EVENT: What's Going On @ SDCC 2012


Ahoy ye land-lubbin’ manga fans! SJ Alpha is hosting the most epic fan meet-up of the year at San Diego Comic-Con! Find our One Piece themed JUMP Truck by the beautiful pier to enjoy free frozen treats (while supplies last) and a whole bunch of fun activities!

No SDCC pass?! No worries! Since it’s an outside event, you don’t have to be a Comic-Con attendee to attend the SJ Fan Meet-Up. Plus the first hundred SJ Alpha Members to show up at the JUMP Truck will receive a special gift bag!

So join our crew! Put on your best SHONEN JUMP cosplay and come hang out with the SJ Alpha editors and other SJ fans in San Diego!

WHAT: SJ Fan Meet-Up at the JUMP Truck
WHEN: 7/14 Saturday 3PM–? @ 5th Ave Pier
WHERE: Behind Hall H of San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Comic-Con Event Guide

Take a Picture with 3D LUFFY!
Meet our special guest, Monkey D. Luffy...in 3D! At the SJ Fan Meet-Up and at the VIZ Booth (Booth #2813), there will be a photo op with the rubbery SHONEN JUMP superstar!

SJ Alpha Members Only!
To get the special SJ Alpha gift bag, you’ll need your SJ Alpha Members-Only badge ribbon. If you’re a current member, you’ll receive an email from us with a special code.  Bring the code to the SDCC VIZ Booth (Booth #2813) or the JUMP Truck to receive an SJ Alpha Members-Only badge ribbon (while supplies last).

SJ Alpha Panel!
7/14 Saturday Noon @ Room 7AB
This year’s panel’s gonna get SERIOUS! We’re inviting Yoshihisa Heishi (Editor-in-Chief of Weekly Shonen Jump, founding editor of Yu-Gi-Oh!), Kouji Yoshida (editor of Death Note), and Kengo Monji (editor of Bakuman) as special guests. We’ll have a heated Q&A showdown between Japanese and American editors—a veritable crossfire of expert opinions and a behind-the-scenes look into the manga world.

Plus! Stay tuned for the big announcements at our panel or on our Twitter @shonenjump.
The SJ Alpha panel is subject to change without notice.


While you’re at SDCC, be sure to swing by the VIZ Booth (#2813) to collect all the SHONEN JUMP related freebies! Here’s how to get them.

SJ Alpha Posters!
Make sure to collect the two versions of our SJ Alpha posters to complete your set! Available at the VIZ Booth (#2813).

SJ Alpha Bags!
Complete a Stamp Rally card at the VIZ Booth (#2813) and get this year’s convention bag with the WSJA debut issue cover!

Con Special for New SJ Alpha Members!
If you sign up for an SJ Alpha annual membership at the VIZ Booth (#2813), you’ll receive the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Slifer the Sky Dragon card on-site! Plus all the members-only benefits start that day!

See you at San Diego!

Related Links:
SJ Fan Meet-ups
San Diego Comic-Con
Slifer the Sky Dragon


Submitted by Samyueru on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 18:31

Will you people ever hold one in jackson, mississippi?!

Submitted by Ashirogi6 on Sun, 07/08/2012 - 06:46

hold one in minneapolis or somewhere! wonder what treats they had on the jump truck...

Submitted by luckylucky777 on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 09:53

is this over?

Submitted by John Bae on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 12:53

July 14! Details are in the news item you are commenting on.

Submitted by Litet on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 00:23

Has anyone recibe their email? With that code? Or anyone known when they are going to send It to The sjalpha members?

Thanks in avance :)

Submitted by John Bae on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 12:52

Email will be sent soon!

Submitted by theduelingjuggalo on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 14:10

e mail about what?

Submitted by John Bae on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 15:07

The SJ ALPHA code for an SJ-ALPHA item at SDCC. If you are an annual paying member, you will get one.

Submitted by kamkill on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 13:46

well that sucks for the people that can't make it. also did they announce when slifer will be sent out?

Submitted by John Bae on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 13:55

SLIFER should go out by end of this month.

Submitted by JKisivuli on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 16:12

hey guys does anybody know where to go so that they can send the book in the mail to your house instead of having to have to read it on the computer? seriously. if you know PLEEEEASE tell me!!!!!!