We are excited to announce that Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Mangaka Kotaro Takata will attend AX2023 as Guest of Honor! Catch Kotaro Takata in these panels!

Event Details

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead World Premiere!

Date: Saturday, July 1st

Time: 12:30pm 

Room: Petree Hall

Join VIZ for the world premiere screening of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead! Special guest Kotaro Takata will be on deck to take us on a deep dive into the gory, gruesome details of drawing Zom 100. Satisfy your hunger and feed on the brains behind Zom 100, plus score some sweet freebies!


VIZ Official Industry Panel

Date: Sunday, July 2nd

Time: 4:30pm 

Room: Room 408

Welcome our special guests from Japan, Kotaro Takata, the artist of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, and Masakazu Morita, the voice of BLEACH’s Ichigo Kurosaki! Plus, check out what’s upcoming for all your favorite series including Chainsaw Man, Spy x Family, My Hero Academia, and more!


About Kotaro Takata

Kotaro Takata first hit the manga scene in 2009 with Hallelujah Overdrive!, which ran in Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine. In 2017, he served as the artist on another Monthly Shonen Sunday title called I Am Sherlock, written by Naomichi Io. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is his follow-up series.


If you’re interested in attending Anime Expo 2023 and see this Guests of Honor, be sure to grab your badge now!

We look forward to seeing all of you in-person at the Los Angeles Convention Center this July!

Anime Expo 2023  will run from July 1 through July 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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