TOKYO COMIC CON 2020

NEWS

2020.11.06

Ambassador & Virtual Supporter & Main Visual of Tokyo Comic Con 2020 are now announced!

Ebizo Ichikawa, one of the Japan’s leading Kabuki actors, has been appointed as the Tokyo Comic Con 2020 Ambassador!
Popular virtual You Tuber Kizuna AI is also appointed as the virtual supporter!
The Key Visual was finally decided and announced!.

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made a new announcement that Ebizo Ichikawa is appointed as the Ambassador at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Tokyo Comic Con 2020 with gorgeous celebrity guests, such as Michel J Fox, Elijah Wood, Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci and Noah Schnapp and more! Ebizo Ichikawa, a top star in the Kabuki world and is known as a movie lover, has been appointed as the ambassador for Tokyo Comic Con 2020! He is scheduled to appear as a guest on some of the stage content.

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(Ebizo Ichikawa XI)
He was born as the eldest son and succesor of Danjuro Ichikawa XII. He appeared on stage for the first time at age five in 1983 at the Kabukiza Theater in the role of “Harumiya” in the performance of The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari). In 1985, he received the stage name Ichikawa Shinnosuke VII, an honorific name in the Ichikawa lineage, and made his full stage debut in the performance of “Kikanbou” in “Uiro-uri” also at the Kabukiza Theater. Then he took the name Ebizo Ichikawa XI at Kabuki Theather in 2004. The film “Ask This of Rikyu” in 2014 was a biographical film of Sen no Rikyū in which he won Best Actor at the 37th Japan Academy Film Prize for performing the title role. Since 2015, he has been a member of the Culture and Education Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee.
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In addition, Kizuna AI, who is extremely popular as a virtual talent, is appointed as a virtual supporter! Kizuna AI will appear in the stage content, websites and various SNS.
It will surely be more exciting event with participating not only gorgeous guests but the Ambassador and the virtual supporter. Please keep your eyes on everything Tokyo Comic Con 2020 with more excited.

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【Kizuna AI】
Kizuna AI started her virtual talent career in December 2016. She became the first virtual YouTuber to launch her own channel with her slogan” I want to connect with everyone”. Her official YouTube channel, A.I. Channel, has more than 2.85 million subscribers, and her official game channel, A.I. Games, has attracted more than 1.53 million subscribers.
She has also appeared on TV and in commercials, and has become a popular virtual celebrity not just in Japan but around the world. After overcoming many difficulties, she is now working towards becoming a professional recording artist. She works hard everyday to build a bridge between humans and advanced technologies such as VR and AI. (C)Kizuna AI
<URLs for Kizuna AI related>
【A.I. Channel】https://goo.gl/uMP1DM
【A.I. Games】 https://goo.gl/Xn7u84
-SNS
【Twitter】https://twitter.com/aichan_nel
【Instagram】https://www.instagram.com/a.i.channel_official/
【Facebook】https://www.facebook.com/Kizuna-AIofficial-773286456183351/
【Weibo】https://www.weibo.com/aichannelchina
【TikTok】https://www.tiktok.com/@kizunaai0630
-Official Web Site
【Official Web Site】http://kizunaai.com/
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★Key Visual of Tokyo Comic Con 2020 is now on available!
On the Key Visual competition, we called for works by competition from this April. Many masterworks were arrived from all over the world, regardless of professional or amateur. And the artwork created by “騒音BOX / Souonnbox“ finally won the grand prize!

騒音BOX / Souonnbox’s artworks will be featured in our official web site, the official posters, the cover of brochures and Comic Con goods.
As an extra prize, “騒音BOX / Souonnbox“ will receive a pair of 3-day passes of Tokyo Comic Con 2021 and opportunity to exhibit and sell the works at a booth in the Artist Alley on ONLINE.

2020.11.04

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.7

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】
The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.7
Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy will show up the Celebrity Area!
Now plan to release his special talk event for Japanese Fans!

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the seventh announcement about autograph session that the actor, Elijah Wood, will join the Celebrity Area at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Elijah Wood, He is best known for his portrayal of Frodo Baggins in “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. The movie had huge hit in Japan and he was recognized by many movie fans.
He is expected to be appeared in many more movies and TV dramas and his popularity will only continue to grow.

