Sunday, December 9, 2007

New York Anime Festival highlights

New York Anime Festival, New York City, December 7-9, 2007

The first New York Anime Festival was held at the Javits Center in New York City, from December 7-9, 2007. Here are some of the best exhibitors from the festival:

Anime Castle (
anime shop in Mineola, NY

Aranzi Aronzo (
books, cute characters and other fun stuff

Aurora Publishing, Inc
manga books

Dragon's Lair
fantasy, celtic, science fiction merchandise, including dragons, gargoyles, mermaids, unicorns, wizards and more

Domonation at
Domo rocks, official website of this beloved character

nation's largest independent home video entertainment companies, which carries wide selection of anime

ImaginAsian (
NYC's premier Asian American theater for first-run Asian and Asian American movies, appetizing Asian snacks and drinks, film festivals, cultural performances & more

thousands of rare items from Japan

the premiere 3-day Japanese anime & manga festival held every year in Washington DC, scheduled for February 15-17, 2008

Lil Hevn
clothing, jewelry & accessories from this lil shop in Brooklyn, NY

the ultimate website for manga entertainment, along with an online catalog of its extensive anime library

new pop fashion, traditional Japanese items, Japanese art and more

Mimobot (
flash drives for anime fans (see website for new Star Wars and Halo characters)

Moon Costumes
anime character costumes

Onmyodo (
footwear for the anime generation

Pawstar (
kitty anime company started by a young couple (one loves kitties and the other loves astronomy, hence the name Pawstar)

VooDoo Babies (
each VooDooBaby is hand-writhed with great artisanship from single strings of cotton or linen threads, with no wire supporting the structure. They are NOT for real and possess no curse effect whatsoever, just cute little guys!

WowMax Media (
add popular anime & manga images from Japan onto your phone