KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

KADOKAWA CORPORATION, the Japanese publisher & anime company, known for hits as KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!

OVERLORD and Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World will attend Anime Expo 2019, taking place from July 4 to July 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

This year, KADOKAWA will host a joint booth with BOOK☆WALKER (booth no: #1606).

The following topics show some of this year’s highlights at the booth as well as panels and autograph sessions with special guests from KADOKAWA’s anime works.

  1. Merchandise shop
  2. Exclusive handouts & cosplayer
  3. Panel and autograph sessions with special guests
  4. BOOK☆WALKER stamp rally

Also, a brand-new visual of the upcoming Made in Abyss movie will be revealed for the first time at AX, and a photo spot will welcome the fans to take photos with their favorite characters from The Rising of the Shield Hero.

1. Merchandise shop

A huge shop with merchandise of various titles will be available for purchase, including
pre-sale products which are not yet available anywhere else in the world.

Grab the opportunity to get the latest anime merchandise, even before their release in Japan!

AX pre-sale before anywhere else in the world!

Including following new releases:

  • ・KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson
    Canvas Art $70
    ・MADE IN ABYSS
    Canvas Art $70
    ・The Rising of the Shield Hero
    Canvas Art $90
    ・Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World
    1/8th scale figure – Rem Ukiyo-e Ver. $200

The full line-up of merchandise will be announced in the next press release.

 

2. Exclusive handouts & Cosplayer

At KADOKAWA booth fans will get 4 types of free giveaways*:

  • free magazine “KADOKAWA Anime Guide“ (AX2019 Limited Edition)
  • 3 different types of illustrated fans (double-sided printed)

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

A 20-pages magazine including staff interviews, cast comments and design artworks of popular anime titles by KADOKAWA.

It will be handed out at the booth by a cosplayer of Emilia (Re:Zero).

  • Handout to begin at opening time of the Exhibitor Hall.
  • The handouts are limited in numbers. First come, first served.

 

3. Panel and autograph sessions with special guests

Fans will have the chance to meet special guests related to popular anime series:

Made in Abyss

  • Guests: Miyu Tomita (voice of Riko), Mariya Ise (voice of Reg), Shiori Izawa (voice
    of Nanachi)
  • Panel 7/5 (Fri) 11:30am to 1pm Location: AMVtheater
  • Autograph sessions 7/5 (Fri) 4:30pm to 5:30pm Location: HIDIVE booth
  • 7/6 (Sat) 11am to 12pm Location: HIDIVE booth

PROFILES

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

Miyu Tomita was named the Grand Prix winner of the 2014 Seiyuu Artist Training Program Selection and then made her professional debut in 2015.

Since then, she has voiced a number of characters in various anime series,
including Riko in MADE IN ABYSS, Gabriel Tenma White in Gabriel DropOut,
Chika in The Magnificent KOTOBUKI and others.

 

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

Mariya Ise has lent her vocal talents to dozens of roles since her professional debut in 2004, in which she voiced a minor role in Aishiteruze Baby.

Since then she has become a widely recognized seiyuu, landing well-known roles such as
Reg in MADE IN ABYSS, Killua Zoldyck in Hunter x Hunter (2011), Ray in The
Promised Neverland and Levy McGarden in Fairy Tail.

 

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

Shiori Izawa made her professional debut in 2009 with a role in A Certain
Magical Index and was a member of the third graduating class of the A&G
Academy seiyuu training school.

She has contributed her acting talents to the roles of Nanachi in MADE IN ABYSS, Saya in The Asterisk War, Pina in Sword
Art Online and Moyu in Noragami.

For more information on the Made in Abyss events visit:
https://www.sentaifilmworks.com/news/sentai-filmworks-announces-special-appearance
s-by-made-in-abyss-seiyuus-at-anime-expo-2019

 

Steins;Gate
Guest: Kanako Ito

  • Steins;Gate 0 Launch Party & Concert feat. Kanako Ito
  • Date/time: 7/6 (Sat) 8:30pm to 2am
  • Location: Lounge 21 (within the Los Angeles Convention Center)

 

PROFILE:

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

Kanako Ito made her major debut in September 2002 with the main
theme song of the game Kikokugai – The Cyber Slayer by Nitroplus.

She has performed songs for various anime and game titles
including CHAOS;HEAD, STEINS;GATE, ROBOTICS;NOTES and
CHAOS;CHILD.

Her latest single COSMIC LOOPER is the opening theme song of the game STEINS;GATE ELITE.

For more information on the Steins;Gate event visit:
https://www.funimation.com/blog/2019/05/17/steinsgatecrash/

 

4. BOOK☆WALKER stamp rally

BOOK☆WALKER will be exhibiting alongside KADOKAWA at Anime Expo this year and
holding a “Isekai/Another World” themed stamp rally.

Participants who complete the activity card will be awarded with a special prize (available only while supplies last).

For more information or updates about BOOK☆WALKER at Anime Expo, go to
http://bkwk.jp/ax 

KADOKAWA to attend Anime Expo Los Angeles 2019

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