Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo

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Soulcial Dreamin’ Entertainment attended Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo (AF@NYCC) at Pier 94. This was the first year AX collaborated with NYCC and their first convention was hosted in New York City.  This convention was strictly dedicated to anime and I loved every minute of it. I was able to attend the event on Thursday and Sunday, experience what it was like attending this new anime convention in New York. It turned out to be a fun and unique experience . Continue reading

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AnimeNEXT 2018: Diversity in Anime/Manga Panel

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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.

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LeSean Thomas Panel at Anime NYC

It’s been a week since Anime NYC ended, as you can see, I am a little bit behind schedule in terms of my Con related posts.  I just started a new job, and I’m starting to re-adjust to the workload.  But the rest of my posts will drop this week. So be on the lookout.

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LCAC 2017 Panel: Anime of the 1980’s – The Year 1987

Image result for anime of the 1980sI went to a panel at Liberty City Anime Convention, where they discussed anime series from the 1980’s. I thought that this was going to be an interesting panel and it was. The panelist, John Medero, mainly talked about series from the year 1987 which was a big year in anime history.  Some really great series came out that year but, he also discussed other popular anime series from the late and early 1980’s and where are they now 30 years later. It made me think of how anime has changed over the years.

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The History of Anime Opening/Closing Themes Panel

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Over the years the anime opening and closing theme songs have changed. When I heard some of the songs, I had a complete flashback to my childhood. Some series changed their lyrics completely and others used a translated version of the song.

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Overview of Liberty City Anime Convention 2017

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Soulcial Dreamin’ Entertainment was invited to attend Liberty City Anime Convention in New York at the Marriott Marquis hotel.  The hosting space was so much bigger this year compared to last. They even extended it to another site, the Edison Ballroom, where the main events (Masquerade)  and the concerts were held. At night they hosted anime dance parties headed by Rabbit Revolution. This year the convention had plenty of panels, video games, voice actors, concerts and anime screenings. We were able to get an insider’s view of the convention while having a great time.

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Bad Anime, Bad!! Panel at AnimeNEXT 2017

This is post is a collaboration between Alice and Myself on the Bad Anime, Bad!! panel at the AnimeNEXT Convention.

It’s been a few years since we’ve seen a Bad Anime, Bad!! panel at AnimeNEXT seeing the panel still thriving after all this time and each year continuing to come with all of the bad anime there is out in the world makes each year funnier. There are several different types of anime series some are good but, some are just bad. The panel we went to showed nothing but, bad animated series that some may have seen growing up that are recommended for children to watch at a young age but in reality children should not see. This year’s theme was Bad Retro Anime. The clips that were shown were from movies from the 1970’s during the disco era.

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