Entries by jlewis1963

Buying & Shipping Items from Japan

There are many Japan proxy and auction services available for US residents looking to purchase stuff from Japan.  In “Selling to Heroes, Villains and Geeks”, FromJapan.co.jp is discussed extensively.  However, Buyee (buyee.jp) is now my preferred proxy purchasing agent.  Why? Simple fee structure Surface mail (Seamail) is offered as a shipping method Let’s focus on […]

Fate/Apocrypha to premiere July 1st in Japan and July 3rd on Netflix.

Fate/Apocrypha, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPEqcOosGPU: the setting is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail mysteriously disappeared from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War. After many years of silence, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the Yggdmillennia, a family of magi, openly declares their secession from the Mage’s […]

Bleach Manga is Coming to an End!

With 73 volumes of manga, 366 anime episodes, and 4 movies, Tite Kubo’s series Bleach is usually considered one of the “big 3” manga alongside One Piece and Naruto. Its popularity has led to video games, musicals and more. For many fans, Bleach first introduced them to anime and manga when it started its serialization […]

Attack on Titan – TV Season 2 – Spring 2017

Attack on Titan 2nd Season to Air in Spring 2017! Fans have been promised a second season of the popular manga-turned-anime Attack on Titan / Shingeki no Kyojin but no further details have been confirmed till today. At an Attack on Titan: Junior High event held in Tokyo on July 3 local time, it was […]

Announcing My New Book

I have an exciting new book that will forever change the way you approach vending at anime conventions. Watch the book’s action packed video trailer starring: Tian Wang Peter Sudarso International cosplayer Vampy Bit Me Join my email list to get my anime vendor newsletter packed with tips to help you start, grow or improve your […]

Florida Supercon 2015 Report

Florida Supercon (Miami Beach, FL) was held much earlier this year. It relinquished its traditional July 4th weekend dates for the last week in June, probably to avoid being held to close to San Diego Comic-Con. Turnout was good but felt a little lighter than last year. The dealer room was not should-to-shoulder and there […]

METROCON 2015 Report

METROCON in Tampa, FL expanded to a 4-day event this year. Attendance appeared slightly better this year since they scheduled the dates ahead of Florida Supercon. Sales were steady, if not a bit slow, all four days but the dealer room didn’t have a lot of energy. There were a few fabulous costumes but not […]

Pensacon Has Become an Amazing Conference

Pensacon Pensacola Comic Con (pensacon.com) has turned into the one of the hottest cons in just two short years. While approximately 11,000 attendees participated in its inaugural year and 22,000 dropped in on the convention this year. A full report can be found here: http://850me.com/2015/03/13/pensacon-2015-by-the-numbers/. The dealer room is located in the Pensacola Bay Center, […]

Shock Pop Comic Con Update

Shock Pop Comic Con, the latest newcomer to the Miami/Fort Lauderdale anime and comic convention scene, held its debut at the Fort Lauderdale convention center. Regrettably, it didn’t make a big splash. On each day vendors had an unobstructed view from one end of the dealer room floor to the other side with not one […]