Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz (Panel)

 

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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

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Joshua Gantt is Black Juice

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This weeks interview is with another person I hold in high regard.  I can’t recall our initial encounter either, but we were also introduced via YouTube.  For the sake of transparency, it was in the same time I met Sang Frais which makes perfect sense considering he is also a co-founder of Nerds with Passports and 10th Tier Media.

Josh is low-key my mentor. LOL  I’ve learned a lot from merely talking to him.  So here is the giveback.  So without further ado,  Meet Joshua Gantt

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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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Anime & Music: For the Love of OST

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It’s common amongst anime bloggers and or fans to critic a series storyline.  Character design, animation and things of that nature.  But when was the last time, you’ve seen someone address the OST? OST meaning Original Soundtrack. It’s a such a crucial part of the process.  These songs  can make or break a project in the same way the script and pacing does. The soundtrack effect the story progression just as much as other elements more commonly discussed. it’s sort of eerie that we as times ignore this completely.

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Day 14: Anime That Never Gets Old

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Day 14: Anime that never gets old no matter how many times you rewatched it?

There are a few animes I love to pieces. And Cowboy Bebop is one of them. I’ve been watching this show going on 15 years now. And there is never a dull moment. Spike is cool as ish. Edward is hysterical.  Faye is Faye and Jet is that guy.  Of course, how could I forget the data dawg Ein. She and Ed are like tw peas in a pod.

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