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Unedited Feed from the Viz Industry panel at New York Anime Festival 2009. Transcription: bayoab
Note: ( ) is usually commenting on the panel and was not said.

12:15:50 <bay|NYAF|Viz> All right...
12:15:53 <bay|NYAF|Viz> We're going to get started erly
12:16:05 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Online marketing manager and sj brand manager
13:16:08 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Director of Marketing Candice
12:16:22 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Going to start with a giveaway
12:18:26 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Let's get started with Haikasoru Scifi line
12:18:39 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Book of Heroes, $23.99
12:18:55 <bay|NYAF|Viz> by same creator as brave story, Miyabe Miyuki
12:19:24 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Loups-Garous by Natsuhiko Kyogoku, $16.99
12:20:18 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Slum Online, Hiroshi Sakurzaka, $13.99
12:20:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> avail March 2010
12:20:45 <bay|NYAF|Viz> The Next continent, Issui Ogawa, may 2010, $16.99
12:21:03 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Viz Kids
12:21:29 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Pokemon poster collection, $9.99
12:21:51 <bay|NYAF|Viz> on sale now, not available online, newsstands and bookstores only
12:22:18 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Pokemon: Giratina and the sky warrior ani-manga, based on movie 11, on sale nov 3, $11.99
12:22:43 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Kirby, available sept 2010,
12:22:47 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $7.99
12:22:57 <bay|NYAF|Viz> includes bonus 4 panel color strips
12:22:59 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Shonen Jump
12:23:27 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Nartuo Shippude Airing on Disney XD
12:23:47 <bay|NYAF|Viz> episodics: vol 1 now, 2 oct 09, , 3 nov 09, 4 dec 09, movie nov 10th, $24.92 for the episodics...
12:23:51 <bay|NYAF|Viz> available o nDVD and itunes
12:23:56 <bay|NYAF|Viz> possible boxset in january
12:24:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> special edition clash of ninja revolution III featuring the shippuden movie..
12:24:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> for pre-order only at gamestop
12:25:06 <bay|NYAF|Viz> next week, will be airing jiraya special...
12:25:13 <bay|NYAF|Viz> bleach movie 2 diamond dust rebellion, $24.92
12:25:28 <bay|NYAF|Viz> episodics 30 march 2010, 31 june 2010, 32 sept 2010, $24.92 srp
12:25:44 <bay|NYAF|Viz> box sets, 4 pt 1 ov 09, 4 pt 2 feb 2010, 5 jue 2010, $49.95
12:26:22 <bay|NYAF|Viz> yugioh, gx vol 4 elemental hero absolute zero, jan 2010, $9.99
12:26:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> yugioh r vol 3, gorz the emissary ofdarkess, feb 2010 $9.99
12:26:38 <bay|NYAF|Viz> one piece
12:26:55 <bay|NYAF|Viz> an 24-28, feb 29-33, mar 34-38, apr 39-43, may 44-48, jun 49-53
12:26:59 <bay|NYAF|Viz> vol 23 dec 2009
12:27:05 <bay|NYAF|Viz> all off them will have special things in them in the back
12:27:09 <bay|NYAF|Viz> nov shonen jump will detail it
12:28:03 <bay|NYAF|Viz> bakuman, premiering in sj magazine may, vol 1 avail aug 2010
12:27:50 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $9.99
12:27:57 <bay|NYAF|Viz> by the death note creators
12:28:17 <bay|NYAF|Viz> "some of those people are not characters, we email them daily"
12:28:30 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Toriko, premiere in sj feb issue, vol 1 june 2010
12:28:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $9.99
12:29:01 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Ultimo
12:29:04 <bay|NYAF|Viz> graphic novel on sale feb 2010
12:29:47 <bay|NYAF|Viz> exclusive stuff in the mgazine.... for it
12:29:47 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Viz Signature
12:29:56 <bay|NYAF|Viz> sigikki.com
12:30:14 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Bringing over comics from ikki magazine in Japan
12:30:28 <bay|NYAF|Viz> All on the website live, 3 chapters for each series
12:30:33 <bay|NYAF|Viz> The site will get refreshed in october first
12:31:32 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Two new series ... What's the answer Oct 22nd, by Tonda Bayashi? and Bob and His Funky Crew, Nov 19th, by Kondo?
