Friday, May 24, 2013

Devils and Robots: A Tribute To Go Nagai June 1

Saturday, June 1, 2013
7:00pm until 10:00pm
Q Pop
128 Astronaut E S Onizuka St,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Here's the facebook announcement:
Join Q Pop for this very special event and show celebrating one of the most influential and popular "GODS" of manga, GO NAGAI!!
Go Nagai is credited with creating the Super Robot genre and for designing the first mecha robots piloted by a user from within a cockpit with Mazinger Z. He is also credited with introducing sex into japanese comics.
He is best known in the US for creating Cutie Honey, Devilman, and Mazinger Z in the 1970s. Many of the other Robots in the Mattel line of toys, Shogun Warriors were...
his creations.
In Japan he has had many more popular titles and anime/tokusatsu shows based on his creations.
Always controversial, Go Nagai has pushed the envelope for comics in Japan inspiring countless talent afterward.
Dynamic Planning promo materials

food truck

Screening of clips from Go Nagai programs

DJ spinning the best theme music from the golden age of Robot shows.

Please come dressed as your favorite Go Nagai character....Kabuto Koji, Dr. Hell, Baron Ashura, Cutie Honey???? Who will it be?

 Contributing artists after the jump

Alan Wan
Alina Chau
Bobby Pontillas
Brian Flynn
Brianne Drouhard
Bryan Newton
Bwana Spoons
Carrie Liao
Casey Alexander
Cheyenne Curtis
Chris Sasaki
Christopher Lee
Ciro Nieli
Crowded Teeth Michelle Romo
Dave Savage
Denny Khurniawan
Don Shank
Doug Gauthier
Eunice Kim
Fawn Veerasunthorn
Felipe Smith
Gabe Swarr
Glen Murakami
Graham Annable
Heejin Park
Hideyuki Tanaka
Israel Sanchez
Jack Teagle
Jasmin Lai
Jeff Ranjo
Jorsh Pena
Josh Herbolsheimer
Junko Mizuno
Katia Grifols
Keiko Murayama
Kenth Toy Works
Kevin Chan
Kevin Suhko Lee
Kinoko Evans
Leo Matsuda
Louie Del Carmen
Luca Tieri
Mark Nagata
Marty Ito
Michael Fleming
Michelle Park
Mike Bear
Mikkel Sommer
Patrick Awa
Paul Kaiju
Paul Shih
Riki Takaoka
Robert Iza
Santino Lascano
Scott Wetterschneider
Sean D'anconia
Shannon Tindle
Sheldon Vella
Shiyoon Kim
Sho Murase
Sophie Diao
Stephanie Ramirez
Tatsuro Maruyama
Tony Siruno
Valerio Ventura
Warren Leonhardt
Yoko D'Holbachie
Yukinau Takashima
Yumiko Kayukawa
Zoe Moss