LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Himekawa Art Production, the global entertainment production studio by Akira Himekawa, best known for The Legend of Zelda art & comics, announces the launch of the highly anticipated Sea Story Idol, "Marin" on October 5, 2018 at New York Comic Con and Anime Fest @ NYCC x AX.
Sanyo is one of Japan's biggest producers of Pachinko, machines similar to Las Vegas slot machines. They are best known for the Pachinko content called "Umi Monogatari" or "Sea Story" series. Since the series release in 1999, it has been the most popular Pachinko machine in Japan and the main character "Marin chan" became a recognizable character, made into different merchandise including collectable figures and other arcade style machines. One of Sanyo's social contributions is to support lifeguard activities and protect coral reef where their "Umi Monogatari" series takes place.
New York Comic Con and Anime Fest @ NYCC x AX Panel Description:
Sanyo presents Himekawa Art Production's Debut project: "Marin"
Known from the outstanding success of the Legend of Zelda Comic series, My Little Pony, and countless other properties, Akira Himekawa has debuted their new production studio, "Himekawa Art Productions" with its first official project: Marin! Sanyo's incredible Pachinko success is, in part, due to the lead character of Umi Monogatari, Marin chan. For the first time, join Himekawa live for a personal discussion into the launch of the Marin project, along with a world premiere first look at the new Marin!
About Himekawa Art Production
Himekawa Art Production is a new art production studio from Akira Himekawa. They focus on creating manga comics, character design, character art, visual art for both licensed and unique IP. Aside from notable characters like Legend of Zelda, My Little Pony and Astro Boy, Himekawa Art Production creates many original art designs and manga for a global audience.
Sanyo is one of Japan's largest pachinko producers. They are best known for the Pachinko games called "Umi Monogatari" or "Sea Story" series. Since the first "Umi Monogatari" release in 1999, it has been the most popular Pachinko machine in Japan and the main character, "Marin chan," has became the most recognizable characters in the market to date. Sanyo also sells pachinko machines and slots machines using IP from many other comics, anime and movies.
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