12:31:52 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Gente, Vol 1 July 2010, story and art by Natsume ono.. the followup to ristorate
12:32:15 <bay|NYAF|Viz> 2010 series from viz media -not simple (jan), ristornate paradiso in march, house of five leaves in april (all manga)
12:32:18 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $12.99
12:32:21 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Monster Anime
12:32:25 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Airing October 12th Syfy
12:32:30 <bay|NYAF|Viz> DVD box set 1, chapters 1-15 uncut
12:32:34 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Dec 8 2009, $59.90
12:32:59 <bay|NYAF|Viz> The day after the episodes have been broadcast, you can watch them on hulu
12:33:19 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Shoujo Beat
12:33:27 <bay|NYAF|Viz> nana DVD box set 1
12:33:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> eps 1-11.5 uncut
12:33:34 <bay|NYAF|Viz> avilabale now, $59.90
12:33:40 <bay|NYAF|Viz> digital editions, dubbed on itunes, subtitled on hulu
12:33:53 <bay|NYAF|Viz> honey and clover, 1-13 uncut, last week, $59.90,samefor digital
12:33:54 <bay|NYAF|Viz> (box set 1
12:34:05 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Library wars love and war manga
12:34:46 <bay|NYAF|Viz> vol 1 june 2010, hiro arikawa original cocept, sotry and art by kiiro yumi
12:34:16 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $9.99
12:35:13 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Vampire Knight official fan book sept 2010
12:35:32 <bay|NYAF|Viz> 16 color pages, DJ, bonus manga sections
12:36:43 <bay|NYAF|Viz> another giveaway
12:37:40 <bay|NYAF|Viz> New: Grand Guignol Orchestra by Kaori Yuki, oct 2010
12:38:07 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Nice to meet you kamisama (hajimemashite kamismaa), julietta suzuki, nov 2010
12:38:09 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Shonen Sunday
12:38:22 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Rin-ne manga
12:38:29 <bay|NYAF|Viz> vol 1 oct 2009, first ever US/JP simul
12:38:33 <bay|NYAF|Viz> preorder at therumicworld.com
12:38:36 <bay|NYAF|Viz> $9.99
12:38:49 <bay|NYAF|Viz> rumiko takahashi
12:39:55 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Inuyasha the final act, october 3rd
12:39:42 <bay|NYAF|Viz> shonensunday..com/anime
12:40:25 <bay|NYAF|Viz> it will be hosting all 167 eps of Inuyasha too
12:40:46 <bay|NYAF|Viz> also will be able to stream the episodes on hulu...
12:40:46 <bay|NYAF|Viz> but go here
12:41:09 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Thats the end of the presentation
12:41:09 <bay|NYAF|Viz> but one more giveaway
12:44:13 <bay|NYAF|Viz> got time, open to Q&A, be gentle...
12:44:26 <bay|NYAF|Viz> please don't ask about if we are going to acquire something..
12:44:33 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q; What happened to Shoujo beat magazine?
12:44:53 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: economics... had to choose between putting out the magazine vs new titles...
12:45:56 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Question about naruto airing... A: question for disney...
12:47:42 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: (something about the subtitling in H&C) A: refer that to the subtitling people
12:47:57 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Why pokemon movie 9 had mono audio? A: No idea...
12:48:15 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Pokemon movie 12? A: No comment
12:48:29 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q; Naruto issue 37/38... edited content...?
12:48:35 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: would have to ask the editor...
12:49:00 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: With the manga speed up, do you have some sort of new partnership with funimation?
12:49:23 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: No, but we always try ad work together as much as we can
12:50:09 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Will disney censor (something) A: question for disney
12:50:35 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Viz planning to do anything with HD content? A: Yes.
