Akira Himekawa is the penname of two women who have created multiple bestselling manga adventures inspired by the classic Nintendo® puzzle-solving, role-playing video games. Their latest continuing series is THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESS. They will be presenting at Comic Con London.
OTAQUEST LIVE, a unique, live summer concert presenting a dynamic slate of J-Pop, dance and hip hop superstars, has unveiled a variety of ticket packages, including VIP passes, for the event headlining The Novo in L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, July 3rd.
Anime Expo 2019 will be the location for the voice cast auditions for SHIKIZAKURA, the first-ever TV animation series with 12 episodes created in the Tokai region of Central Japan. The animated series is scheduled to be on-air in 2020.
OTAQUEST and LDH USA are bringing the high energy vibe of Tokyo’s nightlife to The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 3rd for a special one-night-only club event featuring the biggest names in Japan’s bustling club and EDM scenes.
Beyond the Cookbook: Stories from the World of Food panel at the LA Times Festival of Books offered both a nuanced examination of the role of food writing in today’s society, and encouragement for those seeking to read the work of journalists with moral integrity.
The Art of the Podcast panel, podcasters and producers working with the LA Times came together to discuss the future of podcasts in the greater media landscape, at The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
VIZ Media is launching a new English-language graphic novel imprint, VIZ Originals. As announced at Emerald City Comic Con this past weekend, VIZ Originals will expand VIZ Media’s renowned catalogue of popular titles by collaborating with manga-inspired creators to develop original stories that ignite the imagination.
On February 23rd and 24th, 2019 the Pasadena Convention Center played host to the 4th Annual SoCal Retro Gaming Expo. The expo lived up to its name in spades. From the guests to the panels, to the vendors and to the games attendees can play, it was gaming nostalgia overload.
The fabulous female panelists of Tokyopop media showcased many of the fantastic female writers and illustrators on staff at the International Women of Manga panel this past Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Long Beach Comic Expo.