Last weekend I attended the second Anime NYC convention held at the Jacob K. Javitz center.
Anime NYC: is New York City’s anime convention! A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the biggest creators in Japan. Join us for a celebration of Japanese animation, manga, and cosplay in the heart of NYC!
Anime NYC is a creation of LeftField Media, a boutique event company made up of dedicated fans and experienced convention organizers.
Anime NYC is powered by Crunchyroll and will feature Crunchyroll, Aniplex, Funimation, Kinokuniya Bookstore, Kodansha Comics, Sentai Filmworks, SUNRISE, Tokyo Otaku Mode, Yen Press, Vertical, VIZ Media, and more! -ANIME NYC
This convention was great for artists and fans alike. It featured a range of panelists, exhibitors, and had a fantastic size Artist Alley. There were so many awesome cosplayers in attendance. I had some fun photographing some attendees and got to chat with some talented creators.
Please enjoy this gallery of
photos from Anime NYC 2018!
Series/Creators to check out!
Creees Hyunsung Lee
Check out some beautiful original art from CreeesArt !!
Ceasar Ian Muyuela (digital illustrator)/ Christian Gaarenstroom (partner/entrepreneur)
Got to chat with the super talented artist, Mike Toney about his personal designs, inspiration from the African diaspora, and creating his own characters.
Amit Chauhan (Comic writer)
“Tokyo harbors a dark secret! When a museum heist goes wrong, a damaged thief named Ochita becomes trapped in the middle of a battle between a horde of demons and the merciless Yakuza. No matter who wins, humanity loses.” –IDW Publishing
Milkbox/ Fifi & Cheesecake/ Emily Su Illustration
For cute and fun art, jewelry & merch check out these lovely brands!!
Till next year! ~GothamGeekGirl~