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Interview with Japanese Singer and Rocker Aimi

With a small stature and large eyes, Japanese singer and songwriter Aimi looks like a cutesy anime character straight out of Bandori. But in reality,  she's a powerhouse in a petite package and an extremely talented musician. Aimi, whose full name is Aimi Haraguni, was originally the lead singer of Stereopony, a popular Japanese rock band. … Continue reading Interview with Japanese Singer and Rocker Aimi

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Interview with LeChat, A Professional Cosplayer Turned Singer

Anime conventions aren’t just a place to meet follows fans and buy rare merchandise. They’re also about discovering new series, artists, music, and performers. One thing I love about AnimeNEXT in Atlantic City, NJ is that they invite many talented Japanese guests that Western fans may not be as familiar with. And when I heard … Continue reading Interview with LeChat, A Professional Cosplayer Turned Singer

Interview with Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Director Fumihiko Sori

With the Vic Mignogna controversy going on, I have been thinking a lot about Fullmetal Alchemist. But this post isn't about the voice actor or the dubbed anime. It's about the live-action movie that came out last year. Fullmetal Alchemist was one of my favorite anime when I was in middle school, and I have … Continue reading Interview with Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Director Fumihiko Sori

Interview with mynameissport, English Anisong Cover Producer

The number of fan-made anime videos on YouTube grows and grows every day. And just like with all internet content, there are tons of good-quality videos, and then there's some that are... not so good. Out of the vast sea, one channel that stuck out to me as unique, creative, and deserving attention is mynameissport. … Continue reading Interview with mynameissport, English Anisong Cover Producer

Interview with Princess Principal Director Masaki Tachibana

Last year, Princess Principal was one of my surprise favorites. In fact, I think it took a lot of people by surprise - it seemingly came out of nowhere and blew everyone away with its adorable yet bad-ass characters, interesting and dynamic story, and its awesome steam punk setting. Then, I received another welcomed surprise … Continue reading Interview with Princess Principal Director Masaki Tachibana