Shigeru Kitayama and Noriyuki Jinguji to Also Join Famed Manga-Ka and Director as Industry Guests at Nation¹s Largest Anime and Manga Convention for an Exclusive First Look Premiere of the Highly Anticipated TRIGUN Film
Anaheim, California (May 11, 2009) ‹ The staff that created the TRIGUN anime, over 10 years ago, are reuniting at Anime Expo®! Anime Expo® is proud to announce Mr. Yasuhiro Nightow and Mr. Satoshi Nishimura as an official Guests of Honor of the nation's largest anime and manga convention held July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
32-Page Sampler Of Best Selling Monthly Manga Anthology Features Groundbreaking Adventure Created By Stan Lee And Hiroyuki Takei
San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, will participate in the annual 2009 Free Comic Book Day – Saturday, May 2nd – with a special 32-page SHONEN JUMP sampler (rated ‘T' for Teens) featuring a chapter of Ultimo, one of the newest serialized manga adventures in the best-selling monthly manga anthology. Free Comic Book Day is held annually on the first Saturday in May when thousands of comic book stores, publishers and retailers give away select comic titles for free. The event is designed to reach out to those not yet familiar with comics and manga and also to preview exciting new titles to existing fans.
Coming up on May 2 & 3 is Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 28th Annual Sakura Matsuri. Because sooo many anime/manga fans and cosplayers keep showing up every year, BBG keeps adding programs for us! Let's keep it going!! Spread the word!
- NYC's Largest Cos-Play Photo Shoot (new this year!) Thousands of festival-goers in costume will gather together under BBG's peerless flowering cherry trees for some unforgettable image-making.
SAN FRANCISCO (April 8, 2009) – Time to bust out that Sailor Moon or Pokemon outfit and celebrate otaku (anime fan) culture! Anime fans are in for a treat as the Anime Street Pavilion returns, once again, to the Asian Heritage Street Celebration on May 16, with a fun daylong program including an anime theme runway fashion show, an anime cosplay contest and masquerade, and Japanese rock performances.
BUZZ DOGS, If you like Tweeny Witches..., contests & more in episode 88!
GRIMES, IA, March 13, 2009 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Patrick Delahanty, of AnimeCons.com, to episode 88 of ANIME TODAY.
In this interview, Delahanty discusses the new monthly video podcast at AnimeCons.com. The podcast includes news about upcoming conventions and "how to" segments, plus feature stories, such as the "top 10 highly attended conventions of 2008" and a look at how anime cons compare to other types of fan-centered conventions.
Save Money, Save Time, Register Online Pre-Registration Special Offered Till March 15
Anaheim, California (March 4, 2009) ‹ Anime Expo® 2009 announces that online pre-registration for attendees, industry members and press representatives will be made available at noon on Wednesday; March 4, 2009. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
"One Out of a Hundred" centers around John Malloy's personal series of mixed-media works that explore drug side effects as a metaphor for consumer and media-driven culture's long-term effects on the human spirit. The originals for each piece include pen & ink, oil paint, and other media, and will be exhibited along with large-format, limited edition signed prints of the series. Limited edition prints of Malloy's comics "Queasy" [Image Comics], "Channel One", and rock-interview comics for the award-winning Lemon Magazine will also be on display, in addition to illustrations for the band Minus The Bear, I Heart Comix, and other magazines and publications.
Worlds of Horror and Geek Converge at booth 1161 to Bring Swag to the Masses!
Parlin, NJ - January 28, 2009: Action-figure.com and Dread Central.com team up for the first time to bring free swag and contest prizes to fans at New York Comic Con 2009 this February 6-8th at the Jacob Javits Center!
Comic Market, or Comiket, is the world's largest comic convention where fans gather to buy and sell doujinshi comics, games, etc.
The event takes place twice a year. The latest one, Comiket 75, is taking place from 12/28 - 12/31. Below is a round up of some of the English coverages from around the internet:
The artists Chie Kutsuwada, Ryuta Osada, Mustashrik Mahbub from Julius Caesar, As you like it and Othello will be signing & sketching for people who come along.
We'll also have a small competition prize to win some artwork, and we'll be holding a portfolio review for any budding artists that come down and would like some feedback on their work.
Manga Shakespeare is a series of graphic novel adaptations of William Shakespeare using manga visuals from UK-based artists.