Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – VIZ Media Panel

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (PDT) | Channel 1 | Friday 3 July 2020

Panel Description: Join us online as we make some major announcements and chat with voice actors from your favorite anime! Coming all the way from Konoha, Maile Flanagan (Naruto), Amanda Miller (Boruto) and Kate Higgins (Sakura) reveal voice actor ninja secrets! Then from Italy, Phillip Reich (Giorno Giovanna) and Ray Chase (Bruno Bucciarati) join us for a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind discussion!

Notes to highlight: 

1. Venus in the Blind Spot – One of the most famous and fan-favorite short stories. “Viz Media describes the title as: This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story ‘Human Chair’ and fan-favorite ‘The Enigma of Amigara Fault.’ In a deluxe presentation with special color pages and color illustrations from his most recent long-form manga NO LONGER HUMAN, every page invites readers to revel in a world of terror” (Source Link).

2. Maison Ikkoku is back! VIZ Media’s Spring release includes updated graphics and a new translation of Rumiko Takahashi’s beloved work. 

3. Fangirl, Vol. – VIZ Media is coming out with a manga rendition of Rainbow Rowell’s bestselling novel of the same name!

4. Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon – a new story based in the Inuyasha world. You can read more about the official story and release here: https://www.viz.com/news/newsroom/v/1006716

Titles Coming Up:

  • Inuyasha to blu ray Set 1 in July and Set 2 in August
  • Pokemon: Sun and Moon Ultra Legends
  • Boruto: Mitsuki’s Will DVD
  • Boruto returns 5 July

New Manga: 

  • Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back–Evolution 
  • Tokyo Ghoul:Re Complete Box Set
  • Asadora! – January 2021
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead – February 2021
  • The King’s Beast – February 2021
  • Beast Complex – March 2021 
  • AND MORE! You can see a list of their new licenses here

Other Releases: 

  • Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is back again 1 September 2020

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