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The Speakeasy: The main podcast where we discuss what we’ve been watching, reading, and playing, plus occasional other topics.

Nov 14, 2017

We're attending the inaugural Anime NYC! Can New York City truly get a forever anime convention? Anime NYC hopes so!


Our tentative schedule for the convention:

01:30 PM - Anime Fandom 15 Years Ago
03:30 PM - The Simulated Camera
04:30 PM - When Gundam Came to Hollywood
06:00 PM - What is HIDIVE?
07:30 PM - Beyond Bebop: Japanese Jazz
08:30 PM - Sports Anime for the Fujoshi
09:30 PM - Gender, Sexuality, and Psychology in Revolutionary Girl Utena

11:00 AM - Saturday AM Industry Panel: Celebrating Four Years of Our Diverse Shonen Manga Magazine
11:45 AM - Fandom Interface
01:00 PM - Aniplex of America Industry Panel
02:00 PM - SUNRISE Industry Panel
03:00 PM - LeSean Thomas
03:00 PM - Fate/Grand Order Localization Panel
03:45 PM - Japanese Feminism 101
04:00 PM - Gundam Thunderbolt Panel with Naruyoshi Kikuchi
05:00 PM - Masaki Tachibana
06:00 PM - IDOLiSH7 US Premiere with Q&A
06:45 PM - The Women of Mobile Suit Gundam
08:45 PM - Exploring Dystopia in Attack on Titan, The Walking Dead, and Fahrenheit 451
09:45 PM - From Under The Bed: Horror In Anime & Manga

11:30 AM - Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower Premiere and Concert
02:00 PM - Crunchyroll Simulcast Preview Panel
04:00 PM - Satoshi Kon: The Man, His Method, and Madness