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    San Diego Comic-Con (July 18 - 21, 2019 @ San Diego, CA) | Panels Schedule

    Thursday, July 18, 2019
    - Funimation: My Hero Academia Panel | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Prepare to go Plus Ultra! with this one-of-a-kind hero panel. Learn how to be a real hero as panelists discuss this hit anime series, featuring English voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Clifford Chapin (Bakugo), and professional football players Marcus Davenport (New Orleans Saints) and Adam Gettis (Atlanta Falcons). See the panelists arm wrestle, watch new episodes for season 4, engage in a Q&A, and get giveaways.
    - Diversity in Manga | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Many people love manga but sometimes don't see themselves represented as often as they'd like - or even at all. TOKYOPOP will host a discussion about the importance of increasing diversity in manga titles and give attendees a preview of upcoming International Women of Manga releases. Plus giveaways!
    - UDON Entertainment 2019-2020 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Celebrating another groundbreaking year of publishing the best video game and anime art books and manga from Japan and all over the world, UDON's chief Erik Ko is joined by director of publishing Matt Moylan to talk about all the new and exciting projects that UDON is going to offer in the coming months.
    - Dragon Ball Z: 30th Anniversary Panel | 2:15pm - 3:15pm
    One of the greatest action animated series of all time celebrates its 30th anniversary this year! Join legendary DBZ voice actors Sean Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Sonny Strait (Krillin), and Monica Rial (Bulma) for a celebration 30 years in the making, along with DBZ super-fan Mohamed Sanu, wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons.
    - The Art of Ghibli | 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Have you ever thought about what goes on behind the scenes of the anime films and television series we all know and love? Would you like to learn the trade secrets and day-to-day job profiles of one of Japan's most lucrative industries? Well here's your chance to find out with anime industry insider Kihara Hirokatsu. Kihara will talk about his time working on some of the most iconic anime films of all time. Attendees will also have a chance to glimpse some incredibly rare pieces of animation history! Kihara Hirokatsu formerly worked at the Studio Ghibli production desk and was involved in Laputa: Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, and Kiki's Delivery Service. Nowadays he writes ghost stories and MCs at monster conventions. His most famous work is Tales of Terror: Haunted Apartment, which has been a crucial contributor to many other hits in this genre.
    - Manga Publishing Industry Roundtable | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Manga in North America are enjoying a new ?golden age.? More manga and light novels are hitting the shelves in bookstores and comic shops, and more titles than ever are available in digital formats the same day/date as Japan. There's more anime streaming on Netflix, Amazon, and Crunchyroll, and that's driving interest in more manga and a more diverse range of titles than ever before. 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 Ben Applegate (director, publisher services, Penguin Random House), Kurt Hassler (publisher, managing director, Yen Press), Masaaki Shimizu (general manager and publisher, book publishing division, Square Enix), Ed Chavez (publisher, Denpa Books), Daihei Shiohama (Media-Do International), and Matt Moylan (director of publishing, Udon Entertainment). Moderated by Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Anime News Network).
    - Manga for Everyone | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Manga is for everyone, and TOKYOPOP's goal is to bring the magic of manga to all comic book fans, whether they're manga veterans or new to the world of Japanese-style comics. Panelists will let curious fans know what's coming up this year and beyond from TOKYOPOP and how they're expanding their Disney manga licenses for kids, bringing diversity into the world of manga from their International Women of Manga line, and resurrecting classic titles for collector editions and bringing new manga over from Japan.
    - ROBOTECH: The Great Transition | 8:00pm - 9:00pm
    Harmony Gold USA presents the latest developments in the Robotech universe, from awesome new products to the live-action film in the works at Sony Pictures with the producers of 300 and the director of Stephen King's It.
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    - Shonen Jump Panel | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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 they're doing to bring you the world's best manga. They'll also be chatting up prolific voice acting star Robbie Daymond (Boruto, One-Punch Man, Spider-Man, Persona 5, and more). Plus: amazing prizes up for grabs!
    Saturday, July 20, 2019
    - Viz Media: Seis Manos | 10:30am - 11:30am
    A star-studded showcase featuring an incredible lineup of voice cast and creative talent behind Seis Manos, an upcoming Netflix Original anime series. Launching later this year worldwide, Seis Manos is produced by VIZ Media and Powerhouse Animation Studios (Castlevania). Hear from the lead voice cast alongside co-creator and showrunner Brad Graeber, writer and co-creator Alvaro Rodriguez (Machete), and writer Daniel Dominguez (Oishi High School Battle), as they dive into the action-packed world of Seis Manos !
    - Kodansha and Vertical: Battle Angel Alita, Bakemonogatari, Sailor Moon, and Other Astounding Manga | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    The publishers of Sailor Moon, Mobile Suit Gundam Origin, AKIRA, Bakemonogatari, and many more present an exciting look at the manga coming to America in 2020. Hear about new Kodansha and Vertical print and digital releases, get a behind-the-scenes look at how manga gets created, and ask your questions. Plus: get free manga and win prizes!
    - Studio Ghibli Kiki's Delivery Service Screening | 7:00pm - 9:15pm
    Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Kiki's Delivery Service ! This coming-of-age story follows Kiki, a young witch-in-training, to a new town where she delivers goods by broomstick and meets new friends. Join Her Universe and Hot Topic for Studio Ghibli trivia, prizes, and a special screening of this delightful adventure with special host.
    - Funimation Industry Panel | 7:30pm - 8:30pm
    From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America's largest anime distributor-Funimation.
    - Sound and Fury: Creators of Animatrix and Batman Ninja Unite for Sturgill Simpson | 7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samruai) and Jumpei Mizusaki (Batman Ninja) team up for the first time with Sturgill Simpson (Grammy Award-winning musician, A Sailor's Guide to Earth) on a new film that merges American rock music with anime in a way never seen before. Moderated by Shun Ochiai (radio DJ and narrator in Avengers Assemble) the team will debut the first 90-second trailer for the film as well as discuss the making of the project.
    - Crunchyroll Industry Panel: The Latest and Hottest in Anime Today! | 8:30pm - 9:30pm
    Hear about all the latest and greatest anime coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source. A special gift for all who attend. Panelists: Adam Sheehan and Lauren Stevens.
    Last edited by WTK; 07-07-2019, 05:42 PM.

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    Gundam 40th "Beyond"
    Gundam Event at Comic-Con International San Diego


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      Netflix is at SDCC...



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        Robotech panel: http://4NN.cx/.149140 (FilmRise streaming distribution of Macross, Southern Cross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, Robotech)


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