Posts tagged with "evangelion"

Animator Shigeto Koyama at MCM London Comic Con!

Animator Shigeto Koyama at MCM London Comic Con!
  MCM London Comic Con was thrilled to hear Shigeto Koyama speak on stage this weekend. An animator and character/mecha designer, it’s probable you’ve seen his shows even if you’ve not heard his name. Well known in the West for his adorable design of Baymax in Big Hero 6, he’s also responsible for Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, influenced Kill la Kill, Eureka Seven and its sequels, Gurren Lagann, and he’s worked on the rebuild... 

Evangelion 3.33 UK Release Indefinitely Postponed

Evangelion 3.33 UK Release Indefinitely Postponed
Back in July, MCM Buzz reported that the hotly anticipated UK release of anime series Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo had been unexpectedly delayed until February this year. At the time, the announcement caused some frustration amongst fans, sparking a Twitter conversation that parodied the series’ title in various ways. Nevertheless, the tweets were largely light-hearted, suggesting a feeling that the eventual release would be worth the... 

A panel with MCM Scotland Comic Con’s Guest of Honour – Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume

A panel with MCM Scotland Comic Con’s Guest of Honour – Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume
MCM Scotland Comic Con’s guest of honour this year (other than Dracula) was Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume. Shingo attended a panel on Saturday afternoon hosted by Andrew Partridge, the president of Anime Limited, with translator Bethan Jones. Andrew started by having Shingo tell the audience a bit about himself. Shingo explained that he played a lot video games and read manga as a child. Being brought up on Dragon Ball Z and Studio Ghibli,... 

Evangelion 3.33 UK release date announced for February 2015

Evangelion 3.33 UK release date announced for February 2015
Hotly anticipated after three years since the release of its predecessor, news of the next installment for UK viewers of the Rebuild of Evangelion franchise has finally arrived. In a series of amusing tweets under the hashtag #NewEvangelion3Title, the UK distributor Manga Entertainment confirmed that the UK release of Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo has now been postponed until February 2015. Distributed for Japanese markets by Studio Khara,... 

Chimera to host Bushiroad Anime Games Area at MCM London Comic Con

Chimera to host Bushiroad Anime Games Area at MCM London Comic Con
          Collectable card games specialist Chimera is to host a Bushiroad Anime Games Area at the MCM London Comic Con this October. Visitors have the chance to try their hand at three great card games from Japan’s Bushiroad Games – Weiß Schwarz, Chaos and Victory Spark. Each of the games feature decks depicting a host of anime and videogame franchises, so players have the opportunity to pit their... 

Interview with Matt Myers From LeetStreet Boys

Interview with Matt Myers From LeetStreet Boys
Back in 2007, musician and self proclaimed otaku, Matt Myers began working on a track that encompassed his love of video games, anime, and conventions. Five years later and he is now the lead singer of the band Leetstreet Boys, whose references to otaku culture and brilliantly animated music videos have brought them to the world’s attention. With over a million views on their debut single on YouTube, their own web comic, and now a third album... 

Japan Puts Anime on the Map

Japan Puts Anime on the Map
Whether its time traveling with Haruhi on adventures within the classroom, battling around Tokyo with Digimon virtual pets or even just lazing around and playing games all day with Lucky Star‘s Konata in Saitama prefecture, Anime characters seem to have it all, and it all seems to happen in Japan.  Except that those places couldn’t possibly be real, could they? Welcome to the world of real place tourism, now complete with map and tour... 
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