San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2019: 'Dragon Ball' and 'Seis Manos' set to enthrall anime fans this year
It remains to be seen if there are any surprises 'Dragon Ball' will dish out this year. Rumors of Dragon Ball Super's sequel series are milling around and it remains to be seen if this announcement will be made.
The San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is just a couple of days away and anime fans cannot wait for the exclusives they will get to see this year, starting off with 'Dragon Ball' fans. The series has been one of anime's top rankers and despite a long absence, has remained an eternal fan favorite.
The series made a comeback last year with 2019 marking the 30th anniversary of 'Dragon Ball Z' and is set to make an appearance at the SDCC this year. The last time 'Dragon Ball' made an appearance (2018), it gave the packed Hall H a look at the first full-length trailer for 'Dragon Ball Super: Broly.'
Legendary DBZ voice actors, Sean Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Sonny Strait (Krillin) and Monica Rial (Bulma) will be part of the panel. The session will take place July 18, Thursday, in panel room 6BCF at 2:15 p.m.
As far as what may happen when Toei Animation makes it to the convention this year, the plans are still up in the air. Rumors of Dragon Ball Super's sequel series are milling around and it remains to be seen if this announcement will be made. Toei Animation produced the cult classic, 'Dragon Ball' series, while Viz Media distributes the show along with other popular anime's 'One Piece', 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure', 'One-Punch Man', and 'Sailor Moon'.
The other player who will set the stage alight this time is VIZ Media as it brings panels of its hit shows. The distribution and entertainment company shared a comprehensive panel list with Comicbook. One of its most popular series is 'Dragon Ball Super.'
'Shonen Jump' will have a session at panel room 6A. Robbie Daymond, the voice actor will shed light on his role as Mistuki in 'Boruto: Naruto Next Generations'. The panel is scheduled between 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. July 19 (Friday).
This is followed by a 'Seis Manos' session at Panel Room 6BCF, which will feature the cast and crew including Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Jonny Cruz (Overwatch), Angelica Vale (Jane the Virgin) and Danny Trejo (Machete) alongside the creators and writers. Panel guests will also participate in an official autograph session in the Sails Pavilion. The session is slated July 20 (Saturday) between 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
In addition to the panels, anime show merchandise will be available as well.