Posted Nov 07, 2023 by Callista Gonzalez

Yen Press at Anime NYC 2023: Going Big at Our Last Show of the Year!

For many, the month of November means Thanksgiving and early holiday shopping. For us at Yen Press, it's the month when Anime NYC takes place! There is a ton of fun to be had at this year's Anime NYC, taking place from November 17th to 19th! We’ll be at Booth 1706, right by the main entrance of the Exhibit Hall. With our giant LED screen and a counter filled with too many books, you can’t miss us!

With Anime NYC being our last convention of the year, we're bringing along many of this year's greatest hits as well as classics from both Yen Press and Ize Press. You can also get a free tote bag featuring Solo Leveling and Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint with the purchase of $40 or more, and an Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint poster with the purchase of Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint, Vol. 1 (comic)!

Along with great deals on books and a fun [Oshi No Ko] photo op at our booth, we also have several activities in which attendees can win prizes! 

All Day, Every Day​ Freebies:
·      The Villainess Turns the Hourglass bookmarks​
·      The World After the Fall/Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint double-sided poster​
·      Yen Press catalogs
·      Ize Press catalogs

All Day, One Day Freebies:​
·      Friday-only7FATES: CHAKHO bookmarks​
·      Saturday-onlyTHE STAR SEEKERS bookmarks​
·      Sunday-only DARK MOON: THE BLOOD ALTAR bookmarks​

Booth Activities:
·      Ize Press Newsletter Sign-Up: Sign up for the Ize Press Newsletter to get a free lanyard featuring the six original launch series from Ize Press.
·      Yen Press Anime Tie-in Poster Giveaways: We’ll also have a variety of posters for you to take home, and the selection changes every day! Posters include anime tie-ins such as The Eminence in Shadow, Shy, A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special, Delicious in Dungeon, The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy, and Sasaki and Peeps.
·      Button Plinko: Play a game of plinko to win one of four buttons, choosing from Bungo Stray Dogs: Dazai, Chuuya, Age Fifteen, When I Became a Commoner, They Broke Off Our Engagement!, Cheerful Amnesia, or The Horizon. ​
·      Fruits Basket Sticker Board: Vote on who’s your favorite character from Fruits Basket to win a beautiful postcard from Fruits Basket: Complete Anime Natsuki Takaya Illustrations. No wrong answers!
·      Agents of the Four Seasons Sticker Board: Winter, spring, summer, or fall? Vote on your favorite season to win a pretty painted-edge character card set from Agents of the Four Seasons.
·      Trivia Game: Answer trivia questions to win up to three prizes, from the Bocchi the Rock! handheld fans, Blade & Bastard posters , or the Lord Hades's Ruthless Marriage greeting cards.

Booth Activity Schedule:
Friday, November 17th
·      2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Newsletter Sign-Up and Poster Giveaway
·      3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Button Plinko
·      5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Fruits Basket Sticker Board
·      6:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – Trivia Game
Saturday, November 18th
·      10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Newsletter Sign-Up and Poster Giveaway
·      11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Button Plinko
·      1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. – Agents of the Four Seasons Sticker Board
·      2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Trivia Game
·      4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Button Plinko
·      5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Newsletter Sign-Up and Poster Giveaway
Sunday, November 19th
·      10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Newsletter Sign-Up and Poster Giveaway
·      11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Button Plinko
·      1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. – Trivia Game
·      2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Newsletter Sign-Up and Poster Giveaway

Also, we'll be hosting three panels taking place on Saturday 11/18. Be sure to stop by our panels to meet the editorial staff of Yen Press and Ize Press and hear what exciting new series we'll be releasing in the future. And most exciting of all, we'll also be hosting a panel that features Sleepy-C, the main artist of Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint!

Anime NYC Panel Schedule 
Ize Press Industry Panel: Saturday 11/18, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Panel Room 3 – Room 1E16
Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint - Featuring Sleepy-C: Saturday 11/18, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM in Panel Room 2 – Room 1E13-12
Yen Press Industry Panel: Saturday 11/18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM in Panel Room 2 – Room 1E13-12

If you miss your chance to see Sleepy-C at the Ize Press and Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint panels, she’ll also have autograph signing sessions:

Sleepy-C at Anime NYC
Thursday 11/16 

Manga Spot Signing 
Location: Turnstyle Underground Market, 1000 S 8th Ave
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Friday 11/17 
Anime NYC Signing*
Location: Autograph Area, Back of Hall 3B
Time: 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Kinokuniya NYC Signing*
Location: 1073 6th Ave
Time: 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 11/18 
Anime NYC Signing*
Location: Autograph Area, Back of Hall 3B
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
*Ticketed Events
We look forward to meeting fans at Anime NYC 2023!