Anime Expo Lite 2021 explores the animated action-packed supernatural crime thriller, TRESE in a special creator panel available as part of the convention’s expanded VOD programming available starting July 5, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. PST and running thru July 16, 2021.
A love letter to the traditions, heritage, and culture of the Philippines, TRESE follows detective Alexandra Trese as she confronts a criminal underworld composed of malevolent supernatural beings. The series is set in Manila where the mythical creatures of Philippine folklore live in hiding amongst humans.
Hosted by ABLAZE publishing, which publishes the TRESE graphic novel series, the panel will include TRESE‘s original graphic novel creators Budjette Tan (writer) and KaJO Baldisimo (artist), as well as Jay Oliva, the Executive Producer, Director & Showrunner of Netflix’s TRESE, and Rich Young, the co-founder of ABLAZE.
Tickets to access this year’s Anime Expo Lite programming are $5 each, with all proceeds benefiting the Hate Is A Virus commUNITY Action Fund. After the stream concludes on July 4, 2021, ticketholders can re-watch the content, as well as access additional programming, on a VOD basis from July 5-16, 2021.
Anime Expo Lite 2021 marks the 30th Anniversary of the long-running annual convention. Anime Expo is the biggest North American fan celebration for Japanese pop culture including anime, TV & film, fashion, video games, manga, dance, live concerts, collectibles, and exclusive convention merchandise, presented as an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages.
Dates – July 3-4, 2021 / 12 p.m.–8 p.m. PST
Ticket Registration: https://www.tixr.com/groups/animeexpolite/events/anime-expolite-2021-benefitting-hate-is-a-virus-23015
Registration $5 (+ processing fees) – all proceeds to benefit the Hate Is a Virus commUNITY Action Fund
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