New York (Sept 8th, 2015) – IA, who’s known as a virtual artist - originally developed as a voice library for [VOCALOID TM3], the voice synthesis program released in 2012 – will make her NYC debut with her Special 3D Live Showcase on October 11th at Gramercy Theater. The ticket will go on sale for general public through Gramercy Theater Box Office and Live Nation ticketing site http://concerts.livenation.com/event/00004F230CD2A74C on September 11th.
Viz Media's Haikasoru Literary Imprint Participates at 73rd World Science Fiction Covnention and Welcomes Author Taiyo Fuji FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Award Winning Japanese Author Of GENE MAPPER Comes To One Of The Longest Running Science Fiction Conventions
San Francisco, CA, August 18, 2015 – VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced its participation at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention. Haikasoru will welcome the acclaimed Japanese author Taiyo Fujii as a panel participant, and will host a retail booth (E4) in the main Dealer’s Room that will offer a wide variety of the imprint’s acclaimed titles at specially discounted prices.
2015 J-Pop Summit Successfully Evolves Into a Ticketed Event and Attracts Thousands to Annual San Francisco Japanese Pop Culture Celebration FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Festival Moves To Fort Mason And Other Historic Locations Around The City And Adds Brand New Attractions
San Francisco, CA, August 12, 2015 – The J-POP SUMMIT, the annual Japanese pop culture event held in San Francisco, returned for its seventh consecutive year and drew more than 32,000 people to various Festival-related events held around the city this past weekend.
Viz Media Announces Naruto Creator Masashi Kishimoto's Participation in Special New York Super Week Appearances FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Renowned Creator Of Bestselling Manga Series Makes First-Ever U.S. Appearance At NY Comic Con, And Will Appear At Kinokuniya And Barnes & Noble Manhattan Locations
San Francisco, CA, August 4, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, prepares to welcome Masashi Kishimoto, the renowned creator of the NARUTO manga (graphic novel) series, for his first-ever U.S. appearance at the 2015 New York Comic Con and delights fans with today’s news that Kishimoto also will participate in a pair of signings sessions and in-store appearances as part of New York Super Week, co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation. The personal appearances will take place at the Manhattan locations of Kinokuniya Bookstore and Barnes & Noble Tribeca, on October 9th and 10th, respectively.
2015 J-Pop Summit Celebrates Japanese Green Tea - Matcha - with a Speciall Free Matcha Summit Event in Union Square FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Festival Hosts First-Ever SAKE SUMMIT Celebrating Japan’s National Spirit With Special Japanese Tea Culture Attractions In Union Square - Sat. & Sun. August 8th & 9th
San Francisco, CA, July 30, 2015 – The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, a Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, showcases the exotic and delectable world of Japanese green tea – Matcha – as part of this year’s extensive programming.
Frentic Japanese Rock Band Gacharic Spin to Play a Special U.S. Concert at 2015 J-Pop Summit FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Flamboyant All-Girl Pop Rock Outfit Plays West Coast Show In San Francisco In Support Of Latest Single “Don’t Let Me Down” Featured On Dragon Ball Kai Anime Series
San Francisco, CA, and Tokyo, Japan, July 28, 2015 – Leading Japanese record label Victor Entertainment Corp. has announced the first-ever West Coast U.S. live show by recording artist Gacharic Spin. The frenetic all-girl rock band comes to San Francisco on Saturday August 8th for a special one-night-only concert at the 2015 J-POP SUMMIT.
2015 J-Pop Summit Presents Fresh and Vibrant New Sides of Japanese Pop Fashion with Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival Events and Programing FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Festival Partners With ASOBISYSTEM To Showcase Fast Rising Stars Of The Harajuku Fashion Scene With Model Runway Shows, Live Musical Performances, Karaoke Fun, Photo Sessions And Special Shopping Opportunities
San Francisco, CA, July 27, 2015 – The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, partners with ASOBISYSTEM, the prominent entertainment company based in Harajuku, Tokyo widely known for developing the “Kawaii” fashion and music scene in Japan, to present a brand new edition of the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Project for this year’s Festival. The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT takes place on Saturday and Sunday August 8th & 9th at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s Marina district.
Well, it's been awhile coming, but I now have torrent, hosted by Nyaa, of all the Anime Expo 2015 movies that were recorded for those who like their files on their computer in HD. It should be noted that the Midnight Shinigami concert and Myth - Legends of Burlesque and Magic were encoded in x265, so you'll need a player capable of that. VLC can do this job with the right plugin, for example. You can get it by clicking this link here. Enjoy!
2015 J-Pop Summit Showcases Eclectic and Edgy Sides of Japanese Fashion With a Unique Array of Programming, Fashion Contests, and Special Shopping Opportunities FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Festival Presents Stylish Exclusive Products And Special Live Programming From MARUQ, BABY THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT, SOU • SOU, JINS and MIKIHOUSE
San Francisco, CA, July 24, 2015 – The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, has announced a colorful and exciting program of fashion shows, contests, celebrity meet-and-greet sessions and shopping opportunities that highlight the eclectic and edgy new sides of Japanese pop apparel. The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT takes place on Saturday and Sunday August 8th & 9th at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s Marina district.