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News Roundup: Suzaku Festival, Anime-Zap!, ConStellation, and More

[21 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

There’s been quite a bit of convention news that’s come out recently. I’ll be highlighting some of the major (and most interesting) stories below. However, if you’re interested in quick updates (like a con’s vendor tables selling out, etc.), then you should follow me on Twitter! I re-tweet all the significant convention news tidbits from various cons across the world.

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Press Release: Naka-Kon Announces Final Guests

[20 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Kansas City, Mo.–Naka-Kon 2010 has announced its second round of guests. Industry guests include Shion Francois and Yumi Kwaguchi of Cure Media USA and Tommy Yune of the Robotech Convention Tour. Group guests include Kojokan Shinbutai, a Samurai sword demonstration group; the Kansas State University Yosakoi Dance Group; and the “Japanese action comic punk band band” Peelander-Z. The final voice

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Press Release: ORIGINAL Japanese Maid Show this Sunday

[20 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

New York, NY –Jan. 19-, 2010 – Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni Mimura, a Japanese Cosplay Singer in NY, hosts the ORIGINAL Japanese “Maid” Show. NHK, a Major TV Network in Japan doing a documentary on Reni and will film the event. Say “Hi” to Japan!! When: January. 24th (Sunday) 5:00pm Where: Top Tunes 303-305 East 53rd

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Press Release: San Japan Announces First Round of Guests for 2010 Convention

[20 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Christopher Ayres and Carrie Savage return to San Japan SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – January 20th, 2010 – San Japan, San Antonio’s Major Japanese Culture and Anime Convention, has announced the first round of guests for its July 2010 convention. San Japan is proud to announce that voice actors Carrie Savage, Chris Ayres and Josh Grelle will be making a return

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The Episode in Which Kelly Learns to Play BattleTech

[20 Jan 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

I consider myself a pretty well rounded geek. I’m into Star Trek, but I also play PC games like World of Warcraft (WoW), and collectible card games (CCGs) like Magic the Gathering. I don’t LARP, but I know what it is. I have cosplayed. I’ve been doing online role-playing since the AOL 2.0 days. One thing I had never gotten into,