VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL GUESTS FOR ANIME NYC 2018
Join VIZ Media For Premieres, Official Panels, Signing Events, As Well As In-Booth Activities And Retail Exclusives
San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2018 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, plans an exciting weekend of panels, premiere screenings, special guests, autograph sessions, events, and retail exclusives during Anime NYC 2018.
The Anime NYC convention and fan celebration takes place November 16th-18th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Tickets and additional information are available at: http://animenyc.com. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #635 in the Exhibit Hall.
This year, Anime NYC attendees are invited to attend the North American premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES "MEMORY OF RED - BURN -” and the global premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES "Circle Vision - Nameless Song -". Special guests will appear at the "Circle Vision - Nameless Song -" premiere, including Japanese voice actor Masakazu Morita, who portrays the character, Mishakuji Yukari, and K’s producer Go Nakanishi.
VIZ Media will also host an official SAILOR MOON panel that will feature several voice actors for the popular anime property including Stephanie Sheh (English Sailor Moon), Robbie Daymond (English Tuxedo Mask), Toru Furuya (Japanese Tuxedo Mask) and more! Attendees can also look forward to an official company panel, which will deliver the latest news on upcoming releases and newly acquired anime and manga titles.
The VIZ Media booth at Anime NYC will feature fun activities and premium giveaways each day of the show. Please check the daily booth schedule for activity times, including the SAILOR MOON SUPERS Pegasus Dream Chase. Participants are invited to search the Exhibit Hall for Sailor Guardians and the majestic Pegasus to receive a special prize during specified times.
The in-booth VIZ Media retail area will offer a variety of must-have convention exclusives. Each purchase comes with a special VIZ Media 2018 POKÉMON: SUN AND MOON limited edition tote bag.
Notable VIZ Media Anime NYC exclusives items include:
Japanese Manga Replicas - $15 each
SAILOR MOON SUPERS T-Shirt - $15
JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE – GOLDEN WIND Pin - $12
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Hand-Numbered Poster - $50
Special preorder, prestreet, and gift with purchase items:
JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE SET 3 Limited Edition Blu-ray Preorder - $65
SAILOR MOON SUPERS PART 2 Combo Pack with art card set - $55
ABARA: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION Manga Prestreet - $30
WE NEVER LEARN Vol. 1 Manga Prestreet - $10
RAN AND THE GRAY WORLD Vol. 1 Manga Prestreet - $15
MY HERO ACADEMIA Vol. 16 Manga Prestreet - $10
VIZ Media Anime NYC 2018 Anime Premieres & Official Panels:
Friday, November 16th
3:15pm K: SEVEN STORIES "Memory OF RED - BURN -”, Anime NYC Main Stage
Join VIZ Media for the exclusive North American premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES "MEMORY OF RED - BURN -”. Attendees will receive a special giveaway while supplies last!
Saturday, November 17th
2:15pm Official VIZ Media Panel, Panel Room 2
Catch the VIZ editorial team as they share thrilling tales of upcoming releases! The panel will feature special guests, trivia, prizes, and the latest. All attendees will receive a special giveaway item while supplies last.
3:45pm K: SEVEN STORIES "Circle Vision - Nameless Song -", Anime NYC Main Stage
Join us for the global premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES "Circle Vision - Nameless Song -" that will be highlighted by special guestsMasakazu Morita and Go Nakanishi. Catch insightful commentary a well as prize giveaways and an audience Q&A session.
Sunday, November 18th
12:45pm Official SAILOR MOON Panel, Anime NYC Main Stage
Join members of the SAILOR MOON English and Japanese voice cast to celebrate all things SAILOR MOON! Get ready for exclusive announcements, and awesome prizes. All attendees will receive a special giveaway item while supplies last. Voice cast special guests include Stephanie Sheh (Sailor Moon), Robbie Daymond (Tuxedo Mask), and Toru Furuya (Japanese voice actor of Tuxedo Mask).
For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by 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, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha 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.