Monday, June 27, 2016

AX Update: Whose In Charge, Rumors and More

-ANN consistently remains the best source for anime news in the US and their interview with the newly minted SPJA CEO, Ray Chiang, he's in charge of AX, is down right impressive.

Zac, the interviewer, goes right into questioning the new controversial Youth Protection Program, problems in the past for AX and even the extra cost of the One-Punch Man event; an extra $35. Ray Chiang and Jon Baumgardner, Director of Entertainment, defend every policy idea though and give us some big numbers. Say hello to 600 artist alley tables and even more room to stretch.

Check out the full interview here Interview: Ray Chiang, SPJA CEO, on Anime Expo 2016

- Our friends at World 8 will be there Booth 625, if you need video game stuff, buy it from them. We'll probably be interviewing people around the booth at some point or harassing you for Amiibo trades near it.


-Toonami panel may reveal some news on Samurai Jack also FLCL2 is coming out in 2017 and the people behind it have their own panel at AX, so there's a good chance they'll have something to show.

Toonami Industry Panel 
Friday July 1, 2016 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Live Programming 2 403 AB

Toonami is the iconic programming block that helped introduce anime and many action cartoons to generations of fans. Join the creators of Toonami for a look at what’s been happening and what’s to come! 

-Warner Bros Japan just registered a new site for Gintama, perhaps a new film will be announced at the

Warner Bros. Japan Anime Panel 
Saturday July 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Live Programming 3 408 AB