Anime NYC returns to the Jacob Javits Center this November 15 -17, jam packed with special guests, screenings, exhibitors, and more. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the series that changed anime forever, Mobile Suit Gundam, Anime NYC welcomes series creator Yoshiyuki Tomino as a special guest. Yoshiyuki Tomino will participate in panels, signings, and the US premiere of Gundam: Reconguista in G Movie I, the first in a line of summary movies for the 2014 Gundam series about a massive space elevator. Other special screenings include the East Coast premiere of the latest film from Makoto Shinkai (Your Name), Weathering With You in which a high school boy moves from a secluded island to the bustling streets of Tokyo where he meets a mysterious girl. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! about a group of ambitious high school girls who set off to create anime will have its world premiere at Anime NYC with special guest, producer Eunyoung Choi of Science SARU (the studio that brought you Devilman Crybaby), the US premire of Fragtime (with special guests voice actor Miku Ito and Producer Yusuke Terada at the screening), the dub premiere of Lupin the 3rd: Goodbye Partner, and more.
Anime NYC will include a plethora of panels from across the anime and manga industry including Denpa, Viz, and Crunchyroll, as well as panels on subjects such as Japanese pro wrestling, idol groups, cosplay, vintage anime, and more. Manga publisher Viz (One-Punch Man, My Hero Academia, Drifting Classroom) will be conducting portfolio reviews for you aspiring future manga-ka.
For the musically inclined the Lantis Anime Matsuri celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Japanese music label Lantis and features popular anime song or “anisong” performers JAM Project, TRUE, ZAQ, and Guilty Kiss from Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours on Friday November 15. It wouldn’t be an anime convention without a Masquerade, and Anime NYC’s will include a special guest performance by Miku Ito from BanG Dream.
To learn more, go to: http://animenyc.com/
November 15 - 17, 2019
Jacob Javits Center
429 11th Ave.
New York, NY 10001