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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Anime Expo 2019 Update: Promare and My Hero Academia Season 4 Premieres and Schedule Favs

Here's some of our favs from the schedule. Check out the full schedule here.

The biggest two event are the premieres of Promare from Studio Trigger and My Hero Acadenia Season 4. Promare is a crazy looking firefighter movie and My Hero Academia continues the saga of young heroes learning to do it professionally.

-PROMARE Premiere Event with Studio TRIGGER
Friday, July 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Events - LACC Hall B

Studio TRIGGER's Hiroyuki Imaishi, Hiromi Wakabayashi, & Shigeto Koyama in person. And new title announcement.

-My Hero Academia Hero Panel & Season 4 Premiere
Saturday, July 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Events - LACC Hall B
Learn how to be a real hero as we discuss this hit anime series with Kaori Nazuka the Japanese voice of Toru, English voice actors David Matranga (Todoroki), Ricco Fajardo (Mirio) and Patrick Seitz (Endeavor). Prepare to go Plus Ultra! as we premiere new episodes for Season 4 and more!

-CENCOROLL CONNECT U.S. PREMIERE presented by Aniplex of America
Thursday, July 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Video 1 - JW Marriott Diamond Ballroom (A-D)

-Funimation Announcements Panel
Thursday, July 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Live Programming 3 - LACC 408 AB

-UDON Artist Draw Off + Special Announcements
Thursday, July 04, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Workshop 1 - LACC 403 B

Join UDON artists Long Vo, Edwin Huang, and Jeffrey "Chamba" Cruz for a special draw off on stage! The final artwork will be given out to one lucky winner! UDON Chief Erik Ko will be moderating this exciting event, and you might learn some new UDON project news. And did we mention we will have giveaways!

-NISA Community Panel & Red Moon Day, dood!
Friday, July 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Live Programming 4 - LACC 411

Discover how you can get involved with us, win prizes, exclusive gifts, and how your feedback is shaping the future of NIS America! Also calling all prinnies gather here for our annual "Red Moon Day" gathering!

-Warner Bros. Japan Anime Lineup featuring JOJO’s Bizarre Adventure
Friday, July 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Events - LACC Hall B

Warner Bros. Japan is back again with our most prominent anime series including Hi Score Girl, Food Wars! : Shokugeki no Soma, Mob Psycho 100 and more. Also, join us to celebrate and get hyped for the finale of JOJO’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind - there may even be a chance to get answers to your burning questions from the producers of the series! Of course there will be plenty of giveaways for everyone! 

-Gundam 40th Anniversary Panel
Friday, July 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Live Programming 3 - LACC 408 AB
The series of “Mobile Suit Gundam”, which was launched in 1979, marks its 40th anniversary in 2019. We would like to look back at the history of Gundam up to now and talk about Gundam's future by inviting its creator and producer from SUNRISE as guests. We offer raffle giveaways at the end.
-Mega64 Panel Full Length Movie Is Now Canon
Friday, July 05, 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Live Programming 2 - JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom

Mega64 has transformed into an entirely new, stronger form- but don't worry, the creators have decided they are canon. That means you are now free to enjoy this panel of unseen videos and Q&A from the legendary warriors "The Mega64 Boyz." This has never happened before.
World Premiere of FUJI TV's hottest series in "+Ultra" block
Saturday, July 06, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Live Programming 4 - LACC 411
*Only panel to have some sort of connection to Carole & Tuesday at AX
 “+ULTRA” is a new weekly time slot launched on FUJI TV in October, 2018 dedicated to anime of supreme quality aimed at the fans around the globe. FUJI, in collaboration with Japan’s most renowned studios, delivers the world in partnership with NETFLIX, anime series with stunning concepts and visuals that are never seen before. 
In this panel, FUJI will premiere trailers of the upcoming series of “+ULTRA” together with top-notch producers on stage talking about their series and show a full episode of its fresh series including “Carole and Tuesday”, the latest work of the legendary director, Shinichiro Watanabe!
Laser Disc Night
Saturday, July 06, 8:00pm - 12:00am
Video 4 - LACC 409AB
Do you bring laser discs or are they just showing off anime on the outdated format?