Anime NYC Welcomes Attack On Titan Manga Creator Hajime Isayama

Isayama signs autographs and holds a panel during his first US appearance in November

hajime isayama anime nyc.pngKodansha and the staff of Anime NYC announced on Wednesday that The attack of the Titans manga creator Hajime Isayama will be participating in this year’s event in November. This marks Isayama’s first event in the United States. He will have an autograph signing on November 18. Then he will talk about The attack of the Titans on the main stage of the event on November 19. Anime NYC will reveal ticket information for the signing and panel in early November.

Kodansha will also hold a stand presenting a The attack of the Titans activation during the event.

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Isayama launched the original The attack of the Titans manga in Kodanshait is Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in 2009 and ended the series in April 2021. The manga’s 34th and final volume shipped in June 2021. Kodansha comics publishes the manga in English in digital and print form, and published the 34th volume in October 2021.

9781612620244The manga inspired the first TV anime season in April 2013. The second season premiered in April 2017. The first part of the third season premiered in July 2018, and the second half premiered in Japan on the NHK General-interest channel in April 2019. The attack on titan final season anime premiered on NHK in December 2020. Part 2 of the season premiered with episode 76, “Danzai” (“Sentence”), on the NHK General-interest channel in January. The “part 3” of the anime, the “conclusion”, will be broadcast on the NHK-General channel in 2023.

Anime NYC will screen the world premiere of High card anime with original authors Homura Kawamoto and Hikaru Munoand producer Hiroki Okamoto. The event will also host studio trigger staff members Hiromi Wakabayashi, Shigeto Koyamaand sushio, Mob Psycho 100 voice actor Setsuo Itō, Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway director Shuko Murase, Poupelle of Chimney Town Creator Akihiro Nishino, blue reflection designate Mel Kishidaand Final Fantasy XV composer Yoko Shimomura.

This year Anime NYC The event is scheduled to take place November 18-20 at the Javits Center.

Source: press release