helmetless Bass, center image, bottom right
Additionally, here's a few photos of the event itself which played host to a Q&A panel between Ariga and fans and a launch party for Megamix vol. 2 (due out September 8th):
Finally, some interesting tidbits about Ariga that came out of the Q&A panel, provided by Joshua:
- His favorite Mega Man games are Mega Man 2, X1, Battle Network 3, and Mega Man Legends.
- His favorite classic series character is Cut Man; his favorite Battle Network character is Heat Man.EXE.
- Least favorite, most hated character is Auto.
- If he ever got the chance, Ariga would love to produce a Mega Man Legends comic.
- Ariga revealed he's a big fan of the Pokemon series and was even trading with fans on Saturday and Sunday, giving away Mudkip and a Misdreavus.
Seems like a pretty cool guy, Ariga. Did you attend the event? Let us know how it went in the comments! Once more, thanks for the pics and info, Saber Chan and Joshua.