SDCC 2015 – Capcom Booth info, Ono-san signings, panel schedule and more

Jul 07, 2015
2015 Jul 07
GregaMan

::UPDATE::  New info added – Capcom booth  SFV tournament schedule and one more Ono-san signing at the BAIT booth!

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off in just a matter of hours, and as usual Capcom will be there repping its latest lineup of titles – including the latest build of Street Fighter V!

Pop by Booth 215 to get hands-on time with not just SFV, but also Mega Man Legacy Collection, Resident Evil 0, DMC4 Special Edition, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Resident Evil Revelations 2. We also have quite a few new items at the Capcom Store, which are listed in their own blog .

Signings

Street Fighter executive producer Yoshinori Ono will be at the booth Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The signings run from 2-3pm, but get there early!

Archie Comics (Mega Man comic): 12-1pm Friday and Saturday.

Jasco (Mega Man board game): 1-2pm Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 11am-Noon on Saturday.

UDON (MMLC artwork): Our MMLC artist will be on hand Saturday from 1-2pm.

Additionally, UDON will be holding some very special Capcom-related signings at their own booth (#4529):

Producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi – Thursday July 9th 2015, 4-5pm PST – The veteran producer Kobayashi-san (Resident Evil, Sengoku Basara, Devil May Cry, Dragon’s Dogma) will be holding a signing session for fans. This is the very first time Kobayashi-san has done a public signing for fans in North America, and to make it more special, UDON will be debuting their brand new English version of DEVIL MAY CRY 3142 GRAPHIC ARTS!

Producer Yoshinori Ono – Friday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm – The famed Street Fighter producer will be holding a signing session, and attendees will have an opportunity to get an ultra-rare metal trading card, of which only fifty exist!

Artist Akiman – Saturday, July 11, 1:00pm-3:00pm – This is an extremely rare opportunity to get an autograph from legendary Capcom artist Akiman. UDON will also be offering an SDCC-exclusive Akiman Hardcover version of their Street Fighter 25 th tribute book. No Capcom fan attending SDCC should miss this very special event.

And finally, you will have one more opportunity to meet and get something signed by Ono-san at the BAIT booth (#4845). This signing session will be held  Friday, July 10, 12:00pm-1:00pm,  and BAIT will be offering some cool SDCC exclusives: an Akuma polo shirt and Kidrobot Shadow Charlie and Dark Sakura figs!

As for panels, we’ve got a trio of ’em coming your way:

Street Fighter V

Thursday, July 9 from 11:45AM – 12:45PM in Room 6BCF
Capcom’s Street Fighter experts will share the latest news on Street Fighter V, which will include a special guest appearance from Yoshinori Ono (Executive Producer, Street Fighter franchise). Learn how you can earn big money and everlasting fame by competing in the Capcom Pro Tour culminating in the Capcom Cup Finals later this year. Plus, get a first look at all the must-have Street Fighter licensed goods in store for the rest of the year.

World of Capcom

Thursday, July 9 from 5:00PM – 6:00PM in Room 7AB
The Capcom team will share the latest updates on all the new and upcoming Capcom games including Street Fighter V, Resident Evil 0 and more, plus sneak peeks at all the latest Capcom merchandise and licensing products coming your way soon. There will also be some exclusive first-looks and reveals just for SDCC.

How to get a job in video games

Friday, July 10 from 3:15pm – 4:15pm in Room 6BCF

Moderator  Francis Mao  (Capcom) and panelists shed light into the wide variety of professions available in the video game industry. You’ll find out that it’s not all programming and digital art, as a panel of industry insiders from various companies share the unique ways that they each got into the video game business, what they do each day, and suggestions on how you can get into the industry, too. Hear firsthand accounts from prior audience members who applied what they learned at this panel in previous years and eventually got into the video game business themselves.

We’ll also be running  Street Fighter V tournaments Thursday through Saturday (two per day), awarding winners with snazzy PS4 faceplates.

THU

  • Signups start at Capcom booth for both tournaments at 9:30 AM
  • Tournament 1: Starts 11:00 AM
  • Tournament 2: Starts 3:00 PM

FRI

  • Signups start at Capcom booth for both tournaments at 9:30 AM
  • Tournament 1: Starts 11:00 AM
  • Tournament 2: Starts 3:00 PM

SAT

  • Signups start at Capcom booth for both tournaments at 9:30 AM
  • Tournament 1: Starts 11:00 AM
  • Tournament 2: Starts 3:00 PM

SUN

  • Signups start at Capcom booth for both tournaments at 9:30 AM
  • Tournament 1: Starts 11:00 AM
  • Tournament 2: Starts 3:00 PM