Mary Elizabeth McGlynn on singing at Saboten Con

This years’ Saboten Con played host to over 3,000 attendees, hundreds of hours of programming, and some of the most interesting guests the convention has seen. Among those guests was Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, a voice actress popularly known for her roles in Naruto, but more discreetly known as the vocalist behind numerous Akira Yamaoka-composed songs. […]

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VIZ Media borrows a page or two from Arrietty

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest masterpiece The Secret World of Arrietty finally arrives in U.S. theaters Feb. 17 (in the Valley, look for the import at Harkins’ Tempe Marketplace theater). That alone is cause for celebration among those who appreciate the living god among animators. But this adaptation of Mary Norton’s beloved children’s novel The Borrowers also brings […]

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LibCon: Chandler library celebrates anime, manga, sci-fi and gaming April 23

Chandler’s library is planning a comic-book, gaming and sci-fi convention for teens later this month. Called LibCon, the free event will be 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23 at the Chandler Senior Center, 202 E. Boston St. The venue is adjacent to the downtown library. Local author and illustrator Kofi O. Okyere will discuss […]

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Scooby-Doo, Weird Al, Mad Magazine and anime invade ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’

Tonight’s episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold will veer into April Fool’s Day territory with “Bat-Mite Presents: Batman’s Strangest Cases!” Bat-Mite hosts a series of Batman’s most bizarre adventures including the Mad Magazine-inspired Batboy and Rubin, a Japanese-influenced Bat-Manga and a guest starring role from the Scooby Gang and Weird Al Yankovic. Check […]

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