Category: Conventions

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Interview: Kumiko Murayama, IA Producer

Gendomike talked to 1st PLACE head and producer, Kumiko Murayama, about their latest hit Vocaloid IA. We asked questions about Lia’s involvement, the future of pop music and Vocaloids, and just what has made IA so popular in recent years.

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Interview: Kazutaka Kodaka, creator of Danganronpa

Jeremy talked to the famed creator of Danganronpa, Kazutaka Kodaka, at Anime Expo. Hear all about his roots, influences, and things he looks for in games–his own and others when he helps bring them to Japanese audiences.

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Interview: Voltage Games

Gendomike and Linda talked to one of the leading developers of otome (girls’ dating sim) games, Voltage Games, at Anime Expo. Hear what they have to say about the challenges of bringing these types of games to the American audience and more!

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Interview: Thomas Romain

Gendomike had an in-depth talk with animation creator Thomas Romain, a French-born employee of Shoji Kawamori’s Satelight studio. We spoke about his roots, stories from his time with Shoji Kawamori, and what he thinks about the working conditions in the anime industry today!

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Concert Review: IA and Wagakki Band @ AX 2015

Gendomike went to see a live Vocaloid (IA) concert, followed by a performance by traditio-metal band Wagakki Band. Here are his thoughts on the two unique concerts at Anime Expo!

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Sense Impressions: NGE 20th Anniversary Celebration at AX 2015

If you had asked me two weeks ago if I was headed out this year toward the Los Angeles Convention Center for the anime celebration…

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