Category Archives: Convention Coverage

Anime Films of the Last Five Years

Happy Monday everyone! We attended Metrocon in our hometown of Tampa, Florida last weekend and brought a whopping five panels with us! Three of them were repeats, two of them were first times (Studio Trigger Hype panel and Anime Films of the Last Five Years). We had a couple people after the panel ask us if we had a list anywhere of the movies we used. We said nope! You should have been taking notes dammit!

So anyway, here’s a list of movies we spoke about along with short descriptions (ones with trailers will be bolded):

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TRIGGER Panel Write-up

If I had to pick one panel to attend each year I’d do TRIGGER every time. This year was just solidified that feeling. Anime Expo is full of amazing panels and amazing news but no one quite gets it like TRIGGER. Their show started with their producers and creators coming down the aisles from the back using money guns to shoot Luluco dollar bills at the crowd. Talk about setting the tone!

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AX2017 Day 2 Recap: FLCL 2+3, Studio Trigger, Aniplex of America and more!

Day 2 was by far our busiest day of the convention as we saw, among other stuff, the world premiere of the FLCL 2 trailer, 3 new Trigger properties announced, and much, much more. Check out our recap video then hit the jump for our individual takes.

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Our Summer Convention Schedule!

Anime Festival Orlando – June 9-11th

Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL

Pretty Rhythms and Idol Activities 

Friday @ 2:30pm Panel Room 2

Moe Military 

Friday @ 3:30pm Panel Room 4

Hentai Terminology 101 (18+)

Saturday @ 11:30pm Panel Room 2

A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Hip-Hop

Sunday @ 1:15pm Panel Room 3

 

Anime Expo – July 1-4th

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

We’re not doing any fan panels at this one but we’re attending with press privileges so you can expect plenty of video content, write-ups, industry coverage and on-the-street dispatches!

 

Metrocon – August 3-6th

Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

Pretty Rhythms and Idol Activities 

Thursday @ 7pm Anime Track A-Panel Room 24

Is Your Merch a Fake?

Friday @ 9pm Anime Track B-Panel Room 25

Anime Films of the Last 5 Years

Friday @ 10pm Anime Track B-Panel Room 25

An Introduction to Japanese Hip-Hop 

Friday @11pm Miscellaneous Track Panel Room 18

The Studio Trigger HYPER-Panel

Saturday @ 10am Anime Track B-Panel Room 25