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Bluefin Sets Exclusive Bandai Shogukan Voltron Mini-Pla for Comic-Con International 2018!

Bluefin announces a special version of the Super Voltron Super Mini-Pla from Bandai’s Shokugan brand that will be offered as a convention exclusive at the 2018 Comic-Con International.

Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction, and pop culture events, and will take place July 18th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes To Have World Premiere at Anime Expo 2018!

Funimation Films and Toho have announced that the film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes will have its world premiere at Anime Expo 2018 – following which, Funimation will set a full release for the film in the fall.

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes will screen on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 12:30 pm (90-minute runtime) in Main Event Hall B of the Los Angeles Convention Center. A celebrity guest panel will follow the screening. Details follow.

Anime Expo 2018 will be held on  July 04-08 at Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, United States of America.

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VIZ Media Welcomes My Hero Academia Creator to Comic-Con 2018!

My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi will make his first North American professional appearance at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

Horikoshi will appear on two panels for VIZ Media – the official My Hero Academia panel and the Weekly Shonen Jump panel – as well as a pair of Autograph sessions.

Comic-Con International takes place July 18th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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Stan Sakai Wins Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award!

Usagi Yojimbo creator/writer/artist Stan Sakai has won the Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award.

The announcement was made Saturday, May 19th at the second annual Comic Con Revolution in Ontario, California.

The award is given by The Joe Kubert School and Atomic Crush Events to outstanding comics creators for their work and commitment to the comics industry.

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Henry Danger Stars To Appear at Comic Con Revolution!

The stars of Nickelodeon’s hit series Henry Danger will make their first appearance together at Comic Con Revolution on Sunday, May 20th at 2:00 pm.

Jace Norman, Cooper Barnes and Tommy Walker will be sitting down for a discussion and Q&A with fans – and will explore favorite episodes, moments, adventures and answer questions from fans during their panel, “Danger Is My Middle Name.”

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Dates Announced for the 2nd Annual Split Screens Festival!

For the Split Screen Festival, a major focus in 2018 will be diversity – from platforms and voices to genders and races both in front of and behind the scenes; as well as thoughtful perspectives and insights about America’s favorite pastime from some of television’s most popular casts and creators.

Split Screens will offer a snapshot of the landscape, where television is today and where it is heading with premiere episodes of highly anticipated new pilots, a refreshing look back at culturally relevant franchises and explore the future of content through the lens of a new generation of rising talent.

The 2018 Split Screens Festival will take place at New York’s IFC Center from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3. The Festival’s full lineup will be announced in April.

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VIZ Media To Host Sailor Moon SuperS Masquerade at Anime Boston 2018!

Sailor Moon fans can expect an evening of extraordinary cosplay at Anime Boston 2018.

VIZ Media will host the Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade on Friday, March 30th – the opening night of the three-day convention.

Anime Boston takes place March 30th – April 1st at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.

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