BATTLE VERSION – $30

HG SUPER FUMIA AXIS BATTLE ANGEL VERSION (Mk-II Axis Image Color) – $22

BB BUILD STRIKE GUNDAM FULL PACKAGE (Metallic Gloss Injection) – $18

1/144 Scale HG ZAKU II TYPE C5 (Theatrical Clear Version)

 

*Will be sold beginning on July 6* – $20.00

Bluefin will celebrate one of the biggest and most popular entertainment properties to ever come out of Japan – Mobile Suit Gundam – in a special expansive booth display presented in partnership with Sunrise and Bandai Spirits Hobby at the 2018 Anime Expo. The Gundam Booth will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #3106.

The Gundam Booth will vividly highlight the evolution and various manifestations of the Mobile Suit Gundam universe and anime series as well as GunPla model building fandom. Several interactive stations throughput the booth will showcase Gundam’s venerable Universal Century timeline as well as the Gundam Build Divers and Gundam Breaker video games and the popular annual Gundam Builders World Cup.

Visitors will be able to demo the latest Gundam video games and also learn about the innovative and extensive line of GunPla models available from Bandai Spirits Hobby through its sole U.S. distributor, Bluefin. Anime Expo attendees are also invited to catch a series of insightful GunPla building tutorials given by master builders and to take part in GunPla speed building contests.

Viz Announces a Whole Bunch of New Manga and Literary Acquisitions

VIZ Media announced plans to expand its publishing catalog with newly acquired titles this past weekend at Anime Expo 2017 in Los Angeles.

Set for publication beginning in early 2018, the new manga titles include Fire Punch, a dystopian thriller that will launch under the VIZ Signature imprint, and the gender-swapping shojo manga series Kenka Bancho Otome: Girls Beats Boys. Manga additions also include the classic bestselling series FullMetal Alchemist, which returns in a hardcover collector’s edition. Sisyphean was announced as the latest novel to join the Haikasoru literary imprint, and a pair of titles—a haiku volume and an activity book—inspired by the global hit mobile game Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector also join the VIZ Media roster.

Additional information on each of these titles will be announced in the near future.

New VIZ Media Publishing Acquisitions for 2018

FIRE PUNCH · Rated ‘M’ For Mature Audiences · Available January 2018

In the not-too-distant past, the Ice Witch blanketed the world in snow, starvation and madness, leading the inhabitants to seek their salvation in fire. With that, an unusual destiny unfolds for two young orphans, Agni and Luna, blessed with the ability to regenerate. But will this ability prove to be more of a curse than a blessing? FIRE PUNCH was a nominee for the 2017 Manga Taisho Award.

 

SISYPHEAN (Novel) · Unrated · Available January 2018

In this award-winning novel by Dempow Torishima, even after the world and humanity itself have been rendered nearly unrecognizable by genetic engineering, a day in the office can feel…Sisyphean. The company stands atop a tiny deck supported by huge iron columns a hundred meters high. The boss there is its president – a large creature of unstable, shifting form once called “human.” The world of his dedicated worker contains only the deck and the sea of mud surrounding it, and the worker’s daily routine is anything but peaceful. A mosaic novel of extreme science and high weirdness, Sisyphean will change the way you see existence itself. Sisyphean was a winner of the prestigious Japan SF Award and also nominated for a Seiun Award.

 

NEKO ATSUME: KITTY COLLECTOR—where am i meOW? · Unrated · Available February 2018

Expand your play from the popular mobile game Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector with a fun activity book for cat fans of all ages. In this full-color book, seek and find favorite kitties from Neko Atsume Kitty Collector as they romp through imaginative new environments, learn facts about the classic cats and play with dozens of stickers!

 

NEKO ATSUME: KITTY COLLECTOR HaikU—SEASONS OF THE KITTY · Unrated · Available February 2018

Ever wonder what the kitties of the popular mobile game Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector get up to when they’re not on your screen? Join the cast of the cartoon cats of Neko Atsume Kitty Collector in an irreverent journey through the seasons as told in haiku.

