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Thursday, July 23
 

10:00am PDT

Crunchyroll Industry Panel
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/XNuq-FBuxpM

Hear about all the latest and greatest anime & manga coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source, panelists Adam Sheehan (director of events, Crunchyroll) and Lauren Stevens (events manager, Crunchyroll). Special prize giveaway and virtual goodies available during the panel. For everything anime, go to crunchyroll.com.

Thursday July 23, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Comic-Con@Home

2:00pm PDT

Shaenon Garrity in Conversation with Andrew Farago
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/-2L60CLjdXo

In the summer of 2000, Shaenon K. Garrity launched her first webcomic, Narbonic, to an audience of a few dozen online friends. Twenty years later, Garrity's still creating webcomics, scripting graphic novels, editing manga, and writing the occasional sci-fi short story. How does she do it? Only Shaenon's husband, moderator Andrew Farago of San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, knows for sure.

Thursday July 23, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

4:00pm PDT

Manga Publishing Industry Roundtable
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/gerWLm3hru4

While COVID-19 negatively impacted most book and comics publishers, one of the few bright spots in book sales in Spring 2020 was . . . manga!? What are the factors contributing to manga's resiliency, and what are its prospects for the future? Get a taste of what's hot, what's not, and what's next from the perspective of top publishing pros, including Ben Applegate (director - publisher services, Penguin Random House), Kevin Hamric (vice president - marketing sales, VIZ Media), Mark de Vera (sales and marketing director, Yen Press), Masaaki Shimizu (general manager and publisher, book publishing division, Square Enix), Ed Chavez (publisher, Denpa Books), Tomo Tran (marketing director, Kodansha USA / Vertical), Erik Ko (chief of operations, Udon Entertainment), Dallas Middaugh (executive editor and co-founder, Mangamo), and Matt Alt (translator and author, Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World). Moderated by Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Anime News Network).

Thursday July 23, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

5:00pm PDT

Go Fish!, Ultraduck and Miskatonic: Arcanamation Nation
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/j0swMVLpbD8

Since its launch in 2004, Arcana has established itself as a successful entertainment company, specializing in graphic novels, film, television, direct-to-home, and digital media. This year at Comic-Con@Home, they are excited to share with you details of their upcoming releases, including two new television series: Go Fish! (based on the film starring Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman) and Miskatonic, and the highly anticipated Ultraduck feature film! Plus, visit them at @arcanastudio on social media for exclusive contest details and a chance to win an exclusive Ultraduck digital comic.

Thursday July 23, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

6:00pm PDT

How To Write And Create Manga
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/OmGVE_oJkXg

Austin Osueke (publisher of eigoMANGA) will moderate a series of Q&A sessions with comic book writers Jeff Loew (The Frog Princess), Brandon Chen (Somnia), Mohammad Umair Ali (Somnia), MinoMiyabi (5D), and Natashia McGough Clarke (Danity Kane). They will discuss the fundamentals of comic book outlines, scripting, writing, and overall storytelling.

Thursday July 23, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home
 
Friday, July 24
 

12:00pm PDT

TOKYOPOP: Manga for Everyone
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/y7c8cQMTCHk

Kae Winters (marketing), Stu Levy (CEO and founder), Lena Atanassova (editor), and Janae Young (editor) discuss TOKYOPOP's latest manga lineup with titles for kids, teens, adults and ongoing initiatives to highlight LGBTQ+ stories and titles by women and people of color.

Friday July 24, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

4:00pm PDT

VIZ: A Haunting Conversation with Junji Ito
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/wBrb0EzrMVI

From the depths of your nightmares to your screen, VIZ and Comic-Con conjure Junji Ito. Junji Ito is the master of horror manga, the Eisner-winning creator of Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection and creator of Uzumaki, an upcoming anime from Production I.G. on Adult Swim, among countless other terrors. Join us in a creepy conversation across the Pacific to dig into the depths of his brain and pull out the answers everyone's been waiting for.

