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New York Anime Festival 2009 – Pre party – Cake pics..

September 26, 2009 3 comments

At this part of the city, within the Jacob Javis this weekend, New York Anime Festival 2009 is happening. Now backtrack to the evening before that, there was Del Rey co-sponsored event with NYAF for a Pre-convention party at Dave & Busters. It was Del Rey’s 5th year Anniversary, and yes, there was a cake sponsored by Ace of Cakes from Food Network. What was funny also was that right across the street, Cold Stone Creamery was having an event as well, where there was free ice-cream for a donation. However, because the lines were massive for that one, I did not try to go for that ice cream event, but saw a Female Wrestler Maria at that event. Have pictures, but because in the heat of NYAF at the moment, will have to fix them when I am done with the con. >_<

Back to the Pre-party, waaay too many people, just people snapping pictures of other people actually. Got pictures of the cake before the cutting, from two perspectives, and then the Katana as it left the building. Also got other interesting pictures like the drink menu, and some samples.. courtesy of Twitter’s @reika and friends.

If you didn’t know it already, the cake was cut with a katana. This was acknowledge via Twitter..

Rumor is we’re cutting the #NYAF Pre-Party Cake with a katana. See if it’s true on 9/24!

Then

We have the sword! We’ll be cutting the Ace of Cakes cake with a katana from Dragon Song! See their booth at #NYAF!

Bumped into Omo and Moritheil….and several more people.. and that was an interesting evening.

I had a tiny taste of the cake and thought it was too sweet…. Moritheil, I recall had some observations of how the waiters got mobbed and then some.. cake ran out as well. Would he recap this experience, who knows.. but that is experience of yours truly..

Couldn’t get a picture of when the cake was exactly cut, but perhaps there will be other sites that actually have pictures up? Also because of my photography skills, the pictures might be or be not good, but the lighting was also not an ideal situation.

Probably will end up throwing pictures up on Flickr when I have time to fix then.. so stay tune or not.. ^_^

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Finally NYAF Con Report… about 2-3 weeks late..

October 12, 2008 Leave a comment

Finally got the report up this weekend.

New York Anime Festival Part 1
http://liheliso.com/buzz/archive/00001037.htm

New York Anime Festival Part 2
http://liheliso.com/buzz/archive/00001039.htm

Convention pictures.
http://www.animejutsu.com/

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Rie Tanaka’s Original Jewlery Line

October 1, 2008 Leave a comment

A little on the procrastination side of the official con report from Mina and I, but wanting to post up information about this this flyer, I got from the dealer room at NYAF on Saturday, and it is an ad for Rie Tanaka’s Original Silver Ring and Pendant for sale. Spoke with Moy about writing a post about it briefly on Sunday, and here it is, late but still good for another 5 days or so.

Get your red hot “commemorative goods.” It’s Rie Tanaka Original Silver Ring and Pendant.

(TRR-01)No1: Rie Tanaka Silver Ring (only 5.5- It is Rie’s size) Price – $175
(TRP-01)No2: Rie Tanaka Silver Pendant (including silver chain 45cm) Price $195

Ordering period Sept 28-Oct 5, 2008

Materials and Package: Silver 925, CZ (red) and Original package with her message card.

Because if you order it from NYAF, “You can get it faster than fans in Japan!!” Email nyaf2008-order@animic.jp with the the order of what you want, the size and quantities. Within 1-2 business days, you will get an email from Pay Pal and after you pay them, expect the products in 2 weeks through EMS.

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NYAF- Day 2-3

September 29, 2008 3 comments

Well trying to cram as much text here as possible. I take lots of notes, and as a former reporter from my college paper, I am pretty back log in cleaning up photos from the event, shows how much I am more of a writer, than I am an picture fixer. I will provide links to the AnimeJutsu galleries as soon as I finish and upload those pictures. Warning in advance, that I will be jumping all over the place. This post is a complete recap now that the con is over and done with. Read more…

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NYAF: Day 1

September 27, 2008 Leave a comment

Recapping now. Well this is a prep work for my con report for JLHLS, when the con is over. That will be a more professional reporting style writing… this entry is for a personal emotion feel, and as a fan girl to just gush over some things – that would be rude. Read more…

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NYAF 2008 panels..

September 10, 2008 Leave a comment

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? Read more…

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NYAF Pre-Party Schedule

September 4, 2008 Leave a comment

Something interesting to know about…

The New York Anime Festival has teamed up with FUNimation, Viz Media, ITO EN, Tokyopop, Planet Hollywood, and AnimEigo for the NYAF Charity Pre-Party to benefit the Orphans International Worldwide charity. This pre-party will include cosplay, contests, and concerts by Uzuki and Echostream, and it will take place on Saturday, September 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Avenue B between 3rd and 4th Street. Admission is US$25, and special giftbags will be given to the first 100 attendees who register online.

The New York Anime Festival will be held from September 26 to September 28 at the Jacob Javits Center. All profits from the charity pre-party will be delivered to Orphans International Worldwide.

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Death Note Day at Kinokuniya!

September 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Okay I found out about this event through Aya and here is details which I grabbed:

The live-action Death Note motion picture comes out on DVD on September 16. Want it early? There’s only one place to go — Kinokuniya Bookstore. Kinokuniya Bookstore, located at 1073 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, will be the only US store to have the Death Note movie in stock on Sunday, September 14! What’s the occasion? Death Note Day!

Kinokuniya Bookstore, VIZ Pictures, and the New York Anime Festival will present a day-long series of events celebrating the US DVD release of the Death Note motion picture by VIZ Pictures, and the first 50 fans to purchase the Death Note movie on DVD at Kinokuniya on September 14 will receive a limited-edition Death Note theatrical poster from VIZ Pictures.

Kinokuniya’s Death Note Day will include special all-day activities as well as a series of Death Note-themed presentations…

Manga Discount: Any customer who comes into Kinokuniya Bookstore at 1073 Avenue of the Americas on Sunday, September 14 wearing Death Note cosplay will receive 10% off all VIZ manga purchases.

L’s Sweet Treats: In honor of L, Death Note’s genius boy detective with a sweet tooth, Kinokuniya’s Café Zaiya will be giving away Japanese sweets with every order.

Death Note Day Giveaway: All customers who come into Kinokuniya Bookstore can enter to win a number of prizes from VIZ Pictures and the New York Anime Festival. Winners will be drawn at 5:00 PM, and customers must be present to claim their prizes.

Kinokuniya Death Note Day Event Schedule

2:00 to 4:00 PM: Death Note Anime Screening. Take in the first few episode’s of VIZ Media’s Death Note anime. See Light and L leap off the page in this acclaimed animated adventure.

4:00 to 4:30 PM: Samurai Beat Radio. Samurai Beat Radio, broadcast in 26 cities in Japan, comes to Kinokuniya to record a special Death Note show. They’re here to learn about what’s hooked America on this Japanese phenomenon

4:30 to 5:00 PM: Death Note Behind The Scenes. First it was a manga. Then, it turned into an anime. Now, Death Note becomes flesh and blood. Learn what it took to bring this anime and manga to the big screen with this special Behind The Scenes footage!

5:00 PM: Death Note Raffle. We’ve got goodies from the realm of the Death Gods as well as free tickets to the New York Anime Festival, and (if you’re lucky enough) they’re all for you! Customers can enter all day long, and to win, they’ll have to be present for the drawing.

Kinokuniya Bookstore, VIZ Pictures, and the New York Anime Festival invite anime fans and New Yorkers up for a unique and unforgettable experience to come out to Death Note Day at Kinokuniya on Sunday, September 14!

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