NYC – Chrononauts #1 Signing

chrononautsMeet artist/writer Sean Gordon Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake) at the Kinokuniya Bookstore on Saturday, March 21st at 2:00 pm for an event to commemorate the launch of his new series written by superstar writer Mark Millar (Kingsman, Kick-Ass), Chrononauts! Sean will also talk about his awesome apprenticeship project launched on Kickstarter in which he enlisted six art students to apprentice their work and help create Cafe Racer! As a bonus, a FREE GIVEAWAY will be included at the event where you can also purchase prints of Sean’s original artwork and get them signed during the event!

Chrononauts #1: From MARK MILLAR and SEAN GORDON MURPHY comes a bromance for the ages! Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly are two buddies who love to have fun. They’re also scientific geniuses. When their research leads them to a time-traveling adventure, will they use their knowledge for the good of all mankind? Or use the space-time continuum for their own ends? This is the story of man’s first, televised steps through the time-stream and everything going wrong in the process.

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Kinokuniya
1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018
212-869-1700

NYC – Ponyo Day

March 5, 2010 by  
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Ponyo Day at Kinokuniya on Saturday!

Ponyo, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and Castle in The Sky are now available on Blu-ray and DVD, and to celebrate, Kinokuniya Bookstore in NYC is throwing a special Ponyo Day this Saturday, March 6!

Headlining the day will be Mr. Roland Kelts author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the US, and the forthcoming novel, Access. Kelts has interviewed Hayao Miyazaki on several occasions, most recently this past summer in California. Kelts will share clips and insights of his meetings with Miyazaki-san.

In addition to Mr. Kelts’s appearance, Ponyo Day will include…

Learn to Draw Ghibli Characters with Misako Rocks!
Learn Japanese through Ponyo with Hills Learning
Samurai Beat Radio interactive Ponyo discussion
How We Grew Up With Ghibli panel with anime industry professionals
Kid-friendly activities all day long

The day runs from 1-5 PM and wraps at 5 with a raffle from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and the New York Anime Festival.

Kinokuniya Bookstore is at 1073 Avenue of the Americas in NYC