 

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: FULLMETAL EDITION · Rated ‘T’ For Teens ·  Available May 2018

Fully remastered with an updated translation and completely fresh lettering, and presented with all the original color pages on large-trim archival-quality paper, this gorgeous hardcover edition presents the timeless dark adventures of the Elric brothers as they were truly meant to be seen. Also includes new behind-the-scenes character sketches and brand-new color art from author Hiromu Arakawa

 

KENKA BANCHO OTOME: GIRL BEATS BOYS · Rated ‘T’ For Teens · Available April 2018

A captivating new manga series based on the Japanese romantic adventure game, Kenka Bancho Otome. Hinako thought she didn’t have any family, but on the day she starts high school, Hinako’s twin brother Hikaru suddenly appears and tricks her into taking his place. But the new school Hinako attends in his stead is beyond unusual. Now she must fight her way to the top of Shishiku Academy, an all-boys school of delinquents!

Exciting Events Announced At Anime Expo 2017 For Food Wars Manga Creator

VIZ Media has announced Yuto Tsukuda as an official Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2017 and announces special panel and signing events throughout the convention.

Yuto Tsukuda is the writer and co-creator of the bestselling Weekly Shonen Jump manga series Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma. This saucy, action-packed food comedy is Tsukuda Sensei’s first work to be released in English and is published in digital and print editions by VIZ Media (rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens).

The writer will make his first North American professional appearance in a pair of panel discussions taking place during Anime Expo. Tsukuda Sensei will also appear for several autograph sessions both on-site during the convention as well as at the Barnes & Noble located at The Grove in Los Angeles.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and takes place July 1st–4th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets and full details are available at: Anime-Expo.org. VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #2206.

Yuto Tsukuda VIZ Media/Anime Expo Panels & Special Events Include:

Saturday, July 1st

6:30pm – 7:30pm
WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Official Panel
LACC Room 408AB / Room LP-3

Hang out with the English-language editors of the world’s most popular manga! We’ve got exciting news about the LATEST developments on new series, all-time fan favorites, and what we’re doing to bring you the world’s best manga! We’ll also have amazing prizes up for grabs. Plus special guest, Yuto Tsukuda, co-creator of FOOD WARS! Don’t miss it!

 

TBD Time
Yuto Tsukuda Autograph Session
Anime Expo Autograph Signing Area

Don’t miss the chance to meet FOOD WARS! co-creator Yuto Tsukuda and receive a personally signed shikishi art board. Attendees must pick up an autograph ticket prior to the session at the Anime Expo Autograph Ticket Booth on the day of the appearance. For more information, please visit: Anime-Expo.org/how-to-get-an-autograph.

 

 

Sunday, July 2nd

2:30pm – 4pm
FOOD WARS! Panel
LACC Room 408AB / Room LP-3

Join Warner Bros. Japan and VIZ Media in welcoming the co-creator of the saucy culinary manga FOOD WARS! Tsukuda Sensei, along with his Japanese and English editors, will discuss the creative process behind the hit series. This is a special opportunity to get a taste of what goes into creating the spiciness that is FOOD WARS!

 

TBD Time                                Yuto Tsukuda Autograph Session

                                                Anime Expo Autograph Signing Area

Fans will have an encore opportunity to meet Yuto Tsukuda and receive a personalized shikishi art board! Attendees must pick up an autograph ticket prior to the session at the Anime Expo Autograph Ticket Booth on the day of the appearance. For more information, please visit: Anime-Expo.org/how-to-get-an-autograph.

Additional Yuto Tsukuda Special Events Include:

 

Monday, July 3rd

11:30am
Yuto Tsukuda Autograph Session
Kinokuniya Anime Expo Booth #3700

This signing event will be limited to the first 100 customers that purchase a VIZ Media FOOD WARS! manga at the Kinokuniya booth during Anime Expo. Qualified purchasers will receive a ticket for a guaranteed spot to meet the author at his Kinokuniya autograph session. Signing session attendees may choose either to have their purchased manga signed by Yuto Tsukuda, or have a shikishi art board (provided by VIZ Media) signed.

