SANTA MONICA, CA (June 27, 2017) – Last week Aniplex of America announced the full list of events that they will be hosting at Anime Expo 2017 in Los Angeles, CA from July 1st through July 4th. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Anime Expo is the largest anime and manga convention in North America, and second longest running anime convention, with over 300,000 people in attendance in 2016. In addition to world premieres and panels with special guests, Aniplex of America announced they will be giving away exclusive gifts at their events and booth.

SATURDAY JULY 1st :
Fate/Grand Order Launch Celebration

Time: 3 pm – 5 pm (PDT)
Location: Petree Hall (LP1)

Fate/Grand Order – First Order
English Dub World Premiere

Panel and Q&A Session with Special Guests:
o AYAKO KAWASUMI
Voice actress from Fate series (Saber)
o YOSUKE SHIOKAWA
Creative Director of DELiGHTWORKS, Inc.
o ATSUHIRO IWAKAMI
President of Aniplex Inc.
Producer of Fate/Grand Order
Special Giveaway:
Exclusive prints of a signed mini-poster from Ayako Kawasumi while supplies last.

U.S. Premiere: The irregular at magic high school The MOVIE –The Girl Who Summons the Stars

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm (PDT)
Location: JW Marriott Platinum (LP2)

Panel with special guests:
o MASAMI NIWA
Producer
Exclusive Giveaway:
Random one out of the three different prints of signed board sketched by Character Designer, Chief Animation Director, and Original Illustrator, Kana Ishida while supplies last.

SUNDAY JULY 2nd :
Aniplex of America Industry Panel

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)
Location: Petree Hall (LP1)

Details:
Join the Aniplex marketing team as they bring you the latest news from AOA headquarters! Watch the coolest trailers, hear all about the newest releases, ask those thought provoking questions during our Q&A session and win some awesome prizes in our raffle extraordinaire!

Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU Screening and Panel

Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (PDT)
Location: JW Marriott Diamond Ballroom (Video 2)

Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU
Episode 1 screening with Episode 2 U.S. premiere

Panel with Special Guest:

o   SHIZUKA KUROSAKI
Producer

Exclusive Giveaway:
Prints of a signed board from Director Toshiyuki Shirai, featuring original illustrations from Character Designers Moe Tsuzuki and Toko Uchimura while supplies last.

anohana  – The Flower We Saw That Day English Dub World Premiere and Cast Panel

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (PDT)
Location: JW Marriott Diamond Ballroom (Video 2)

anohana  – The Flower We Saw That Day
English Dub TV Series Episode 1 World Premiere

Panel with English Dub Super Peace Busters:

o   PATRICK SEITZ (English Adaptation and Direction)

o   GRIFFIN BURNS (Jintan)

o   XANTHE HUYNH (Menma)

o   ERICA LINDBECK (Anaru)

o   ERICA MENDEZ (Tsuruko)

o   KAIJI TANG (Poppo)

Exclusive Giveaway:
Special tissue packs featuring the Super Peace Busters while supplies last.

MONDAY JULY 3rd :
A-1 Pictures Panel

Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (PDT)
Location: LACC 404AB (LP5)
Exclusive first look of Fate/Apocrypha

Panel with Special Guests:
o    JUN KATO
Executive Officer

o    AKIRA SHIMIZU
Executive Officer

o   SACHIO FUJITA
Producer: Fate/Apocrypha

Details:
Here is your chance to get a behind the scenes look at what goes on in one of Japan’s most popular animation studios! Join the A-1 Pictures team as they give you the latest news on upcoming projects and share exclusive material direct from the studio.

The Aniplex of America booth features a bevy of events on their live stage including quiz shows, talk shows with special guests, and raffles. Located at Booth #2000 in the South Hall, the Aniplex of America booth will also include demo areas for guests to try out the Fate/Grand Order mobile game, and a special Summoning Stand shipped straight from Japan. Special appearances by popular cosplayers Lisa Lou Who (winner of SyFy channel’s new TV Show “Cosplay Melee”) and Linda Le, known as Vampy Bit Me, will also be at the Aniplex of America booth and throughout the convention.

A limited number of guests will receive a special Anime Expo x Fate/Grand Order collaboration lanyard at badge pick-up (while supplies last), and a chance to ride the Fate/Grand Order themed shuttle bus. Other exclusive giveaways include: mini-posters, Aniplex of America 2017 – 2018 calendars, Command Seal temporary tattoos, t-shirts, sticker sets, and more.

 For details, please visit: http://www.aniplexusa.com/ax2017/

 About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY, and Eromanga Sensei.

 

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