Anime Expo Lite kicks off tomorrow with a variety of panels and digital programming including special guests, Q&As, giveaways, and more. The live stream is free–registration is not required–and the schedule can be viewed here. The content doesn’t just cover anime though as it also will have major manga publishers in attendance.
Two Yen Press panels are scheduled which include:
Yen Press Official Industry Panel – Friday, July 3rd at 1:20pm PST
Join Yen Press, the publisher of hit series such as Sword Art Online, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- and Black Butler, for a series of exciting manga and light novel announcements!
Yen Press Presents So I’m A Spider So What? Official Light Novel Panel – Saturday, July 4th at 12:20pm PST
Join Yen Press for a deep dive into the hit adventure, So I’m A Spider So What? with a special panel focusing on the light novel that inspired the popular anime series and bestselling manga series.
Viz Media will host one panel:
VIZ Media Panel – Friday, July 3rd at 12:15pm PST
Join us online as we make some major announcements and chat with voice actors from your favorite anime! Coming all the way from Konoha, Maile Flanagan (Naruto), Amanda Miller (Boruto) and Kate Higgins (Sakura) reveal voice actor ninja secrets! Then from Italy, Phillip Reich (Giorno Giovanna) and Ray Chase (Bruno Bucciarati) join us for a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind discussion!
Kodansha Comics will host one panel:
Make Mine Manga with Kodansha USA Publishing – Saturday, July 4th at 1230pm PST
Join the manga experts of Kodansha USA Publishing – purveyors of some of the most popular manga properties in the world like Sailor Moon, BAKEMONOGATARI, & Attack on Titan – as they give you a sneak peek at the latest Kodansha manga releases, anime debuts, and more! It’s a no-holds-barred panel where surprises abound – so join us for a look into a manga filled future!
Panels will be accessible via Twitch and YouTube. Access information and links to the streams are available here.