 

5:30pm
Yuto Tsukuda Autograph Session
Barnes & Noble at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036

This off-site signing will be limited to the first 100 customers that purchase a FOOD WARS! manga volume at the Grove location on July 3rd. Qualified purchasers will receive a wristband for a guaranteed spot to meet the author at the Barnes & Noble autograph session. Signing session attendees may choose either to have their purchased manga signed by Yuto Tsukuda, or have a shikishi art board (provided by VIZ Media) signed. **Note – this appearance is not affiliated with Anime Expo.

Stop by the VIZ Media booth (#2206), located in the Anime Expo Main Hall, to browse FOOD WARS! manga including:

  • FOOD WARS! Vols. 1-2 Bundle – $15
    • Snap up the first two volumes of the series in a specially priced bundle!
  • FOOD WARS! Vol. 19 – $10
    • Get a taste the series’ latest volume ahead of its street date!

Also stop by the VIZ Media booth for giveaways of special FOOD WARS!-themed chopsticks.

VIZ Welcomes Food Wars Manga Co-Creator Yuto Tsukuda To Anime Expo 2017

VIZ Media teams with the 2017 Anime Expo to proudly welcome Yuto Tsukuda as an official Guest of Honor at this year’s convention.

Yuto Tsukuda is the co-creator of the bestselling Weekly Shonen Jump manga series Food Wars!: Shokugeki No Soma. This action-packed, saucy food comedy is Tsukuda Sensei’s first work to be released in English and is published digitally and in print by VIZ Media (rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens). During Anime Expo, he is scheduled to participate in two panel discussions and two in-person autograph sessions. Event times and additional information on these sessions will be released soon. This will be Yuto Tsukuda’s first professional appearance in North America.

The 2017 Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and takes place July 1st–4th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #2206.

Throughout Anime Expo, fans and convention attendees are invited to stop by the VIZ Media booth (#2206) for special Food Wars! premium giveaways. The Food Wars! manga will also be available for purchase, including exclusive advance copies of the series’ latest release, Volume 19.

Writer Yuto Tsukuda won the 34th Jump Juniketsu Newcomers’ Manga Award for his one-shot story Kiba ni Naru. He made his Weekly Shonen Jump debut in 2010 with the series, Shonen Shikku. His follow-up series, Food Wars!: Shokugeki No Soma, is his first title with an English-language release.

In Food Wars!, Soma Yukihira’s old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father’s culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?!

Cryptozoic Entertainment and Don’t Panic Games Acquire License for Attack on Titan games

attack_on_titanCryptozoic Entertainment and Don’t Panic Games announce their collaboration on the acquisition of the Attack on Titan anime license to design and distribute board games internationally.

A worldwide phenomenon, the Attack on Titan property began as a manga, with 50 million copies in print as of November 2014. Six of the seven English volumes spent time on The New York Times Manga best-seller list, volume one was listed for 81 weeks in a row. Attack on Titan’s success continued with the creation of the anime along with diverse licensed retail merchandise, eight video games and two anime films.

In addition, the much anticipated Japanese release of two Attack on Titan films in August and September is generating excitement with movie trailers recently released. These two live-action films are also slated for distribution in the Americas.

The first Attack on Titan board game, designed by award-winning game designers, Antoine Bauza and Ludovic Maublanc will be released internationally in 2016. In the game, one player takes on the role of a Titan while the others represent the human heroes fighting it. The game features a revolutionary game mechanic, the Titan piece is a vertical game board element and the hero game pieces climb in an effort to take him down.

The initial board game prototypes will be demonstrated for the first time worldwide at Anime Expo in Los Angeles and Japan Expo in Paris, July 2-5.

VIZ Media’s Full Agenda for 2015 Anime Expo

SailorMoonR-Season2-KeyImage-smVIZ Media is head to the nation’s largest dedicated anime convention, Anime Expo, with an exciting array of special guest appearances, panel discussions, autograph sessions, promotional giveaways and a variety of exclusive and pre-street items that will be available for purchase. The 2015 Anime Expo takes place July 2nd–5th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #811.

