KADOKAWA CORPORATION, the Japanese publisher & anime company, known for hits as KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!, Steins;Gate and Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- announced their attendance at Anime Expo 2018 to be held from 5-8 July in Los Angeles. The Japanese company will attend the event for the 2nd time as an exhibitor.
KADOKAWA booth information (booth no #1006)
The KADOKAWA booth with its signature large LCD screen and the mini stage will await the attendees with brand new trailers (worldwide premiere included!) and announcements of upcoming anime titles, the “Kami-kai“ anime theater with a selection of episodes from popular KADOKAWA titles, booth events with cool prizes and more!
Fans will have the chance to purchase special limited merchandise of “OVERLORD“ etc. The booth store will offer more than 40 different items. Don’t miss the chance!
As a highlight, a premiere event of the hit series OVERLORD will be held during the event. Kugane Maruyama (OVERLORD author) and Naoyuki Ito (anime director) have been announced as special guests. They will meet the fans at the Official OVERLORD panel as well as on signing sessions.
The Official OVERLORD III Anime Premier & Panel
- presented by Funimation, BOOK☆WALKER and KADOKAWA -
Panel with world premiere screening of the English dubbed episode 1 of OVERLORD III, Q&A with guests, gifts for visitors etc.
■Date & time: July 7th, 4:30PM
■Room: JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom
■Speakers: Kugane Maruyama (OVERLORD author), Naoyuki Ito (director), Kyle Phillips (English ADR director), Chris Guerrero (English voice of Ainz Ooal Gown)
Guest profile: Kugane Maruyama
In March 2010, Kugane Maruyama began writing and posting OVERLORD on a popular Japanese web novel site. Two years later, the series was picked up by Enterbrain (KADOKAWA) and the first volume of the light novel was released. Thanks to the TV Anime series in 2015, OVERLORD has exploded in popularity. As of now, there are 13 light novel volumes, a manga adaptation, and 2 TV Anime seasons with the third installment on its way this Summer 2018.
To see his full schedule during Anime Expo, visit BOOK☆WALKER or KADOKAWA below:
BOOK☆WALKER: https://global.bookwalker.jp/sp/ex/feature/animeexpo KADOKAWA: https://www.facebook.com/KADOKAWAanime/
Guest profile: Naoyuki Ito
Naoyuki Ito is a Japanese animation director and producer who is best known for directing the OVERLORD TV Anime series and movies.
Before joining MADHOUSE as a director in 2015, he spent some time over at Tatsunoko Production’s Anime Research Institute storyboarding for TOEI Animation’s ONE PIECE and Ojamajo Doremi Anime projects. Currently, he is working on OVERLORD III which is due to air from this Summer 2018.
Naoyuki Ito will be having a panel and autograph session throughout the weekend. To see his full schedule during Anime Expo, visit BOOK☆WALKER or KADOKAWA below: