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Anime Expo 2024: Must See Panels and Booths

by Neil Bui

With Anime Expo 2024 less than a week away, the Dorkaholics team took another look at the schedule of exhibitors and programming to provide another list of must-see booths and panels.

10 Must-See Booths at Anime Expo 2024

AmiAmi Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 2135
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Highlights: Featuring novelty anime goods from “Cyberpunk 2077” and figures from “Azur Lane”. Free Amico head mask giveaway with social media participation. Limited edition Mo Dao Zu Shi postcards distributed.

CyberPowerPC Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 1114
  • Dates & Times: Throughout the event
  • Highlights: Launch of Official CyberPowerPC Demon Slayer Artisan Keycaps made from ABS, available for purchase later this summer.

Frontier Works (animate GROUP) Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 3700
  • Dates & Times: July 4-6: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, July 7: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Highlights: Merchandise from animate GROUP.

iiZO Pop-Up Shop at TOHO animation Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 1306
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7, during exhibit hall hours
  • Highlights: Exclusive Jujutsu Kaisen, My Hero Academia, and SPY x FAMILY merchandise and apparel available for the first time in North America.

KADOKAWA Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 1300
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Highlights: Official merchandise from “Re-Starting Life in Another World”, “OVERLORD series”, “KONOSUBA: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! 3”, and more.

NEXON/Blue Archive Booths

  • Location: Entertainment Hall – 55, South Hall Lobby – SF7
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Highlights: Panel on Blue Archive’s summer update, photo opportunities with cosplayers, mini-games, DJ sets by Mitsukiyo.

SEGA ATLUS Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 3720
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7, during exhibit hall hours
  • Highlights: Playable demos of Metaphor: ReFantazio, Persona 3 Reload photo ops, and giveaways for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance.

Taito Booth

  • Location: Kentia Hall – 406
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7, during exhibit hall hours
  • Highlights: Debut of “DRESSTA” anime figure line with focus on Holo from “Spice and Wolf,” venue-specific campaigns, and online store grand opening promotions.

TAT Rumble Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 2500
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Highlights: Playable demos, exclusive trading cards, and arcade boxing machine. Debut of official cosplayers MASHIRO and REIICHI.

VIZ Media Booth

  • Location: Exhibit Hall – 1914
  • Dates & Times: July 4-7: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Highlights: BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War signings, Manga Lounge in room 502B, industry panel with special guests and giveaways.

10 Must-See Panels at Anime Expo 2024

Blue Miburo World Premiere presented by ytv animation

  • Time: Thursday, July 4, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
  • Location: Room 403 AB
  • Details: Premiere of the first episode of “Blue Miburo,” with insights into the anime’s production and historical background.

eigoMANGA’s Create And Publish Your Manga Workshop

  • Time: Thursday, July 4, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
  • Location: Petree Hall
  • Details: Learn the process of creating, publishing, and releasing manga for conventions, online, and retail stores.

GoHands New Animation Project “MOMENTARY LILY”

  • Time: Thursday, July 4, 2024, 6:15 PM – 7:05 PM
  • Location: Room 411
  • Details: Premiere screening of “MOMENTARY LILY”, with director Katsumasa Yokomine and producer Toshio Iizuka discussing production insights.

ATLUS Presents: The World of Metaphor: ReFantazio

  • Time: Friday, July 5, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
  • Location: Petree Hall
  • Details: Panel with Director Katsura Hashino & Character Designer Shigenori Soejima revealing new information on Metaphor: ReFantazio.

Welcome to Blue Archive!

  • Time: Friday, July 5, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:50 AM
  • Location: Room 403 AB
  • Details: Panel revealing details about Blue Archive’s summer update with insights from developers and CM.

VIZ Industry Panel

  • Time: Friday, July 5, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:20 AM
  • Location: JW-Platinum
  • Details: Check out what’s coming for your favorite series and the new VIZ Originals One-Shot program! Plus, special giveaways and trivia prizes.

Frontier Works (animate GROUP) Presents World Premiere

  • Time: Friday, July 5, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Room 402 AB
  • Details: World premiere event showcasing new anime content from Frontier Works (animate GROUP).

VIZ Media’s BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War – The Conflict Panel

  • Time: Saturday, July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM
  • Location: Main Events
  • Details: Voice actors Derek Stephen Prince, Robbie Daymond, Xander Mobus. Panel includes major announcements and sneak peek of Part 3.

SEGA Presents: A New Era of Shadow – Shedding Light on the Ultimate Life Form

  • Time: Saturday, July 6, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
  • Location: Petree Hall
  • Details: Panel discussing the character Shadow from SEGA, including upcoming projects and an animated short.

Spike Chunsoft, Inc. Panel

  • Time: Saturday, July 6, 2024, 3:15 PM – 4:05 PM
  • Location: Room 408 AB
  • Details: Panel featuring fun, giveaways, and potential announcements from Spike Chunsoft.

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