Getting Ready For Anime Expo 2024! – The Nerds of Color

Anime Expo 2024 is beginning tomorrow on the Los Angeles Conference Heart and we’re excited past perception to get this get together began. This 12 months’s lineup contains unique premieres, celebrations, panels, expertise appearances and extra, together with Business and Company of Honor resembling Ryōko Kui, the creator of Scrumptious in Dungeon, mecha visionary Shōji Kawamori, Persona 3/4/5 director Katsura Hashino and Studio Ghibli’s Yoichi Nishikawa.

It’s nearly not possible to listing off all of the occasions, panels, and good occasions that we’re so excited to take a look at however within the meantime, right here’s a small pattern of what’s in retailer when the conference kicks into excessive gear tomorrow.

INDUSTRY + GUESTS OF HONOR

  • Akira Shimizu — President of A-1 Footage Inc. and CloverWorks Inc.
  • Katsura Hashino — Producer/director of Persona 3/4/5, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne, Catherine and upcoming The World of Metaphor: ReFantazio
  • Nakaba Suzuki — Creator, author, and illustrator of The Seven Lethal Sins
  • Ryōko Kui — Creator, author, and illustrator of Scrumptious in Dungeon
  • Ryukishi 07 — Situation author and chief of 07th Enlargement; identified for Higurashi When They Cry and Umineko
  • Shigenori Soejima — Character designer for Persona 3/4/5, Catherine and upcoming The World of Metaphor: ReFantazio
  • Shōji Kawamori  — Visionary and influential creator of Macross, The Imaginative and prescient of Escaflowne, and extra
  • Yoichi Nishikawa — Premier Studio Ghibli background artist (Love Dwell!!, Howl’s Shifting Fort, Wolf Kids, The Boy and the Heron)

PREMIERES

  • BLEACH: Thousand-Yr Blood Battle
    Sneak peek of Half 3 w/ Derek Stephen Prince (Uryu), Robbie Daymond (Jugram), Xander Mobus (Bazz-B), and extra
  • DAN DA DAN
    Sequence premiere w/ Director Fuga Yamashiro, Shion Wakayama (Momo), Natsuki Hanae (Okarun), and extra
  • HAIGAKURA
    Sequence premiere from Frontier Works Inc. (animate GROUP)
  • MOMENTARY LILY
    Sequence premiere from GoHands
  • ONE PIECE Egghead Arc English Dub
    Premiere of English-dubbed Episodes 1090 and 1091 of the brand new arc
  • OSHI NO KO Season 2
    Episodes 1 and a pair of w/ Yurie Igoma (Ruby) and Sequence Producer Shimpei Yamashita
  • ReZERO Season 3
    90-minute premiere screening w/ Yusuke Kobyashi and employees
  • Suicide Squad ISEKAI
    Sequence premiere; efficiency by ED theme music artist Mori Calliope
  • Tower of God Season 2
    Unique premiere of Season 2 Episodes 1 and a pair of

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Blue Exorcist Particular Occasion
    Be there as Aniplex welcomes particular visitor Nobuhiko Okamoto, the Japanese voice actor for Rin Okumura, for updates on the collection and new sport, Alterna Vvelt -Blue Exorcist One other Story-!
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Fifth Anniversary Particular Occasion
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba celebrates the present’s Fifth Anniversary with a particular occasion that includes particular friends Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro Kamado), Takahiro Sakurai (Giyu Tomioka), and Producer Yuma Takahashi!
  • Frieren: Past Journey’s Finish /The Apothecary Diaries SPECIAL EVENT
    Be part of TOHO animation together with particular friends to have fun the breathtaking marvel of two of their newest anime collection.
  • GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE — Particular Occasion
    The story continues! Get an unique sneak peek at what’s subsequent for GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- from some very particular friends with insider data!
  • HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! 
    The favored rhythm sport, HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! will likely be internet hosting a panel for someday solely at Anime Expo. Come meet particular friends Ai Furihata, the voice of Airi Momoi, and Mayu Yoshioka, the voice of Haruka Kiritani! 
  • MY HERO ACADEMIA SPECIAL EVENT
    Hosted by TOHO animation. Dive right into a world of quirks, heroes, and villains and listen to immediately from the Japanese voice actors.
  • SPY×FAMILY / Kaiju No. 8 SPECIAL EVENT
    Go well with up for worldwide intrigue at fearsome monsters on the SPY×FAMILY / Kaiju No. 8 SPECIAL EVENT. TOHO animation will take you thru two of their hit titles with the assistance of a number of particular friends!

