VIZ Media passed along the following press release regarding their involvement in this weekend’s Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo!
VIZ Media takes part in Chicago’s premier pop culture and comics convention – Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) – as it announces plans and activities for the annual event. C2E2 takes place April 21st to April 23rd in the South Building at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.
During the convention, VIZ Media will host a pair of panel discussions as well as fan meet-and-greet, autograph, and photo sessions. C2E2 Guests of Honor Max Mittelman (English voice of Saitama) and Chris Jai Alex (English voice of Boros) from the smash hit anime series ONE-PUNCH MAN, will be available for these sessions in celebration of the upcoming home video release next week on April 28th. Catch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3Jks90zaEE
VIZ Media C2E2 Panels & Special Events Include:
Friday, April 21st
3:00pm – 4:00pm VIZ Media Official Panel (Room S403)
Join VIZ Media’s Charlene Ingram and Joel Enos to celebrate fan favorite titles such as NARUTO, ONE-PUNCH MAN and SAILOR MOON. There might even be jokes and prizes!
Saturday, April 22nd
12:30am – 1:30pm ONE-PUNCH MAN Panel (Room S402)
ONE-PUNCH MAN is one of the biggest properties to debut out of Japan across the anime and manga genres. What’s it like when a hero becomes too strong? Find out! Hosted by VIZ Media’s Charlene Ingram, lucky attendees will get the inside scoop on what’s next for the series. Special guests will include voice actors Max Mittelman and Chris Jai Alex.
Autograph and Meet & Greet Photo Sessions
ONE-PUNCH MAN Voice Cast Autograph Sessions
Friday, April 21st at 11:00am, 12:45pm, and 4:15pm
Session to feature Max Mittelman (Table 6) and Chris Jai Alex (Table 7)
ONE-PUNCH MAN Meet & Greet Photo Sessions (Cosplay Central)
Saturday, April 22nd at 11:00am, 2:30pm and 4:15pm
We have a special treat for all ONE-PUNCH MAN fans. Max Mittelman and Chris Jai Alex will make a special appearance in Cosplay Central on the Show Floor to meet fans and take pictures in front of a custom ONE-PUNCH MAN backdrop. “100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, and a 10km run EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!”
VIZ Media is the North American distributor of the ONE-PUNCH MAN anime and manga properties, and holds the digital and print publishing rights as well as broadcast and digital streaming rights, home video rights and the master merchandising rights to the series.
For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit VIZ.com.