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NYCC plans.. take 1.

October 11, 2011 Leave a comment

If I don’t end up running round and round like I do for a lot of other cons. Here’s tentative plans for NYCC 2011. There’s a lot of overlap, and so I might be changing this even up to on the day of the event.

Thursday:

  • Pro Panels
  • Exhibition room

Friday:

  • Unusual Manga Genres
  • Yen Press
  • (Staring at a lot of Makoto Shinkai marathons) Will try to squeeze in one or two.
  • Interview
  • Anime Industry Panel
  • Hiro Mashima & Kodansha Comics
  • Nintendo Event
  • Vertical

Sunday

  • Viz Media
  • Makoto Shinkai movie
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NYAF/NYCC Schedule Draft 5.0

October 9, 2010 Leave a comment

You know why I am going on 5.0..because I have been changing and editing with pencil on paper.. so this is the latest and I hope last time I change my schedule..

Saturday

Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga for Adults
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Room 1A17

Special Topics in Graphic Novel Librarianship: A Roundtable
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Room 1A17

Vertical, Inc.
Time: 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Location: Room 1E14

VAMPS Concert – If you’re given free tickets and there’s HYDE.. what is the response of going to see them…upon already missing them the previous years.. >_<

Sunday

Archie Creators Tell All
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 1A14

Culinary Manga
Time: 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Location: Room 1E12

X JAPAN CONCERT

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NYAF 2010 – Schedule Draft

September 26, 2010 Leave a comment

So this time is getting on for NYAF again.. Well it merged with NYCC -so that’s NYCC/NYAF.. since the schedule is out.. and I probably am going to plan it to the point.. then this is a tentative schedule of what panels I want to probably go and check out… sooo.. this is not even a final schedule. Lots of overlapping.

I will have to try to update my phone…. soon. So I will be mostly live tweeting things that I see and do while I am on the convention floor. Plus have some other gadgets so we shall have to see then.

* is a priority or higher preference to go.

Friday

*Minori Chihara Spotlight
Time: 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: Room 1E09

Extending Conversations about Graphic Novels
Time: 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Location: Room 1A15

Might have to be late since – Autographs is at that time.

*Anime in Academia
Time: 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Location: Room 1E12

Hatsune Miku: Meet The Makers of a Digital Idol

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Room 1E14

Mardock Scramble Premiere with Tow Ubukata
Time: 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Room 1E13

Saturday

PUBLISHER SPOTLIGHT: HARPERCOLLINS – Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy and Paranormal List Leaders
Time: 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Location: Room 1A17

Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga for Adults
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Room 1A17

Yen Press
Time: 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: Room 1E14

Special Topics in Graphic Novel Librarianship: A Roundtable
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Room 1A17

Del Rey and Spectra Books
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1E14

Vertical, Inc.
Time: 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Location: Room 1E14

Yoshiki and Stan Lee
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Room 1A08

Gay for You? Yaoi and Yuri Manga for GBLTQ Readers
Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Room 1E12

Minori Chihara Concert
Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: IGN Theater

Graphic Novel Roundtable
Time: 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Location: Room 1A22

Sunday

Kodansha USA
Time: 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Location: Room 1E12

Archie Creators Tell All
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 1A14

Anime, Manga, and Harajuku Fashion: The Secret of International Competitiveness of Japanese Pop Culture
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 1E14

Oni Press
Time: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Location: Room 1A14

Culinary Manga
Time: 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Location: Room 1E12

Then I definitely know that I am off to go for X Japan’s concert.

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NYCC One Year Party Recap…

October 9, 2009 Leave a comment

Yesterday night, NYCC was hosting a one year party for next year’s NYCC at Bowlmar Lanes down near Union Square. I RSVP, and it was an venue to be at if you wanted to hear the official announcement for the first guests of honor next year. There was some free bowling, and an open bar.

There was a huge crowd there, and on the screens were screen caps of this year’s show. There was also a raffle. Everyone was with friends, so it seemed odd to be a lone person there, still the night was young.

So I mingled and moved around. Got white wine spilled on me.. and that was that. Had soda to drink for the rest of the night.

Yes the guest of honors, unless you haven’t check out the NYCC blog or the Twitters, that I saw NYCC twitter did, as well as I did myself. John Romita SR and JR of Spiderman notoriety.

I ended not getting home until near midnight.

