NY Anime Festival & Comic Con 2010: Anime and Manga Industry

hisuiconIn the current anime and manga market a little good news is nice to hear among all the doom and gloom. Despite major hits to the anime and manga markets in the last year I was happy to see a larger industry presence at the convention this year. Yen Press was able to make it this year which is hopefully a good sign since I was worried when they did not show up at the NYAF last year. There were hardly an Anime Expo level of announcements but there were some interesting tidbits in the mix.

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Otakon 2010: Industry

hisuiconThis year the industry news out of Otakon was a bit light but that is hardly shocking considering it came right after both Anime Expo and San Diego Comic Con in tough economic times. The leftovers are mostly saved for Otakon. There were several announcements of which dub actors were being used it upcoming high profile dubs. It was good to see that broad spectrum appeal shows were still getting dubs and a bit of fanfare. That being said I could care less about such news and just suggest that anyone who is interested pop on over to ANN as see who has been cast as who.

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