Also Elijah made his film debut with a small part as child actor in “Back to the Future Part II” which is celebrating its 35 years anniversary.

It is planning the reservation for the application for Elijah Wood’s autograph at Celebrity Area. And we will receive his video message for Japanese fans and plan to release.

*It is scheduled that Autographed reservation tickets for Elijah Wood will respectively go on sale in early to mid-November.
* If you purchase a ticket, we will send you an autographed portrait (selectable).
* Video message from Elijah Wood for Japanese fans will be released in the paid area (Celebrity Area) of “Tokyo Comic Con World”.
* Please note that you cannot talk with celebrities.

2020.11.02

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.6

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】
The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.6
Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Baer from famous Fox drama series “24 Twenty-Four” will show up the Celebrity Area!
Film and drama fans sure to droll Very rare autograph session appointments are available!!

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the sixth announcement about autograph session that the actor, Kiefer Sutherland, will join the Celebrity Area at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Kiefer Sutherland had a successful movie career, starring in films such as “Stand by Me” and “Young Guns”. He is best known for his starring role as Jack Bauer in the TV drama series “24 Twenty-Four”. It has been broadcast for a long time in Japan and he became a very popular actor who is widely known to the general public. Sutherland continued to appear in movies and TV dramas and hopefully many more to come!

It is planning the reservation for the application of Kiefer Sutherland’s autograph at Celebrity Area.

*It is scheduled that Autographed reservation tickets for Kiefer Sutherland will respectively go on sale in early to mid-November.
* If you purchase a ticket, we will send you an autographed portrait (selectable).
* Kiefer Sutherland’s video message for Japanese fans is not currently set to release.
* Please note that you cannot talk with celebrities.

2020.10.23

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.5

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】
The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.5
Christina Ricci from “The Addams Family” and “Buffalo ’66” will show up the Celebrity Area!

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the fifth announcement about autograph session that the actor, Christina Rich, will join the Celebrity Area at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Christina Ricci was born in California. She played the role of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family which was supernatural black comedy movie and had huge hit in 1990’s.

She appeared in hit film such as “Buffalo ‘66” and “Sleepy Hollow” and then was recognized as famous foreign star by Japanese movie fans. Recently she has been active as a producer as well as an actor.

You can book the application for Christina Ricci’s autograph at Celebrity Area. And we will receive her video message for Japanese fans and plan to release.

*It is scheduled that Autographed reservation tickets for Christina Ricci goes on sale on end of October.
* If you purchase a ticket, we will send you an autographed portrait (selectable).
* Video message from Christina Ricci for Japanese fans will be released in the paid area (Celebrity Area) of “Tokyo Comic Con World”.
* Please note that you cannot talk with celebrities.

2020.10.19

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.4

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】
The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.4
Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin from “Stranger Things” will show up the Celebrity Area!
<< Attention for their autograph booking information and video message release >>

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the fourth announcement about autograph session that Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb Mclaughlin, who are the other two most prominent actors will join the Celebrity Area at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Gaten Matarazzo is a 18 year old American who was born and raised in New Jersey. He stars the one of the main character Dustin Henderson in “Stranger Things”(now playing on Netflix) and was recognized as famous foreign star by so much fans for TV dramas and Movies. He also has various talents and is the lead vocalist of indie-rock-band “Work In Progress”. We are sure that he is a man of the hour.

Caleb McLaughlin, he was born in Carmel Hamlet, NY and just like Gaten, he played one of the main character Lucas Sinclair in “Stranger Things”(now playing on Netflix). He also has a lot of stage carrier, and it is hoped that he will appear in more popular works in the future.

You can book the application for Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin’s autograph at Celebrity Area. And we will receive their video message for Japanese fans and plan to release.

Let’s check out booking of applications for Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin’s autograph along with the previously announced Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown’s.

*It is scheduled that Autographed reservation tickets for Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin respectively goes on sale on October 20th (Tuesday).
* If you purchase a ticket, we will send you an autographed portrait (selectable).
* Video message from Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin for Japanese fans will be released in the paid area (Celebrity Area) of “Tokyo Comic Con World”.
* Please note that you cannot talk with celebrities.

