Pre-Anime NYC 2017: New Anime Con in the City

(note: No Type-Moon Weekly News Round Up
or All Points Bulletin this week.)

We’re attending the inaugural Anime NYC! Can New York City truly get a forever anime convention? Anime NYC hopes so!



Our tentative schedule for the convention:

01:30 PM – Anime Fandom 15 Years Ago
03:30 PM – The Simulated Camera
04:30 PM – When Gundam Came to Hollywood
06:00 PM – What is HIDIVE?
07:30 PM – Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz
08:30 PM – Sports Anime for the Fujoshi
09:30 PM – Gender, Sexuality, and Psychology in Revolutionary Girl Utena

11:00 AM – Saturday AM Industry Panel: Celebrating Four Years of Our Diverse Shonen Manga Magazine
11:45 AM – Fandom Interface
01:00 PM – Aniplex of America Industry Panel
02:00 PM – SUNRISE Industry Panel
03:00 PM – LeSean Thomas
03:00 PM – Fate/Grand Order Localization Panel
03:45 PM – Japanese Feminism 101
04:00 PM – Gundam Thunderbolt Panel with Naruyoshi Kikuchi
05:00 PM – Masaki Tachibana
06:00 PM – IDOLiSH7 US Premiere with Q&A
06:45 PM – The Women of Mobile Suit Gundam
08:45 PM – Exploring Dystopia in Attack on Titan, The Walking Dead, and Fahrenheit 451
09:45 PM – From Under The Bed: Horror In Anime & Manga

11:30 AM – Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower Premiere and Concert
02:00 PM – Crunchyroll Simulcast Preview Panel
04:00 PM – Satoshi Kon: The Man, His Method, and Madness


The Speakeasy #094: New York Comic Con, Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger, Blue Gale Xanbungle

Ongoing Investigations: Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger and Blue Gale Xabungle.

Song: Blue Gale Xabungle OP “Shippu Xabungle” by Akira Kushida

Food for Thought: What anime do you keep meaning to watch, but never seem to get around to?

Topics: New York Comic Con


Pre-New York Comic Con 2017: The Incredible Shrinking Artist Alley

(note: No Type-Moon Weekly News Round Up
or All Points Bulletin this week.)



This year’s New York Comic Con hosts Fairy Tail’s Hiro Mashima, adds new construction to the mix along with more offsite venues, and of course has way too many options for what to do.

Our tentative schedule for the convention:

11:15 AM – Wizards and Fairies and Spells – Oh My!
01:30 PM – French Comics Kiss Better: Bande Dessinée 101, Presented by the French Comics Association
02:45 PM – Here Lie Dragons & Eternal Beasties
04:00 PM – The Official VIZ Media Panel
06:00 PM – American Gods with Ricky Whittle, Pablo Schreiber, and Yetide Badaki


10:30 AM – BBC America Presents: Peter Capaldi Spotlight
12:00 PM – Pacific Rim Uprising
12:45 PM – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – BBC AMERICA Official Panel
02:30 PM – Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: Live-Sketch and Q&A with Hiro Mashima
04:00 PM – VIZ Media Presents: The Legend of Zelda Manga Creators – Akira Himekawa
05:15 PM – Classic SF Manga Featuring Akira 35th Anniversary Edition, Ghost in the Shell, & Battle Angel Alita
06:45 PM – Anime for Feminists

11:00 AM – Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: A Chat with Hiro Mashima
11:00 AM – DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix Original Series
01:30 PM – Black Heroes Matter
12:15 PM – Making Ships Set Sail: Fandom & Relationships
02:45 PM – Telling Stories with Patrick Rothfuss, Jonathan Coulton & Friends
03:45 PM – Star Trek: Discovery
04:00 PM – PW Presents: The European Comics Invasion
05:30 PM – William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: The Force Doth Awaken Live!
05:30 PM – Crunchyroll Industry Panel
06:30 PM – Let’s Talk About Our Problematic Faves: Marginalized Fans & the Media
07:45 PM – Invisible Latinx
08:00 PM – Netflix Presents Black Mirror

10:30 AM – World Premiere of Batman vs. Two Face
10:45 AM – Kicking Ass, Taking Names: Women of Color in Comics
12:00 PM – Queers for Fears – Understanding LGBTQ Villiany and Who’s Doing It Right
02:45 PM – Here Lie Dragons & Eternal Beasties
03:45 PM – NYCC Team Q&A
03:45 PM – Image Comics: The Future of Storytelling
04:00 PM – Kodansha Comics featuring Fairy Tail and Sailor Moon