TWIN ENGINE Inc. will be participating in the largest North American anime convention “Anime Expo” for the first time!
TWIN ENGINE Inc. will be participating in the largest North American anime convention “Anime Expo” from Friday, July 1 to Monday, July 4.
In our first “Anime Expo,” we will be presenting special stages which will be featuring our animation such as “Vinland Saga” and other titles. We will also be presenting a special stage featuring Studio Colorido’s director Tomotaka Shibayama known for his first directed film, “A Whisker Away” will be on stage to do live drawing. Furthermore, a new collaborative project called “Plantopia” by TWIN ENGINE,GOOD SMILE COMPANY and MAX FACTORY will be introduced during the panel event. The booth will be showcasing the main visual of Studio Colorido’s upcoming movie “Drifting Home.” This movie will be in theaters and on NETFLIX from September.
・TV animation “Vinland Saga SEASON 2”
・The movie “Mononoke”
・Original three-part OVA series “The Ancient Magus’ Bride”
・Original animated feature film “Drifting Home”
・Original TV animation “Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys”
・New collaborative project “Plantopia”
＜Stage ①＞STUDIO COLORIDO: Live Drawing & Q&A
＜Date＞Friday, July 1
＜Time＞1:45pm – 2:35pm
＜Venue＞Convention Hall 2F, Room 408AB
＜Guest Speakers＞STUDIO COLORIDO representative Koji Yamamoto, Director Tomotaka Shibayama
In 2020, an animated feature film from Studio Colorido, “A Whisker Away”was streamed on Netflix. The film ranked in the top 10 in 30 different countries. Our panel will be joined by Tomotaka Shibayama, director of “A Whisker Away” and Koji Yamamoto, President of Studio Colorido. Shibayama, will be doing live drawing, while Yamamoto will be sharing info about the magic being created inside the rising studio, Colorido. A lucky participant will receive the drawing done by Shibayama during this panel.
＜Stage ②＞Crunchyroll Presents: World Premiere Screening of “Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys”
＜Date＞Friday, July 1
＜Time＞7:00pm – 8:20pm
＜Venue＞JW Marriot Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, Platinum Ballroom
Join us, to be the first to see the newest anime series, “Shine on! Bakumatsu Bad Boys” before it hits the streaming airwaves!! Japanese anime television series animated by Geno Studio and produced by TWIN ENGINE. Original character designs are done by Hiroyuki Takei, the author of all-time-favorite, Shaman King. Come and enjoy Bakumatsu samurai entertainment! All attendees of the event will receive “一番光れ！Bucchigire” mask!
＜Stage ③＞TWIN ENGINE: Long-awaited sequels line-up
＜Date＞Sunday, July 3
＜Time＞0:00am – 2:05pm
＜Venue＞Convention Hall 2F, Room 511ABC
＜Guest Speakers＞CEO of TWIN ENGINE Inc.：Koji Yamamoto, Producer Creative & Production：N
TWIN ENGINE’s CEO Koji Yamamoto and Planning Producer Naokado Fujiyama will be sharing some insights about all-time-favorite titles “Vinland Saga SEASON 2”, “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” and the movie “Mononoke”! Additionally, we will be revealing information about the new collaborative project of TWIN ENGINE, GOOD SMILE COMPANY and MAX FACTORY called “Plantopia”. Kenji Nakamura, director of the movie “Mononoke” and Takahiro Sakurai, who plays the role as “the medicine seller” have prepared an exclusive video message for the attendees of the panel. First 300 attendees will receive “Vinland Saga Season 2” AX limited character sticker (4 types will be distributed randomly). Let’s see which character sticker you get!
The booth is showcasing the main visual of the animated feature film, “Drifting Home.” When taking a picture inside the booth, you’ll recei
ve an exclusive sticker. This sticker is first come, first served, so make sure to come visit our booth before it runs out!
＜Venue＞Booth 221, 222, 321, 322