Archive for the ‘Conventions’ Category

I will be presenting at Otakon 2017!

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Hi everyone, I just wanted to give a quick update because next week is Otakon. This year is a special one, not only is it the first time that Otakon is being held in Washington DC, but it’s also the first time that I will be a featured presenter. So needless to say, I’m a […]

AMVs, Evangelion, and the death of Chester Bennington

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Chester Bennington, famous as the lead vocalist of Linkin Park, was found dead in his home on the morning of July 20th, 2017.  His suicide came only a few months after Chris Cornell, who Bennington was close friends with, also committed suicide.  Had Cornell survived, July 20th would have been his 53rd birthday.  On the […]

April Convention Blitz

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Hi everyone, I’d like to fill you in on some fan conventions coming up in April. I’ll actually be presenting at four events, so if you live in or around the Mid-Atlantic Region, then there’s at least one event coming up for you to look into. I always enjoy meeting new people in the fandom. […]

Evangelion 3.33 release date revealed by FUNimation at New York Comic Con

Monday, October 12th, 2015

FUNimation announced Saturday at its industry panel at New York Comic Con that it will be releasing Evangelion 3.33 to home video February 2nd, 2016.  Exact details are forthcoming, however it appears that it will be sold as a Blu-ray/DVD combo.  It would seem that this is it, finally, after nearly two full years of […]

Evangelion Panel at Otakon 2015

Monday, July 20th, 2015

If you’re going to be attending Otakon 2015 this weekend, please stop by my Evangelion panel commemorating the 20th anniversary of Evangelion, as well as 2015, its year of significance.  It’s currently scheduled for Friday, July 24, from 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM in Panel 1 (BCC 314-315).  This year I will be joined by fellow Eva […]

Anime Expo’s NGE 20th Anniversary Event: Nothing much to report.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

This past weekend at Anime Expo, there was a Neon Genesis Evangelion 20th Anniversary Event featuring a concert with Yoko Takahashi, who you’ll know for singing Cruel Angel’s Thesis from the television series, as well as Soul’s Refrain from Death & Rebirth.  It was a premium ticketed event costing an additional $35-$45 dollars, and advertised […]

Eva Monkey Panels for Otakon 2014

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Otakon has released the official roster of fan panels for this year’s event.  I’m pleased to be hosting two panels this year, for what will be my twelfth consecutive year as a fan panelist.  It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing them every year since Otakon first incorporated fan panels in 2003.  This year’s installment […]

Evangelion Panel at Anime Expo

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

If you’re heading to Anime Expo this weekend, be sure to stop by Dark Horse’s Evangelion panel on Sunday.  It will be helmed by the illustrious Carl Horn, a veteran of Evangelion in the English language.  Before joining Dark Horse, Carl served as editor for Viz’s English release of Yoshiyuki Sadamoto’s Neon Genesis Evangelion manga.  […]

Hideaki Anno visits North America

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Something unexpected happened this weekend.  Hideaki Anno, known by many as the chief creative force behind Evangelion, accompanied his wife Moyoco Anno to the 2014 Toronto Comic Arts Festival, where she was a featured guest.  As someone who has “Meet Hideaki Anno” right above “Don’t nerd out in front of Hideaki Anno” on their bucket […]

Post Anime Boston and panel contents.

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being a panelist again at Anime Boston, hosting panels predominately of interest to Evangelion fans, however I also tackled a panel on retro game collecting, which is another hobby of mine.  Thanks to those of you who checked out my panels, particularly those of you who went to […]

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