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Otakon Announces Three More Guests

Otakon has announced that it will host chief creative officer Masao Maruyama, chief executive officer Yasuaki Iwase, and producer Toru Kubo of Studio MAPPA at its next convention. 150 more words


How to find Small Town America in Japanese Cartoons? Watch Supernatural the Anime

As I sit here rocking out to Kansas, I’d like to thank my lucky stars that I came across this rather forgotten entry into the medium.  1,123 more words


Animazement Announces Guests

Animazement has announced that anime voice actors Kikuko Inoue and Ryusei Nakao, along with producers Shinichiro Kashiwada and Masao Maruyama, will be guests at their next convention. 143 more words


Episode 8: Putting the "Punk" In Cyberpunk-Cyber City Oedo 808

In Today’s Episode, Nate Dreams of electric action as he reviews this Kawajiri Classic!

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Large Men, Donut Cats, and a Slice of History: Otakon 2014


Fortune and misfortune came in roughly equal parts at this year’s Otakon, as the best weather in years for the convention mainly served to provide some reprieve for the long and grueling ticket line. 3,596 more words


Otakon 2014: Revered Producer Masao Maryuma to Resume Honorary Otakon Staff Position

Veteran producer Masao Maruyama will resume his standing as an honorary Otakon staff member in 2014. The legendary force in the Japanese animation industry will make his 12th appearance at Otakon. 313 more words


Via Anime Insider: Masao Maruyama and Satoshi Nishimura (February 2004)

Trigun director Satoshi Nishimura and producer Masao Maruyama talk about getting permission to kill off characters and what they viewed as the over-capacity state of the anime industry.