Bandai Namco announces event schedule for Anime Expo 2014


Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 12

Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3)

Gamers attending the 2014 Anime Expo, running from Thursday to Sunday in Los Angeles, will be able to check out several gaming events being hosted by Bandai Namco. An hour-long panel on Japanese RPGs, the JRPG Power Hour, will kick things off on Thursday with talks on Tales of Hearts R, Tales of Xillia 2, and Sword Art Online. Two tournaments will also be held at the company’s booth (#101) throughout the weekend, one on Friday for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle and another on Saturday for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst. Additionally, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment producer Yosuke Futami and One Piece Unlimited World Red producer Koji Nakajima will both be on hand to sign autographs. The full event schedule is available below.

Several playable titles will be at the company’s booth as well: Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, One Piece Unlimited World Red, Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, Tales of Hearts R, and Tales of Xillia 2.

The 2014 Anime Expo will run from July 3-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Schedule of events for Bandai Namco Games America Inc. at Anime Expo 2014

Thursday, July 3rd
3:30PM-4:30PM – Bandai Namco Games America Inc. JRPG Power Hour (Panel Room LP2)

Friday, July 4th
10:00AM – Sign-ups begin for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle tournament
11:00AM-11:30AM – Yosuke Futami (Producer, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment) autograph signing
2:00PM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle tournament begins

Saturday July 5th
10:00AM – Sign-ups being for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst tournament
1:00PM-1:30PM – Koji Nakajima (Producer, One Piece Unlimited World Red) autograph signing
2:00PM – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst tournament begins

Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 8

Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3)

Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 3

Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3)

Tales of Hearts R (PS Vita)

Tales of Hearts R (PS Vita)

Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment (PS Vita) Infinity Moment Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (PS Vita)

Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment (PS Vita) Infinity Moment Announcement - Screenshot 4

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (PS Vita)

JoJos Bizarre Adventure (PS3) Trailer and Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle

Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn (PS3) Unit Announcement - Screenshot 2

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn (PS3)

Official Site(s): BandaiNamcoGames.com & Anime-Expo.org

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