VIZ Media Announces Comic-Con Plans
Sunday, July 21st is Kids Day at Comic-Con. VIZ Media will offer a full day of fun booth appearances and signings, including one by UGLYDOLL co-creator David Horvath and UGLYDOLL graphic novel artist Ian McGinty. HELLO KITTY graphic novel artist Jacob Chabot and MAX STEEL graphic novel writer Tom Pinchuk. The young and the young-at-heart can also learn more about VIZ Media’s kid’s titles and upcoming plans during a special “Kids Comics: Here to Stay!” panel discussion. VIZ Media will release additional details on all of its Kid’s Day activities.
VIZ Media Comic-Con Panels & Special Events Include:
Thursday, July 18
4:00 – 5:00PM VIZ Media Panel
(Room 7AB) – Special Announcements at Panel!
Get the latest updates and exciting news directly from VIZ Media staff on your favorite manga and anime! You'll also get the scoop on new acquisitions, upcoming releases, and special new projects to be announced!
Friday, July 19
1:00 – 2:00PM VIZAnime Featuring Neon Alley Panel
Find out what's new and hot in the world of VIZ anime, distributors of Japan's super hit NARUTO, BLEACH and many more. Come join members of the VIZ Media animation team for special announcements, fun prize giveaways, and get an exclusive look at Neon Alley, the 24/7 anime streaming experience that's like nothing ever seen before.
Saturday, July 20
4:00 – 5:00PM WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Podcast – Live Recording!
Join podcast controller Urian Brown and the rest of the WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP team at our first-ever LIVE podcast recording session, only at Comic-Con! We’ll also be giving away a ton of prizes!
2:00PM WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Fan Meet Up!
(5th Avenue Parking Lot)
Join other fans at the 5th Avenue Landing Parking Lot (Exit the convention center past Hall H and walk down Convention Way toward the harbor and follow the signs) for a special SHONEN JUMP meet-up. Get energized with the SHONEN JUMP team - attendees will receive free sodas and energy drinks featuring Naruto and the rest of your favorite SHONEN JUMP characters. Get there early for a chance to design your own custom-printed SHONEN JUMP t-shirt. Free while supplies last!
Sunday, July 21
12:00 – 1:00 PM Panel: Kids Comics: Here to Stay!
What do BABYMOUSE, HELLO KITTY, UGLYDOLL, NINJAGO, MAX STEEL, and BEN 10 have in common? They're now all part of the incredible world of kids’ comics! Moderated by author/librarian and Good Comics for Kids contributor Scott Robins, the panel features Eisner-nominated BABYMOUSE creator and CBLDF board member Jennifer Holm, UGLYDOLL co-creator David Horvath, artists Ian McGinty (UGLYDOLL, HELLO KITTY) and Jolyon Yates (NINJAGO), VIZ Media editor Traci Todd (HELLO KITTY, UGLYDOLL), and Jesse Post, Director of Marketing for Papercutz.
Source: VIZ Media