At this point, it doesn’t matter. The cast of Akira is white. There will be the pundits who’s love it regardless, but the casting is strange. Who knows, it might end up being like The Departed. A complete new take on Akira. If it works out like that, then fine. How’s will the ending play out? It’ll cost millions with tons of special effects. These actors? They might just be pawns in a movie that’s filled with CG. That’s optimism. (i09 - Akira)
Cosplay isn’t what you might think. It’s portrayed as the super geek thing to do or be into. It’s supposed to be sexy but geeky at the same time. There’s plenty of folks who are into it of all sizes and styles, yet the media captures mostly only one type, the geeky guy, the less clothed female. (cnn – cosplay)
Here’s your chance to understand what the craze is about. She’s a huge star without taking a breath of air. The virtual star will come to life in concert. Hatsune Miku will show in Nine cities. The exact venue will be released soon. Baltimore, MD; Boston (Manchester), MA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA Orange, CA; New York, NY – Two locations; San Francisco/Bay Area, CA, Seattle, WA Here’s a sample below! [youtube]DTXO7KGHtjI[/youtube]
Junko Mizuno is a manga artist from Japan now living in San Francisco. We interviewed her for Giant Robot magazine years ago at a time when she hardly spoke English. Now, she speaks English without issues and is busy exploring her comics and artwork. For GR2′s Robots exhibition, we have original pages of a special Japanese edition of Pure Trance. They’re all drawn by hand with some Zipatone added for shading. We have some of these pages available here.