VIZ Media is welcoming manga creator Julietta Suzuki as a special Guest of Honor. Suzuki is the creator of the acclaimed shojo manga series, KAMISAMA KISS. During Anime Expo, she will be among the artists to have original manga artwork prominently displayed in the VIZ Media booth to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the company’s Shojo Beat imprint. She also will participate in an informative panel discussion and appear for a pair of autograph sessions. Copies of KAMISAMA KISS (Vols. 1, 18) also will be available for purchase in the VIZ Media booth.

Shojo fans will not want to miss a visit to the VIZ Media booth to enjoy a special exhibit of original manga artwork from more than 40 top titles and creators that are published under the Shojo Beat imprint such as Arina Tanemura, Yuki Midorikawa, Yun Kouga, Miko Mitsuki, Go Ikeyamada, Tomu Ohmi and many more!

Join VIZ Media and the guardians of love and justice to celebrate the legendary action fantasy anime series with Sailor Moon Day on Friday, July 3rd. Meet the voice cast at an exclusive autograph session in the Anime Expo autograph area and for a photo opportunity at the VIZ Media booth. Also catch all the latest SAILOR MOON news in the official panel discussion set for Friday morning, official fan/cosplay gathering, and the World Dub Premiere of the first 2 episodes of Sailor Moon Crystal later that afternoon.

The VIZ Media retail area will offer a variety of must-have Anime Expo convention exclusives including:

  • ONE PIECE Exclusive Manga Replicas: $15
  • NARUTO Exclusive Manga Replicas: $15
  • WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Annual Digital Subscription: $25
    • Includes exclusive Game Mat and Collectible Yearbook (featuring NARUTO) and an exclusive YU-GI-OH! Promo Card: Frightfur Tiger!
  • JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Exclusive 3D Poster: $25
  • SAILOR MOON R Part 1 Limited Edition Combo Pack, prestreet with a gift with purchase: $65
  • 2015 SAILOR MOON R T-Shirt Exclusive – Ladies and Unisex Styles: $15.each
  • MY HERO ACADEMIA Vol. 1 Manga Pre-street: $10
  • THE DEMON PRINCE OF MOMOCHI HOUSE Vol. 1 Manga Pre-street: $10
  • MAID-SAMA! 2-in-1 Vol. 1 Manga Pre-street: $15
  • Summer 2015 exclusive gift with purchase – Limited Edition VIZ Media tote bags featuring favorite characters and offered in 3 different designs
    • SHONEN JUMP (double-sided featuring Luffy and Naruto)
    • SAILOR MOON
    • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA

Other fun activities taking place at the VIZ Media booth will include:

Shojo Beat Prize Wheel

Celebrate Shojo Beat’s 10th anniversary and try your luck at our prize wheel for a chance to win a Shojo Beat 10th Anniversary Calendar, as well as exclusive goodies from Japan!

SAILOR MOON Tiara Giveaway & Quest for the Time Key

Sailor Moon needs your help! Grab your SAILOR MOON tiara from the VIZ Media booth to begin your mission to re-awaken the Guardian’s memories,  then get the Time Key and save New Crystal Tokyo from certain doom! Interspersed between Time Key quests, fans can take a short survey SAILOR MOON, get a poster, and enter to win a SAILOR MOON prize pack!

Poster Giveaway

Sign up for VIZ Media email newsletters, and get a TOKYO GHOUL poster!

Please check the daily booth schedule for activity times.

VIZ Media Anime Expo Panels & Special Events Include:

Thursday, July 2nd

1:15 – 2:45pm VIZ Media Panel (Room LP1)

Come party with VIZ Media and listen to thrilling tales of upcoming releases and other Earth-shattering announcements from North America’s largest distributor of manga and anime! Warning: panel may include trivia, prizes, yelling and probably some clapping.

 

Friday, July 3nd

10:00am – 12:00pm OFFICAL SAILOR MOON PANEL (Room LP1)

Join VIZ Media as well as Official English cast members from the legendary series and start off a magical day of SAILOR MOON activities! Everyone attending will receive a special treat while supplies last.

12:00pm – 1:00pm SHONEN JUMP: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

(Room LP5)

Hang out with the English-language editors of the world’s most popular manga, plus special surprise guests! Plus a chance to win amazing prizes by showing off your SJ trivia skills.