NYCC is an event I find interesting because there are paranormal publishers there, that have books other than comic. I went to this event with the intention of doing some publicity work for JLHLS. Did some advertising.

Makes an self-affirmation as to why I prefer to be a press, than just a fan. If I was a fan, there doesn’t seem to be any point, other than gush on it, but at least if I was press – then there’s a reason for why I do somethings.

Comics unfortunately I don’t read much of – basics on the fact of the art and the length of the series. Archie is the only comic I was a slight fan of.

Still I got to meet hang out with some friends, meet an awesome librarian trainingto be, and bunped into a random friend on the streets of Union Square.

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[NYCC] Post-con Snapshot

February 8, 2009 3 comments

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Okay, okay losing my voice.. but I made it.. and I am still standing.. I will write an offical con report.. but just wanted to do this quick snapshot of the swag I got, and a brief overview of what I did and maybe of what I learned…so that should be interesting.

Thursday

  • Picked up my Professional Badge

Friday

  • Picked up my Press Badge
  • Got sidetracked by Sakurai Sho fan craze, waited for three hours on foot. Was not lucky to see him. Learned my lesson and for the rest of the convention avoided the big superstar events like mad – ie… Seth Green, Joss Whedon, Joshua Jackson
  • Attended two panels – News Flash Teen Girls Read Manga, New York City Through its Authors
  • Camera was knocked onto ground, by another person…
  • Surprised, but saw Bill Evans, Eyewitness’s NYC meteorologist.
  • Mindset of a professional

Saturday

  • Attended three panels – Del Rey Manga, Yen Press, Disney Presents Up
  • Camera was knocked into and fell… broke, so some technical difficulties with camera.
  • Hung out in the dealers room some more.
  • Watched the only movie preview in Pixar’s Up.
  • Read Fujoshi Rumi Vol 3… *_*
  • Mindset of a fan
  • Ate at a restaurant with a friend

Sunday

  • Went to B&H and replaced the entire camera before going to the con.
  • Attended three panels-VIZ Media, Kick-Ass Female Authors and Killer Heroines, What’s New At Penguin and DK
  • Mindset of a Press

Objects obtained

  • About 20+ books for review, will send to editor.
  • Three plushies of Tonberry, Moogle, Cactuar
  • Four telephone charms of Tonberry, Cactuar, Moogle, Chocobo
  • Full Metal Panic The Second Raid – DVD set.
  • Cute pencil sharpener
  • Blue Bentobox
  • Phoenix Wright Casebook Manga
  • Blue Totoro Hooded Sweatshirt
  • Princess Waltz Video Game
  • Portrait of Pirates Roronoa Zoro Figure – This was such a big purchase.. that my friends said I scared the dealers with my excitement.

Have to show what I purchased of Zoro, which was an unexpected purchase. Still on the look out for adding Robin, Brooks, and some other as well to my small One Piece figure Collection.

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With my friend,there will also be a more official con report at JLHLS, but this is just my own thoughts for the moment. Pretty happy, and very exhausted from my recent excursion to NYCC 2009, but man are my wallets empty for the moment.

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[NYCC] Planning out my schedule for NYCC 2009

February 4, 2009 Leave a comment

Since I am a New York Native, I don’t really have to worry about hotel stay and all that.. but still need to plan out my schedule. Figrue I’ll do it here.. so I am armed with my handy dandy new digital camera… and a notebook and I am off and running.

This is still a unfinished thing I must look through and edit on… so it is still a wip that can change up to the very last second. There are also dealer’s room time that I did not put in.. so much schedule some time for that as well.

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[NYCC 2009] Okay information overload… and it’s not even here yet!

January 19, 2009 1 comment

– Arashi – PIKA★★NCHI DOUBLE
information-overload

AGH!!!!

Okay e-mail bombardment of press releases check…. latest press release is Heros star: Milo Ventimiglia going to be at CC itself..

Email reminders to update my sessions check…

Friend im-ing/emailing double check check…..

Twittering like mad…. triple check..

@_@

Okay… I am going to NYCC as press for JLHLS, but now I realized, from NYCC last year with TMR, what a publicity venue this would be for both American, and Japanese stars… this is making my heart go all aflutter… have to stop and focus… ack… >_<

I don’t care about the American/Western aspect of the con… but just news of Sakurai Sho going to be at NYCC is making my Celebrity watch radar go mad.

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