Day 2: Viz Panel Liveblog

12:12 PM (Mike): Announce “Bleach Day,” at Comic-Con. We actually have press passes to Comic-Con too, and we are going to go try to interview Tite Kubo!

12:15 PM (Mike): They’re talking about manga now. One Pound Gospel, Real, Slam Dunk

12:20 PM (Mike): solanin, which sounds kinda like Honey and Clover; aimed at twentysomethings

12:20 PM (Mike): Black Lagoon, the manga. Dust jackets at Comic Con

12:23 PM (Mike): Bleach manga box set, vol. 1-21. MSRP $150. Naruto box, Vol. 1-27. Death Note box, Vol. 1-12.

12:30 PM (Mike): Still talking about manga releases. Will wait until licensing announcements.

12:31 PM (Mike): A shoujo manga about massages?

12:33 PM (Mike): Doing drawings/door prizes. Maybe I missed the new license announcements?

12:37 PM (Mike): Q&A now. Looks like it’s over. Oh well.

Author: gendomike

Michael lives in the Los Angeles area, and has been into anime since he saw Neon Genesis Evangelion in 1999. Some of his favorite shows include Full Metal Alchemist, Honey and Clover, and Welcome to the NHK!. Since 2003 he has gone to at least one anime convention every year. A public radio junkie, which naturally led to podcasting, he now holds a seminary degree and is looking to become Dr. Rev. Otaku Bible Man any day now. Michael can be reached at You can also find his Twitter account at @gendomike.