VIZ MEDIA DETAILS SPECIAL GUESTS, EVENTS AND CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES FOR COMIC-CON 2017
Celebrate BORUTO, ONE-PUNCH MAN, SAILOR MOON, MAGIC: THE GATHERING And MY LITTLE PONY With Exciting Panels And Events At Comic-Con 2017
San Francisco, CA, July 14, 2017 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces special guest appearances, panel discussions, autograph sessions, promotional giveaways and a variety of exclusive and pre-street retail items available for purchase at Comic-Con International 2017.
Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture events, and will take place July 19th–23rd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #2813. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: Comic-Con.org.
This year, VIZ Media is proud to present the English voice casts from the smash-hit anime series, BORUTO and SAILOR MOON as special guests. Fans can catch them in panel discussions as well as special autograph sessions. Other guests appearing at the VIZ Media booth will include Magic: The Gathering writer James Wyatt and artist Tyler Jacobson as well as My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic head writer Meghan McCarthy and series songwriter Daniel Ingram.
VIZ Media Comic-Con 2017 Events
Thursday, July 20th
4:00pm – 5:00pm VIZ Media Official Panel, Room 7AB
Join us for exciting announcements, exclusive first looks at new titles, and prizes!
Friday, July 21st
3:30pm – 4:30pm Shonen Jump Panel with Special Guests!, Room 5AB
Come hang with your Shonen Jump pals and select English BORUTO voice actors! We'll be making announcements, discussing SJ manga, and giving you the chance to answer ridiculously easy trivia for prizes!
5:30pm BORUTO English Voice Cast Autograph Session, VIZ Media Booth #2813
Stop by the VIZ Media booth after the panel for a special BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS voice cast signing. See the booth’s front desk for full details.
Saturday, July 22nd
1:30pm – 2:30pm Official SAILOR MOON Panel, Room 5AB
Join the SAIOR MOON team for all the can't-miss news and updates on the legendary anime series, as well as some special guest appearances!
3:30pm SAILOR MOON Voice Cast Autograph Session, VIZ Media Booth #2813
Catch the voice cast after the panel for a special signing session at the VIZ Media booth starting at 3:30pm! Stop by the booth’s front desk for full details.
Fun activities taking place at the VIZ Media booth will include:
· In-Booth Signing Sessions
o THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING – Meet Magic: The Gathering writer James Wyatt and artist Tyler Jacobson and get a free signed art card - Thursday, July 20th 2:30pm and Friday, July 21st 11:00am
o THE ART OF MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE – Meet My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic head writer Meghan McCarthy and get a free signed sneak peak of the upcoming art book and movie - Thursday, July 20th 11:00am and Friday, July 21st 1:00pm (with series songwriter Daniel Ingram)
· BORUTO – THE NEXT GENERATION
The race to become the next Hokage starts at Comic-Con! Get a premium poster tube and three exclusive BORUTO posters.
· ONE-PUNCH MAN – What Hero Rank Are You?
Find out your Hero Association Rank!
· Manga sampler, poster and postcard giveaways
Stop by the VIZ Media booth’s front desk for a variety of freebies! (while supplies last)
The VIZ Media booth’s retail area will offer a variety of must-have Comic-Con exclusives, presale items, and more. Each purchase comes with a special VIZ Media 2017 exclusive limited edition tote bag offered in three designs. Select from SAILOR MOON, Shonen Jump (featuring ONE-PUNCH MAN and BORUTO), or POKÉMON themed tote bags.
· Exclusive Items:
ONE-PUNCH MAN and ONE PIECE Manga Replicas – $15 each
ONE-PUNCH MAN OPPAI T-Shirt – $20
SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL T-Shirt – $15
· Pre-Street & Pre-Order Items:
DEATH NOTE: ALL-IN-ONE EDITION – $40
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESSS Vol. 2 – $10
JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE SEASON 1 Blu-ray Set (includes an exclusive bandana with purchase) – $65
POKEMON ADVENTURES 20th ANNIVERSARY ILLUSTRATION BOOK – $25
SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Set 3 Combo Pack Preorder (includes an exclusive suncatcher with purchase) – $65
VAMPIRE KNIGHT: MEMORIES Vol. 1 – $10
· Special Bundles & Gifts With Purchase:
ONE-PUNCH MAN Special Bundle: includes ONE-PUNCH MAN Limited Edition Blu-ray Set and Vol. 1 manga; also receive an exclusive Hero Association silvertone metal pin– $60
BORUTO Manga and Movie Bundle: includes BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Combo Pack and BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS Vol. 1 manga; also receive an exclusive BORUTO postcard set – $32
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESS Vols. 1-2 – $15
THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING – AMONKHET: includes an exclusive poster as gift with purchase – $30
Premium WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Annual Subscription: includes exclusive WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP hat and two Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards – $30
· Eisner-Nominated Titles (Available at Discount Price):
BLANC ET NOIR: Takeshi Obata Illustrations – $75
GOODNIGHT PUNPUN Vol. 1 – $20
For more information on anime and manga titles from VIZ Media, please visit VIZ.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at VIZ.com.