2020.10.16

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.3

【Tokyo Comic Con 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.3
Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown from “Stranger Things” will show up the Celebrity Area!

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr.Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the third announcement about autograph session that Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown, who are two young hotshot actors will join the Celebrity Area at Tokyo Comic Con 2020 on our ONLINE venue(Tokyo Comic Con World) , which will be held for three days from December 4th (Fri) to 6th(Sun).

Noah Schnapp got a big break at “Stranger Things”(now playing on Netflix) as he played the main character Will Byers, and was recognized as the famous foreign star in Japan. The 16- year-old star who has more than 18 million Instagram followers is definitely man of the hour.

In addition, you can book the application for Noah Schnapp’s autograph at Celebrity Area. And we will receive his video message for Japanese fans and plan to show.

Millie Bobby Brown, she is also one of the most prominent young actor of our time, having played the main character Eleven in “Strange Things”(Netflix, 2016-), made her film debut as the character Madison Russell in “Godzilla King of the Monsters”(2019) and most recently starred in “ Enola Holmes”(2020).

And you can book the application for Millie Bobby Brown’s autograph at Celebrity Area(Tokyo Comic Con World). (*It is NOT planning to show her video message.)

Don’t miss booking of applications for both Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown’s autograph.

*It is scheduled that Autographed reservation tickets for Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown will respectively go on sale on October 20th (Tuesday).
* If you purchase a ticket, we will send you an autographed portrait (selectable).
* Noah Schnapp’s video message for Japanese fans will be released in the paid area (Celebrity Area) of “Tokyo Comic Con World”.
* Please note that you cannot talk with celebrities.

2020.10.09

Notice of Advance ticket sales

An admission ticket is required to enter the pay site(such as celeb area, stage site, limited product EC site area).

You will receive your ID information after purchasing the admission ticket. Please log in with the info and enjoy our contents.
(one ID allows viewing on one device.)
Celebrity sign Ticket sales start date
Celebrity sign ticket will be on sale from 12:00 PM on the 10th October at Seven-Eleven ticket site.
Please notice that you will need an admission ticket to get the sign ticket. The admission fee will not be refunded even if sign ticket is sold out.
How to participate in online sign event
1) Please purchase and admission ticket for ” Comic Con World(550 yen tax included)”.
2) Please log in and got to “purchase the Celebrity sign ticket” pate.(Please check the notes before your purchase)
3) Please put the sign ticket in the shopping cart and proceed the purchase.(The autograph will be shipped for each order. Please make sure to enter your correct address.) We will not ship overseas.
4) We will send you your order number by e-mail after purchase. Please keep it safely until the autograph arrives.
5) Event day
Please log in to “Tokyo comic Con World” site and access to the celebrity area. Basically, celebrity video will be pre-recorded. However, there is also the possibility of live greeting depending on celebrity. Please keep eye on our contents!
6) We will ship your autograph via “Japan post Letter pack right” after the autograph arrives in Japan. We will inform you shipping schedule later. Please notice that tracking number will not be sent to you.

Ticket purchasing guide⇒http://ticket.tokyocomiccon.jp/

【NOTE】
●Only customers how have purchased an admission ticket in advance are eligible to purchase the online autograph ticket.
●This autograph session is an event held online. Please notice that if you come to the venue on the day, you will not be able to participate the event.
●Payment methods include credit card(VISA/MasterCard/American Express/ JCB) and convenience store payment. A separated process charge will be charged.
●We do not accept cancellation or refunds after your order has been placed. Please check carefully the “Ticket details” and your input information such as shipping address that displayed on the purchase page.

●After your purchase, we will send a “Purchase confirmation email” to the registered email address. Please enter your email address correctly. Also, please make setting to receive emails from “@ hollycontokyo.com” in your environment.
●If you do not receive the “Purchase confirmation email” after a while, please contact ” info@hollycon.jp” with your name and your order details from the registered email address. ______________________________________________________
Re-sales for commercial purposes is prohibited.
No interpreter or translation is included in videos.
Ticket sales will end as soon as the planned number of tickets is reached.
Session may be canceled due to the circumstances of actors. in that case,
we will refund or reschedule session
Basically, there is not name entry service, however, if we do the service please refer regulation note.
We do not ship overseas

2020.10.09

【 TOKYO COMIC CON 2020 】The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.2

Following the first announcement, Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.(The president Mr. Mitsuaki Munegumi) made the second announcement that Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Thomas F. Wilson were also invited as the celebrity guests at Tokyo Comic Con 2020, which will be held for three days from December 4th(Fri) to 6th(Sun). These three guests will participate in the virtual autograph session in Celebrity Area on our ONLINE venue 【 Tokyo Comic Con World https://www.tccworld.jp 】.

