What’s happening @ Anime Expo 2016?

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Going to Anime Expo this year? If you’re there, be sure to catch all things Kodansha Comics!

First of all, make sure to say hi to this year’s Anime Expo Guest of Honor: Naoshi Arakawa (Your Lie in April)! Here’s all Arakawa-sensei-related events going on at AX:

Naoshi Arakawa Panel
Saturday, July 2
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Room 403AB
Don’t miss this chance to see Naoshi Arakawa in person! 

Your Lie in April Quest
July 1-4, during convention hours
full info at the Kodansha Comics HUB at Booth #3501 (part of Kinokuniya booth)

Every day of AX, we’ll be hosting a scavenger hunt-style quest based on Arakawa-sensei’s hit manga Your Lie in April
First 1000 participants will get an AX Exclusive
Your Lie in April tote bag as a prize.*
Plus, the 10 fastest players each day will win a free copy of
Your Lie in April volume 1!**

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*while supplies last
**You can only compete on one day.

Naoshi Arakawa autograph sessions
Friday, July 1
1:30-2:30 p.m.
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 2
2:30-3:30 p.m.

All autograph sessions are held at Kentia Hall.

More events related to Kodansha Comics, and our sibiling-publisher Vertical Comics

Attack on Titan Anthology Panel
Friday, July 1
1-2 p.m.
Room LP3
Meet some of the creative minds behind this unprecedented collaboration between Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama and an all-star list of the best Western comics artists and writers! We’ll reveal never-before-seen art from the book and give away exclusive trading cards and other goodies.

Read-along with KIZUMONOGATARI and Attack on Titan 
Featuring the voice actors for the KIZU and Titan audiobooks and MONOGATARI editor Mariko Yajima.
Friday, July 1
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Room LP3/LACC 408AB

Vertical Comics Panel
Saturday, July 2
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Room LP4/LACC 411

Kodansha Comics Panel
Saturday, July 2
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Room LP4
The publisher of Attack on Titan, Sailor Moon, Fairy Tail, Noragami, and many more debut their new publishing plans for 2016 and beyond! Come speak with some of the editors, ask your questions, and get free books, posters, art cards, and more!

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Come Visit Us!

Kodansha Comics HUB
Exhibitor Hall Booth #3501 (part of the Kinokuniya booth)
Your information center for everything Kodansha Comics

Special features

Show Exclusive: free digital editions (courtesy comiXology) of Your Lie in April, Farewell My Dear Cramer, and Ajin: Demi-Human
AX Guest of Honor Naoshi Arakawa Gallery
Netflix Original Series Ajin: Demi-Human Photo Op
Start and prize point for the Your Lie in April Quest

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Kodansha Comics booth
Exhibitor Hall Booth # 911
Your place to buy Kodansha Comics!

Show debuts
Fairy Tail Zero volume 2
Queen Emeraldas volume 1
Sweetness & Lightning volume 1
Attack on Titan volume 19 

Giveaways
Attack on Titan Anthology trading cards
Art cards featuring 5 different manga series 

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Vertical Comics booth 
Exhibitor Hall Booth #509

Show debuts
Immortal Hounds volume 1 
Nichijou volume 3 
Wolfsmund volume 7 

Giveaways 
Chi's Sweet Home poster