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 (http://www.animecastle.com/)
anime shop in Mineola, NY


















Aranzi Aronzo (http://english.aranziaronzo.com/)
books, cute characters and other fun stuff






Aurora Publishing, Inc http://www.aurora-publishing.com
manga books



Dragon's Lair http://www.shopnh.com/dragons/index.asp
fantasy, celtic, science fiction merchandise, including dragons, gargoyles, mermaids, unicorns, wizards and more



Domonation at http://www.domonation.com/
Domo rocks, official website of this beloved character




Funimation http://www.funimation.com/
nation's largest independent home video entertainment companies, which carries wide selection of anime



ImaginAsian (http://www.theimaginasian.com/index3.php)
NYC's premier Asian American theater for first-run Asian and Asian American movies, appetizing Asian snacks and drinks, film festivals, cultural performances & more



jlist http://www.jlist.com/
thousands of rare items from Japan















Katsucon http://www.katsucon.org/
the premiere 3-day Japanese anime & manga festival held every year in Washington DC, scheduled for February 15-17, 2008

Lil Hevn http://www.zazzle.com/littleheaven
clothing, jewelry & accessories from this lil shop in Brooklyn, NY



Manga http://www.manga.com/
the ultimate website for manga entertainment, along with an online catalog of its extensive anime library

Maruione http://maruione.jp
new pop fashion, traditional Japanese items, Japanese art and more




Mimobot (http://www.mimobot.com/)
flash drives for anime fans (see website for new Star Wars and Halo characters)
















Moon Costumes http://www.mooncostumes.com/
anime character costumes


Onmyodo (http://www.onmyodo.com/)
footwear for the anime generation





Pawstar (http://www.pawstar.com/)
kitty anime company started by a young couple (one loves kitties and the other loves astronomy, hence the name Pawstar)







VooDoo Babies (http://www.vdbaby.com/)
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 (http://wowmaxmedia.com/animenewtype/)
add popular anime & manga images from Japan onto your phone