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COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

Hi there! This is your friendly neighborhood cosplay kid here, Always Adriel Cosplay. I'm not in the game so much anymore, but before I was a world-renowned television commentator/reviewer for Bleeding Cool? I was super active in it not so long ago and still hold costuming, conventions, and the culture close to my heart. For […]

'Dr. Stone" Prescribes Launch on Crunchyroll this Summer

Crunchyroll Announces New Premieres and Records at Anime Expo

Anime Expo just wrapped up at the Los Angeles Convention Center over the July 4th weekend, and I think a lot of us would have been surprised if Crunchyroll hadn't had some surprises for the audience! Not only where new World Premiere series announced, there was that new preview for Mike Shinoda's World's on Fire […]

Level-5 Announces "Yo-Kai Watch 4" Western Release Date

Level-5 Announces "Yo-Kai Watch 4" Western Release

Apparently, Level-5 decided to bring some news to Anime Expo 2019 themselves as we got confirmation about Yo-Kai Watch 4's western release. This game has been one of the most on-again-off-again titles that has yet to see the light of day beyond Japan. The last chapter of the series was released on the 3DS three […]

“Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle” Coming Soon From Crunchyroll

"Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle" Coming Soon From Crunchyroll

Mob Psycho 100 fans have a lot to celebrate, with Crunchyroll Games announcing their latest anime-inspired mobile game, Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle. You can even pre-register now, and get ready to battle when the game drops soon! Here's what you need to know: Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle is an original, turn-based RPG mobile […]

"My Hero Academia" Season 4 Will Premiere at Anime Expo!

"My Hero Academia" Season 4 Will Premiere at Anime Expo!

If you're anything like me, the upcoming fourth season of My Hero Academia has you pretty excited. Now, Funimation has announced that they will be debuting that fourth season for lucky attendees at Anime Expo, which will be hitting the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday, July 4th, and lasting through the weekend. My Hero […]

'Dr. Stone" Prescribes Launch on Crunchyroll this Summer

Crunchyroll to Debut "Dr. Stone" Series at Anime Expo

Crunchyroll will be be at Anime Expo in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 4th, and they're bringing along the debut of Dr. Stone to show to fans! All the fun kicks off at noon Pacific time, as fans will not only get to see the first episode of Dr. Stone, they'll also be treated to […]

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505 Games Debuted an Animated Teaser for 'Indivisible' at Anime Expo

This past weekend at Anime Expo, 505 Games and indie game developer Lab Zero Games (Skullgirls) treated fans to an exclusive first-look at a special animated intro for their upcoming hybrid platformer/RPG game Indivisible. Created by Emmy award-winning animation production company Titmouse (Avatar: The Last Airbender, Nick Kroll's Big Mouth) and anime studio TRIGGER (Little Witch Academia), the new trailer teases lush, […]

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27 Cosplay Photos from Anime Expo 2018 Friday- Fantasy to Furiosa

Even as temperatures soared past 100 degrees in sunny Southern California, it hasn't dampened the annual pilgrimage of anime fans of all ages to the Los Angeles Convention Center for Anime Expo 2018. Open through July 8th, the event, put on by the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, expects to host well over 350,000 […]

'The Longest Five Minutes' Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Almost a year ago, NIS America announced that The Longest Five Minutes would be making its way to the Vita and Steam. During their Anime Expo panel, the company dropped the news that the Stupro-DX-developed game will be heading to the Nintendo Switch, complete with an announcement trailer. In The Longest Five Minutes, you play as a hero […]

'FLCL' Seasons 2 And 3 Trailer Released At Anime Expo 2017

FLCL fans have been cautiously optimistic since Adult Swim announced in March 2016 that it was partnering with Production I.G. to revive the anime classic for an additional two seasons. At this year's Anime Expo 2017, fans were treated to a small taste of what to expect as the first teaser trailer for the show's […]

LAPD Forces Anime Expo To Ban All Cosplay Weapon Sales On Show Floor

Back in May, a heavily armed man was arrested trying to bring several guns, knives, body armor, and other handheld weapons into Phoenix Comic Con. His mission: kill former Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank. No, seriously. Luckily, the man was captured before he could cause any harm, but the incident did result in Phoenix […]

Anime Expo Celebrates Video Game And Cosplay Culture

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent This past weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the 24th annual Anime Expo was in full swing. One of the gems I found was the Entertainment Hall, which centered on gaming and cosplay. In comparison to the main Exhibition Hall where the vendors, artists and small press was […]

Cosplayers Strike A Pose At Anime Expo: A Photo Gallery

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent I am continually impressed by the costumes that I see each year at Anime Expo, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center the first weekend of July. This year was no exception: funny, serious, beautiful, and elaborate designs inspired by homegrown imagination to the familiar famous anime and manga […]

Los Angeles: The Site Of The Largest North American Anime Expo (Photogallery)

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent North America's largest Anime Expo was back in Los Angeles this weekend for its 24th year. Taking up the entire Los Angeles Convention Center, talent from around the world come each year the first week of July to celebrate all things anime, manga and popular Japanese culture. The Anime […]

Things To Do On The West Coast In August If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent A is for August and Anime! I cannot believe how many anime events are scheduled for the month of August. Have a look and make your plans. California StocktonCon looks to be the con to attend over the weekend of August 9 and 10. Danny Glover, […]

The Good, Bad, And Different At Anime Expo, Plus Photogallery

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent This was my second year attending the nation's largest convention dedicated to anime and manga, the Anime Expo (AX) held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3 – 6. Last year I only attended one day (Saturday) and knew that the expo had too […]

Back To Basics With Manga At Anime Expo – Comfort And Adam's 101

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It was serendipitous that I ended up attending the last half of Comfort Love and Adam Withers' panel on creating a character Friday afternoon at the 23rd annual Anime Expo, held again this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The husband and wife duo, who […]

Out Of Anime Expo: Mighty No. 9 Gets A Cartoon…And More Funding?

By Sage Ashford Founder of Japanese indie company Comcept, as well as chief designer/creator of beloved Capcom mascot Mega Man, Keiji Inafune, made an appearance at Anime Expo to talk about his new creation, Mighty No. 9, spiritual successor to Mega Man and holder of one of the largest video game Kickstarters ever. Inafune had […]