Anime Expo

The Rise of Comic Con

The Rise of Comic Con Last month, Blackburn News reported a recording-breaking attendance for the third edition of London Comic Con, which saw a whopping 10,000 attendees at the Western Fair District Progress building, 2,500 more than the year before. Because of the number of participants at the convention, organizers Read more…

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky 30th Anniversary art book
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Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky 30th Anniversary art book

It has been awhile since I posted anything, since Examiner seems to be done with and I’m not really sure if I’m still contributing to AXS – I’ve focused on work and my General Assembly class (which I’ve had enough of after 7 weeks).  A lot has changed in the past few Read more…

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Anime Expo

Anime Expo 2016: Toonami, Aniplex, Indivisible & Skullgirls, Funimation

Though we didn’t attend all the panels we wanted to for one reason or another, we did actually get to a lot and overall had a great time despite not staying for the last day.  The Toonami panel actually got us hyped up for FLCL2, which ended up disappointing over Read more…

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Taking Place October 15th & 16th In Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
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Aniplex of America announces AkibaFest™, animation & technology festival on Oct 15th & 16th in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

So far, this year’s Anime Expo is enjoyable despite the heat and crowds. These are things to expect for this type of event and time of year. Still, I’ve attended some interesting panels: Aniplex and Toonami the first day and Indivisible/Skullgirls today. However, I missed SAO Festival with the English Cast of Sword Art Online. This Read more…

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Album Reviews

AXS Contributions: Anime Expo, XTC top 10, SVIIB

Sometime last month, I received an email from Examiner about AXS needing a live entertainment writer – so I applied and become an AXS contributor! My most recent article was a “Performer Profile” on Anime Expo, though more like a brief history and explanation of recent AX attendance and the 25th anniversary. One of my most Read more…

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Anime Expo 2014 crowd
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Anime Expo 2015 Preview: July 2nd-5th, 2015

My enthusiasm for Anime Expo has slightly waned over the years due to exhaustion from the crowds (it’s grown A LOT). Also, lack of knowledge of many of the new anime that is being released. I recently picking up a manga series from 1998 (released by TokyoPop in 2004) called Faeries’ Read more…

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The Anime Collectionary

I was recently contacted about a cool new website called The Collectionary: the best place to go on the internet to find and buy items for avid collectors. They feature many collections including Anime, and here’s some more info on them: What inspired The Collectionary into existence? The Collectionary was built Read more…

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