Austin Grand Opening - August 18 (Sat) & 19 (Sun)


Grand Opening Ceremony at Kinokuniya Austin


Our Austin store will officially open on August 18th! Come celebrate our Grand Opening  on August 18 (Sat) & 19 (Sun).

Saturday, August 18th
There will be live drawing sessions, live stage performances, authors events, and more!

Sunday, August 19th
Join us for the My hero Academia trivial challenge and/or a Q&A and signing session** with voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Clifford Chapin (Bakugo)! MHA goods will also be available for purchase! There will be also a cosplay contest***, and J-Fashion show***!

Kinokuniya Members Save 20%! 
During the event, Kinokuniya members will get 20% off at our Austin store. Please note that this is in-store only and some restrictions may apply.  Not a member? Click here to learn more!

Enter Raffles and Win Prizes!
There will be raffles throughout the two days! Anyone who shopped at Kinokuniya Austin during the event is eligible to enter raffles!   

Please see below for full schedule. Please note that the schedule is subject to change and we will continue updating on this page.

Schedule on Saturday, August 18th


1:00pm - Live Drawing - Tillie Walden
1:00pm - Q&A/Signing - J Muzacz
2:00pm - Q&A/Signing
                    Powerhouse Animation Studios
3:30pm - Q&A/Signing
                    Stephanie  Rattanachane
                    K.P. Arnold
                    Eddie Betancourt
                    Nick Swift
4:00pm - Q&A/Signing - Tillie Walden
5:00pm - Q&A/Signing - Sarah Bird
6:00pm - Q&A/Signing - Becky Cloonan
7:00pm - Live Music - Sho H
8:00pm - Live Music - Reiko Almond (JASGA)
8:20pm - Talk/Signing - Barbara Lazar (JASGA)


12:00pm - Grand Opening Ceremony
1:00pm - DJ Phauxkis
3:00pm - 35mm
5:00pm - Peelander Z



1:00 - 6:00pm - Texas Sake Pouring
2:00 - 6:00pm - Live Painting - J Muzacz

Schedule on Sunday, August 19th

12:00pm - Rooster Teeth - Signing - Miles Luna/Kerry Shawcross*
12:30pm - Rooster Teeth - Signing - Lindsay Jones/Gray Haddock*
1:00pm - Rooster Teeth - Signing - Yssa Badiola/Cole Gallian/Austin Hardwicke*
2:00pm - Rooster Teeth Presents Fan Service Live
3:00pm - My Hero Academia - Q&A - Justin Briner & Clifford Chapin
4:00pm - My Hero Academia - Trivia
5:00pm - My Hero Academia - Signing - Justin and Clifford**
6:00pm - J-Fashion Show***
6:30pm - Cosplay Contest***
7:30pm - Nick Pitarra

* Signing Sessions - Rooster Teeth
Each signing session with Rooster Teeth is limited to the first 40 people.

**Signing Sessions - Justin Briner/Clifford Chapin
Get admission to the signing session with Justin and Clifford with the purchase of $20 or more (purchase must include at least one MHA related book or other merchandise)! Your receipt acts as your ticket.

***J-Fashion Show/ Cosplay Contest Registrations
On site-registration starts at 11am on Sunday, August 19th at our Austin store.


- Special Guests and Sponsors on 18th-

Special Guests on Sunday, August 19th