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NYCC 2017: Hiro Mashima

The Japan Foundation, New York, together with NY Comic Con, and Japan Society, is pleased to support a series of lectures in New York by creator of a long-running manga Fairy Tail.

 

Details of the Panels:

Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of Fairy Tail

Thursday, 6:30 pm -, October 5, 2017 at Japan Society, New York

 

Mashima discusses the works that have captured the imaginations of fans around the world, including a special Q&A session. Moderated by Ben Applegate, Director of the Kodansha Comics publishing team at Penguin Random House. For more information and tickets please click here.


Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: Live-Sketch and Q & A with Hiro Mashima

2:30 - 3:30pm, Friday, October 6, 2017 at Javits Main Stage, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY (NY Comic Con tickets are required)

 

Here's a chance to glimpse in person the creative process behind an iconic manga property. Hiro Mashima, creator of one of the all-time global manga bestsellers, Fairy Tail, will be drawing live and engage in an off-the-cuff chat with his fans in this one-of-a-kind appearance.


Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: A Chat with Hiro Mashima

Saturday, 11:00 am - 12:00pm, October 7, 2017 at Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY (NY Comic Con tickets are required)

 

With Fairy Tail, one of the most popular manga properties in the world, nearing the end of its historic run, it's the perfect time to celebrate and reflect in person with Fairy Tail's creator Hiro Mashima! In this rare appearance, Mashima will look back on his manga career and what went into his uniquely long-running masterwork.

 

Image: Courtesy of NY Comic Con

 

NYCC 2016: Yusei Matsui

 

The Japan Foundation, New York is co-presenting two Panels with New York Comic Con, VIZ Media, FUNimation and Japan Society at New York Comic Con this year and welcomes Yusei Matsui to New York.

 

Details of the Panels:

An Evening with Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom

Friday, Oct 7, 5:15 - 6:15 PM, Room 1A06 at Jacob Javits Center

 

Yusei Matsui, creator of the beloved Assassination Classroom manga, in making his first North American appearance at NYCC, and will discuss his career and creative process behind his career and creative process behind his global hit! For more information please click here.


The Official Weekly Shonen Jump Panel

Saturday Oct 8, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM, Room 1A10 at Jacob Javits Center

 

Hang out with the English language editors of the world's most popular manga! We've got exciting news about the LATEST developments in new series, all-time fan favorites and what we're doing to bring you the world's best manga! Yusei Matsui, creator of the global sensation Assassination Classroom, will be making a special appearance. For more information please click here.


PLEASE NOTE Tickets to New York Comic Con are required. Tickets to New York Comic Con are sold out.

 

 

NYCC 2015: Masashi Kishimoto

 

The Japan Foundation, New York is co-presenting two Panels with New York Comic Con and VIZ Media at New York Comic Con this year and welcomes Masashi Kishimoto to New York.

 

Details of the Panels:

VIZ Media Presents: An Evening with Masashi Kishimoto, Creator of Naruto

Thursday, Oct 8, 5:30 - 6:30 PM Main Stage 1-D presented by AT&T at Javits Center

 

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. Fans will also have a chance to win some very special prizes. For more information please click here.


VIZ Media Premieres Boruto: Naruto The Movie

Saturday Oct 10, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hammerstein Ballroom - 311 W 34th 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. For more information please click here.


PLEASE NOTE Tickets to New York Comic Con are required. Tickets to New York Comic Con are sold out.

 

 

NYCC 2014: Takeshi Obata

We are pleased to announce that The Japan Foundation, New York is co-sponsoring two panels with New York Comic Con and VIZ Media at New York Comic Con this year with the appearance of Takeshi Obata, the artist best known for his work in All You Need Is Kill, Death Note and Bakuman.

 

Details of the Panels:

The Future of Weekly Shonen Jump

Thursday, Oct 9, 6:00-6:45pm Room 1A10 at Javits Center

 

Shonen Jump Manga Artist Takeshi Obata (Death Note, Bakuman, All You Need Is Kill) and Weekly Shonen Jump Editors from the U.S. and Japan discuss what's new and what's next for the long-running manga anthology that launched best-selling series like Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, Dragon Ball, Death Note, Bakuman and more!


Weekly Shonen Jump Presents: Takeshi Obata, Artist for Death Note and All You Need Is Kill

Friday Oct 10, 5:00-5:45pm Room 1A10 at Javits Center

 

Join Special Guest Takeshi Obata – the manga Artist behind acclaimed series such as Death Note, Bakuman and All You Need Is Kill – and his Editor, Koji Yoshida for a conversation about Obata's beginnings as an Artist, his extensive history working in the manga industry and the creative process behind his works. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity!

 


PLEASE NOTE Tickets to New York Comic Con are required, limited in number, and available at newyorkcomiccon.com while supplies last.

 

Image: DEATH NOTE © 2003 by Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata / SHUEISHA Inc.



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