2:00pm – 3:30pm SAILOR MOON OFFICIAL DUB CAST AUTOGRAPH 

SESSION    (Anime Expo Autograph Area)

Meet the English voice cast of SAILOR MOON and get your free, premium poster signed!

3:45pm – 4pm SAILOR MOON OFFICIAL DUB CAST PHOTO OP

(VIZ Media Booth)

Fans can take photos of the talented new Official English voice cast for SAILOR MOON with the Sailor Guardian cosplayers from American Cosplay Paradise in a special session!

4:30pm JULIETTA SUZUKI AUTOGRAPH SESSION 

(Anime Expo Autograph Area)

Meet Julietta Suzuki, the creator of KAMISAMA KISS and get a free art card signed. Tickets for this special signing will be distributed at 8AM in the morning from the Anime Expo Autograph Ticket Booth in West Hall.

4:30 pm SAILOR MOON OFFICIAL FAN COSPLAY GATHERING

(Video 1 / JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom)

Dress in your Sailor Guardian or Villain best to show your SAILOR MOON team spirit as well as have a chance to be part of upcoming SAILOR MOON extra features! Fans attending in cosplay will receive a special treat as well as a chance to win some cool prizes!

6:00 pm – 7pm SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL ENGLISH DUB PREMIERE

(Video 1 / JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom)

The world premiere dub for SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL will be unveiled at this special screening of Episodes 1 and 2! A free goodie will be provided to attendees, while supplies last!

 

Saturday, July 4th

10:15am – 11:15pm OFFICIAL SHOJO BEAT PANEL

(Room LP2)

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Shojo Beat manga with us! Bring your burning questions and find out what’s coming up in the future.

11:10AM JULIETTA SUZUKI AUTOGRAPH SESSION 

(Anime Expo Autograph Area)

Meet Julietta Suzuki, the creator of KAMISAMA KISS and get a free art card signed. Pick up a ticket for this event at 8AM in the morning from the Anime Expo Autograph Ticket Booth in West Hall.

2:00pm – 3:00pm ANIME EXPO PRESENTS JULIETTA SUZUKI

(Petree Hall / LP2)

Join the creator of KAMISAMA KISS, Julietta Suzuki in her first-ever international appearance. Learn about her beginnings as a manga creator and her creative process.

4:00pm – 5:00pm VIZ ANIMATION

(Room 408AB / LP3)

Find out all that’s new and awesome with the VIZ Animation team! We’ll be talking about upcoming releases, share some announcements and tell you all about our free streaming anime!

Finally, don’t forget to check the Anime Expo screening schedule for a variety of VIZ Media anime titles including showings of BLEACH, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, NARUTO THE MOVIE: ROAD TO NINJA, TIGER & BUNNY Feature Films (THE BEGINNING and THE RISING), RANMA ½ and SAILOR MOON and SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL.

eigoMANGA Heads To Anime Expo 2015

eigoMANGA_logoSan Francisco based comic book publisher, eigoMANGA announces its participation at Anime Expo 2015 which is held on July 2July 5, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Sakura Pakk 10 Year Anniversary:

eigoMANGA celebrates Sakura Pakk’s 10th year in publication with exclusive comics, graphic novels, and give-aways at eigoMANGA’s Exhibition Booth #77.

Sakura Pakk is eigoMANGA’s shoujo (female-targeted) anthology publication that was first released in 2005.

eigoMANGA Presents: How To Draw Manga And Portfolio Review:

eigoMANGA editors will hold a tutorial workshop to teach the fundamentals of manga illustration and storytelling. They will also be on hand to critique portfolios from up-and-coming artists.

eigoMANGA’s How To Draw Manga Workshop And Portfolio Review is scheduled for Saturday, July 4, 12:30 pm1:30pm at WS1 (LACC – 403A).

Vanguard Princess (Upcoming 2015) Release

eigoMANGA plans to release an upcoming 2015 version of ‘Vanguard Princess’ and invites attendees to demo the beta version at eigoMANGA’s Exhibition Booth #77.

Vanguard Princess is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting style. ‘Vanguard Princess’ is also a 10 time best-selling PC game for Amazon.

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