Some pretty exciting news from VIZ Media. They have announced that they are returning once again to the New York Comic Con, but this year they are bringing with them a pretty special guest, Naruto manga creator, Masashi Kishimoto! This is his first-ever official U.S. professional appearance! Kishimoto will part of a unique panel discussion where he will be discussing his hugely successful series. He will also be at the premiere of Boruto: Naruto The Movie, where he will give some opening remarks. At the VIZ booth, there will be special events taking place where fans can collect NYCC exclusive rewards. There will be lots of manga and anime for fans to check out as well. VIZ Media will be at New York Comic Con in Booth #1346 during Oct. 8–11.
VIZ Media 2015 New York Comic Con Events & Panel Discussions:
VIZ Media Presents: An Evening with Masashi Kishimoto
Thursday, October 8th, 5:30PM – 6:30PM
Main Stage 1-D
The creator of the global phenomenon known as NARUTO makes his first appearance outside Japan! The legendary Kishimoto Sensei will discuss his career and creative process and answer questions about his work. Attendees will also have a chance to win some very special prizes. This panel of a lifetime is brought to you in partnership with the Japan Foundation.
VIZ Media Official Panel
Friday, October 9th, 12:15PM – 1:15PM
Hang out with the VIZ Media crew as they talk about your favorite titles, make exciting announcements and show off exclusive first looks!
VIZ Media Special Premiere Screening
Friday, October 9th, 6:45PM – 7:45PM
Join VIZ Media for a very special surprise from the world of anime that’s so fresh, we can’t even tell you what it is yet!
VIZ Media Presents: BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Premiere
Saturday, October 10th, 11:30AM – 2:00PM
Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W. 43th St.
Masashi Kishimoto, creator of Naruto, makes his Executive Producer debut and will introduce the North American English-subtitled premiere of the most anticipated Naruto movie yet! Naruto Uzumaki protects the Hidden Leaf Village as the 7th Hokage, while Boruto, his troublesome son resents his father’s responsibilities that take his time away from him. Seeing this, Sasuke takes Boruto under his wing, while Sasuke’s only daughter, Sarada, dreams of being Hokage one day. This Panel of a lifetime is brought to you in partnership with the Japan Foundation.
Come early – the first 100 attendees in line for BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE will get to attend a special Saturday signing session at 10am with Masashi Kishimoto!
VIZ Media SAILOR MOON Official Panel
Sunday, October 11th, 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice is back! The VIZ Media SAILOR MOON team brings you all the can’t-miss news on the legendary anime series, as well as the all-new SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL.