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VIZ Media has passed along the following press release regarding their involvement with Anime Central.  The convention will take place from May 19th to 21st in Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.


VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, heads to the Midwest to deliver an exciting weekend of fun panel discussions, booth giveaways, and exclusive retail items for sale at Anime Central 2017.

Anime Central (ACen) is the mid-west’s largest anime fan convention and will take place from May 19th to 21st in Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. ACen presents special Guests of Honor from the Japanese and U.S. sectors of the anime and manga industry, as well as gaming, cinema, and other Asian pop culture personalities. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #I-201. Complete details on Anime Central 2017 are available at: ACen.org.

The VIZ Media booth will offer attendees a wide variety of retail products available for purchase throughout the convention. Also stop by to join in fun booth activities including a BORUTO poster and poster tube giveaway. Lucky attendees will collect BORUTO posters in 3 different designs!

Exclusive VIZ Media products available at Anime Central 2017 include:

 

  • WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Annual Subscription $30 

Includes Exclusive Weekly Shonen Jump t-shirt and YU-GI-OH! Promo card

  • Exclusive: SAILOR MOON S TShirts $15 each

Unisex sizes available!

  • SAILOR MOON R THE MOVIE Home Media Set

Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack $30

Includes Exclusive Mini-Shikishi Art Board Gift with Purchase!

  • Pre-Street Manga Titles – Be The First To Catch These New Releases!

AFTER HOURS, Vol. 1 $10

GOLDEN KAMUY, Vol. 1 $13

  • Bundles – Dive Into Curated Collections Of Hot Titles!

ONE-PUNCH MAN, Vols. 1-3 $20

BORUTO Manga Vol. 1 & BORUTO: THE MOVIE Blu-ray/DVD Combo $32   

(Includes a full-color postcard set as exclusive gift with purchase)

ONE-PUNCH MAN Manga Vol. 1 & Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack $60

(Includes a “Hero Association” Pin as exclusive gift with purchase)

  • Exclusive Gift with Purchase: Limited Edition VIZ Media Tote In 2 Available Designs!

ONE-PUNCH MAN or SAILOR MOON

VIZ Media’s Anime Central 2017 Panels Include:

Friday May 19th

4:30PM                VIZ Media Official Panel (Panel Room 1)

Join the VIZ Media crew to celebrate some of your favorite titles like ONE-PUNCH MAN, TOKYO GHOUL and SAILOR MOON. There might even be jokes and prizes!

Saturday May 20th

4:00PM                SAILOR MOON Official Panel (Panel Room 1)

Celebrate everyone’s favorite Guardians of Love & Justice with can’t-miss news and plenty of sparkle and fun!

For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit VIZ.com.

About VIZ Media, LLC

Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at VIZ.com.

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Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years!