New York Comic Con 2014 Guests: Death Note, Hikaru No Go, All You Need Is Kill Manga Artist Takeshi Obata Confirmed

By Luca Saitta , Updated Aug 01, 2014 09:32 AM EDT

Legendary manga artist Takeshi Obata is coming to New York Comic Con this October, and he's staying for a whole two days!

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The famed creator of Death Note, Hikaru No Go and artist for the adaptation of the novel All You Need Is Kill (upon which the awesomely underrated film Edge of Tomorrow is based) will be attending NYCC on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 October.

"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," said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. "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."

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For tickets, visit New York Comic Con's official site. For extra Obata-san appearances, stay tuned for extra information, as the master will be doing a special signing outside the Javits Center for New York Super Week.

Additional information regarding Obata-san's appearances and activities will be released over the coming weeks. 

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