Crunchyroll Classics

1 hour

Sponsored by Crunchyroll, Inc..

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

From The Rose of Versailles and Captain Harlock, to Fist of the North Star, Saint Seiya, and YuGiOh!, Crunchyroll is constantly expanding its library of classic anime. Join the staff of Crunchyroll as they share some of their favorite titles from the past and discover some of the gems of the last 40 years you may have missed!


Crunchyroll Industry Panel

1 hour

Sponsored by Crunchyroll, Inc..

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Crunchyroll is the leader in online streaming for Japanese entertainment with anime, manga and drama. Come find out the latest news, see what shows are coming, and maybe even win some exclusive Crunchyroll swag!


Crunchyroll Spring Line-Up

1 hour

Sponsored by Crunchyroll, Inc..

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Excited about the new season? Crunchyroll staff walk through their favorite Spring anime, uncovering hidden gems and cheering on the best simulcasts Japan has to offer. Stop by to win prizes related to your favorite new titles!


Local Indie Graphic Novelists

1 hour

Sponsored by Hella Graphic Novels.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

With the rise of the Internet as a driving force in modern culture, the Digital Revolution is well under way. Now more than ever is the best time to venture into the arts because of the growing online community and sharing capabilities. All the tools you need to become an Internet entrepreneur are at your fingertips. Hella Graphic Novels is a web-based start-up indie graphic novel company from San Jose who hopes to share their knowledge and insight into the web industry.


Official Gaia Panel

1 hour

Sponsored by Gaia Interactive.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Come meet Gaia's staff, and get a sneak peek at upcoming features, games, and events. Stick around for the open-mic Q&A session and get your burning questions answered! Expect plenty of fun and some great prizes!


Project-H & Hentai Festival

1 hour

Sponsored by Project-H, LLC.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

18+ (audience must be 18 or over, ID will be checked)

Like hentai? We do! We'll be discussing current and future licenses and our new and growing Hentai Festival, a feature at Anime Expo last year and this coming year. Learn more about how the industry is changing from a publisher's perspective, including a Q&A. Plus, we'll have giveaways!


Sekai Project Industry Panel

1 hour

Sponsored by Sekai Project, Inc..

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

18+ (audience must be 18 or over, ID will be checked)

Join Sekai Project in a discussion about Visual Novels! We'll talk about the history of the Visual Novel medium, how it spread to the west and the current industry trends! We'll also talk about our newest releases and stuff for the future!


The Classics of Shonen Jump

1 hour

Sponsored by VIZ Media.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Long before hits such as Naruto and Bleach came to be, Shonen Jump brought us many classic manga series such as Knights of the Zodiac, Dragon Ball and Rurouni Kenshin. Think you know them all? Find out at this panel as VIZ Media goes through a list of legendary Shonen Jump classics and how you can get them! We'll also have news on what new things you can expect from Weekly Shonen Jump!


VIZ Media Industry Panel

1 hour

Sponsored by VIZ Media.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Join VIZ Media as we pull back the curtain on your favorite manga and anime. Be the first to hear about upcoming releases and throw questions at our staff!


Working in the Anime Industry

1 hour

Sponsored by Crunchyroll, Inc..

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Join Crunchyroll as they reveal the ins-and-outs of being a young professional in the Anime Industry! Learn about their daily lives in the Crunchyroll offices in San Francisco and Tokyo, and how anime comes from TV in Japan straight to your favorite Crunchyroll device! This panel will be a very casual presentation with lots of Q&A following!


YaoiCon

1 hour

Sponsored by YaoiCon.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

18+ (audience must be 18 or over, ID will be checked)

WE LOVE YAOI! (We know you do, too!) Come learn about the ONLY yaoi-exclusive convention in the United States, hosted in San Francisco this September 18-20! We'll have GIVEAWAYS at the panel, so come prepared to win with your yaoi knowledge! http://www.yaoicon.com