I created the map for Yaya Han for New York Comic Con. Here is her thanks from facebook:
This the complete coverage playlist for my time at Otakon, shot with a Kodak Zi6 HD Pocket Video Camera Particular highlights are all of Roland Kelts’ (my friend and author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S.) presentations: Roland Kelts Presents Pop Culture from a Multipolar Japan at Otakon 2011 Roland Kelts
These are pictures from my T-Mobile myTouch 4G camera Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. The Otakon Ravers Set from my Kodak EasyShare M580 14MP Digital Camera and T-Mobile myTouch 4G Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Otakon set shot with my Kodak EasyShare M580 14MP Digital Camera Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. The K-On! Subset Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.
Back at NYAF I was invited to be in Tokyopop’s Van Von Hunter Movie. It has finally premiered online: (Updated June 28, 2015) http://www.hulu.com/watch/166674/van-von-hunter | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4HTiNlBvE (mirrored here on YouTube) I have a speaking part and actually I find it hilarious that of all the footage they shot at the first New York Anime Festival
Working with Reni’s management I assisted in the promotion and production of this ensuring that the Japanese Television network NHK and its their program “NEW YORK WAVE,” (to be aired on March 7th, 2010) had great footage of cosplayers as well as great interviews. Some photos: Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Advertising for this Event: SEO:
Today I was the Punisher in Marvel Comics Marvelfest’s in Union Square. Instead of talking about the event, read about it here: http://marvel.com/news/comicstories.10110.inaugural_marvelfest_rocked_the_big_apple And here are two Flickr pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/marvels_agent_m/4055354195/in/set-72157622564307263 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ozzdo/4054331641/in/set-72157622686604588/
The Neo Victorian Fashion Show at New York Anime Festival hosted by Yaya Han and Shien Lee. Models include Yuffiebunny, Carrie Wink, Alex and Juli Abene and more.
In this panel: International Cosplay Guests: Abigail Mascherpa, Sabina Iglesias (Team Mexico of the World Cosplay Summit 2009), Cecilia Albanese, Eva Turpin (Team France of the World Cosplay Summit 2009), and Edo-san (a cosplay academic) along with s0nified (a member of Team USA 2008). Talk about cosplay and its communities in their home countries.
I was called in by the Japan Society to help consult for and implement the first KRAZY Cosplay Party (http://www.japansociety.org/krazy_cosplay_party_wrapup). It was an absolute honor to assist the Japan Society in creating, promoting, implementing, and doing such a terrific event (which became overpacked almost immediately) and many people are looking forward to the next one.
This is the video of Anime Day at Kinokuniya From the press release: 12 PM: Introduction To Cosplay. India Davis, Renee Gloger, and Elizabeth Licata are three of the best cosplayers in America. Renee traveled to Japan to represent America in the World Cosplay Summit in 2008, and India and Elizabeth will be traveling to