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Huzzah: Anime at the Alamo: San Antonio and Texas Toku Taisen are holding a contest


Free goods for two lucky winners
May 12
Now this is what I call good news! It turns out that Mecha Gorilla, the masterminds behind Anime at the Alamo: San Antonio and the Texas Toku Taisen, got a sponsorship by IELLO Games. In commemoration to this event, the group... read
NJPW's presence in the U.S. grows
Being a fan of professional wrestling in the United States, you've got choices. Of course there is the biggest game in town in Vince McMahon's WWE, who have dominated the market practically  unopposed since 2001. Behind ... read feature

Fan Expo Dallas

Heading to Fan Expo Dallas? Come have dinner with Godzilla's staff


Be sure to have a roaring appetite
May 10
You know. Meeting your favorite industry people at a convention may be cool and all, but nothing beats the idea of having a meal with the folks you admire. Speaking of which, Fan Expo Dallas' giving people the chance to ... read
Anime Expo '15

Sweet: LeSean Thomas and Thomas Romain to appear at AX '15


Double Thomas Xtreme!
May 09
As LeSean Thomas (Black Dynamite: The Animated Series Season 1 and 2's Supervising Director, Legend of Korra Book 1's Production Artist) and his team continue to work hard on Cannon Busters' pilot, the guy's appearing at... read
Sakura-Con

Aw snap, Sakura-Con '15 gets a series of BlazBlue events


BlazBlue fans might be in for a good time
Feb 25
I may be a little late to the party, but I felt that this announcement was worth sharing around here. Anyway, the gang at Arc System Works and Strangely Compelling Media (BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend's localization, Phant... read
Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon Symphony: Fund SERASYMPHONY's bid to play the west coast


In the name of the moon, I'll play for YOU!
Feb 18
Sailor Scouts and classical music lovers rejoice! iconiQ The Soundtrack Orchestra, the musical geniuses behind the Sailor Moon Symphony are wanting to put on a live performance on the west coast. Titled Sailor Moon Symphony:... read
Anime at the Alamo

Live in San Antonio? Come check out Alamo Drafthouse's weekly toku screening event


And anime too
Feb 03
It's been known for a good while that most Alamo Drafthouse Cinema hold special anime screening events, and San Antonio's Westlakes theater is no stranger to this feature. Aside from anime, San Antonio's Anime at the Alamo ev... read
Lantis Festival

Rejoice: Lantis Festival gets a JAM Project solo performance concert


January's going to rock!
Dec 11
For a good while, it's been known that the legendary anison band, JAM Project, were going to be at the Lantis Festival in Las Vegas. However, Lantis Festival has announced that the group'll be doing solo performances througho... read
Dragon Ball

Live in Los Angeles? Q Pop is holding a Dragon Ball/Toriyama Tribute Art Show


Does this mean that there'll be over 9,000 art pieces?
Nov 10
With the Dragon Ball series' 30th anniversary around the corner, the people at Q Pop are preparing for an art gallery that's dedicate to Toriyama's series on Nov. 15 in Los Angeles. Not only that, people can look forward to v... read
Hatsune Miku

Miku's Halloween Dance Party's age limit is now 18+


Miku's event is now accessible to more people
Oct 02
As everyone is adapting to the month of October, the folks at Miku Expo have made an update to their upcoming Hatsune Miku Halloween Dance Party event. Originally, the event was meant for people who're 21 or older, but t... read
Otakon '14

Otakon 2014 charms Baltimore this weekend


Yoshiki, ALTIMA, Katabuchi, CIA, Hayami, Sailor Mooooooon
Aug 07
The biggest East Coast anime con, Otakon, happens this weekend. It'll be, for once, not deathly hot and humid in the Baltimore Inner Harbor, perhaps, but the weather wasn't ever going to stop anyone. As per usual a lot of gue... read
Sailor Moon

Aw snap, Viz is hosting a Sailor Moon event at Otakon


In the name of the moon, Sailor Moon Day returns
Aug 05
Yikes! I almost forgot that Otakon's happening this weekend. Anyway, if you're planning to attend the con, Viz is having another Sailor Moon Day event, which happens to be almost similar to the one from Anime Expo '14. This t... read
Power Morphicon '14

Huzzah! Three Zyuranger actors are attending Power Morphicon '14


Super Sentai's invading Power Morphicon!
Jul 21
Alright, people; it's time to pull out your Morph... er, I mean Dino Bucklers, because Yuuta Mochizuki's (Geki/Tyranno Ranger from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger) attending Power Morphicon 2014! Aside from the original T-Rex-th... read
Japan Expo USA

Rejoice! Urobuchi to attend Japan Expo USA


Urobutcher returns to the U.S.
Jul 11
Are you sad that you didn't get to meet Urobuchi at Anime Expo 2014? Well, now you're in luck, because Gen the Butcher's attending Japan Expo USA. Not only that, you'll also get the opportunity to get the guy's autograph whil... read
JoJo

Surprise: JoJo: Stardust Crusaders' English Dub to stream on Crunchyroll


In which Crunchyroll catches us off guard
Jun 24
I don't know if this announcement is a figment of my imagination or not, but Crunchyroll's planning to stream three episodes of Stardust Crusaders' English dub on July 5th. If you're going to Anime Expo 2014, there's going to... read
Viz Media

