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Anime Mid-Atlantic 2013 Report

by Weathermanon June 19, 2013
Has it really already been four conventions this year? Yes, yes it has been. Wow. The convention in question today is a small one by the name of Anime Mid-Atlantic, way way way down on the south side of Virginia in Chesapeake. AMA is not what one would consider a particularly large convention overall, but […]
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Review: "My Neighbor Totoro" Blu-ray - Best. Neighbor. Ever.

by Weathermanon May 30, 2013
Some movies are huge, gaudy spectacles of sound and fury that signify nothing more than our ability as humans to be entertained by empty flashes of lights.  Some movies completely eschew the idea of anything visual and become an exercise in watching boring people talk to each other till you’re sick of it.  The best […]

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Anime Boston 2013: Sunrise Official Panel Report

by Weathermanon May 26, 2013
Sunrise Japan came to Anime Boston for the first time this year and gave a presentation on some of their upcoming projects and made several announcements.  They announced the launch of Daisuki-a joint project between themselves, Aniplex, Toei and Toms.  They also announced that multiple titles formerly held by Bandai Entertainment USA are currently being […]
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Anime Boston 2013: Sentai Filmworks New Licenses

by Weathermanon May 26, 2013
Sentai Filmworks announced several new licenses and release dates at Anime Boston 2013.  They have acquired the license for the television series Digi Charat, along with the OVA’s and the Winter Garden special.  Timing of the release was not announced.  They have also acquired the license for the original Gatchaman television series and the OVA’s for […]

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Anime Boston 2013: Saturday Morning's Alright for Sleeping

by Weathermanon May 26, 2013
Ohh, it’s already Saturday?  My how time flies when you’re…umm…sick.  And having fun.  Mustn’t forget the fun.  Chief among the just plain silly/fun things yesterday was Anime Boston’s annual running of The Chibi Project, which surprisingly has nothing at all to do with shrinking people and then making them run all over the place on […]
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Anime Boston 2013: Aniplex USA Announces "Blue Exorcist" On Blu-ray, "Sword Art Online" For Toonami

by Weathermanon May 24, 2013
At its industry panel on Friday, Aniplex of America announced that it is bringing the shonen action series Blue Exorcist to Blu-ray as well as a new DVD release including both an English dub and the Japanese track with English subtitles. The 25-episode series will be released in two parts; part one will be released […]

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Anime Boston 2013: Friday is Here!

by Weathermanon May 24, 2013
So, what’s the first thing you see at Anime Boston 2013?  Bag checks.  I suppose it was only a matter of time, but it’s still sad to see all the same. All things considered it’s not really that big a deal, but it is annoying as this makes getting into the convention take a lot […]
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Zenkaikon 2013: John de Lancie Q&A Panel Report

by Weathermanon April 5, 2013
John de Lancie came to Zenkaikon 2013 and shared a number of interesting stories from his life and career. Among many of his roles are “Q” from various Star Trek series, Colonel Frank Simmons from Stargate SG-1 and most recently the voice of Discord from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. de Lancie was a […]

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Zenkaikon 2013: Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern

by Weathermanon March 28, 2013
Proving that they are game for a good convention that fits in their schedule no matter where it is, Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern did a full slate of panels at Zenkaikon 2013, including a discussion centered on Ghost in the Shell, a discussion on their experiences as directors, and Richard’s ever infamous outtakes panel.  […]
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Zenkaikon 2013: Sunday.....guuhhhh.....Sunday

by Weathermanon March 26, 2013
I suppose it’s a mark of a good con when you wake up Sunday morning and want more sleep.  Either than or it mean your roommates get up waaaayyyyy too early and love to chatter.  Or maybe it’s both?  Regardless, Sunday is definitely chilluns time on the con floor as most of the adults are […]