It’s goodbye Atlanta and hello New York as Crunchyroll heads straight to New York Comic Con! That’s right! Back-to-back cons can’t slow us down! The Crunchyroll team is ready to take on the Big Apple with a power-packed line up of panels, merch, and of course, free swag.
New York Comic Con is coming up this October, and one of the latest guests to be announced is Yusei Matsui, the author behind the Assassination Classroom manga. Viz Media and Japan Society are bringing Matsui to the con to take part in panels and autograph sessions. More after the jump.
Just in time for the festivities of New York Comic Con, Kadokawa is re-vamping their English language Book Walker app and expanding their online library with some 700 new English-language light novel and manga titles. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York Comic Con runs October 10-13, and while the US' east coast gets to be the center of the geek universe for the weekend, Bandai has some special goodies planned for the occasion. Classics like Power Rangers and Dragon Ball Z are mixed with newcomer Valvrave and the perennial Gunpla (Gundam plastic models). Get a look after the jump.
Nintendo is heading to this week's New York Comic Con with plenty of gaming goodness in tow. In addition to giveaways like Paper Mario: Sticker Star stickers, there will also be a bunch of playable Wii U games and a booth dedicated specifically to New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kid Icarus: Uprising tournaments. Details after the jump!
Yuu Asakawa, the voice of Vocaloid Luka and lots and lots of anime characters, has just been announced as a guest at the upcoming New York Comic Con in October. Her co-host from the Otaku-Verse Zero web show chimes in with a salute to his favorite seiyu after the jump!
Yen Press had a bunch of new licenses to announce at its New York Comic Con panel. Chief among them: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Soul Eater Not! Check out the rest of the additions after the jump!
At Aniplex of America's New York Comic Con panel, the Blu-ray and DVD releases of Puella Magi Madoka Magica were detailed. The first of three parts is set to be released on February 14, 2012, and will be available in three different versions. Details after the jump!