It has been revealed that Takeshi Obata, the artist behind popular manga series such as Death Note, Bakuman, and most recently All You Need Is Kill, will be attending New York Comic Con this year. At the event, which takes place on October 9- 12 at the Javits Center in New York City, Takeshi Obata will be participating in panels and autographing items on October 9th and 10th.
Lance Fensterman, the Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP, the company hosting the event, had this to say about Takeshi Obata coming to the event:
“Our vision for New York Comic Con is to bring a wide range of pop culture content from all over the world to fans every year. Takeshi Obata is one of the leading manga artists in the world and one of the best creative forces in entertainment today. We couldn’t be more excited about his participation in New York Comic Con this year.”