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NYAF 2008 panels..

September 10, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

Oh there is actual panels listed now regarding about NY Anime Festival, if anyone is going. Here‘s also a handy grid.

What I am listing below are panels that I am interested in going. Unfortunately I’ll only make it to NYAF on full days for Friday and Sunday and Saturdays after 5pm. So these are panels I am interested in. On a side note… I really would love to go to the Anime Blogging panel on Saturday, but have a class that I am taking from 10am to 4pm, hence my lateness in attending NYAF. So if there are any anime bloggers, who are attending this, panel at NYAF…any information if any?

Friday 1:45 PM 2:45 PM
Anime and Manga Journalism Anime News Network hosts a discussion on the state of anime journalism and how a fan can take his or her first steps into this field. (Here’s a tip: spelling counts.) Manga Panel Room 1A24

Friday 2:45 PM 3:45 PM
FUNimation Entertainment Industry Panel FUNimation has already announced over 30 new titles this year, and some of America’s most-anticipated anime will be rolling out of FUNimation in the next few months. Of course, that’s just the start! The women and men at FUNimation have a lot more up their sleeves, and you can learn about their latest and greatest plans right here for the first time! Anime Panel Room 1A06

Friday 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Kingdom Hearts: The Fan’s Point of View Disorganization XIII’s crack team of journalists, speculators, and obsessive fanboys have done all the research so you don’t have to. They’ve scoured the internet, combed through forums, poured over Press Releases, and even called up the designers themselves to figure out what’s in store for the future of Kingdom Hearts. Come to discuss this video game series in depth, from the games, to the fandom, to the manga, to the real relationship between Roxas and Axel. While Square-Enix may be bound by non-disclosure agreements, we here at Disorganization XIII have no such limitations. Anime Fandom Panel Room 1A14

Friday 6:45 PM 7:45 PM
Vertical, Inc. Vertical publishes some of the most important manga in America, including the fundamental Osamu Tezuka works Buddha, Dororo, and Black Jack. Spend an hour with the publisher as Vertical speaks about its philosophy, titles, and upcoming plans. Manga Panel Room 1A24

Friday 8:00 PM 9:00 PM
Kitty Media (Yaoi and Yuri) Kitty Media produces some steamy stuff, and as NYAF takes the lights down low, the publisher is ready to blow the top off of some of its upcoming yaoi and yuri projects. (18+. IDs will be checked at the door.) Manga Panel Room 1A24

Friday 9:00 PM 10:00 PM
Yaoi Roundtable Yaoi is hot. No, really, it really, really is. Yaoi’s become one of the biggest genres of anime and manga in America, and NYAF’s assembled a collection of yaoi experts intimate with every aspect of the genre and its fandom for a mature discussion on what makes yaoi so delicious. (18+. IDs will be checked at the door.) Anime Panel Room 1A06

Saturday 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Fanfiction: From Mary Sue to Shakespeare Fanfiction. You want to love it, but you’ve been disappointed so many times. Join Disorganization XIII for a discussion of why most fanfiction is so bad, and how to find — or write — the rare fic that’s actually good. Anime Fandom Panel Room 1A14

Saturday 6:45 PM 7:45 PM
Anime & Manga Research Roundtable Anime News Network’s Mikhail Koulikov presents an update on the current state of scholarship and academic research into all aspects of anime and manga. This panel will help you identify your own topics to research, introduce you to other scholars in the field, and maybe even help you publish your latest thoughts on why Neon Genesis Evangelion is the most incisive commentary on the current state of Western society ever. Manga Panel Room 1A24

Saturday 7:45 PM 10:00 PM
Hentai Dubbing Dick Tripwire is one of America’s most (in)famous hentai directors, and he’s come to NYAF to reveal a bit of his world. In just over two hours, you’ll learn the essential rules of hentai dubbing, and if you’re (un)lucky enough, even make your hentai debut! (18+. IDs will be checked at the door.) Anime Panel Room 1A06

Saturday 8:00 PM 9:00 PM
Yuri Anime and Manga Join yuri expect Erica Friedman as she discusses the past, present, and future of yuri anime and manga! Whether it’s what’s on the shelves now or what’s coming up around the corner from Japan, she’ll be able to answer all your questions about this intimate genre. (18+. IDs will be checked at the door.) Anime Fandom Panel Room 1A14

Sunday 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
RieTanaka The voice of Chii, Lacus Clyne, and Suigintou comes to America to speak about her career, her favorite roles, and her life as a voice acting goddess. Rie Tanaka is one of the biggest and most sought-after names in Japan, but she’s taken a break from her busy schedule to spend today with you! Anime Panel Room 1A06

Sunday 12:15 PM 1:15 PM
State of the Anime Industry Sit down with the biggest names in the anime industry to talk about what’s working in 2008 (and what’s not) and where the anime market is heading in 2009. Anime Panel Room 1A06

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