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Starmarie Interview @ AX 2013 stars

While at Anime Expo 2013, we got a chance to interview unique J-Pop artists STARMARIE whose group features three members Shino Takamori, Nozomi Kishita and Shiori Aoki. Known mostly for their dark, fantastical twist on the J-POP genre in Japan, these girls straddle both the lighter and darker sides of music with their original lyrics and creepy/cool-style dance moves. Fresh off the release of their second album, "Fantasy World 2," learn all about their individual personalities and backstories as we interview them after their US live debut concert.

Porno Graffitti Press Panel Report @ Anime Expo 2013 stars

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Famous for their classic anime hits, including "Melissa" from Fullmetal Alchemist and "Hitori no Yoru" from GTO, Japanese rock band Porno Graffitti shined at Anime Expo 2013 leaving their mark on the raucous crowd with an ecstatic performance at their sold-out Nokia Live concert. Discover what the legendary duo, Akihito Okano and Haruichi Shindo, had to say when they invited members of the media to their press conference to celebrate the band's appearance in Los Angeles, sharing with them their musical inspirations, influences and their journey towards stardom.

Nobuhiro Kikuchi Interview @ Anime Expo 2013 stars

As the universal phrase goes, "Rome wasn't built in day." Although the idiom was first coined by the French during the late 1100s, the meaning behind it has made it an ubiquitous metaphor that the fruits of labor pays off through hard work, persistence and dedication; three values that drive the up-and-coming Japanese animation studio, P.A. Works. Meet one of the chief visionaries, producer Nobuhiro Kikuchi, as he thoughtfully shares his own perspective and opinions chronicling the humble beginnings of the company to their rise in fame and prominence with the anime series True Tears, Angel Beats! and the recently released, Hanasaku Iroha.

Megumi Han Press Conference @ Anime Expo 2013 (Video) stars

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As one of the Guests of Honor at Anime Expo 2013, the illustrious voice actress Megumi Han left her adoring fans with what could only be described as a memorable experience. Having been featured in many awe-inspiring roles at such a young age, including Gon Freeces in Hunter x Hunter 2011 and the young teenage witch Akko in Little Witch Academia, Ms. Han has managed to build up quite a resume in a short amount of time. The daughter of fellow voice actress Keiko Han, Megumi Han's family has deep roots within the industry spanning across multiple generations of voice acting. Join us as she shares an honest and introspective look into her dreams, memories and career as a voice actress in Japan.

Masahiko Otsuka Interview @ Anime Expo 2013 stars

The-O Network's Jason Young had a chance to interview the master magician behind the characters of Little Witch Academia, screenwriter Masahiko Otsuka whose directorial credits includes Gurren Laggan, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Studio Ghibli's Whisper of the Heart. Joined by special guest, Yoshiro Manabe of Ultra Super Pictures, learn more about Studio TRIGGER as well as the future of Akko and the rest of the Little Witch Academia universe as we sit down for this exclusive interview at acttil's special fan event.

Relive the Magic of the Little Witch Academia Fan Event @ Anime Expo 2013 stars

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For fans of Studio TRIGGER's Little Witch Academia, Anime Expo 2013 was something magical. From the guest appearance of Akko's famed voiced actress, Megumi Han, the announcement of the Little Witch Academia 2 Kickstarter campaign, and the presence of Akko and Shiny Chariot cosplayers casting their spells on other attendees, it was a wonderful time all around for fans of Yoh Yoshinari and Masahiko Otsuka's animated feature. On Day 3, fans were treated to a special Little Witch Academia Fan Event hosted by Acttil and Studio TRIGGER at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles.

Alodia Video Press Conference @ Anime Expo 2013 stars

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Check out what multitalent, cosplay model and celebrity Alodia Gosiengfiao had to say during her press conference at Anime Expo 2013 filmed by us!

Anime Expo 2013 Opening Ceremonies (Video) stars

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 Watch this year's Opening ceremonies included guest appearances like Alodia Gosiengfiao, Kaname, Megumi Han, Vic Mignogna, Kyle Hebert, Eric Vale, Kaya, Ram Rider, Aya Ikeda, Carat, Kazuhiro Furuhashi, George Wada, Masaaki Yuasa, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Kazuchika Kise, Pornograffitti, and more!

Danny Choo Press Conference Anime Expo 2013 (Video) stars

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Hear what anime personality and entrepreneur Danny Choo had to say at North America's largest anime convention. Learn more about his highly anticipated Smartdoll including an estimated release date!

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