Hey, what’s good everyone? It’s been a little over a month since we attended Anime Next. Between the three of us, we pushed out a ton content via our website and our other Social media outlets. Videos, pictures and other exclusive releases. (via Twitter and Instagram) So if you aren’t following us, do so because you are missing out. The grind was non-stop that weekend. But it’s Story Time.
I’ve been a MARVEL VS. CAPCOM fan ever since I played MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2. I loved this game so much that I bought a second copy for my Xbox 360. And I played it all the time. I didn’t even hop right on part 3 when it came out. I waited for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to drop before I transitioned over. And boy, did I love that game. I suck at fighting games, video games in general but I would play it for hours on end. When I heard about MARVEL VS. CAPCOM: INFINITE, I was excited.
Fooly Cooly ( Furi Kuri) is one of the most memorable Anime’s of my childhood. Originally airing on American Television back in 2003. Fast forward, 14 years later and the mere thought still brings a smile to my face. From Naota cynical outlook to Haruko’s Vespa and everything in between, most of all Lord Canti. So when Cartoon Network announced a possible remake, I was in shock but more over confused. In all seriousness, FLCL has everything packed into six episodes. What more could they possibly do? My answer came in the form of a trailer.
ERASED also known as Boku dake ga inai Machi 僕だけがいない街 is afantasy/ psychological thriller written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. This is a very interesting story. ERASED takes many twists and turns. You will never know what will occur next.
Satoru Fujinuma, one the main protagonist, possesses a unique ability that allows him to travel back in time. Mere moments before a tragic incident that occurred in his past. Satoru returns home one evening, to find his mother murdered by a mysterious assailant.
New York City is a pretty big place. But if you run around in certain circles, you’re very likely to come across the same people. That was how I came to know Avery Liburd, formerly known as Avery Li or DarkShonobi on YouTube where we first met. I’m not sure if he remembers or not but when we ran into each other randomly in Midtown Manhattan, where we exchanged pleasantries and introduced ourselves. Thinking about it now, it’s kind of hilarious. Back then Youtube wasn’t the beast that it is now. That was how we connected, so it made perfect sense. And while it wasn’t the most interesting or awkward situation that I’ve encountered when randomly meeting people I talked to online, it definitely struck a chord. Fast forward a few years later, I now I have this platform. It’s important to return the love that was shown to you from way back.
As some of you may know, our team attended AnimeNext in Atlantic City, New Jersey early this month. One of our favorite events to attend when going to any anime convention is the Masquerade. All the contestant did a phenomenal job and we captured some of out favorites and posted them via our YouTube. I posted the videos below. So check them out and let us know what you think. Also, don’t forget to check out our photography gallery.
My first encounter with Takeia Marie happened randomly while attending New York Comic Con back 2012. A rap cipher gone wrong in the middle of the artist alley show floor. She nice with the pen in more ways than one. She can spit. And even though I embarrassed myself, it made that experience that much more memorable. How many people can honestly say that they met in this type of manner at Comic Book convention. Not many! But we’ve been chopping it up ever sense.
So when I reached out for an interview. This is what she had to say.
I have two cats and I thought learning about Japanese folklore would be interesting, so I went the Supernatural Cats of Japan panel at Anime Next. In Japan, there are many different urban legends about cats and yokai. And many of these stories derive from events and have been passed down for generations.
After a long day of running around, Drey and I took a small break in the Manga library. Like the idiot I am, I started reading volume one Uzumakiうずまき by Junji Ito. Homie is twisted but that’s a topic for another day. The library closes, now my mind fuckery level is at an all-time high. I was so confused. That confusion only heightened.
Anime Girls NYC is a blog, I’ve followed closely for about 8 months now. And has shown love, time and time again. On whatever type of content we publish via WordPress site. So I always make sure to show love back.
“We Build Together” is something we at SDE firmly believe. When I reached out to Stephanie, AGN founder. Here’s what she had to say.