Please check out Junji Ito's Frankenstein here: bit.ly/2XNWLkl

Friday July 24, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

5:00pm PDT

Read Manga and Learn Classics Literature!
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/8joj0SRyeHQ

Want to get kids reading classic literature while they are not in the mood for books with thousands of words? Manga can help you! Join Manga Classics co-founder Erik Ko and English literature teacher Mike Barltrop to learn how to use Manga in learning!

Friday July 24, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home
 
Saturday, July 25
 

10:00am PDT

UDON Entertainment 20th Anniversary!
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/9I6HwWsX1ZM

UDON Entertainment is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary! Join UDON chief of ops Erik Ko and the UDON crew to see what new projects the company has to bring in 2020!

Saturday July 25, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Comic-Con@Home

3:00pm PDT

Best and Worst Manga of 2020
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/KwGuCjXjzG8

There's a lot of manga available in English now, but what's REALLY worth reading? Join a panel of opinionated manga bloggers and comics curmudgeons as they share their picks for the best new manga that hit the shelves in the past year. In rapid-fire rounds, see them rave about their favorite continuing series! Watch them rant about the excruciatingly mediocre manga that they were forced to read (so you won't have to)! Find out what Brigid Alverson (SmashPages, School Library Journal), Justin Stroman (The OASG), Morgana Santilli (The Beat, MangaMaven.com), Eva Volin (supervising children's librarian, Alameda Free Library), Megan Peters (ComicBook.com), Rob McMonigal (Panel Patter) and Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly) loved and loathed to read in the past year, hear about their picks for the most anticipated upcoming releases for Fall 2020 and beyond, plus discover their favorite under-appreciated manga gems that are worth picking up.

Saturday July 25, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

3:00pm PDT

Sailor Moon: The Power of Female Friendship
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/zXJ1k1NhC8I

When Naoko Takeuchi created Sailor Moon, she never knew it would be so popular. Takeuchi was lonely and the idea of Sailor Moon came about as female friends that she wishes that she could have. With her soul reflected in her work, it spoke to fandom as many others understood the feeling that she had. Sailor Moon expanded into anime, video games, merchandise, and became one of the major icons of Japan. Join in on a discussion with Jessica Tseang (comic book historian), Michelle Ruff (voice of Luna-Sailor Moon: Crystal), Kate Higgins (voice of Sailor Mercury-Sailor Moon: Crystal), Amanda Celine Miller (voice of Sailor Jupiter-Sailor Moon: Crystal), Sam Maggs (writer Captain Marvel, Unstoppable Wasp: Built on Hope), and Chris Bryant (activist, comedian: Netflix's Cooking on High, Amazon's Out on Stage) on what is it about this franchise that continues to survive today, and still speaks to the hearts of fans (women and LGBT) and bringing in a new generation.

Saturday July 25, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

5:00pm PDT

Kodansha Comics Got Weird Manga: Summer Edition
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/1-ETAvCh-jk

Are you an anime watcher, manga reader (or even a comics fan) looking for recommendations to get you through the summer? Have we got the manga titles for you! Join the manga experts at Kodansha USA Publishing including Misaki Kido, Tomo Tran, and Ivan Salazar as they recommend the perfect fun in the sun stories, as well as some award-winning and nominated titles that are all a part of Kodansha Comics & VERTICAL library! These aren't your usual manga recommendations, but we're sure you'll love them!

Saturday July 25, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home

6:00pm PDT

First Squad: How A Western Story Was Adapted Into A Japanese Anime And Manga
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ffg6hOP4gCQ

Misha Shprits (First Squad) will discuss the journey and techniques that he and his co-creator took to get their original story produced into a Japanese anime and manga.
Misha Shprits will partake in a Q&A discussion with Austin Osueke (publisher of eigoMANGA).

Saturday July 25, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home
 
Sunday, July 26
 

2:00pm PDT

Robotech: The Next Phase
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/BTRLUmEhwUc

The Harmony Gold team talks about exciting new Robotech merchandise and licenses, updates on the continuing Robotech Remix comic series, the live-action Robotech film and our new partnership for future Robotech with Funimation!

Sunday July 26, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Comic-Con@Home