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NekoCon 2013

NekoCon 2013: The Wrapup and Photo Gallery

by Weathermanon November 19, 2013
Wow, it’s already been more than two weeks since Nekocon ended? Time does fly sometimes. So where was I at last update? Friday, right. Well I doubt it comes as any surprise that the feature event of Saturday was the Jonathan Coulton concert. It was a lot of fun, though surprisingly not safe for work. […]
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A Perfect Day For Sony PlayStation 4

by Alex Beanon November 15, 2013
Sony’s next generation video game console – the Sony PlayStation 4 – has officially launched and features 21 exclusive games along with 23 more non-exclusive games that can be played immediately. Both lists are staggering. The exclusive game list includes DriveClub, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack and Uncharted 4. The non-exclusive game list includes Assassin’s Creed […]

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PR: More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia

by Grant Whiteon November 13, 2013
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 23-24 NOV More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia, Britain’s biggest collectors’ event, both come to the NEC on 23-24 November and there’ll be a host of guests attending alongside all the comic creators, videogames and retailers. […]

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013: The Old Familiar

by Chad Boninon November 9, 2013
The line amasses for the Dealer’s Room. Tables promoting competing conventions line up outside, peddling their flyers to any and all passer-bys. It’s about noon on Friday, and Anime Weekend Atlanta is officially kicking off. And yet, if you’ve gone for ten years (about half of the con’s history), it may feel all the same, […]

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The Oscar 10

by Alex Beanon November 7, 2013
Following on the heels of the announcement of the animated feature films up for an Academy Award comes the 10 animated shorts that will be up for consideration at the 2014 Academy Awards. The 10 shorts tussling for the golden boy statuette early next year will be, in alphabetical order… “Feral”, Daniel Sousa, director, and […]
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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Interview With "Dark Souls II: Into The Light" Writer Andi Ewington

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2013
Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your work. Sure. I’ve been a graphic designer for the last 20 years and I’d always had an artistic imagination and had a burning desire to get work published in some form or another. Having written and played a lot of Dungeons & Dragons in my time I […]

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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Interviews With Namco Bandai Producers

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2013
On the Saturday morning of MCM Expo London, toonzone had a chance to talk with the producers of four of Namco Bandai’s biggest upcoming games for the year ahead and briefly discuss their design and aspirations. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles  – PlayStation 3 – Hideo Baba What new content can fans expect from Tales of […]
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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Wit Studio Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 3, 2013
Following directly on from the Manga Entertainment panel, Anime Limited and Wakanim’s Andrew Partridge took to the stage in the company of three guests- George Wada (president of Wit Studio), Ryotaro Makihara (director of Hal) and Katsuhiko Kitada (character designer on Hal, animation director for Attack on Titan). Each introduced themselves starting with George, who […]

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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Interview With Wit Studio

by Grant Whiteon November 3, 2013
Prior to the Wit Studio panel held in the main convention, toonzone had a chance to talk with George Wada (president of Wit Studio), Ryotaro Makihara (director of Hal) and Katsuhiko Kitada (character designer on Hal, animation director for Attack on Titan) at the nearby Novotel. How involved was original creator Hajime Isayama with the […]
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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Manga Entertainment UK Panel

by Grant Whiteon October 30, 2013
Chaired by Manga UK’s community liaison Jeremy Graves, acquisitions and marketing manager Jerome Mazandarani and product manager Andrew Hewson, the first announcement of the panel was that Dragonball GT will be released in two sets in 2014. The first set will be released in January with the second set following soon after in March.  This […]