Anime is one of the most interesting forms of artistic expression in regards to cinema. Anime’s style comes purely from the cultural intricacies of Japan and its worldwide recognition and admiration has been felt many times over. It’s easy to see its influence in American media with one of the biggest being the Matrix series. … Continue reading What ‘My Hero Academia’ Gets Right
Japan has become one of the most influential nations. With their continued export of technology that has changed the world it is no surprise that they would be largely responsible for creating some of the most popular Art. The Gaming industry has thrived because of Japan’s innovations, but their more traditional mediums have also touched … Continue reading Why Anime & Manga Are Difficult To Adapt To American Films
On September 1, 2018, Mexicali held it's 10th 'OtakuDay' anime convention. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to stick around for the entire convention as I left early on, but I did manage to take pictures of cosplayers, vendors, and events within the convention such as a dance competition. I filmed a bit of the convention, and … Continue reading OtakuDay 2018 in Mexicali
Yes I know it's been forever, calm your feisty nipples. I sit down for another podcast adventure with two of the best artists in town, Jamison and Esteban, from EDJ Studios! We talk about the problems with the anime market, how to be a better artist, and what shows you should be watching. Boy did … Continue reading Da Phoenix Den: Episode 3 with EDJ Studios!!
Wondercon 2018 was a massive year for geek culture, cosplay, and guests. I was extremely excited to go there and do my best to represent the amazing things we have to offer here at Up Your Geek. Wondercon had a lot to offer including the World Premiere screening of the new animated Batman film, Batman … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Batman Ninja’
New Jersey Comic Expo announces over 20 new guests, including award winning artists best known for illustrating titles including Green Lantern, Superman, Batman, X-Men, and Captain America, best-selling authors, and WWE champion wrestlers. Edison, New Jersey – New Jersey Comic Expo (www.newjerseycomicexpo.com) brings a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcase the exceptional … Continue reading NEW JERSEY COMIC EXPO RETURNS TO EDISON FOR ITS 3rd ANNUAL EVENT – 2 DAYS AWAY!
On November 12, 2016, Yuma, AZ had its second YumaCon. Once again, I had the honor of being press and covering the event like last year. The event was held in a different place than last year due to the first one having 1,600 attendants so this year's Con was help in a bigger area. … Continue reading YumaCon 2016