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VIZ Media Announces Events and Panels for New York Comic Con 2019
By Leroy Douresseaux
September 18, 2019 - 19:26





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Visit VIZ Media in Booth #1336 at New York Comic Con

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PANELS, EVENTS AND RETAIL EXCLUSIVES FOR NEW YORK COMIC CON 2019

Catch Panels For SEIS MANOS, Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA, TRANSFORMERS, And SHONEN JUMP

VIZ Media invites New York Comic Con (NYCC) attendees to catch a fun series of panels, events, autograph sessions and retail exclusives available for purchase at the company’s booth in the Exhibit Hall throughout the weekend. NYCC runs from Thursday, October 3rd to Sunday, October 6th, 2019.

The Official SHONEN JUMP panel kicks off VIZ’s events on Friday and presents the latest from Team JUMP. Later that evening, attendees can catch the VIZ Media Panel with special guests from Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA, including Creator, Writer and Executive Producer Warren Ellis and voice actors James Callis (voice of Alucard), Graham McTavish (voice of Dracula) and Alejandra Reynoso (voice of Sypha). Continue celebrating CASTLEVANIA on Saturday with an official panel and autograph session featuring the special guests.

VIZ Media’s first original animated property, SEIS MANOS, debuts at NYCC with an autograph session and special screening of Episode 1 with a cast Q&A on Saturday. Transformers fans won’t want to miss The Evolutionary Art of Transformers, a panel celebrating 35 years of artwork from one of the world’s most beloved franchises. Transformers archivist and author Jim Sorenson will be signing autographs following the panel in the VIZ Booth (#1336).

Meanwhile the VIZ Originals imprint continues its participation in portfolio review sessions at New York Comic Con. Reviews will be conducted by Fawn Lau, Executive Editor for VIZ Originals. For more details please visit: viz.com/originals.

In addition, the VIZ Media booth will offer a wide range of convention retail exclusives available for purchase. Attendees can also catch a variety of special giveaways as well as other fun in-booth activities.

Notable VIZ Media New York Comic Con 2019 Exclusives:

Each purchase comes with a special 2019 limited edition tote bag offered in two distinct designs: POKÉMON or SAILOR MOON (while supplies last)

    MY HERO ACADEMIA & ONE-PUNCH MAN Manga Replicas - $15 each
    NARUTO 20th Anniversary Poster - $50
    NARUTO 20th Anniversary Skateboard Deck - $60
    ONE-PUNCH MAN Enamel Pin - $10
    SAILOR MOON: SAILOR STARS T-shirt - $20
    SHONEN JUMP T-shirt - $30 ($25 when you show us your SJ app!)

VIZ Media 2019 New York Comic Con Panels & Signings:

Friday, October 4th

11:15pm - Shonen Jump Official Panel

Room 1A10
Are you a fan of DRAGON BALL, ONE-PUNCH MAN, NARUTO, ONE PIECE or BLEACH? Hang out with Team SHONEN JUMP and get 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!

5:15pm - VIZ Media Official Panel with Special Guests from Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA

Room 1A06
Join us as we talk about some of your favorite manga and anime. We’ll also be revealing big news, chatting with incredible guests and handing out prizes! The panel will feature CASTLEVANIA’s creator and writer Warren Ellis and voice actors James Callis (voice of Alucard), Graham McTavish (voice of Dracula) and Alejandra Reynoso (voice of Sypha).

7:00pm - Warren Ellis Signing

NYCC Private Autograph Area*
Meet Warren Ellis, the Creator, Writer and Executive Producer of Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA series for Netflix and receive a free poster.

Saturday, October 5th

1:00pm - SEIS MANOS Screening with Special Guest Q&A

Room 1A06
Catch a special screening of SEIS MANOS, an upcoming Netflix Original Anime Series and a Q&A with special guests Alvaro Rodriguez (co-creator), Jonny Cruz (voice of Jesus) and Angelica Vale (voice of Garcia)!

2:30pm - SEIS MANOS Voice Cast and Co-Creator Signing

NYCC Private Autograph Area*
Join the cast and crew of SEIS MANOS, including Alvaro Rodriguez, Jonny Cruz and Angelica Vale in a special signing session and receive a personally autographed SEIS MANOS poster.

4:30pm - Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA Creator and                                                  Voice Cast Signing

NYCC Private Autograph Area*
Meet Warren Ellis, Sam Deats (director), Adam Deats (asst. director), James Callis, Graham McTavish and Alejandra Reynoso in this special signing session.

6:30pm - VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios CASTLEVANIA Panel

Main Stage
Get an in-depth look into CASTLEVANIA, the hit Netflix Original Anime Series, with and incredible lineup of guests, including CASTLEVANIA’s creator and writer Warren Ellis, director Sam Deats, asst. director Adam Deats and voice actors James Callis (voice of Alucard), Graham McTavish (voice of Dracula), Alejandra Reynoso (voice of Sypha) and Ade M’Cormack (voice of Isaac)!

Sunday, October 6th

11:00am - The Evolutionary Art of Transformers Panel

Room 1A06
Join TRANSFORMERS: A VISUAL HISTORY author Jim Sorenson, Hasbro Global Director of Publishing Michael Kelly, artists Livio Ramondelli and Andrew Griffith, and other special guests as they celebrate 35 years of artwork from one of the world’s most beloved franchises.

1:00pm - TRANSFORMERS: A VISUAL HISTORY Writer Signing

VIZ Media Booth #1336
Transformers archivist and author Jim Sorenson visits the booth for a signing session.

*Tickets are distributed via pre-show lottery. Please see New York Comic Con’s Autograph Policy for more information.

For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.




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