For San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) 2018, Viz Media will be welcoming the Kohei Horikoshi, author of the popular superhero manga series – My Hero Academia. This will be Horikoshi’s first North American appearance where he will be appearing at the panels on Saturday and Sunday. Horikoshi will also be available for booth signings, along with two members of the English voice cast, on Saturday and Sunday of SDCC. Find out more here.
Viz will also be featuring special guests for The Art of Magic: The Gathering. James Wyatt, Senior Game Designer and writer on the art book series, and Tyler Jacobson, artist on many fan favorite cards, will participate in in-booth signings.
Check out the schedule below for Viz Media (Booth #2813) to meet Horikoshi, Wyatt, Jacobson, and SDCC exclusive merch!
In honor of Kohei Horikoshi’s visit, Viz Media will have an exclusive My Hero Academia Vol. 1 manga and foil-accented poster featuring new artwork available for purchase at the show.
In addition, merch will include manga replicas of My Hero Academia and Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, t-shirts featuring Sailor Moon Supers, and an adorable Naruto Shippuden pin set.
Thursday, July 19th
2:00pm VIZ Media Panel – Room 7AB
Join us as we talk about some of fan favorite titles. VIZ will also be making announcements, showing off exclusive first looks at new titles, and giving away prizes.
3:30pm MAGIC: THE GATHERING Autograph Session – Booth #2831
Lead Magic: The Gathering writer James Wyatt and artist Tyler Jacobson visit the VIZ booth to sign posters.
Friday, July 20th
3:30pm MAGIC: THE GATHERING Autograph Session – Booth #2813
Last chance at this years Comic Con to meet writer James Wyatt and artist Tyler Jacobson.
Saturday, July 21st
11:15am MY HERO ACADEMIA Panel Ft. Kohei Horikoshi – Room 6A
Horikoshi Sensei, author of My Hero Academia, will talk about his manga and do a live drawing. He’ll also have voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Christopher Sabat (All Might) at his side!
4:00pm Kohei Horikoshi Autograph Session – Booth #2813
Meet the creator of My Hero Academia and receive a personalized exclusive shikishi art board.
Sunday, July 22nd
11:15am: Shonen Jump Panel with Kohei Horikoshi – Room 6DE
Team Jump will be joined by Kohei Horikoshi! VIZ will be making announcements, having fun with the creator, and giving out tons of prizes!
2:00pm: Kohei Horikoshi Autograph Session – Booth #2813
Meet the creator of My Hero Academia.
The Art of Magic: The Gathering and My Hero Academia SDCC 2018 will be an event you don’t want to miss!