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4:00 PM on 06.28.2010

AnimeNEXT '10: 'Cosplay is Serious Business'-con

Cosplay is always serious business. As such, serious photographs are required.While Jeff and I were trolling the mean streets of Somerset to cover AnimeNEXT (our Kamiyama interview debuts later this week), Tomopop editor Anth...

Brad Rice


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6:00 PM on 06.15.2010

Questions for Kenji Kamiyama, Eden of the East director?

AnimeNEXT is coming up this weekend, and one of the guests that I'm looking forward to is Kenji Kamiyama -- director of Eden of the East. He's got some other titles under his belt, like Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alo...

Brad Rice

5:45 PM on 05.20.2010

East coast welcomes Eden of the East creator at AnimeNEXT

Live on the east coast (a.k.a. the beast coast)? If you do, you'd better get ready to drop your pants (more than usual, at least), for Kenji Kamiyama, director and creator of nudist tourism anime Eden of the East, is coming t...

Josh Tolentino

1:00 PM on 06.16.2009

Japanator interview: Vertical's Ed Chavez

At AnimeNEXT, Ed Chavez took the stage in front of a few dozen people. It created a bit of despair for the panel -- one of the industry's smaller publishers was put into the largest panel room (FUNimation, meanwhile, was in t...

Brad Rice

2:00 PM on 06.14.2009

Anime Next '09: FUNi announces Dragonaut cast

With bated breath, Jeff and I waited at FUNi's panel at AnimeNEXT for the announcements they'd have in store. But alas, all we got was a dub cast and a blanket statement that they're looking, but haven't yet gotten any of the...

Brad Rice

8:00 PM on 06.11.2009

Japanator will be at AnimeNEXT this weekend!

Just a reminder to all of you in the tri-state area: Jeff Chuang and I will be wandering around AnimeNEXT this weekend, covering some of the panels and taking some photos. Right now, I'm planning on attending the Vertical and...

Brad Rice

11:00 AM on 03.31.2009

FAKE? coming to perform at AnimeNEXT

I didn't realize just how many music artist were coming to the US until Zac made this post. It's pretty overwhelming, especially for people who really want to see every single artist that will be here. I guess I could say I'm...

Eva Duenas

12:03 AM on 02.07.2009

Super secret awesome post

“What are we going to do about this?” asked Dr. Fernwood as he slapped the stack of papers within his grip. He took the fist paper in the stack and tossed it onto the desk that was opposite the one in which he slo...

God Len

9:30 PM on 06.29.2008

Podtoid-san 63: I'm In Ur AnimeNEXT, Blogging Your Panels edition

Gia and I had a fantastic time at AnimeNEXT, let me tell you. The only thing that marred the whole time was John, who refused to do Podtoid-san, leaving it up to Gia and me to record the show. Of course, we were lacking micro...

Brad Rice

5:23 PM on 06.24.2008

AnimeNEXT 08: Thanks for all the fish

I just wanted to take a moment out of everything to say thanks to a bunch of people who made AnimeNEXT a lot more enjoyable than I expected it to be. First off, I want to thank Trisha Sebastian, the director of publicity for ...

Brad Rice

12:00 PM on 06.24.2008

AnimeNEXT 08: Translating Manga 101 - Points and Pitfalls Panel

Hosted by Mari Marimoto, with Steve Bennett popping into the panel, this one was of particular interest to me. I've spent about three years now trying to learn Japanese, and of course, translating manga and anime was on my li...

Brad Rice

9:39 PM on 06.22.2008

AnimeNEXT 08: Media Blasters panel

I'll admit -- the Media Blasters panel was a little less than exciting this year. They don't do panels all that often, and so to do this one, and repeatedly say that you've got no acquisitions to announce, why hold the panel ...

Brad Rice