Anime Expo has announced that the event will hold a special free concert featuring popular ani-son singer Aya Ikeda and J-Pop group CARAT in Main Events on Thursday, July 4th. Aya Ikeda is best known for her PreCure theme songs and performances at various PreCure events in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Anime Expo has announced that the event will host Porno Graffitti as a Guests of Honor. The rock band, known for hits like “Melissa” from Fullmetal Alchemist and “Hitori no Yoru” from GTO will be performing live at Club Nokia on Saturday, July 6th. More after the jump.
Anime will be hosting Kaya and Moon Stream as Guests of Honor for AX2013. Renowned solo artist Kaya will be joined by musical unit Moon Stream, featuring Satsuki and Tomo, for an night of Visual rock in Main Events on Friday, July 5th. See the artist's greeting for the event after the jump.
As the guest lineup for the US west coast's mega anime convention begins to shape up, Anime Expo has posted a guest trailer for prolific, and sometimes divisive, writer Mari Okada. Get a look after the jump.
Anime Expo has announced that the 2013 convention will be hosting moe luminary Noizi Ito. Her work includes Shakugan no Shana by Dengeki Bunko, the Haruhi Suzumiya series by Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko, and most recently, The Guided Fate Paradox by Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. More after the jump.
Cool action and heated romance collide in La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia, based on the magic-and-mafia reverse harem game! Hit the jump for details on Sentai Filmwork's licensing of the upcoming anime adaptation!
FUNimation used its Industry panel at Anime Expo to unload on everyone in terms of licenses with the acqusition of new titles such as Michiko & Hatchin, Appleseed XIII, Binbougami-ga and Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero while acquiring additional rights for others such as Jormungand, Eureka 7: AO and Aria The Scarlet Ammo
Following the confirmation of the Natsuyuki Rendevous license earlier today, Sentai Filmworks has announced it has also licensed the Campione! anime adaptation. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Right Stuf announced some new acquisitions at Anime Expo 2012 today, with Ristorante Paradiso, Hyakko, and Aoi Hana joining their lineup. To celebrate the shows, they also posted some fresh promos! Check 'em out, along with release info, past the break.
Aniplex USA held yet another panel at Anime Expo earlier today which featured some updates following its earlier panel at FanimeCon late last month. However, the biggest news centered on its new plans to dub Blue Exorcist along with its announcement that it will release last year's Mikunopolis in LA special event and concert in the US. Hit the jump for all the details.
At Anime Expo 2011, as part of their Hatsune Miku + Corolla marketing campaign, Toyota decided to actually tie the Corolla and Hatsune Miku together for the first time, creating two Hatsune Miku itasha, cars which cause "pain" from the decorations, which were displayed in the South Hall lobby.
Continue reading to see pictures of the cars which may leave many wondering, why aren't these for sale?
At the first ever Official Gundam Panel, held at Anime Expo 2011, Bandai Entertainment and Sunrise offered information and answered questions on all things Gundam. Read on to see what happened.
Now that Sentai Filmworks' Anime Expo panel has come and gone, we know what the North American distributor has up its sleeve next. Hit the jump to read all about it.
NIS America was at Anime Expo promoting three titles coming later this year, but perhaps the most interesting information to come out of their panel were two unconfirmed, but upbeat and knowing hints about games fans inquired after during the Q&A segment. Find out what titles they discussed after the jump.
At Seiji Mizushima's Anime Expo 2011 panel on Sunday, the director (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, 2003 Fullmetal Alchemist anime) acknowledged that a new television show he is working on will air in Japan this fall. More after the jump.