■TICKET SALES
Start sales from October 10th 12:00pm.
1) Advance ticket for admission to PAID AREA on “Tokyo Comic Con World”.
2) Limited tickets for Virtual autograph session with Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Thomas F. Wilson.

In Big popular Science Fiction movie “Back To the Future”, which became huge hit worldwide, Christopher Lloyd entered in all three films as Dr. Emmett ‘Doc’ L. Brown who is the partner of the main character ‘Martin Seamus MacFly, and became a famous Hollywood star in Japan.

Lea Thompson also appeared on all three films mainly as Martin’s mother. She has ever entered Japanese TV Commercial for a while and was quite popular in Japan.

We shouldn’t forget Thomas F. Wilson. He appeared on all three films as Biff Tannen who always interferes with Martin, and was recognized as a famous actor.

We are now planning an Online Talk Show of Christopher Lloyd & Thomas F. Wilson on Tokyo Comic Con World apart from their autograph session.
*Distribution method (Live stream or recorded) will be announced in near future. Please note that an Online Talk Show might be delivered by recording.

This year is the 35 years anniversary for the release of “Back to the Future” series. We hope you will join us and celebrate the long-loved movie works and four- Legend-actor participation.

*Please note that this event may happen to be canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 or other unexpected reasons.

2020.09.24

【 TOKYO COMIC CON 2020 】 The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.1

【 TOKYO COMIC CON 2020 】
The virtual autograph session with Celebrity guests Vol.1
The Legend actor, Michael J. Fox will join us!

Michael J. Fox who famously entered “Back to the Future” series will participate in our session!
We are planning to start taking pre-orders for the ticket of his virtual autograph session on Tokyo Comic Con 2020 official website from early or middle of October.

Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd. (The president Mr. Mitsuaki Munegumi) is pleased to announce firstly that Michael J. Fox is one of the celebrity guests, he will participate in the virtual autograph session. We can meet him in a virtual autograph in Celebrity Area on the ONLINE venue of Tokyo Comic Con 2020.

Michael J. Fox was the leading role on “Family Ties” which was a very popular TV program series in the US. and he became famous there. Then he appeared in the trilogy of “Back to the Future” and starred as Martin Seamus MacFly.

As everyone knows well, the movie was a huge hit worldwide and he was finally recognized as a Hollywood Stars in the world. He has been strongly requested to participate in Tokyo Comic Con for a long time, as he has ever entered in Japanese TV commercials and keeps having a good relationship with Japan.
This year is the 35 years anniversary for the release of “Back to the Future” series. We hope you will join us and celebrate the long-loved movie works and his first participation.

*Please note that this event may happen to be canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 or other unexpected reasons.
【 TOKYO COMIC CON 2020 】
Period : December 4(Fri) – 6(Sun) 2020
Online venue : Tokyo Comic Con World https://www.tccworld.jp

2020.09.24

The donation with part of the sales for photo session tickets of Tokyo Comic Con 2019.

We donated part of the sales of Tokyo Comic Con 2019’s photo session tickets to Michael J Fox Foundation. Please see their comments as follows.

 

Tokyo Comic Convention Co. LTD

Dear Friends of the Foundation,

Thank you for supporting the urgency of our mission to speed a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Your December 30, 2019 gift of $45,538.94 to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) is helping us transform the best scientific ideas into much-needed treatments and move the dial on finding a cure.

 

2020.08.20

Tokyo Comic-Con2020 ONLINE Live stream convention from Makuhari Messe!

We,Tokyo Comic-Con 2020 will be holding 3days online event on our official website, which replaces the in-person event style originally planned to be held at Makuhari Messe (Mihama-ku Chiba City) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Schedule
Period : December 4 (Fri.)-6 (Sun.) 2020
Online Start : 12:00 pm on December 4 (Fri.) to 6:00 pm on December 6 (Sun)
Live-Stream START from MakuhariMesse(Mihama-ku Chiba City):
12:00 pm on December 5 (Sat.) to 6:00 pm on December 6 (Sun)
*Live-Stream will continue to end of the Online period.

