Azuki Industry Panel

Sponsored by Azuki: Your Digital Manga Cafe

Saturday, 1:30 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Join the staff of online manga service Azuki and be the first to hear about the latest manga series and features available in our apps on Web, iOS, and Android.


Dark Horse Manga

Sponsored by Dark Horse Comics

Saturday, 7:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 2

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Berserk, Mob Psycho 100, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Danganronpa, Cat+Gamer, Vampire Hunter D… are only some of the Japanese titles from Dark Horse Comics! We're the second-oldest publisher of manga in English (since 1988!), and release Japanese novels, games, and art books as well. Please come by our panel to hear about our history, recent releases, upcoming titles, ask questions, and win free giveaways!


Developing Anime Mobile Apps

Sponsored by eigoMANGA

Saturday, 12:30 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

eigoMANGA's development team will host a panel to discuss anime/manga app development for the mobile devices including their experiences from developing and releasing the anime mobile fighting game Vanguard Princess; the mobile virtual reality manga app ComX VR; and the manga streaming app Comic Climax.


eigoMANGA Industry Panel

Sponsored by eigoMANGA

Friday, 3:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

The eigoMANGA team has come together to commemorate our 20th anniversary as well as discuss upcoming manga, games, apps, and animation projects like Vanguard Princess, PADAK, Oldman, and much more. Join the discussion for a chance to win prizes.


How To Self-Publish Your Manga

Sponsored by eigoMANGA

Friday, 5:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

eigoMANGA's publisher will hold a tutorial workshop to teach the fundamentals of manga self-publishing and distribution. They will also be on hand to critique portfolios from up-and-coming creators.


Intro to Geek Media

Sponsored by 8Bit/Digi

Friday, 10:30 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Have you ever wanted to start your own blog/news site or YouTube channel? It may seem easy but there is more to it than just "sharing your voice."" This is an insightful look into establishing your own geek media outlet and the challenges you will encounter."


Racial Diversity in Anime

Sponsored by LazuArts

Saturday, 3:30 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

Suitable for All Ages

Photography OK, but no video recording.

Join Brian Holder, owner of one of the first black-owned dubbing studios, along with anime industry veteran, Samantha Inoue Harte, in a Q&A panel dedicated to the discussion of racial diversity in anime past, present, and future. Emphasis will be placed on how the industry is currently addressing racial diversity issues and how studios in Japan and the USA are handling this topic.