Rejoice: Viz reveals their plans for Anime Expo '14


Sailor Moon fans are in for some good news
Jun 18
It was a glorious day when Viz Media announced that they licensed Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal. Now Viz’s planning an event for Anime Expo 2014 that’ll please Sailor Moon, Gargantia's fans. During the ... read
J-Pop Summit

May'N heads to San Francisco's J-POP SUMMIT


Why does California get everything?
Apr 30
Things are heating up this summer with the announcement of May'n as the guest of honor at San Francisco's sixth annual J-POP SUMMIT. Although the Nagoya native has made herself a superstar in the world of Japanese pop music, ... read
Sailor Moon

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal event to be livestreamed April 27 on Niconico


In the name of the moon, this is awesome news!
Apr 19
Little by little, the pieces are all coming together to form the upcoming Sailor Moon series we've all been waiting for. We're getting dangerously close to the final product, and there's another exciting event to add to the l... read
Viz Media

Sakura-Con '14: Viz Media announce World Trigger headed to print


Also, Canadian dates for Tiger & Bunny: The Rising finally revealed
Apr 18
This afternoon Viz Media held their own Sakura-Con industry panel and although it could likely be described as brief, they did manage to excite us with an announcement or two. Most notably, that Daisuke Aishihara's action-pac... read
Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan news round-up; Phantasy Star, Sakura-Con and more


There's just no escaping it
Mar 07
This week has seen its fair share of Attack on Titan-related news. To start, the official soundtrack has been licensed by Anime Limited, and is now available digitally through iTunes, Amazon UK and Google play. The rele... read
Music

L'Arc~en~Ciel to broadcast a concert at theaters across the US


Will perform live via satellite in 10 major cities
Mar 04
Renowned Japanese rock act L'Arc~en~Ciel have announced plans to broadcast their upcoming concert at Japan's National Stadium on March 22nd live via satellite, allowing North American fans the opportunity to join in on the ex... read
Kana Hanazawa

Kana Hanazawa says 'no boys allowed' for meet & greet


Tokyo event to feature live shows and interviews
Feb 06
Sorry guys, you're going to have to sit this one out in the cold. Kana Hanazawa's next meet and greet event is going to be a girls-only affair. The event, dubbed Kana Matsuri, will feature a meet and greet, live performance, ... read
FUNimation @ events

FUNimation posts up their 2014 convention schedule


Stalking that isn't illegal
Feb 01
In case you're making your convention plans for this year already, save some room for FUNimation in your schedules. They're attending a lot of the big ones, of course, like San Diego Comic Con, Otakon in Baltimore, SXSW Gamin... read
Cons

Rejoice! The Sailor Scouts to assemble at Anime Expo 2014


Sailor Moon fans are in for a treat
Dec 24
Sailor Moon's 20th birthday is around the corner, and Anime Expo's magical staff is ready to reunite the Sailor Scouts from the North American broadcast of the original Sailor Moon anime. Best of all, Linda Ballantyne (S... read
Event

New People reveals the date for 2014's J-POP Summit event


San Francisco's festival is back for its sixth round!
Dec 03
Don't mind me, folks; I'm just here to let you all know that next year's J-POP Summit event is going to happen on July 19th through the 20th! On top of that, the Japan Film Festival of San Francisco will be going on from July... read
Never have you seen a Link so confused.
Heading to the ExCel Centre for MCM London Comic Con isn't all about buying pricey import goods and hearing about the latest anime titles to be licensed, no sir! As is the case with all conventions that are vaguely anime-rela... read feature

Cosplay

This year's Kawasaki Halloween Parade is a glorious treat


Kawasaki City's inhabitants know how to get into the holiday spirit
Oct 29
Halloween may be on the 31st of October, but that's not stopping the people of Kawasaki City from having their yearly parade before Hallow's Eve engulfs our lives. Overall, the attendees at the event continue to put on a grea... read
Anime

NYCC 2013: Sentai licenses Beyond the Boundary


Well, that was quick.
Oct 11
With plenty of news filtering out of New York Comic Con today, Sentai Filmworks have announced they've acquired the license to distribute Beyond the Boundary for home video release. Our own Karen Mead is curren... read
Cosplay

Video: Epic cosplay from AWA 2013 part 2


More cosplay goodness from AWA!
Oct 08
Here's a second helping of cosplay from Anime Weekend Atlanta, courtesy of Beat Down Boogie (the first video is here). There was quite a lot of amazing cosplay at AWA, and it makes me sad I wasn't there! ... read
Cosplay

Video: Epic cosplay from AWA 2013 part 1


Dat steady cam...
Oct 08
The folks at Beat Down Boogie have released their latest "Epic Cosplay" videos. The videos were filmed during Anime West Atlanta 2013 late last month. You can catch the first of the two parts above, and we'll have the second... read
Yokohama Oktoberfest

A little taste of Munich in Yokohama


Oktoberfest is the best fest
Oct 07
If you happen to be in glorious Japan sometime this month (at least, before October 20th this month), consider taking a day off to visit Yokohama and join in the beer festivities. Yokohama has been host to Oktoberfest for 10 ... read
Berserk

Rejoice! Houston gets a Berserk screening event from Viz


Three movies for an amazing low price
Oct 03
Now this is what I call a sweet deal! It turns out that Viz is going to be showing all three Berserk movies at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Houston, TX on October 26 and 27 for only $15.00! Considering the price of a normal... read






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