January 31-February 1, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel
San Francisco Airport
Check out these one-of-a-kind opportunities to meet and talk with Animation Industry insiders, get the scoop on what's coming down the pipeline, and learn the tips and tricks of the trade!
Remember the first time you saw Happy Tree Friends, before you knew what the joke was? You kind of wondered what your friend who said, “Dude! You have to check this out!” was so excited about. It was just a bunch of cute little animals doing stupid things until, suddenly…something happened and you got the joke. Series writers Ken Pontac and Warren Graff LOVE to see people get the joke for the first time, so bring a friend who’s never seen the show, and blow their minds a little.
Join the Crunchyroll staff as they share announcements, news, and insights into the world of international anime streaming!
Can anime conventions survive, let alone grow, in this tough economy? Join Robotech.com's Vice President of Marketing Kevin McKeever for an in depth look at these issues and the surprising answer.
Join Harmony Gold’s Kevin McKeever as he showcases all the latest live action and animated Robotech productions.
Join SEGA as they walk you through the magic of the SEGA 3D Classics, which include games such as Sonic The Hedgehog, Space Harrier, and Streets of Rage, and learn about the level of detail that has gone into recreating these classic titles in 3D, now available on Nintendo 3DS. Topics include transforming 2D to 3D, recreating arcade machines, and other SEGA tidbits.
Sekai Project is an upcoming localization company that focuses on Japanese media content. From manga to visual novels, we are out there to look for the next big thing. This panel is covering current and upcoming projects.
Over the past 3 years fans have watched in horror as reports of layoffs, production cutbacks and corporate failures have hit the anime industry. Fans are now asking: Does the industry have a bright future? Join Harmony Gold’s Vice President of Marketing, Kevin McKeever as he shows how the industry got here and where it is going.
Interested in what it's like to turn your hobby into a career? Meet with staff from Crunchyroll, ranging from marketers to engineers, as they share their secrets on how to get a job in the industry and what's it's like to live the anime life!