New York, N.Y. – powered by Crunchyroll and presented by LeftField Media will present three days of November 17-19.entertaining and educational programming about Japanese culture, the anime industry, gaming, and more at the inaugural show at New York’s Javits Center (655 W 34th St) from
Over 20,000 fans are expected to convene for the show and dive into exclusive film and anime screenings, panels with internationally renowned artists and creators, and live musical experiences over the weekend. Attendees can start planning their Anime NYC experience and view the full schedule online now at . Tickets range from $35-40.
“Anime is something just outside of the mainstream, but there’s always been a hunger for it. For us, Anime NYC is an opportunity to build a cool, colorful event that will put the anime, manga, and so much more that fans love on center stage.” – Peter Tatara, VP LeftField Media
Anime NYC is New York City’s anime convention! A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the biggest creators in Japan. Join us for a celebration of Japanese animation, manga, cosplay, movies, food, fashion, travel, technology, toys, and games in the heart of NYC! For more, visit .
While not well versed in the Anime realm, I am thrilled to represent Fan Fest News in what appears to be a most exciting event! Anime NYC is the perfect opportunity to immerse myself into something new and introduce our readers to this colorful world. I must admit, after having heard rave reviews, I am most looking forward to the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film’s exclusive US Premiere on November 19 as the Closing Film of the inaugural Anime NYC convention!
Fullmetal Alchemist, which tells the story of two alchemist brothers seeking the Philosopher’s Stone, is one of the year’s most anticipated films in Japan and for anime fans around the world, with its original manga series has sold over 70 million copies worldwide! Fullmetal Alchemist Director Fumihiko Sori will make a rare appearance at Anime NYC to introduce the film and sign autographs for fans before the debut, which will be the film’s first screening in the US ahead of its premiere in Japanese theaters later this year. This special ticketed event is sold out.
Whether you are already an anime aficionado or a fan seeking new adventures, I hope to see you all there! 🙂
Source: Press Release, Linda Roth Associates