Bandai Namco announces Anime Expo 2014 plans

JRPG panel promises Tales, Sword Art, and "additional surprises."

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment

Bandai Namco has announced its lineup of games and activities for Anime Expo in Los Angeles next weekend.

Playable demos at the company’s booth include:

  • Dynasty Warrriors: Gundam Reborn
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution
  • One Piece: Unlimited World Red
  • Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day
  • Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment
  • Tales of Hearts R
  • Tales of Xillia 2

Its panels and booth activities include:

Thursday, July 3rd

  • 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Bandai Namco Games America Inc. JRPG Power Hour (Panel Room LP2) – A discussion about upcoming JRPG titles Tales of Xillia 2, Tales of Hearts R, and Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment. The panel will provide insight on the localization of Tales of Xillia 2 with special guests as well as development of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment with the game’s producer. Additional surprises and prizes to be expected!

Friday, July 4th

  • 10:00 a.m. – Sign-ups begin for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle tournament
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Yosuke Futami (Producer, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment) autograph signing
  • 2:00 p.m. – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle tournament begins

Saturday, July 5th

  • 10:00 a.m. – Sign-ups being for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst tournament
  • 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Koji Nakajima (Producer, One Piece: Unlimited World Red) autograph signing
  • 2:00 p.m. – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst tournament begins

Anime Expo runs from July 3 to 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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