Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll, ( www.AnimeNYC.com ), one of North America’s largest conventions dedicated to anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture, has announced the schedule for the 2022 convention, which will take place at the Javits Center in New York (655 W 34th St. at 11th Ave) November 18 to 20 .
Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, the convention features three days of more than 400 exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, performances and appearances by some of Japan’s biggest creators, all under one roof. More than 200 hours of programming are planned for the weekend.
This year’s highlights include panels from some of the biggest names in the Japanese entertainment world, including Aniplex, Bandai Namco, Crunchyroll, GKIDS, HIDIVE, Kodansha, Sentai, TMS, VIZ Media, and Yen Press .
This year, more than 50,000 fans are expected to gather at Anime NYC from all 50 states and 27 different countries. Countries include: Canada, Mexico, England, France, Germany, Australia, China, Brazil, and Japan.
Anime NYC was founded in 2017 and has quickly become the fastest growing anime convention in the US, second only to Anime Expo, which hosts over 100,000 attendees in Los Angeles. Anime NYC it has presented the largest Japanese concerts in New York history and world premieres, even before Tokyo.
Anime NYC Guests
anime nyc gives the welcome guests from all over the United States and Japan. The most up-to-date guest list can be found HERE . Recent additions include:
· Hajime Isayama – The creator of Attack on Titan makes its first appearance in the United States. Attack on Titan is a global phenomenon, selling over 100 million copies, and the creator of the original Japanese comic will meet and sign autographs with American fans at a historic event in Anime NYC .
· Johnny Young Bosch – Prolific voice actor behind many fan-favorite characters in the US, such as Ichigo Kurosaki in bleach Giyu Tomioka in demon slayer Vash the Stampede in trigun and Orga Itsuka in Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans .
· Yōko Shimomura : One of Japan’s greatest female composers, Shimomura is known for the music of FINAL FANTASY XV , Kingdom Hearts, Parasite Eve And much much more. He will make a rare appearance in Anime NYC as part of the 35th Anniversary concert A New World: Intimate FINAL FANTASY Music .
· Jujutsu Kaisen US Cast USA . – jujutsu kaisen is a story of school-age wizards battling spirits and one of America’s most popular anime. anime nyc is proud to welcome back its main cast for fans to meet them all together! Anime NYC will welcome adam mcarthur (yuji), Anne Yatko (Nobara), Robbie Daymond (Megumi) and Ray Chase (Sukuna).
· Anime Influencers : Two of the biggest influences in the anime space are coming to Anime NYC . King Vader is an award-winning writer, director, and content creator who is now signed to Netflix and has over 5 million social media followers. RDCWorld1 is a group of artists who create viral videos across anime, gaming, and pop culture, and have a fan base of over 6 million.