Online venue for Tokyo Comic Con 2020
Tokyo Comic Con World
URL: https://www.tccworld.jp

You can find the annual spots such as【Stage Program】, 【Celebrity Area】, 【Cosplay Area】,【Artists Alley】,【Exhibition Area】 and 【EC Area】 named “Free Content Zone (tentative name)” for visitors to enter without fees.

There will be also “Paid Content Zone” (tentative title) that will allow visitors to enter during the event period for ¥500 (tax included) and a “Premium Paid Content Zone” (tentative title) where visitors can enjoy contents that is more valuable.

In addition, on the second day of the event, we will have the broadcast lives for various programs from the stage of Makuhari Messe as usual. Also some original movie props will be displayed.

DON’T MISS everything for future Tokyo Comic Con.

Tokyo Comic Con has grown one of the world’s largest pop culture events which started out in 2016, the 2019 event draw a record more than 69,000 visitors.

It has been a place to celebrate pop culture by providing opportunities to communicate with celebrities, exhibit and film props used in movies, interact with other cosplayers that has built up a great deal of enthusiasm and excitement among fans.

This year, Tokyo Comic Con has changed its style to be more suitable for the environment of “With COVID-19” so as to keep having its culture and philosophy, and it will continue to hold the event next year and beyond, aiming for further growth. Let’s join us and keep your eyes on everything Tokyo Comic Con 2020 with excited.

※The details of the online content will be announced on the official website and other SNS as they become available.

※It’s a sample image.

2020.04.14

Key Visual Competition Is Coming Back!

We are also excited to announce the Key Visual competition will be held again due to popular demand in 2019 and now inviting artists without distinction of professional or amateur to submit their Tokyo Comic Con-inspired artworks to be featured as the main visual of this year’s event. Last year, a London-based senior film animator, Zeng, won the grand prize and his artwork was featured in the official posters, brochures or everywhere in the venue. Zeng also joined the event to interact with pop culture fans at the venue, which made them very excited.

The grand prize winner’s artwork will be featured on our official website, posters, brochures, panels and merchandise. Also, as an extra prize, the winner will receive a pair of 3-day passes for Tokyo Comic Con 2020 and an opportunity to exhibit and sell their own works at a booth in the Artists Alley where visitors can interact with the creative geniuses which include popular American comic artists and creators for Marvel and DC. A 3-day pass will also be awarded to the winner of the Student Award and the Excellent Work Award alike.

 

Be a part of Tokyo Comic Con 2020, one of the world’s largest pop culture events, with your unique creative work.

 

For more details, visit our official website at:
https://tokyocomiccon.jp/keyvisual

2020.04.14

Tokyo Comic Con 2020 Schedule Announced!

We, Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd. (President : Mitsuaki Munegumi), are pleased to announce Tokyo Comic Con 2020 will be held in Makuhari Messe (Mihama-ku, Chiba City) for three days from December 4 to 6, 2020 (Friday to Sunday) .

This year will mark the 5th consecutive year holding the event which started out in 2016 with as many as 30,000 visitors. The following year 2017 saw more than 40,000 attendees, welcoming Stan Lee, one of the most influential creators in the American comic history and the permanent goodwill ambassador of Tokyo Comic Con, in the event. In 2018, Tom Hiddleston, Ezra Miller and other celebrities joined the event with 63,146 visitors, followed by the fourth year of 2019 where Hollywood best actors that included Chris Hemsworth starred in Mighty Thor series, Jude Law from Sherlock Holmes and Orlando Bloom from Pirates of the Caribbean joined. The last year’s venue was filled with excitement when the stars hopped onto the stage to offer shows and gave photo & autograph sessions.The 2019 event draw a record 69,731 people in its three-day run which ended on a high note.

This year the brand new exciting programs will be added to the event along with the fan’s favorite photo and autograph sessions with Hollywood celebrities. So don’t miss out on everything Tokyo Comic Con 2020 has to offer!

 

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