WinC Convention: 2018

Women in Comics Collective (WinC), is an initiative founded by Regina Sawyer in 2012 to educate, promote and support a movement towards women working in the Comic Books and under other media umbrellas. In their outreach WinC hosts events, workshops and other activities throughout the country. This past weekend, June 30, 2018, we attended one of their events in New York City.

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Interview with Caitlynn French: AnimeNEXT 2018

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Caitlynn French is an American Voice Actress residing in Texas. Fueled by her love of playing pretend she’d achieved what many anime fans dream of, getting into the anime industry. Known for her roles as Mei Tachibana in Say “I love you”, Shiro in No Game No Life, Qumola in The Book of Bantorra and an array of others. Caitlynn is a rising talent that you need to familiarize yourself with.

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Expectations of AnimeNEXT 2018

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Last year AnimeNEXT was so much fun that we’re excited about this weekend. If we haven’t said it already this weekend if AnimeNext and you should get tickets and a room for the weekend. AnimeNEXT is definitely a con to be visited in the tristate area because there is always so much to do and so many new people to meet, there’s never a dull moment going to a con that has so much to offer.

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Nerds on Hip Hop: Bridging Anime & Hip-Hop (Panel)

 

Nerds on Hip Hop Logo (Courtesy of Twitter)

Anime NYC was lit. I had a fantastic time.  Was able to link up with Stephanie of Anime Girls NYC.  Shout out to her. Thank you for being such a cool person.   Saw some really nice cosplay. Attended some really cool panels and best of all, I was able to enjoy this all with my team.

One of the highlights of my weekend was attending the Nerds on Hip Hop: Bridging Anime & Hip-Hop Panel.

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Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz (Panel)

 

Yoko Kanno and The Seatbelt (Courtesy of farm4.static)

At this point, in my blogging life, I think I’ve made my love for music and animation pretty clear. So anytime, they come together and further enhance each other story, I’m utterly excited.  I’ve been going to conventions for many years now and I have been seeing an influx of panels that combine these different narratives. During Anime NYC, I had the pleasure of attending two.  In this particular post, I will be focusing on Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz. Continue reading

ANIME NYC Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Event

The Gundam Thunderbolt panel was an amazing panel. Not only did we get to view the first U.S. release of the movie but, also their was a mini concert with the band that performed the music from the anime soundtrack. The anime was based on the animated series Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. The series was very short. The movie is a continuation of the animated series called Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky, which continues the story of series after the One Year War.

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