Anime Los Angeles, Come Party With The Thousands of Friends You're About To Meet

A visit to Animé Los Angeles at the Ontario Convention Center will set you at an event where the person out of costume is in the minority and the entire place feels like a friendly party! Anime Los Angeles definitely has one of the highest per capita of people in costumes that I think I have ever seen at a convention.   Before you have even entered there is a crowd…

Anime Impulse Car Shows, Fashion Shows, Concerts, Oh My!

Anime Impulse takes place during the much larger and older event Asian American Expo at the fairgrounds in Pomona, California, but that doesn’t mean that this new anime event should be overlooked.  In fact you should add it to your list of ‘new events to keep an eye on’. Being held at a fairground instead of a convention center gives them a unique feel and, I’m sure, unique challenges.  Food…

2nd Annual Anime Impulse Coming to Pomona, CA in January

The 2nd annual Anime Impulse is set to take place January 14th and 15th in Pomona, CA.  A small intimate convention  set against the much larger and older event of the Asian American Expo. Headlining is popular blogger on Japanese Culture Danny Choo and world famous cosplayer Ely Cosplay in her first American appearance.  Also coming are actors and voice actors Gaku Space and Christian Howard. There is also an…

A Q & A with Mari Nakamura of Lolita fashion house Juliette et Justine

When Mari Nakamura, the head designer at classic lolita fashion house Juliette et Justine, sat down for her panel at PMX in Pasadena, CA in November, it was more like sitting down with a circle of friends, rather than a prestigious business woman meeting her fans.  She made you feel like she cared about each and every person in the room.  Although she seemed to understand some English and many…