Comikaze is now Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con!

From the official website – Sep 27 2016 – 10:00pm We’re proud to announce that on September 27, 2016, in front of the Los Angeles City Council, Stan Lee and the rest of the Comikaze team announced that Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo will now be rebranded as Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. The reason for the change is to underscore the convention’s primary objective of honoring Los Angeles as…

Cosplay Spotlight – Phoenix Comicon 2016 – What to wear? What to wear?

Cosplayers at Phoenix Comicon 2016 by Durrrilion They take a step, they stop for a pic.  They take another and stop again.  From the first day to the last of any convention, cosplayers of varying skill levels do The Step and Pose Shuffle. Despite my busy schedule I managed a few shots and a couple of interviews. Starting off is ‘Cersei’ from Game of Thrones.  Casey Renee Cosplay from Chicago…

Funko Announces Its San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Line Up Wave 1

Who doesn’t love a Funko Pop!  With the upcoming Dark Crystal amongst others I know they have my attention!  Now they have announced their first Wave of SDCC Exclusives and is there anything you don’ t want here? Pop! Movies: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – Sex Bob-Omb 3-pack Pop! Animation: The Powerpuff Girls – Blossom (First-to-Market) Pop! Animation: The Powerpuff Girls – Bubbles (First-to-Market) Pop! Animation: The Powerpuff Girls –…

First Ghost in the Shell photo with Scarlett Johansson

Ghost in the Shell is a dark exploration of humanity and its future with cyber technology, with the bad almost always walking hand in hand with the good. In this mid 21st century story (in other words less than 25 years from where we are now) humans have figured out how to incorporate cybernetics into their bodies up to a full cyborg replacement.  Unfortunately this integration has also opened up…

Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3 Opening Title

Sailor Moon Crystal returns after a 9 month break and we will finally be introduced to Sailors Uranus, Neptune and Pluto in the new Death Busters Arc. “Love the New Moon” or “New Moon ni Koi wo Shite” in Japanese, is the new opening theme and it is sung by Etsuko Yakushimaru.   The 3rd season will debut on April 4th in Japan.  

Netflix Creates New Original Anime Series, Perfect Bones

Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, announced on February 24th, together with Production I.G, a groundbreaking deal that sees the upcoming original Anime series Perfect Bones to premiere only on Netflix. This marks the first ever original Anime title to debut all episodes simultaneously in 190 countries around the world. Directed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the 12-episode series is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the…

Netflix's Voltron trailer debuts at Wondercon

Oh Voltron how we’ve missed you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ0uWpmfdOA   One of the stand out panels of Wondercon was the Voltron panel.  Netflix and DreamWorks has definitely kept a tight lid on this project and the cast and crew were delighted to let the proverbial cat out of the bag to the enthralled audience. The Executive Producer of Voltron is a “Legend of Korra” alumni – Joaquim Dos Santos and he took…

Netflix & DreamWorks Revive Voltron – first picture

Voltron is back and looking very, well, Voltron! And I’m not complaining about that! “We’re trying to keep as much of that classic feel to it as we can, because ultimately we have huge amounts of nostalgia for (the original) show,” – co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery. Voltron was the top-rated syndicated children’s show for two years during its original run in the mid ’80s and was originally cut together from two…

Anime Los Angeles 2016: A Gallery

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