Author Archives: I-hsiu Lin

Katsucon 2016 – Funimation Panel

A special video of their online streaming catalogue was shown with a variety of series including fan favorite Dragon Ball. The streaming service plans include a sub-pass which gives subscribers to all subtitled content for $4.99 including simulataneous. The All … Continue reading

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Katsucon 2016 – Masquerade

The hosts were the same as last year, Frank and Sadie Doyle from the graphic novel, ‘Thrilling Adventure Hour’ with a mix of characters to surprise the audience. The ‘ding’ from the clinking glasses was a small brick joke from … Continue reading

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Katsucon 2016 – Vertical Panel

The panel discussion opened with Ed sharing about the history of the company which began in 2003 in New York. Many of the fans shared their love of Osamu Tezuka which Vertical published quite a few manga from. Ed prompted … Continue reading

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NYCC 2015 – a con in review

The biggest comic industry convention on the East coast, New York Comic Con expanded their 3 day convention to a 4 day, rivaling SDCC in content (though thankfully, not in size.) However, the highlight of the convention is not just … Continue reading

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NYCC 2015 – Boruto: Naruto the Movie

The MC noted that the guests will only appear if the audience was hyped up. There was no need to hype up the audience even more when merely saying their names threw the fans into a frenzy. With the announcement … Continue reading

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NYCC 2015 – Vertical Panel

Ed noted that since he has a full panel presentation for us, we probably won’t have time for Q&A. Since there was still time before the official starting, he decided to open the floor up for some questions.

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NYCC 2015 – Crunchyroll Panel

Crunchyroll panel was filled with news and membership giveaways. People who asks questions are able to get a 30 day trial Premium membership. Free membership is also given to those who get trivia questions.

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WakuWaku 2015 – saturday

WakuWaku graces Brooklyn Convention Center and the Wythe Hotel for the first time on August 29 and 30. For its inaugural event, dozens of sponsors and guests convened including Dragon Ball Z ad Dragon Ball Super screenwriters Koyama Takao and … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – a con in review

Otakon returns for the 17th year to the Baltimore Convention Center. From July 24-26, attendees descend upon the Inner Harbor enmassed to check out the latest in Japanime releases, get a behind the scenes look with creators and voice actors … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – Masquerade/BACK-ON mini Concert

As usual, they opened with the walk-ons which has a few surprises. The cosplay level at Otakon is definitely nothing to sneeze yet. Though Katsucon and other smaller conventions have boasted high levels of cosplay, being the largest convention on … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – Romi Paku Panel

The panel opened with the interpreter announcing some of her highlighted characters with Romi-san giving a line from each starting with Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist,) Nana (Nana,) Temari (Naruto,) Teresa (Claymore,)Loran (Turn A Gundam,) Hanji (Shingeki no Titan,) and Finn … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – Aldnoah.Zero Creators Panel

The host of the panel was the Marketing Specialist of Aniplex, Joanna Metoki. Joanna called the staff of Aldnoah.Zero one by one, escorted by ACP cosplayers. What a royal welcome! The director, Aoki Ei was brought onto the stage by … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – Sailor Moon Q&A Panel

Same as Katsucon and many of their events, The Fandom Post has a live stream of the panel and people can send comments and questions which can be answered during the panel. Questions can also be submitted via Twitter with … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – BACK-ON Matsuri Concert

Kenji aka Kenji03 stepped up to the mic as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, Gori at the right on bass, Shu at the left as lead guitarist and Teeda near the left between Kenji and Shu. I never did … Continue reading

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Otakon 2015 – Drrr!! Panel

I missed a bit of the beginning of the panel but arrived just as the marketing director of Aniplex, EJ Rivera asked the last of the questions to the staff as per the usual way to start off the panel.

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AnimeNEXT 2015 – a con in review

It seems like only a few years since AnimeNEXT moved from Meadowlands Exposition Center to the larger Garden State Exhibit Center. But it has been 7 years and we’re ready to move again. At over 14,000 attendees, we’re ready to … Continue reading

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AnimeNEXT 2015 – Masquerade and AMVs

The masquerade began with two exhibition skits, the first of which was one of the finalist for WCS 2015. (Kuragehime part 1 timestamp 1:28) Kiss Kiss cosplay presented a beautiful scenario which with lights and wardrobe change…as commonly seen in … Continue reading

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AnimeNEXT 2015 – h.Naoto FRILLS fashion show

There were too parts to the fashion show with a Q&A in between. The style of both parts are very different which shows the creativity of the designer. I made it to the second half though.

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