Mission 50 Presents: The Jahz Anime Art Exhibit

Mission 50, an original coworking space in Hoboken, NJ, hosted a solo Anime Art Exhibit with artist The Jahz on January 12, 2023. The event showcased his unique style of anime pop art, blending hand-painted anime characters over actual pages of Japanese manga, with canvas sizes ranging from 12″x12″ all the way to 48″x48″. ThroughoutContinue reading “Mission 50 Presents: The Jahz Anime Art Exhibit”

Anime NYC 2022 (5th Anniversary)

This year’s Anime NYC was a 5th Anniversary celebration! Returning to the Javits Center, New York’s very own premier Japanese pop culture convention ran from November 18-22, 2022 and was complete with a spectacular Exhibitor Hall, top-notch cosplay, panels & programming, and an all-star guest list which includes even more Japanese guests than ever before!Continue reading “Anime NYC 2022 (5th Anniversary)”

Fan Expo Boston 2022

Fan Expo Boston returned to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center bigger and better than ever from August 12-14! We’re not just talking about fan attendance, but one of their best guest lineups to date including Ewan McGregor, David Tennant, the four Hobbits from The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, a rare gathering of theContinue reading “Fan Expo Boston 2022”

Garden State Comic Fest: Holiday Edition 2021

What better way to get ready for this season than with Garden State Comic Fest‘s very own Holiday Show! With over 50 tables of comics, collectibles, apparel, and art, you’re bound to find the perfect gift for your friends & loved ones… and maybe even for yourself! Garden State Comic Fest is known for havingContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest: Holiday Edition 2021”

Anime NYC 2021

Anime NYC is the premier anime convention in New York City. Powered by Crunchyroll, it returned to the Javits Center for 3 epic days from November 18-20, showcasing the biggest and best in Japanese pop culture, literature, media, and art. This year’s convention featured 60+ special guests, hundreds of vendors & artists, and dozens ofContinue reading “Anime NYC 2021”

ConnectiCon 2021

ConnectiCon returned for its 18th convention this year from September 9-12! As Connecticut’s longest running pop culture show, ConnectiCon is a multi-genre event that incorporates all fandoms, from collectors to cosplayers. And with a heavier focus on Japanese pop culture, you’ll also get to experience things you won’t find at other conventions like free-play importedContinue reading “ConnectiCon 2021”

New Jersey Collector Fest (Spring 2021)

On February 28, New Jersey Collector Fest had an amazing show to kick off the 2021 convention season. As a one-day show, it always pulls out all the stops by bringing in great vendors, artists, and celebrities guests. But especially in current times where conventions hardly assemble (let alone bring in celebrities), seeing actors, voiceContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest (Spring 2021)”

Devoshion Comic Art Sale 2020

The Devoshion store in Commack, NY hosted a one-day comic art event featuring Larry Stroman, Keith Williams, and nearly a dozen local artists. As one of the last in-person events of the year, fans & collectors were able to come in with their masks into the safe & small event from 11am-4pm on December 12Continue reading “Devoshion Comic Art Sale 2020”

FunimationCon 2020

FunimationCon 2020 was a two-day virtual anime convention hosted by Funimation, an entertainment company known for dubbing and distributing Japanese anime. From July 3-4, Funimation provided a completely free online event for fans to experience live panels, Q&A’s, cosplay meetups, autograph opportunities, and even official Funimation merch! The weekend was filled with panels and contentContinue reading “FunimationCon 2020”

ArlingCon 2020

ArlingCon is a free pop culture convention held annually in Arlington, TX by the Arlington Public Library in conjunction with UTA Libraries. Featuring workshops, panel discussions, vendors, artists, and cosplay, ArlingCon 2020 was converted into a virtual event with much of the area still recovering from COVID-19 and still in the process of re-opening. Nevertheless,Continue reading “ArlingCon 2020”

EMcon Online AnimeFest 2020

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, EMcon of Long Island’s East Meadow Public Library held its first online convention from May 16-17. It’s normally a show that brings in thousands of attendees but unfortunately due to the pandemic, had to convert itself into a virtual experience this year. Free to attend, EMcon Online AnimeFest was broadcast liveContinue reading “EMcon Online AnimeFest 2020”

Virtual Pop Expo 2020

Virtual Pop Expo is an online convention that takes the ever-growing virtual con experience up to a whole new level! It was certainly well-produced and that’s no surprise, considering that VPE is organized by heavy-hitters like Experience Level Entertainment (XLEVELENT) & Kaleidoko and sponsored by Wacom, Neft, Hot Topic, and FYE. But even better, VirtualContinue reading “Virtual Pop Expo 2020”