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With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
ACF 1638: Free Shonen Jump Alpha meet-up at Kinokuniya Bookstore during 2012 NY Comic Con
Meet TIGER & BUNNY Character Designer Masakazu Katsura And Catch The Debut of New SJ ALPHA 2013 Yearbook At FREE Event Coinciding With
2012 New York Comic Con
invites manga and anime fans of all ages to join the company for a very special
SHONEN JUMP ALPHA Meet-Up, taking place Friday, October 12th from
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Kinokuniya Bookstore, located at 1073 Avenue of the Americas (6th
Avenue between 40th & 41st Streets). The meet-up is FREE
to attend, and coincides
with VIZ Media’s appearance at the 2012 New York Comic Con taking place October 11th-14th
at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. VIZ Media will be located in Booth 2042.
a special in-person appearance at Kinokuniya will be legendary
creator and character designer Masakazu Katsura (I”S, VIDEO GIRL AI, ZETMAN,
TIGER & BUNNY), who will meet fans and sign autographs from 7:00pm-8:00pm. A
variety of door prizes will be given away, and visitors are also encouraged to
take advantage of many Kinokuniya
manga and anime products that will be specially discounted during the duration
of the meet-up event.
Meet and mingle with other fans and
the editors of SHONEN JUMP ALPHA and be among
the first to get the SHONEN JUMP ALPHA Yearbook 2013. This is a very special
premium, available only at New York Comic Con, celebrating the best of WEEKLY
SHONEN JUMP ALPHA including BAKUMAN｡, BLEACH, BLUE EXORCIST, NARUTO, ONE PIECE and all
the other great manga series the magazine offers along with exclusive editorial
content not available anywhere else. Don’t miss your chance to get a copy!
This year’s special edition also
features Sachie-chan Good!!, Masakazu
Katsura’s collaboration with famed DRAGON BALL creator Akira Toriyama, along
with a special interview with both of the visionary creators. And fans won’t
want to miss the hilarious BAKUMAN｡ spin-off
one shot manga Otter 11, and the exclusive double-sided centerfold poster
featuring BAKUMAN｡ and NARUTO!
Fans can also stop for a refreshment
at Café Zaiya, located inside Kinokuniya, and receive a special bonus promo
item for signing up for a new annual subscription to WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA.
digital edition of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA treats manga fans across
North America to the latest chapters of some of the world’s most popular manga
series only two weeks after they debut in Japan’s massively popular WEEKLY
SHONEN JUMP magazine.
WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA is available through an
annual membership that provides 52 weeks of digital access to 48 weekly issues
for just $25.99. Single issues of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA can be read for four
weeks for only $0.99. Each issue may be read on VIZManga.com, and also on the VIZ Manga App
for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android tablets and smart phones. In addition
to the collector’s yearbook, WEEKLY SHONEN
JUMP ALPHA members also receive access to exclusive content, including creator
interviews and exclusive videos.
For more information on WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP
exclusive subscriber offers, visit SJAlpha.com.