Episode #221 – So Here’s the Relevant News You Missed.

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On tonight’s show, we’re firing up the wayback machine! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, and Mako-chan as they go back three weeks and bring you articles such as the Japanese dubbing of 50 Shades of Gray, we remember Neon Genesis Evangelion day of the angels attacking, the release date of Dragon Ball Super, another Death Note school investigation, Rurouni Kenshin musical, and the counter argument for a cosplay mom. Then on our Open Forum Topic, we ask if you ever hosted a con panel or if you want to, and what is/was would it be about? And then in Strange News From Japan, a man is arrested for throwing rocks at a car, another guy arrested for highway speeding, and another guy arrested for being a peeping tom and filming videos?!

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Episode #220 – AnimeNEXT 2015, Now With Extra Humidity and Heat!

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Coming up on tonight’s show, DJ Ranma S and Ari Rockefeller sit around the podcast table to talk about AnimeNEXT 2015! We will discuss the panels, cosplays, major events… AND THE HEAT! Plus we’ll discuss their big move to the Atlantic City Convention Center! And then we goto the Open Forum Topic where we ask you, what con panel would you recommend to others to check out! And then on News From Japan, a 16 year old is arrested for throwing bottles, executives arrested for scamming people on a dating site, and 7-Eleven Japan ups their coffee game!

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Kevin Lillard Suffered Stroke and in Recovery

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Cosplay photographer Kevin Lillard has just revealed today that at the end of May he suffered and stroke.  He is currently in the Crest View nursing home undergoing rehabilitation.  This was revealed a few hours ago on his Facebook.

Kevin Lillard founded A Fan’s View, which people have said that it is oldest cosplay photography site on the internet.  Also on his page at the time, he’s posted amazing photos of Indy Car racing.  The site is currently archived on ACP.  Racing friends and anyone else that knows Kevin as the voice of the Speedrome and also his work for the IndyStar as a reporter.

As from what wee can tell he is in good spirits.  We wish him a speedy recovery!

Artwork by Steve Bennett

Artwork by Steve Bennett

Castle Point Anime Convention

Castle Point Anime Convention

Several weeks ago, I attended Castle Point Anime Convention. It was, in general, designed to be fun with all of the activities available for many different fandoms. There were musical performances outside on the steps, a ramen café (too crowded every time we checked though), and a large variety of panels. » Read more..

Episode #219 – Colossalcon 2015 Review, Now With Extra Chlorine!

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Tonight, Avalon Cosplay joins us to talk about her trip to Colossalcon 2015, the epic water park, petting zoo, anime con! After that, DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, and Mako-chan bring us the stories about the harassed cosplayer at MomoCon,  and Mako goe sin balls deep!  And then we goto the Open Forum Topic where we ask you, what is your favorite anime or manga catch phrase! And then on News From Japan, Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan has a new mascot, three minors arrested for forcing a boy into a river, and Japan’s ten weirdest ice cream flavors?!

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Castle Point Anime Convention 2015 Photos

Castle Point Anime Convention

Check out our photo coverage of Castle Point Anime Convention 2015, at Stevens Institute of Technology!  Photos by our own Jefferies Herrera!

 

 

 

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