Versailles-Philharmonic Quintet- to play at Anime USA in Washington DC Fri, Oct. 10!

More info here on the official Anime USA Web site! Following that performance, the visual kei j-rockers will head to New York City to play at the Knitting Factory on Monday, October 13. [source: Versailles-Philharmonic... 

Manga artist Misako Rocks! to hold manga panel and book signing event at New York Anime Festival

Misako Rocks! (Japanese manga-ka, or “manga artist”) will hold a Manga Panel and book signing event at this weekend’s New York Anime Festival. The Manga Panel will take place this Saturday,... 

NEW YORK ANIME FESTIVAL 2008 – SEPT 26-28, 2008 – JACOB JAVITS CENTER – NYC

This year’s NEW YORK ANIME FESTIVAL 2008 will be taking place Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28 at the JACOB JAVITS CENTER in New York City. Special events and guests will include: -... 

Singapore Toy and Comic Convention 2008 – June 27-29

This will be the first annual Singapore Toy and Comic Convention. Blasting off on 27-29 June 2008, the first-ever Singapore Toy & Comic Convention will feature a host of toys (general and designer),... 

Saboten-con Memorial Day Weekend, Phoenix AZ

Saboten-con at first glance was not very impressive. The Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona was rather small, and when you first walked in, the convention was but a few tables down a hallway.... 

Cosplayers break record for “Most People Dressed as Video Game Characters” at A-Kon 2008

Today, cosplayers at A-Kon 2008 in Dallas will attempt to break the Guinness world record for “Most Video Game Costumes in One Place” (This is actually going on RIGHT NOW as I write this post!).... 

Versailles to headline A-Kon in Dallas this Friday, May 30!

As our j-rock editor-in-chief Pebbles originally broke the story for you back in January, “Victorian heavy metal super group” Versailles is scheduled to rock the A-Kon anime convention this... 

Bleach creator among featured guests at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International

Viz Media and Shonen Jump will present Tite Kubo, the creator of Bleach (one of the most popular manga/anime of all-time) at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, taking place in July. The... 

Heading Out for Fanime

Well, I’m heading out for Fanime, though this is the day before the event. Oh. Here’s my updated schedule heading into Fanime. Of course, there will be changes, but I’ll mention the...