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    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    - UDON Entertainment: 2017 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    UDON Entertainment is known for publishing high-quality art books, manga, comics, and now collectible items. Erik Ko (chief of operations) and Matt Moylan (director of publishing) discuss all the exciting new projects planned for 2017-2018, including a new Street Fighter comic announcement, new art book reveals, and a few other surprises!
    - Manga Publishing Pros Industry Roundtable | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    For over 30 years, manga has had its share of challenges in North America. But with more titles available in English on the same day as Japan and more variety available in both print and digital formats, manga is definitely here to stay and on the rise once more. Get a taste of what's hot, what's not, and what's next for manga in North America and Japan from top publishing pros, including Leyla Aker (senior vice president of publishing, VIZ Media), Ben Applegate (associate director of publisher services, Penguin Random House), Erik Ko (chief of operations, Udon Entertainment), and perhaps a few special guests. Moderated by David Brothers (4thletter!, Comics Alliance).
    - Lost in Translation | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The economy is steadily growing stronger and so are sales of manga and anime. But are the steady sales helping all the portions of the industry? And with the renewed interest in manga out there, are there enough quality series to feed the hunger, or is there a danger of oversaturation? Freelancers and industry insiders discuss the art and business of translated entertainment, share stories, and take audience questions. Panelists include William Flanagan (Fairy Tail), Michael Gombos (director of international publishing and licensing, Dark Horse), Mari Morimoto (Naruto), Lillian Diaz-Przybyl (digital editor, Sweetness and Lightning), and Stephen Paul (One Piece).
    Friday, July 21, 2017
    - Manga Superheroes? Super Differences Between Japan and the US | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    From Astro Boy to Ultraman, Sailor Moon to One-Punch Man, the super-powered characters of manga, anime, and live-action tokusatsu TV shows wear costumes and fight bad guys, but how do they differ from their U.S. counterparts, and how do they reflect differences in U.S. and Japanese societies, values, and politics? Join Andy Nakatani (editor-in-chief, Weekly Shonen Jump), David Brothers (4thletter!, Comics Alliance), Chris Butcher (director, Toronto Comic Arts Festival), and Brigid Alverson (MangaBlog, Good Comics For Kids, Smash Pages) for this fun and super-charged discussion, moderated by Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Anime News Network).
    Saturday, July 22, 2017
    - Kodansha Comics: Akira, Sailor Moon, Battle Angel Alita, and More! | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    The global manga publisher Kodansha Comics is here with exciting new series and new editions of classics, including Akira, Sailor Moon, The Ghost in the Shell, and Battle Angel Alita, with a special appearance by Eisner-nominated Princess Jellyfish editor Yuki Sukemune. Enjoy a rare opportunity to speak with someone involved in the Japanese manga production process, as well as editors and localizers for your favorite manga, including Fairy Tail, Noragami, and Attack on Titan, plus free books and promo items!
    - Dark Horse Manga | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the manga industry in North America-an industry born from the love of comics fans and comics publishers for the work of Japanese creators. Dark Horse was one of the manga pioneers in the 1980s and continues to publish Japanese titles ranging from Danganronpa, Cardcaptor Sakura, and Unofficial Hatsune Mix to I Am a Hero, Lone Wolf and Cub, and Berserk. Join Carl Horn (editor), Michael Gombos (director of international publishing and licensing), and Megan Walker (assistant editor) for a look at the past, present, and future of manga at Dark Horse.

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    San Diego Comic-Con 2017: Kodansha Comics exclusives, freebies, events

    http://kodanshacomics.com/2017/07/13...reebies-events

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      Udon Ent. tweets: https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&...c=typd&lang=en

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        Tweets:

        Dark Horse: https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&...c=typd&lang=en

        Kodansha Comics: https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&...c=typd&lang=en

        Vertical Comics: https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&...c=typd&lang=en

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