Tag Archives: AX

California Dreamin’

We’ve landed! We’re safe and sound in LA and everything went smoothly. The girl at the ANA counter did get a look of polite Japanese terror when we rolled up the enormous Daruma boxes. It probably didn’t help that I … Continue reading

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Our trip to the Daruma Factory!

Yesterday we did something that was easily one of the coolest things we’ve ever done in Japan. We had a Super Awesome Secret Mission for Anime Expo–we went to the Daruma Factory to get special custom Daruma for this year’s … Continue reading

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SUPER HAPPY AWESOME SUMMER GIVEAWAY!

What time is it? Giveaway time! We’re getting really excited about Anime Expo, and our Panel (Friday! 10:45 am! LP4! Los Angeles Convention Center Room 411!  Be there!) Our flight leaves in less than a week! And how better to … Continue reading

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Vocaloid, Holograms, and You

A few years ago, we were lucky enough to be invited to the X Japan Reunion Concert at the Tokyo Dome. However, I was rather confused to see the bassist who died in 1998 up on the stage. Would they … Continue reading

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