VIZ Media has today shared that they’ll be bringing the creators of DEADMAN WONDERLAND’s manga to this year’s Anime Central convention in Chicago as official guests of honor. Both series author Jinsei Kataoka and illustrator Kazuma Kondou will be celebrating their first official professional appearances in North America, taking place in a number of panels and autograph sessions alike. Originally published in Japan back in 2007 via the Shonen Ace magazine, the manga would go on to be adapted for anime in 2011.
Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou as a 2018 Guests of Honor! You may recognize them best as the writer and artist duo behind the best-selling DEADMAN WONDERLAND series. https://t.co/Q5XEvx7RMy #ACen2018 pic.twitter.com/RclMAGxS8z
— Anime Central (@animecentral) March 24, 2018
Both the original manga and its anime adaptation hold massive popularity in international territories, often finding themselves with high rankings in online Western forums. Both Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou are definitely a powerhouse duo within the manga universe, with a wide-variety of published works shared between the two including DEADMAN WONDERLAND, Eureka Seven (Manga), Smokin’ Parade, and more.
With further information to be shared in the near future regarding panel times, we’ll be sure to keep you updated with your essential DEADMAN WONDERLAND fix. Further information can be found via VIZ Media’s official website.