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Drawing On Experience

One of my hobbies that turned into a vocation is CGI, or computer animation. In case you’re unfamiliar with the terms, think Pixar.

My first animation project was the opening animation for… 307 more words


Cosplaying Under $400???

Characters: Left to right, Inuyasha and Sesshomaru(me)
Show: Inuyasha
Photo credit: Sumiko Foto Photography

A few months ago, I came up with this crazy idea while I was planning for the last cosplay I wanted to do. 706 more words

Back From the (Mostly) Dead Update Post

So, I know it’s been forever since I posted & I’m several cons behind for posting resources, etc. To be specific, these are the cons I’ve hit up in my impromptu hiatus & the panels I’ve hosted: 231 more words

Dj Date Masamune

Otakon 2017 Interview: Tomoki Kyoda (EUREKA SEVEN)

At Otakon 2017, I had the opportunity to interview Tomoki Kyoda—director of one of my favorite anime series ever, Eureka Seven. He was at the convention to promote the world premiere of the film… 494 more words


Otakon in Review: See you in 2018 Space Cowboy

I have been going to Otakon since I moved up to Baltimore in the mid 2000s. It is a home con, where the majority of my friends attend and celebrate our geekdom to the fullest. 1,064 more words


Capitalizing on a New Home: Otakon 2017

“Howatto?! Washington ni?!”

-Jack King, Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo

Introduction: To DC

Otakon has always been my favorite anime convention. With its fan-oriented approach and variety of content, it always feels surprisingly intimate despite its sheer size (it’s generally the largest anime con on the east coast).

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Otakon 2017 Interview: Furukawa Toshio & Kakinuma Shino

At Otakon 2017, I sat down with a husband-wife duo who are also two veteran voice actors of the anime industry. Furukawa Toshio is probably best known for playing Piccolo in… 842 more words