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10/05/2017 - 10/07/2017
New York, NY

NYCC 2017: Hiro Mashima

Image: Courtesy of NY Comic Con

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.

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