Friday, August 11, 2017

VIZ Media Announces its Plans for Otakon 2017

Visit VIZ Media at Otakon 2017 Booth #1436


Celebrate SAILOR MOON, BORUTO, ONE-PUNCH MAN, And More With VIZ Media At The East Coast’s Preeminent Anime Convention

San Francisco, CA – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, caps off the summer convention season as it announces a wide range of events, activities and an array of exciting retail exclusives available for purchase at Otakon 2017.

Otakon is one of the East Coast’s most renowned anime conventions and moves to the new location of the nation’s capital, Washington DC. The convention takes place August 11th - 13th, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #1436. Complete details on Otakon 2017 are available at:

VIZ Media Otakon 2017 Official Events

Friday, August 11th

5:30pm – 6:30pm - VIZ Media Panel
(Panel Room 1)

Join us for exciting announcements, exclusive first looks at new titles, and prizes!

Saturday, August 12th

2:15pm – 3:45pm - SAILOR MOON Panel
(Panel Room 7)

Join the SAILOR MOON team for all the can't-miss news and updates on the legendary anime series, as well as some special guest appearances!

4:30pm - SAILOR MOON English Voice Cast Autograph Session
(Autograph Room 2)

Catch the SAILOR MOON English voice cast after the official panel for a special signing session, featuring Stephanie Sheh (Sailor Moon) Sandy Fox (Chibi-Usa), Michelle Ruff (Luna), and the recently announced Chris Niosi (Pegasus)! All attendees will receive a special art card to have autographed while supplies last.

Fun activities taking place at the VIZ Media booth will include:

    SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Quest For New Power – Help the Sailor Guardians on their quest and win a special prize from Sailor Moon herself!
    Additional Giveaways and Free Premium Items – Stop by the VIZ Media booth and check out an array of FREE manga samplers, Free Comic Book Day samplers, posters, and more! (while supplies last)

The VIZ Media booth’s retail area will offer a variety of must-have Otakon 2017 exclusives, presale items, and more:

    Exclusive & Limited Edition Items:
        ONE-PUNCH MAN and ONE PIECE Manga Replicas: $15 each
        SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL T-Shirt – $15

    Pre-Street & Pre-Order Items:
        SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Season 3 Combo Pack Pre-Order: $65
            Pre-Orders come with an exclusive SAILOR MOON Suncatcher as a special gift with purchase

    Special Bundles & Gifts With Purchase:
        JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Limited Edition Set 1 Blu-ray: includes a special JOJO’S print bandana as a gift with purchase - $65
        ONE-PUNCH MAN Starter Bundle: features ONE-PUNCH MAN Limited Edition Blu-ray Set 1, Vol. 1 of the manga and a Hero Association pin as gift with purchase - $60
        BORUTO Manga & Movie Bundle: features BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Combo Pack, Vol. 1 of BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS manga and an art card set as a gift with purchase - $32
        THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING – AMONKHET: includes a special poster as gift with purchase - $30
        Premium WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Annual Subscription: includes two exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Cards - $26

    Summer 2017 exclusive gift with any purchase at the booth - Limited Edition VIZ Media tote bags featuring favorite characters and offered in three different designs

Also catch Otakon 2017 convention screenings of a wide range of acclaimed VIZ Media anime titles throughout the convention. Please check the Otakon Program Guide for a complete listing of titles to be screened.

For more information on anime and manga titles from VIZ Media, please visit

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 digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP 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, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at


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