12:51:26 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Fan reaction to series.. bokurano and. tokyo flow chart.... A: (talks about popularity of bokurano and complexity of the latter)
12:51:29 <bay|NYAF|Viz> (in japan for bokurano)
12:52:06 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Pokemon adventures past vol 7? A: We don't know... no wait.. the answer is yes...
12:52:39 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Speed up on naruto and one piece, eventual plans to speed up on bleach or inuyasha? A: we don't know... but.. inuyasha.. is technically monthly starting in july...
12:52:45 <bay|NYAF|Viz> vol 41 is out this month
12:53:15 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Hitman reborn dub? A: we don't know
12:53:35 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Inuyasha final series on CN or [as]? A: no, not known at this time
12:54:11 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Legend of Zelda mangas under viz kids... one for twilight princess... A: as of this point, we've only licensed up to vol 9 so twilight isn't part of that
12:54:37 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: PSME reprint plans? A: no comment..
12:55:14 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: For jump people, considering something similar to oshinbo with kochikame? A: look into it
12:55:42 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Couple of older titles in limbo.... dagger kamui... .. pllease bring us? A: noted
12:56:13 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q; Naruto shippuden rising akatasuki? A: Nov is my guess...
12:56:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> check namco bandai
12:56:43 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Dr. Slump omnibus? A: Hadn't discussed that but i'll add itt to the list
12:57:06 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: With some of the Viz films, H&C, DN movies which you did the fathom events, is there any aim to do more of those?
12:57:58 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: (basically non-answer, always will try for more)
12:58:13 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: With the inuyasha book which you just game away, any plans to do more of those?
12:58:34 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: yes, we are going to continue putting them out.... (omnibus versions)
12:58:42 <bay|NYAF|Viz> vol 2 feb, then every 3 months
12:58:55 <bay|NYAF|Viz> omnibus naruto? look into it
12:58:58 <bay|NYAF|Viz> (think it was omnibus)
12:59:35 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: considering the INuyasha manga will there be filler? A: we haven't been able to watch it.. so we don't know
13:00:03 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Expanding the Rumic world website... putting up some of the older sites online too? A: thought about it.
13:00:39 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Viz plan to continue the Shakugan no Shana light novel series?
13:01:01 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: Who in this room started the campaign? I get 3 emails a week for it... Actually, i can't answer that right now..
13:01:17 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Any plans bleach games on next gen? A: Have to ask sega...
13:01:45 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Continuing Hikaru no go DVDs or any of those limbo DVDs? A: No.
13:02:03 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Digital content sub v dub? A; mostly hulu = sub, itunes = dub
13:02:24 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: How is Haikasoru line performing? A: we're surprised at the fan reception, buyers are enthusiastic...
13:02:58 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Getting novels on highschool reading lists? A: attended events to get them there
13:03:16 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Streaming Inuyasha... OP/ED intact for TFA? A: Can't answer that right now...
13:03:38 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Lag from Japan for simulcast? A: Couple hours
13:04:37 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Monster omnibus? A: have thought about it...
13:05:06 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Have to mention Children of the Sea since there are Viz themes on Google
13:05:14 <bay|NYAF|Viz> google.com/comicsthemes
13:05:38 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Themes for gmail itself? Most are for igoogle.
13:05:41 <bay|NYAF|Viz> A: Look into it
13:06:00 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: How exactly does simulcast process work for us. A: Same as normal but faster.
13:06:24 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Scripts early? A: if we can get that, its awesome
13:06:29 <bay|NYAF|Viz> 10% of the time to do the process
13:06:57 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Q: Jdrama and live-action shows? A: Viz pictures does the live action materials...
13:07:31 <bay|NYAF|Viz> We have to end, you can check us twitter @viz_media and on the websites, thank you
13:16:24 <bay|NYAF|Viz> Monster will be 5 vols and quarterly
Notes: None