EVENTS: Meet Masakazu Katsura at the SJ Fan Meet-Up!


SHONEN JUMP Alpha is causing a ruckus in the Big Apple! There’s A LOT of SJ Alpha activities going on at New York Comic Con, and we want to tell you about it first!

SJ Alpha Yearbook 2013 is coming!

To celebrate the launch year of Weekly SHONEN JUMP Alpha, we’re releasing a special print collector SJ Alpha Yearbook 2013 as a gift for SJ Alpha members.*

For those lucky to attend, we’re releasing a limited run NYCC 2012 Exclusive Edition at the SJ Fan Meet-Up and NYCC. 

How can you get the  SJ Alpha Yearbook 2013?

Be the first ones to get the SJ Alpha Yearbook for FREE by coming to the SJ Fan Meet-Up! We’re throwing a party at Kinokuniya Bookstore where we’ll be celebrating the SJ Alpha Yearbook NYCC Exclusive Edition with a storefront takeover SHONEN JUMP style!**

Plus! There will be an autograph session by Masakazu Katsura (creator of I”s, Video Girl Ai, Zetman, and one of the featured artists in the SJ Alpha Yearbook with the exclusive one-shot chapter preview of Sachie-chan Good!!) on site!

Arrive early cuz we'll start handing out tickets for the autograph at 5PM at Kinokuniya NYC Main Store.***

Get your event invitation at the VIZ Media Booth (#2042) on 10/11 (Thur) & 10/12 (Fri).

Can’t make the party?!  Don’t worry!

The yearbook will also be available for free at the VIZ Media Booth (#2042) on 10/13 (Sat) & 10/14 (Sun).

Also, if you are an SJ Alpha member, you’ll get the SJ Alpha Yearbook in the mail by December 2012.

Time: 10/13(Sat) @ 7:45PM-8:45 PM
Place: Room 1A23

TEAMJUMP (SJ Alpha editors) will be hosting a panel at NYCC where we’ll be making major announcements! Plus, meet our special guest, SHONEN JUMP artist Masakazu Katsura! Got any questions for this legendary SJ creator? Ask them at the panel! For real-time updates and live tweets from this event, follow us on Twitter @shonenjump.

SJ Fan Meet-Up @ Kinokuniya
Time: 10/12 (Fri) @ 5:00-8:00PM
Place: 1073 6th Avenue, New York, NY

For more information, be sure to visit us at the VIZ Media Booth (#2042) at New York Comic Con!

Related Links:
SJ Alpha Yearbook 2013
SJ Fan Meet-Ups
New York Comic Con

* Applies to SJ Alpha members who have registered their current shipping address in Viz Manga account profile by 11/16/2012. Offer valid while supplies last. Click HERE to learn more.
** While supplies last.
*** Autograph session will last an hour. Limited to a maximum of 120 signings on a first come, first served basis. Ticketing will start at 5PM at Kinokuniya NYC Main Store.



Submitted by John Bae on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 14:14

What?! He's coming?!

Submitted by HolyPaladin on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 20:05

Yes, I'm Coming With SLENDERMAN

Submitted by Lizzy on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 08:11

Yahoo! I can not wait to see it! I cannot make it to NY but hope you guys have fun! So, dose this count for all members who have the Alpha membership? I so hope so!

Submitted by John Bae on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 09:42

All members will definitely get the yearbook. The NYCC edition will not have the fourth promo card tipped inside like the edition for members.

Submitted by GasmonH on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 09:26

Damn I'm not a subscriber, nor do I live in NYC. Looks like I wont be getting that Otter 11 one shot D:

Submitted by HolyPaladin on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 22:45

John Bae

Where Did you get the Madara Mask?

Submitted by TechGenusMaster on Sat, 10/20/2012 - 22:06


Submitted by HolyPaladin on Sat, 10/20/2012 - 23:38

You still up little boy

Submitted by HolyPaladin on Sat, 10/20/2012 - 23:38

wonder what your parents would say if they found you up this late

Submitted by TechGenusMaster on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 05:46

Bro's B-day. Can stay up as long as wanted. Almost.
Dad just sent me too bed, stayed up an extra 10min. for this.