Anime Boston Announces Tara Sands as Guest

Anime Boston has announced that voice actress Tara Sands will be a guest at their upcoming convention.

Sands’ credits include Pokemon (Bulbasaur, Richie, Jasmine, Oddish, and Tori), Hunter x Hunter (Biscuit), Yu-Gi-Oh! (Mokuba Kaiba), Digimon Adventure tri. (Kari), Shaman King (Anna), One-Punch Man (Kombu Infinity), anohana (Young Jin), Glitter Force (Kippie), Naruto (Yota), Slayers (Filia Ul Copt), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Death 13/Mannish Boy), Saint Seiya (Yuzuriha), and Sailor Moon (Queen Badiane).

Anime Boston will be taking place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 19-21, 2019.

Anime Boston Announces Billy Kametz as Guest

Anime Boston has announced that voice actor Billy Kametz will be a guest at their forthcoming convention.

Kametz’s credits include Josuke in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Metal Lee in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Osomatsu in Mr. Osomatsu, Hakuno in Fate/EXTRA, Fubuki in Beyblade Burst Turbo, Arden in The Seven Deadly Sins, Yagen in Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu, and Ichijo in Sword Gai.

Anime Boston will be taking place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 19-21, 2019.

Announcements at Anime Boston

Anime Boston is taking place this weekend, and this blog post will include the industry announcements made at this event. Please watch this post for updates.

FUNImation Entertainment

  • FUNimation announced that it has licensed the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion recap film trilogy.

Sentai Filmworks

  • The company announced it will offer English dubs for Made in Abyss and Armed Girl’s Machiavellism.
  • Sentai also announced at its panel that it will release The Legend of the Galactic Heroes on home video in July 2018, and will offer a limited edition premium box set. The set will include every original video anime episode, all three anime films, collectible metal coins, a 200-page art book, and two 3D art cards. The limited edition will be limited to 1,000 copies and retail for US$799.
  • The company confirmed that it will be simulcasting the second cour of the second season of the Hozuki’s Coolheadedness anime.

Vertical Comics

  • Vertical Comics announced at its panel that the company will release the first five volumes of Jun Mayuzuki’s After the Rain manga on September 25, 2018.

VIZ Media

  • VIZ Media announces at its Anime Boston panel that it has licensed the Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated as Yamcha! manga, and that it will release the title in Fall 2018.
  • The company has also licensed the Ao Haru Ride manga, and will release the first volume in Fall 2018.
  • VIZ has also licensed the Record of Grancrest War manga, and will begin releasing it in Fall 2018.
  • The company has licensed the Abara manga, and will release it in a complete deluxe edition in Winter 2019.
  • VIZ has licensed the Ran and the Gray World manga, and will begin releasing it in Fall 2018.
  • The company has also licensed the Radiant manga, and will begin releasing it in Fall 2018.
  • It was also announced that the company will release Dr. Stone in print in Fall 2018, and We Never Learn in print in Winter 2019.
  • VIZ Media announced that it will release all 14 volumes of Tokyo Ghoul in a complete box set with a double-sided poster.
  • The company also announced that it has licensed the six-part K: Seven Stories theatrical film project.

Source: ANN
Source: ANN
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Source: ANN
Source: ANN

VIZ Media Announces Panels and a Special Sailor Moon Cosplay Event for Anime Boston 2018

VIZ Media presents a weekend full of panels and special events hosted at Anime Boston 2018.

Anime Boston is one of the Northeast’s preeminent anime fan conventions. The event will take place March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The annual three-day convention is one of the largest on the East Coast and is run by the New England Anime Society, Inc., a Massachusetts-based non-profit. Tickets and additional information is available at AnimeBoston.com.

Join VIZ Media for fun events all weekend, including a VIZ Media panel filled with the latest anime and manga news from the company. Sailor Moon fans are invited to celebrate an evening filled with cosplay with a special Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade. The Sailor Moon fun continues with the Sailor Moon panel, which celebrates VIZ Media’s release of Sailor Moon SuperS, coming out in April 2018.

Friday, March 30, 2018

12:30pm – 1:30pm
VIZ Media Panel
Hynes Convention Center Panel Room C

Join us as we celebrate fan-favorite titles such as Naruto, One-Punch Man, Tokyo Ghoul, Sailor Moon, and more. Be among the first to hear about publishing and animation acquisition news, and stick around for prizes.

5:30pm – 7:30pm
Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade
Sheraton Hotel Hall D

Watch and cheer as contestants show off their Sailor Moon-themed costumes on stage for a chance to win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. There will be news, a premiere of never-before-seen episodes, and much more.

Special guests include voice actor Amanda Miller (Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter), professional costume designer, Jez Roth and more.

More information on the contest including prizes and submission guidelines can be found here: viz.com/blog/posts/calling-all-sailor-moon-cosplayers. Contest entry instructions and the submission form for the Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade can be found at: http://bit.ly/2ABMnMasq.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

1:00pm – 2:30pm
SAILOR MOON Panel
Sheraton Hotel Constitution Room 1

Join members of the Sailor Moon cast in a celebration of the upcoming release of Sailor Moon SuperS. All attendees will receive a special poster while supplies last.

Anime Boston Announces Stephanie Sheh as Guest

Anime Boston has announced that anime voice actress Stephanie Sheh will be a guest at their next convention.

Sheh’s credits include Mitsuha Miyamizu in your name., Yuho in Lu over the wall, Sailor Moon in Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal, Hinata in Naruto, Orihime in Bleach, Yui in Sword Art Online, Kuro in Blue Exorcist, and Mineva in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

Anime Boston will be taking place March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Anime Boston Announces Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin as Guests

Anime Boston has announced that anime voice actors Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin will be guests at their upcoming convention.

Briner’s credits include Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia, Mikaela in Seraph of the End, Nova in Space Patrol Luluco, Yoichi in Drifters, Ayanokoji in Classroom of the Elite, Alfonso in GARO: The Animation, Niko in Nanbaka, Ryota Mitarai in Danganronpa 3, Frate in 91 Days, Qwenthur in Heavy Object, and Manato in Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions.

Chapin’s credits include Katsuki Bakugo in My Hero Academia, Conny Springer in Attack on Titan, Cabba in Dragon Ball Super, and Charles Grey in Black Butler.

Anime Boston will be taking place March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Anime Boston Announces Kazuki Yao as a Guest

Anime Boston has announced that Japanese anime voice actor Kazuki Yao will be a guest at their upcoming convention.

Yao’s credits include Franky, Jango, and Mr. 2 in One Piece, Yoki in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Judau Ashta in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Kōichirō Iketani in Initial D, and Gaston in Berserk: The Golden Age Arc.

Anime Boston will be taking place March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Source: ANN