ANIME INDUSTRY PANELS

  • Aniplex of America x A-1 Footage Business Panel
    Prepare to search out out extra about Aniplex USA’s line-up for 2024 and past, together with a deeper take a look at the anime studio: A-1 Footage! 
  • BLUE LOCK panel
    Be part of particular friends Kazuki Ura (Voice of Isagi Yoichi), Nobunaga Shimazaki (Voice of Nagi Seishiro), Megumu Tsuchiya (BLUE LOCK Manga Editor), and Ryoya Arisawa (BLUE LOCK Anime producer) for the very first Los Angeles BLUE LOCK collection panel!
  • CloverWorks Business Panel 
    The studio behind BOCCHI THE ROCK! and SPY x FAMILY! Be part of CloverWorks as they introduce their thrilling new tasks, The Elusive Samurai and FURERU, plus study extra concerning the newest sensation, WIND BREAKER, with the employees!
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN panel, powered by Crunchyroll
    Be part of Crunchyroll and particular friends Junya Enoki (Japanese voice of Yuji Itadori), Shota Goshozono (Director of Season 2), and Keisuke Seshimo (Animation Lead Producer, MAPPA) in celebration of the mega-hit collection – JUJUTSU KAISEN
  • Orange, Studio Unveiling: TRIGUN STAMPEDE, BEASTARS and…
    Orange proudly presents an unique showcase that includes TRIGUN STAMPEDE, BEASTARS, and upcoming journey. Audio system embrace: Kiyotaka Waki, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Justin Leach (Qubic Footage).
  • Manufacturing IG x WIT x Sign MD Panel
    Be part of Maki Terashima-Furuta and George Wada as they introduce present and new titles from Manufacturing I.G USA, Manufacturing I.G, WIT, and Sign MD.
  • Sword Artwork On-line Different: Gun Gale On-line II 
    Sword Artwork On-line Different: Gun Gale On-line II returns to Anime Expo forward of the brand new season in October! Aniplex USA will likely be welcoming Tomori Kusunoki (LLENN) and Producer Wataru Hashimoto for an occasion hosted by GiggukAZ!

GAMING INDUSTRY PANELS

  • ATLUS Presents: The World of Metaphor: ReFantazio
    Be part of Director Katsura Hashino & Character Designer Shigenori Soejima for an thrilling panel revealing unique characters and unseen footage.
  • Bandai Namco Summer time Showcase!
    Be the primary to see thrilling bulletins, meet Bandai Namco sport makers from Japan, and snag some candy unique swag.
  • FGO seventh Anniversary x TYPE-MOON Initiatives
    Particular friends Ayako Kawasumi (Altria Pendragon), Nobunaga Shimazaki (Arjuna), Rumi Okubo (Astolfo), and Half 2 Director KANOU YOSHIKI, be a part of Aniplex of America’s Albert Kao to speak Destiny/Grand Order and different TYPE-MOON tasks!
  • SEGA Presents: A New Period of Shadow – Shedding Gentle on the Final Life Type 
    Be part of friends Takashi Iizuka, Kirk Thornton and Stephanie Sheh to debate all issues Shadow the Hedgehog and the upcoming animation Sonic x Shadow Generations: Darkish Beginnings!
  • The Official Honkai: Star Rail Panel – Crafting Compelling Characters in Animated Shorts
    Uncover the artwork and creativity behind Honkai: Star Rail’s animated shorts on the unique panel that includes appearances from a few of your favourite Star Rail voice actors.

AX CROSSING

Trailer for the AX Crossing at Anime Expo

Anime Expo is increasing its campus by closing Pico Blvd & Figueroa to offer the last word conference expertise — “AX Crossing.” Impressed by the enduring Shibuya Crossing, AX Crossing will likely be full of reside performances, genuine Japanese meals and extra, making Anime Expo really really feel just like the next-best-thing to an in-person go to to Tokyo. Furthermore, the closure of those two busy streets will additional enhance the safety of Anime Expo friends, who will now not have to fret about auto visitors when strolling across the LA Dwell space.

CONCERTS

  • NIJISANJI EN SUMMER JAM 
    Expertise midsummer music reside delivered to you by NIJISANJI EN! Sing and dance, whether or not on the venue or on-line, and make it an unforgettable celebration for everybody!
  • “Welcome to Wonder Wander World
    ChroNoiR brings their reside live performance “Welcome to Marvel Wander World” to Peacock Theater!

VOICE ACTORS

  • A plethora of main English and Japanese voice actors from beloved franchises together with  Assault on Titan, BLEACH, Chainsaw Man, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Dragon Ball Z,  Destiny/Grand Order, Genshin Influence, Honkai Star Rail, Hunter x Hunter, Konosuba, ONE PIECE ONE-PUNCH MAN, Avenue Fighter 6 and plenty of, MANY extra.
  • A full listing of voice actors could be discovered right here – https://www.anime-expo.org/ax/talent/
  • The Autograph Schedule could be discovered on the Anime Expo cell app!