VIZ Media Announces Guests & Festivities For Anime NYC 2019

I’m continuing with the press announcements for this year’s Anime NYC convention which will be taking over the Javits Center this November. To see any of the other alerts you can click HERE to launch a new tab in your web-browser. Now, please read on down below about this amazing appearance.

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The Press Release:
VIZ Media proudly presents exciting panel events, special guests and other fun activities for Anime NYC 2019. Anime NYC will take place November 15th – 17th at the Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. Full details are available at the Anime NYC link at the close.

This year, DR. STONE manga creators Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi will participate in Anime NYC 2019 as Official Guests. VIZ Media will also mark NARUTO’s 20th Anniversary with a special YEAR OF NARUTO celebration by bringing out English voice actors Maile Flanagan (Voice of Naruto) and Amanda Miller (Voice of Boruto) for a series of signing sessions and panel discussions.

The VIZ Originals imprint continues its participation in portfolio review sessions at Anime NYC. Reviews will be conducted by Fawn Lau, Executive Editor for VIZ Originals. For more details and to sign up please visit:

During the convention, VIZ Media’s Booth #641 will offer a wide array of exclusives and early releases for sale. Attendees can also take part in fun booth activities including a SAILOR MOON-themed photo-opportunity! Pose with Sailor Moon and share your experience directly via social media.

VIZ Media’s Anime NYC 2019 Official Panels & Signings:

Friday, November 15th:
1:30pm – SHONEN JUMP Panel with DR. STONE Creators
Room 1E09
SHONEN JUMP, home of the world’s greatest manga – including MY HERO ACADEMIA, DRAGON BALL SUPER, DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA, THE PROMISED NEVERLAND and BLACK CLOVER – returns to Anime NYC with special guests Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi, the creators of DR. STONE! Swing by our panel to discuss your favorite SHONEN JUMP series and look forward to some free giveaways, special prizes and much more!

3:00pm – DR. STONE Creators Autograph Session
Private Autograph Area*
Meet Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi, the creators of the bestselling SHONEN JUMP manga series and receive a personalized shikishi art board.

Saturday, November 16th:
11:00am – NARUTO & BORUTO English Voice Actor Autograph Session
Private Autograph Area*
In honor of the YEAR OF NARUTO 20th Anniversary celebration, attendees are invited to meet Maile Flanagan (Voice of Naruto) and Amanda Miller (Voice of Boruto) and receive a personalized poster.

12:00pm – DR. STONE Panel Presented by VIZ Media
Special Events Hall
Get ready for a rockin’ time! Join Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi, creators of the hit SHONEN JUMP manga and anime series DR. STONE, as they share their marble-ous stories and insightful gems that fans are 10 BILLION PERCENT certain to enjoy!

1:30pm – DR. STONE Manga Creators Autograph Session
Private Autograph Area*
Meet DR. STONE creators Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi and receive a personalized Shikishi art board.

5:00pm – NARUTO: 20th Anniversary Celebration Presented by VIZ Media
Room 1E09
20 YEARS OF NARUTO! Masashi Kishimoto’s ninja epic made its debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, and it has become one of the bestselling manga and anime of all time. Join the VIZ team along with Maile Flanagan (Voice of Naruto) and Amanda Miller (Voice of Boruto) to kick off a party 20 years in the making! BELIEVE IT!

Sunday, November 17th:
1:00pm – VIZ Media’s World of Voice Acting Featuring Voices from SAILOR MOON and BORUTO
Special Events Hall
VIZ Media is bringing you some of the most talented voices behind SAILOR MOON, NARUTO and BORUTO to Anime NYC, including Maile Flanagan (from NARUTO), Amanda Miller (from BORUTO) and Erika Harlacher (from SAILOR MOON)! Join the panel and discuss the creativity behind voice acting, your favorite anime moments and much more!

2:30pm – NARUTO & BORUTO English Voice Actor Autograph Session
Private Autograph Area*
A special encore autograph session with Maile Flanagan and Amanda Miller.

*Tickets are distributed via a pre-show lottery. Please see Anime NYC’s Autograph Page for more information:

The VIZ Media booth’s retail area will offer a variety of must-have Anime NYC 2019 exclusives:

Each purchase comes with a special 2019 limited edition tote bag offered in two distinct designs: POKÉMON or SAILOR MOON.

• JUJUTSU KAISEN Vol. 1 – Early Release! $10
• MY HERO ACADEMIA Vol. 22 – Early Release! $10
• MY HERO ACADEMIA & ONE-PUNCH MAN Manga Replicas – $15 each
• NARUTO 20th Anniversary Poster – $50
• ONE-PUNCH MAN Enamel Pin – $10
• SHONEN JUMP T-Shirt – $30 (only $25 when you show your SJ app!)

For information on anime, manga and other titles published by VIZ Media, please visit their link at the close.

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.

ABOUT ANIME NYC POWERED BY CRUNCHYROLL: Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll is New York City’s anime convention! A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the biggest creators in Japan. This year’s event takes place November 15-17 in New York’s Javits Center, and we invite you to join over 40,000 fans for a celebration of Japanese animation, manga, cosplay, movies, food, fashion, travel, technology, toys, and games in the heart of NYC! For more, visit

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: These sound like some pretty cool events and I can tell you that the VIZ Media pavilion at NYCC is always a popular destination for fans of Anime and Manga. What do you attendees think about this news? Are you all the excite? Please chime in down below and stay tuned for more about this convention along with the regular course of the day stuff. See you next time.

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