Cherami Leigh is the talented actress behind roles such as Asuna (Sword Art Online), Ilia (RWBY), and Suzaha (Steins;Gate). We dove into Steins Gate 0, art, her Love and Light series/panels, comedy, and behind the scene stories on CONFessionals. Plus, I learned about a deep cut metal song that influenced her role in Beyond the Farthest Star. This was an enjoyable interview to conduct with one of the most driving forces of positivity that I have ever talked with. Check it out.
Continue reading Cherami Leigh (Sword Art Online) Audio Interview 2019
Luci Christian is a wonderful actress that I had the pleasure to interview at JAFAX. You can hear her voice in shows such as My Hero Academia (Ochaco), Strike Witches, and Made in Abyss to name a few. We dove into one of her favorite anime series, journalism, tattoos, and podcasts. We also had a deep conversation about The Hate U Give. You know an interview is good when the guest wants to keep going. Check it out.
Continue reading Luci Christian (My Hero Academia) at JAFAX 2019
I returned to Grand Rapids own anime convention, JAFAX. Check out these photos from the Japanese Animation Film and Art Expo.
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JAFAX 2019 is our 23rd JAFAX event, and our 4th at DeVos Place. Join us for a weekend of fantastic cosplays, informative and fun panels, special guests, great gaming, and much more!
Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
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These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. They are a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. It’s a director’s commentary of my adventures during the year of 2018 in the Michigan Geek Scene. Continue reading 2018 Summer Year in Review Pt 1
Here are some photos of my journey through 2018. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from my time at the Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival and JAFAX.
Continue reading 2018 Photo Retrospective Part 5
Looking to make some new friends?
Laugh at Nintendo characters falling off of stages?
Chill out in a cozy den with good food?
Or show your Valentine who is the best in Smash?
Well look no further.
JAFAX Gaming is pleased to announce the first annual Super Smash Bash.
Rules will be a 3v3 Squad Strike with a 1 minute stage morph timer.
Full rules can be found in the following link:
Traditional Geek can be found at numerous conventions throughout Michigan. I spoke with Katie and David about their awesome anime based pyrography, book binding, and etched glass artwork. Plus, a weird interruption occurred during the interview. Feel free to check out this interview to see a few examples of their slick art and wares.
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