/// Your mission, should you choose to accept it… /// <cue theme music> MISSION: ANIME EXPO – Orange Nation <Voiceover: Previously, on MISSION: ANIME EXPO, T.R. was in a race against time to complete multiple missions on Day One of Anime Expo 2023. While he was able to arrive at the Smile Mart to recover… Read More Mission: Anime Expo, Part 3
We had the privilege of covering Anime Expo once again this year. Our video man, Ryan, recorded an Instagram reel of our experiences, while our Instagram admin, Joseph, dropped photos of incredible cosplayers each day of the convention. Today, we present the first of a two-part series from one of our benefactors, T.R. Racki, who… Read More Mission: Anime Expo, Part 1
Our video editor, Ryan, and Instagram admin, Joseph, had a blast at Anime Expo this year! Here’s a short video of what they saw during the several-day event on the 4th of July weekend. Check out other videos like this on our Instagram account and TikTok, and be anticipating a full report from our other… Read More Video: Anime Expo 2023 in Review!
Convention season is in full swing! That means we’ll be heading out as a staff to cover several of the conventions (and a film festival, too?) this summer season. First up is A-Kon, the huge Dallas convention that bills itself as the oldest still-running anime event in the U.S. We’ll be tweeting about our experience… Read More Away to A-Kon!
Attending anime conventions is for us our mission on steroids. They’re huge gatherings where we have the opportunity to develop relationships with voice actors, other industry professionals, and attendees, while expressing our own passion for the anime and cosplay. As such, we visit many each year, and no two are the same; each has its… Read More Catching Up With Christina Kelly at Ecchi Expo
Anime conventions aren’t about the guests, bands, contests, merch, or even cosplay. They’re about relationships. While the festivities are the impetus behind bringing otaku together, serving up event after event as fun offerings for these sometimes massive gatherings, the communal aspects of conventions are what matter the most to the majority of con-goers. It’s funny… Read More A-Kon 31 (2022): Remembering Community
Summertime means barbecues, fun at the beach, and of course, anime conventions! As we do most years, our staff is descending upon anime cons over these next few months. While we’re spying out a number of them, including Hyper Japan festival (London) in July and Crunchyroll Expo (San Jose) in August, we’ve confirmed a couple… Read More Our Staff is Attending Anime Conventions This Summer! What About You?