San Francisco, CA, June 13, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, presents the talented voice casts and staff for hit anime properties including SAILOR MOON, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, and K as well as the creative forces behind RWBY, and the acclaimed web comic HOMESTUCK.

The guests will participate in a variety of panels on these popular series hosted by VIZ Media and will also take part in autograph sessions happening throughout the convention.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and will take place July 5th–8th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets and full details are available at: VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #2206.


VIZ welcomes anime director Naokatsu Tsuda, as well as English voice actors Patrick Seitz (Dio), and Christopher Tergliafera (Avdol, STARDUST CRUSADERS).

Friday July 6th

3:00pm                          JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Official Panel

                                      Main Events

Celebrate this epic series with special guests, news, and some surprises!

5:10pm                          JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Autograph Session

                                      Industry Autograph Area

Attendees will receive a personalized signed poster from the Japanese staff and English cast of JOJO’S BIZZARE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS. A limited number of signing tickets will be distributed from the VIZ booth Friday at 10:00am.


VIZ presents the English voice cast of SAILOR MOON including Stephanie Sheh (Sailor Moon), Robbie Daymond (Tuxedo Mask), Sandy Fox (Sailor Chibi-Moon), Cristina Vee (Sailor Mars), Amanda Miller (Sailor Jupiter), Cherami Leigh (Sailor Venus), Lauren Landa (Sailor Neptune), Erica Mendez (Sailor Uranus), and Chris Niosi (Helios).

Saturday July 7th

10:00am                        SAILOR MOON Official Panel

                                      Main Events

Join members of the staff and cast of the SAILOR MOON anime for news, updates, and more from everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice.

4:00pm                          SAILOR MOON English Voice Cast Autograph Session

                                      Industry Autograph Area

Meet the cast of SAILOR MOON and received a special signed poster. Please pick up signing tickets from the VIZ booth on Saturdayat 2:00pm.


Join K: SEVEN STORIES cast and crew members including producer Go Nakanishi, Patrick Seitz (English voice of Reishi Munakata), Shimba Tsuchiya (Japanese voice of Takeru Kusuhara), and Kaname (official cosplayer).

Saturday July 7th

11:50am                        K Staff and Voice Cast Autograph Session

                                      Industry Autograph Area

Meet K’s staff and voice cast in this special signing session. Tickets for this special event will be distributed at the VIZ booth on Saturday at 10:00am.

6:00pm                          K: SEVEN STORIES Premiere Event

                                      LP1 / Petree Hall

Be among the first to watch an all new OVA set in the K universe! There’ll be special guests and giveaways for attendees.


Friday July 6th

10:30am                        RWBY Creative Team Autograph Session

                                      Industry Autograph Area

Meet Gray Haddock, the head of animation at Rooster Teeth, and Kerry Shawcross, RWBY’s Animation Director and Co-Writer for a signed poster to celebrate the RWBY OFFICIAL ANTHOLOGY manga. For tickets, stop by the VIZ booth Thursday 2:00pm.


Saturday July 7th

10:00am                        HOMESTUCK Creator Autograph Session

                                      Industry Autograph Area

Meet Andrew Hussie, the creator of the web comic sensation and receive a personalized signed poster. Please pick up a signing ticket from the VIZ booth on Friday at 2:00pm.

For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit

About VIZ Media, LLC

Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at

About The Author Siddharth Gupta

Siddharth Gupta is an illustrator, animator, and writer based in Minnesota. They graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, and have worked on projects for the University of Minnesota and the Shreya R. Dixit Foundation. An avid animation and comics fan since childhood, they've turned their passion towards being both a creator and a critic. They credit their love for both mediums to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, which has also defined their artistic and comedic sensibilities. A frequent visitor to their local comic book shop, they are an avid reader and collector, particularly fond of manga. Their favorite comics include The Adventures of Tintin by Herge, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed, and pretty much anything and everything by Rumiko Takahashi.

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