This weekend, Otakon 2016 takes place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. VIZ Media will be there, and sent us a rundown of its events and panels.
Fans won’t want to miss the following products and special advance releases available (while supplies last) exclusively at the VIZ Media retail area:
- 2016 Exclusive Gift with Purchase: Celebrate VIZ Media’s 30th Anniversary with a selection of Limited Edition tote bags featuring your favorite characters in two different designs!
- ONE-PUNCH MAN
- SAILOR MOON
- Annual Digital Membership: WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP – Standard & Premium Subscriptions Available
- Standard Subscription ($20) Includes YU‐GI‐OH! Promo Card: Number S0: Utopic ZEXAL
- Premium Subscription ($30) includes Exclusive Weekly Shonen Jump T-Shirt (unisex sizes available) as well as the YU‐GI‐OH! Promo Card S0: Utopic ZEXAL
- Exclusive SAILOR MOON S T-Shirt: $15
- Ladies and unisex sizes available
- A convention exclusive design featuring all of the Guardians’ symbols
- ·Early Release – SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL (Season 1, Set 1) Limited Edition DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack: $65
- Pick up your copy of SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL before anyone else (available 8/16/16)!
- Receive a special limited edition SAILOR MOON Suncatcher as a free gift with at-show purchase
- Anime Pre-Order – SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL S (Season 3, Set 1) Limited Edition DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack: $65
- Preorder the home media debut and have it mailed as soon as it releases in November 2016
- Receive a special limited edition SAILOR MOON Collectable Coin as a free gift with at-show purchase
- HAIKYU Manga Bundle – Vols. 1-2: $15
- ONE-PUNCH MAN Manga Bundle – Vols. 1-2: $15
Other fun Otakon 2016 activities taking place at the VIZ Media booth will include:
- Free Comic Book Day 2016 Manga Sampler & VIZ Media 2016 Manga Sampler Giveaway
- VIZ Media 30th Anniversary Prize Wheel
- Celebrate VIZ Media’s 30th Anniversary and try your luck at our prize wheel for a chance to win exclusive goodies!
- SAILOR MOON Quest for the Holy Grail
- Help the Sailor Guardians on the Quest for the Holy Grail to receive a SUPER prize!
VIZ Media Otakon 2016 Panels & Special Events
Friday, August 12th
3:00pm – 4:30pm SAILOR MOON Panel
Kick off another magical SAILOR MOON extravaganza with special guests, announcements, and loads of sparkle and fun hosted by VIZ Media.
5:45pm – 6:45pm VIZ Media Industry Panel
(Panel Room 7)
Join VIZ Media for its 30th Anniversary celebration! Don’t miss exciting announcements and a chance to win amazing prizes.
Saturday, August 13th
3:15pm – 4:15pm WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Official Panel
(Panel Room 6)
Hang out with the English language editors of the world’s most popular manga as they talk about the latest developments, all-time fan favorites, and what they are doing to deliver the world’s best manga!
3:15pm – 4:15pm ONE-PUNCH MAN Autograph Session
Autograph 1 (BCC 350)
Meet the English cast of ONE-PUNCH MAN!
5:30pm – 7:30pm ONE-PUNCH MAN – Meet the Heroes
Want to be a hero for fun? Come celebrate the newest Shonen Jump anime phenomenon, ONE-PUNCH MAN! Fans can the English cast and staff, ask their most pressing questions and get to know their favorite heroes!
Also catch special Otakon 2016 convention screenings of a wide range of favorite VIZ Media anime titles including SAILOR MOON, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE and HUNTER X HUNTER.