VIZ Media is planning a jam-packed weekend for New York Comic Con 2016, which will take place October 6-9 at the Javits Convention Center. The anime/manga powerhouse has lined up creator events, panels and a selection of exclusive retail items for purchase during the show.
Plus, at the VIZ booth (#2036), fans can drop by to try their luck at the VIZ Media 30th Anniversary Prize Wheel for a chance to win exclusive goodies, don a Sailor Moon tiara and pick up a cool RWBY poster.
VIZ Panel Schedule:
VIZ Media Official Panel
Fri., Oct. 7, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. | Room 1A10
Join the VIZ Media team as they talk about favorites like Naruto, One-Punch Man, Tokyo Ghoul, Sailor Moon and much more. There will be announcements, exclusive first looks at new titles, and prizes!
An Evening with Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom
Fri., Oct. 7, 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. | Room 1A06
Yusei Matsui will discuss his career and creative process behind his global hit! This special presentation will explore the ins and outs to bringing the story of a pathetic class of misfits and their bizarre tentacled teacher to life.
Weekly Shonen Jump Panel
Sat., Oct. 8, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Room 1A10
Hang out with the English language editors of the world’s most popular manga! Yusei Matsui, creator of the global sensation Assassination Classroom, will make a special appearance.
One-Punch Man Official Panel
Sat., Oct. 8, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Room 1A10
What’s it like when a hero becomes too strong? Find out! Lucky attendees will get the inside scoop from the VIZ Media team on what’s next, plus a surprise or two.
Sailor Moon Official Panel
Sun., Oct. 9, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Room 1A06
Everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice is back and better than ever! Join the VIZ Media Sailor Moon team for all the can’t-miss news and updates on the legendary anime series, as well as the all-new Sailor Moon Crystal.
VIZ Media Booth Retail Exclusives:
Advance Pre-street Manga Releases: Assassination Classroom Vol. 13 with exclusive collectable button ($10); JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Vol. 1 ($20); The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Vol. 1 ($18); Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Vol. 1 ($15); Itachi’s Story Vol. 1 – Day Break (Naruto novel) ($11); Super Mario Adventures ($15)
One Piece Full Color Framed Replica Manga Artwork – $230 each, exclusive from Japan
Naruto Shippuden “Kakashi Hatake” 1/6 Scale Statue by Grecco – $220; Exclusive – includes special accessories just for the show!
Tokyo Ghoul & One-Punch Man Black & White Manga Replicas – $15 each, exclusive from Japan!
Sailor Moon Crystal Season 1 Set 1 Combo Pack – $65 Includes a Limited Edition Sun Catcher as a special free gift with purchase
Sailor Moon S (Season 3) Set 1 Combo Pack Pre-Order – $65 Pre-order the set now to have it mailed when it releases; also receive a special free collectible Sailor Moon Coin as a gift with purchase
Hunter X Hunter Set 1 Blu-ray Pre-order – $50 Pre-order the set now to have it mailed when it releases; also receive a special free Hunter’s License as a gift with purchase
Weekly Shonen Jump Premium Annual Membership – $30 Secure a digital subscription to the world’s most popular manga magazine that also includes exclusive YU‐GI-OH! Promo Card: Masked Hero Blast and an exclusive Shonen Jump t-shirt designed for NYCC
Exclusive One-Punch Man “Oppai” T-shirts in a limited edition color – $20
Exclusive Sailor Moon S T-shirts – $15 each, exclusive design featuring all of the Guardians’ symbols; available only from VIZ Media!
The Art of Pokemon Adventures 2016 Con Exclusive – $15
Limited edition VIZ Media tote bag – free gift with purchase of any item from VIZ Media. Select from Sailor Moon or One-Punch Man (while supplies last).