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LiSA: Panel, Conference, and Concert Reports from Anime Expo 2012

LiSA: Panel, Conference, and Concert Reports from Anime Expo 2012

Though certainly the less experienced of the two musical guests this year, LiSA certainly didn’t come to Anime Expo 2012 without a pre-established local fanbase. Despite her short discography, she’s already sung pieces for extremely popular anime, starting with Angel Beats, where she served as the singing voice of Yui. After moving on her first […]

Chihayafuru’s Creative Team from Madhouse at Anime Expo 2012

Chihayafuru's Creative Team from Madhouse at Anime Expo 2012

The creative team at Madhouse behind Chihayafuru — director Asaka Morio, character designer/chief animation director Hamada Kunihiko and animation producer Tsunoki Takuya — came to Anime Expo to chat about the show and some of their other work.

Anime Expo 2012 Day 3 & Day 4

Anime Expo 2012 Day 3 & Day 4

This year was much more difficult to plan our scheduling for panel attendance and coverage because so many panels had been changed around and delayed that people were complaining non-stop. Luckily, we got in a few interesting things for Day 3, while Day 4 involved most of us traveling back to our homes before the […]

Anime Expo 2012 Day 1 & Day 2

Anime Expo 2012 Day 1 & Day 2

Despite some initial criticism of this year’s guests, there was fairly muted hype over many of the names that came. The convention had some strange logistical problems that hadn’t been there in the past; one was cordoning off a large section of the second floor that forced people to take a long detour to get […]