TOKYOPOP® Founder Stu Levy To Speak At Multiple International Events

Makes appearances in Japan, China and the United Arab Emirates
 
 
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LOS ANGELES - March 22, 2018 - PRLog -- Stu Levy, founder and CEO of TOKYOPOP®, a POP Media Holdings company and global manga leader, will be appearing at several global events this spring.

At the upcoming Anime Japan in Tokyo on March 23rd, Stu will be moderating two panels covering the North American anime market, with both English and Japanese language support. He will be joined by Kun Gao (Crunchyroll), Adam Zehner (Funimation) and Shawne Kleckner (RightStuf Anime) for Foremost Factors in the North American Online Market (北米オンラインマーケット最前線), and Phillip Ward-Schmidt (Anime Central), Kimberly Merani (Otakon) and Yaz Noya-Collins (Lynks International) for Real Marketing Strategy (リアル マーケティング ストラテジー).

On March 28th at the annual Golden Rooster Hundred Flowers Film Festival, Stu will be speaking on a short  panel and presenting an award at the evening's televised event. Honoring superior works in the categories of documentay, virtual reality (VR), online movies, animation and short films, the awards cover a wide range of genres and themes from around the world.

Stu will next be at the Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) in Dubai, UAE leading a panel entitled Adapting Comic Books & Manga into Film/TV on April 5th, and on April 6th he will host a workshop titled Creating Manga. Celebrating regional and international geek culture, MEFCC held its first event in 2012 and is a central hub for comic culture in the Middle East.

"Technology has facilitated communications across the globe," said Stu Levy.  "By sharing a passion for pop culture, everyone can realize how truly similar we are – and that's the type of positivity I enjoy encountering worldwide".

Details about the events can be found below:

ANIME JAPAN
Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6th Floor, Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan

3/23 (1pm - 3pm) — "Online and Real": A Guide to the North American Anime Market (「オンラインとリアル」北米アニメ市場攻法)
VIPO press release (Japanese only): https://www.vipo.or.jp/news/15052/

GOLDEN ROOSTER HUNDRED FLOWERS FILM FESTIVAL
Hainan International Convention & Exhibition Center, Xiuying Qu, Haikou Shi, Hainan Sheng, China

3/28 (2pm) — Microfilm forum panel
3/28 (6pm) — Award presentation
Sina press release (Chinese only): http://ent.sina.com.cn/zz/2018-01-19/doc-ifyqtycx0085674....

MIDDLE EAST FILM AND COMIC CON
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4/5 (4pm - 4:45pm) — Cineclub - Adapting Comic Books & Manga into Film/TV 4/6 (5pm - 5:45pm) — Creating Manga

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