Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Actors Appear at Anime Boston 2015

animeboston2015Press Release:

Voice actors Kazuhiro Furuhashi and Koki Uchiyama have been announced as Anime Boston 2015 as Guests of Honor.

Born in 1960 at Shizuoka Prefecture, Hamamatsu City, Kazuhiro Furuhashi began his career as an animator on Ranma ½, before moving onto production. His directorial debut was in 1990 with the Ranma ½ Hot Song Contest OVA.  Since then he has directed numerous works, including Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

His most notable directorial work includes the entire run of the popular Rurouni Kenshin, Hunter x Hunter, Le Chevalier D’Eon, Real Drive and Amatsuki.

Koki Uchiyama is a Japanese voice actor whose voice can be recognized in many popular anime characters today, including Banagher Links from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

His voice can also be heard in the Kingdom Hearts Series as Roxas and Ventus, Soul Eater Evans in Soul Eater, Makoto “Smile” Tsukimoto in Ping Pong: The Animation, Kaito Tenj? in Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal and Kei Tsukishima in Haikyu!! among many others.

About Anime Boston:
With nearly 25,500 attendees in 2013, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2015 is scheduled for Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at www.animeboston.com.

About New England Anime Society:
The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at www.neanime.org.

MA – Compelling Conversations w/ Ice-T

icetRapper/actor Ice-T speaks at Bunker Hill Community College on Thursday, February 26, 2015!

A300 Auditorium
Program begins at 1:00 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public – Online registration is required.

Ice-T, who received a Grammy Award in 1991, launched his rap music career in the 1984 film Breakin’. He went on to become the genre’s original gangster, forming Rhyme Syndicate Records in 1989 and releasing a string of groundbreaking West Coast rap records. Ice-T subsequently formed the thrash metal band Body Count.

The film and television actor secured roles in New Jack City, Ricochet, Trespass and Johnny Mnemonic. He stars in NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Detective Finn. In his 1994 book, The Ice Opinion, the artist airs his views on free speech and education, among other topics. Ice-T will speak about race in America and overcoming obstacles to success.

RSVP at the link…

Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02129
(617) 228-2000

Bob’s Burgers LIVE on Tour

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Press Release:

Bob’s Burgers, the smash-hit animated fan favorite with a devoted cult following, will be bringing their brand of humor to the stage with an all new completely LIVE show. Bob’s Burgers LIVE features individual stand-up performances from the cast, exclusive clips from the TV show, audience Q&As, a table read from the show scripts with each cast member in character, as well as a very special video treat you can only see in person.

By purchasing a Bob’s Burgers Live VIP package you get to meet the cast members of Bob’s Burgers and receive exclusive VIP merchandise, such as a Bob’s Burgers t-shirt, water bottle, custom poster and more!

Join this hilarious cast for an experience you won’t forget.

VIP pre-sales begin on 1/20 at 10am local venue time. Get tickets at the link!

*VIP upgrades do not include a ticket to Bob’s Burgers live. If you do not purchase a ticket to Bob’s Burgers live, you will not be admitted into the VIP event.

The current cities on the tour are:
March 19: Minneapolis, MN
March 20: Chicago, IL
March 21: Milwaukee, WI
March 22: Detroit, MI
March 25: Washington, D.C.
March 26: Upper Darby, PA
March 27: New York, NY
March 28: Boston, MA

New England Super Megafest Comic Con (November 2015)

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Convention Name
New England Super Megafest Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://supermegafest.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/21/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/22/2015
About This Convention
New England Super Megafest Comic Con Fall edition is New England’s Super Fun Multimedia Fanfest Comic Con Party! We feature incredible celebrity guest signings and photo ops. We feature scheduled Q & A Sessions throughout the weekend along with Cosplay, Music and Party events throughout the weekend! Spend the day with all your favorite celebrities from Comics, TV, Movies, and Rock & Roll. The Super Megafest also features an incredible exhibitor room with one of the best selections of comics, toys, videos, non-sports cards and memorabilia from TV, Movies, and Rock & Roll that you will ever find!
Venue Name and Address
Sheraton Framingham
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
5000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

MA – New Zodiax Signing

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Joe St. Pierre appears at The Hall of Comics on Wednesday February 4th from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM to sign THE NEW ZODIAX #1.

RSVP on Facebook!

The Hall of Comics
3 Turnpike Rd, Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 485-1300

MA – Fairy Revel

HollyBlackLargeHolly Black appears at the fairy revel in the Teen Room at the Public Library of Brookline on Wednesday January 14th, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

The Children’s Book Shop will have The Darkest Part of the Forest and Holly Black’s many other deliciously magical books for sale. Attendees may also bring their own copies of older titles to be signed.

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. Her new books are The Darkest Part of the Forest, a return to faerie fiction, and The Iron Trial, the first book in a middle grade fantasy series, Magisterium, co-authored by Cassandra Clare. Holly currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her online at her website blackholly.com

Brookline Library
361 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 730-2370

MA – Olympians Signing

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George O’Connor appears at the Odyssey Bookshop on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 4:00 PM to discuss and sign Ares: God of War which is the seventh book in the Olympians series. This book tells the exciting story of the Trojan War, and the Gods’ interference in this epic battle. War-lover Ares butts heads with Athena, goddess of military victory–and their conflict will have repercussions for generations to come.

RSVP on Facebook!

Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

MA – The Darkest Part of the Forest Signing

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Author Holly Black appears at the Odyssey Bookshop on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign her latest novel THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST!

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. Her new books are The Darkest Part of the Forest, a return to faerie fiction, and The Iron Trial, the first book in a middle grade fantasy series, Magisterium, co-authored by Cassandra Clare. Holly currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her online at her website blackholly.com

RSVP on Facebook!

Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

MA – Ares: Bringer of War Signing

aresGeorge O’Connor appears at Brookline Booksmith on Sunday February 1st at 2:00 pm to his sign his new graphic novel Ares: Bringer of War!

Weekend Kids event! The myth continues in latest installment of George O’Connor’s Olympians series of graphic novels. The fabled Trojan War is raging as two infamous gods of war go to battle. This time the spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war, and primarily focuses on his battle with the clever and powerful Athena. As the battle culminates and the gods try to one-up each other to win, the human death toll mounts. Who will win this epic clash of power? And how many will have to die first? Fans of Rick Riordan will love this Olympians epic!

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Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-6660

MA – Comically Speaking Gallery Opening

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Essex Art Center hosts a gallery opening on Friday January 9, 2015 at 5:30 pm for “Comically Speaking,” a humorous way to see and express the daily life and happenings in our society. Featuring the work of Don Mathias from Andover, MA; David Sullivan from Dracut, MA, Sage Stossel from Cambridge, MA, Mark Parisi from Melrose, MA and John Klossner from Maine. These five cartoonists have been published in the Boston Globe, The Valley Patriot, and the Andover Townsman to name a few.

Essex Art Center
56 Island Street, Lawrence MA 01840
978-685-2343

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