VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PANELS, SPECIAL GUESTS AND RETAIL EXCLUSIVES FOR COMIC-CON 2019
San Francisco, CA, July 9, 2019 – VIZ Media prepares for one of the nation’s biggest annual pop culture events with panels and signings for SHONEN JUMP and SEIS MANOS at Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA.
Check out the SEIS MANOS panel, an upcoming Netflix Original Anime Series andVIZ Media’s first original animated property. The panel features a star-studded cast and crew including Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Jonny Cruz (Overwatch), Angelica Vale (Jane the Virgin) and Danny Trejo (Machete) alongside creators and series’ writers. Panel guests will also participate in an official autograph session in the Sails Pavilion.
Additional events planned for the show include the SHONEN JUMP panel where voice actor guest Robbie Daymond will share insights on his role as Mitsuki in the BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS anime series. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Robbie during a signing session at the VIZ Media booth post-panel. Meanwhilethe VIZ Originals imprint will participate in the official Comic-Con portfolio review sessions. Reviews will be conducted by Fawn Lau, Executive Editor for VIZ Originals, at the Portfolio Review Area located inside the Sails Pavilion. For more details please visit: viz.com/originals.
There’s even more excitement atVIZ Media Booth #2813! Fans can participate in a SAILOR MOON photo opportunity. Attendees pose with Sailor Moon, share their experience directly via social media, and get entered in a sweepstakes to win SAILOR MOON-themed prizes. In addition, the VIZ retail shop is the destination for a wide array of convention specials and exclusive products, and each purchase comes with an exclusive 2019 tote bag featuring POKÉMON or SAILOR MOON (while supplies last).
Notable VIZ Media Comic-Con 2019 exclusives include:
· ONE-PUNCH MAN Vol. 1 with Variant Cover $10
· ONE-PUNCH MAN Pin Set $18
· SAILOR MOON: SAILOR STARS T-SHIRT $20
· JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE GOLDEN WIND Pin $12
· JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE GOLDEN WIND Figure $45
· MY HERO ACADEMIA & ONE-PUNCH MAN Manga Replicas $15 each
VIZ Media Comic-Con 2019 Panels & Signings:
Friday, July 19th
1:00pm - 2:00pm SHONEN JUMP Panel (Room 6A)
Hang out with Team SHONEN JUMP for the latest developments on new series from Japan, all-time fan favorites and what we’re doing to bring you the world's best manga! We'll also be chatting up prolific voice acting star Robbie Daymond (BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, ONE-PUNCH MAN and more).
3:00pm Robbie Daymond Signing (VIZ Media Booth #2813)
Voice actor Robbie Daymond (voice of Mitsuki in BORUTO) will visit the booth to sign posters for attendees. Signing is first come, first served, at the time of the event.
Saturday, July 20th
10:30am - 11:30am VIZ Media Presents SEIS MANOS Panel (Room 6BCF)
Meet the incredible lineup of voice cast and creative talent behind SEIS MANOS, an upcoming Netflix Original Anime Series. Join lead cast members Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Jonny Cruz (Overwatch), Angelica Vale (Jane the Virgin) and Danny Trejo (Machete) alongside creator and showrunner Brad Graeber, writer and co-creator Alvaro Rodriguez (Machete), and writer Daniel Dominguez (Oishi High School Battle), as we dive into the action-packed world of SEIS MANOS!
12:30pm SEIS MANOS Cast & Staff Signing (Autograph Area, Sails Pavilion)
Meet the cast and crew of the upcoming Netflix series SEIS MANOS and receive a poster. This is a pre-ticketed event; the drawing for tickets will be held Saturday at 9:00am in the Sails Pavilion Autograph Area.
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 SHONEN JUMP brand 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.