anime expo Archives

Cosplayers Strike A Pose At Anime Expo: A Photo Gallery
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent I am continually impressed by the costumes that I see each year at Anime Expo, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center the first weekend of July This year was no exception: funny, serious, beautiful, and elaborate designs inspired by homegrown imagination to the familiar famous anime and manga IPs[...]
Los Angeles: The Site Of The Largest North American Anime Expo (Photogallery)
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent North America's largest Anime Expo was back in Los Angeles this weekend for its 24th year Taking up the entire Los Angeles Convention Center, talent from around the world come each year the first week of July to celebrate all things anime, manga and popular Japanese culture The Anime Expo[...]
Things To Do On The West Coast In August If You Like Comics
There's a parking lot nearby. If you missed Anime Expo in July, or you are ready for more anime, then you'll want to check out a new event, Anime California 2014, scheduled for August 22 – 24 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove Special guests include Chris Patton (Fullmetal Alchemist, Dagonball Z: The[...]
The Good, Bad, And Different At Anime Expo, Plus Photogallery
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent This was my second year attending the nation's largest convention dedicated to anime and manga, the Anime Expo (AX) held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3 – 6 Last year I only attended one day (Saturday) and knew that the expo had too much[...]
Back To Basics With Manga At Anime Expo – Comfort And Adam's 101
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It was serendipitous that I ended up attending the last half of Comfort Love and Adam Withers' panel on creating a character Friday afternoon at the 23rd annual Anime Expo, held again this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center The husband and wife duo, who have[...]
Out Of Anime Expo: Mighty No. 9 Gets A Cartoon…And More Funding?
By Sage Ashford Founder of Japanese indie company Comcept, as well as chief designer/creator of beloved Capcom mascot Mega Man, Keiji Inafune, made an appearance at Anime Expo to talk about his new creation, Mighty No 9, spiritual successor to Mega Man and holder of one of the largest video game Kickstarters ever Inafune had much[...]
Oh My Goddess To Be Omnibused By Dark Horse Over 15 Volumes
US translator and publisher of the Oh My Goddess! series by Kōsuke Fujishima, Dark Horse Comics announced at Anime Expo that they will be re-releasing the series after publishing the final volume last December. Just they'll be doing it a little bigger. Expect fifteen omnibus volumes to be contain the entire series in a bigger format with better[...]
What's Popular In Anime And Manga At Anime Expo This Year
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Walking around the exhibition hall, it doesn't take too long to figure out what's popular this season in anime and manga, according to the 23rd annual Anime Expo (AX) that's being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center July 3 – 6. It's day two of AX and[...]
Not Just Manga Anymore – The Anime Expo Diversifies, Plus Photogallery
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It was the second day of the 23rd annual Anime Expo (AX) being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center over the holiday weekend This is my second year, having attended only one day last year, which wasn't enough time to see the entire exhibition hall and[...]
Things To Do On The West Coast In June If You Like Comics
There are three events throughout the day: it is $6 to attend The Comix Stage, which includes a round table interview with the special guests, however the Cartoonist Expo is free. And, plan early for these very popular events coming up in July: For anime and manga fans, the Anime Expo is an event not to be[...]
LA's Anime Expo Attracts Grade A Cosplay
By Hannah Means-Shannon, photos by Michele Brittany It was a gala weekend for all things anime in Los Angeles last weekend, and the general growth spurt in cons of all kinds has given anime a bump in numbers also, particularly the Anime Expo, the largest of its kind in the country now celebrating its 22nd year[...]