I was able to get into the FullMetal Alchemist Special Event Panel at Anime NYC and relive some of my favorite moments from Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood and Full Metal Alchemist. The panel featured special guest Vic Mignogna, the voice of Edward Elric in both English versions. It was an interesting panel to sit in. Members of the audience gave their opinion on survey questions that were asked to attendee’s of convention. A lot of the questions asked were very interesting and to see other people’s response’s was interesting as well. Continue reading
I attended the How to be a Villain 101 Panel at J1-Con because the title alone grabbed my interest. I wanted to understand the underline of what it took to be a villain, step by step and its process. Being a villain is not easy, there are many things you must do to become a villain and I learned about this in the panel; like having a good name, henchman, entrance music, entering a room, a catchphrase, and finally grabbing the attention of your audience. Every villain is unique in their own way.
As the AnimeNEXT festivities continued on we took a break and sat in this Diversity panel hosted by The Panel Sisters. There were so many panels on diversity at this con this year I was so proud to see everyone get to express themselves and find others that identify with them. Diversity is necessary in all sorts of media and I’m excited to see what creators of new anime and manga will come up with after seeing fans call for more diversity.
The live action of Fullmetal Alchemists made it’s US debut at Anime NYC and you had to purchase $10 tickets to see it and I must say I really liked the movie, it all was just a summary of everything that happens in FullMetal Alchemist with a twist. The movie will officially be released on December 1st, 2017. The wonderful thing about this movie is that the ENTIRE cast is Japanese and it was amazing to actually see it play out this way, I honestly wouldn’t want to see a Hollywood adaptions because this was just perfect as is.
Day 12: Saddest Anime Scene ?
The saddest anime scene I can recall is from Full Metal Alchemist. When Mae’s died I was hurt. I really felt it. Learning about the history of the Ishvalen people was sad too. Also learning of the death of Ed and Al’s teacher baby. Fact that Ed and Al lost there mother so young was sad as shit. Nothing quite tops Shou Tuckers’s using his only daughter and her pet dog to create a Chimera.
Day 9 – best anime villain.