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Anime Preview Spring 2014


It’s spring season in the world of anime and I think it’s about time we talked about that corner of geekhood here on Suvudu, don’t you? Welcome to Anime Preview, where I’ll bring you a taste of the shows airing in Japan each season. Giant robots and sakuga sports and hideous human-ending space monsters after the jump!

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Whittling Down the List: Which Convention is Right for You?


With all this under your belt, you’re a shoe-in for exploring the all the fun, learning, and personal growth potential anime conventions have to offer.

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Anime Conventions for Parents: The Great US & Canada Convention List 2014


To help you out, here’s a list of 200 anime conventions in the US and Canada slated to be held 2014, organized by state.

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Suvudu

Otakon 2013: A Brief Overview and Taste of What’s to Come


Otakon is over but the East Coast’s largest anime-only convention was in full swing this year from the very start.

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The Future is Now: Anime Mirai Review


If you ever get a chance to see any Anime Mirai showings, they’re sure to be the best of the best of Japanese animation, and some of the only anime examples of that fine art known as the animated short.

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SF & Fantasy

Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Balestrino Edition


This time in the Cubicle at the End of the Universe, publishing assistant Logan Balestrino talks nerd-babble—the most notorious form of word vomit at home and in the office. It’s 20% work-related and 80% geek confessional. Because everyone has topics they can’t shut up about.

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SF & Fantasy

On the “Fake Geek Girl” Part Three: The “Fake Geek” at Anime Conventions


The issue of the “Fake Geek (Girl)” is a hot-button and loudly-heard issue right now on the internet, in-person, and even companies’ hiring policies. But this is mostly for American-made comics and gaming. What about their cousin geek, the anime convention?

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Graphic Novels & Manga

New York Comic-Con 2011: The Manga Wrap-up


New York City Comic-Con is a whirlwind four-day ride through the world of comics, manga, sci-fi, videogames, pop movies, and is a hub for grand, new announcements and networking among talent, made and indie alike. Rumor at the Javitz Center floor was that the convention – which sold out of all tickets by Friday – [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Sailor Moon Transforms for its 20th Anniversary


Sailor Moon Transforms for its 20th Anniversary

Many anime and manga fans will have one or two series that they’ll fondly remember as the titles responsible for opening up their world to Japanese culture. For most female fans from the Toonami Era, that series was Sailor Moon.
September marked the beginning of the Sailor Moon manga’s re-release onto American shores, after six years [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

‘Miku-Plus-Corolla’ Campaign Brings Pop Anime to Life


Anime doesn’t hit mainstream America very often. Aside from Disney’s release of Studio Ghibli films, anime is almost never touched by mainstream companies. So imagine my surprise when I logged into my social networking page a few weeks ago and came across an ad titled “Hatsune Miku+Corolla.” Hatsune Miku is an anime character, and Corolla [...]

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