October 2014

Gender and racial inequality in entertainment

Gender and racial inequality in entertainment

TOKYOPOP Fam: Yesterday I attended a panel discussion about female-driven content in entertainment. While I thought the discussion would focus on recent trends such as the popularity of YA films (which may be waning) such as “Twilight” and “Hunger Games”, along with Disney’s evolution of female characters in animated movies such as “Frozen”.

Japanese Band SCANDAL Announces World Tour!

Japanese Band SCANDAL Announces World Tour!

The four-member girl band SCANDAL will head to the United States, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of their world tour next year. Exact dates and locations have yet to be announced, so stay tuned on their website! The band will begin their tour in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan in January, with shows planned nationwide through April 19, 2015.

German genre films - fresh from Berlin

German genre films - fresh from Berlin

TOKYOPOP Fam:Guten Tag!!

It’s my final day in Berlin, Germany! Next up is France - this Europe trip has been quite amazing, especially meeting talented artists and creative people. The goal of my blog is to focus on whatever inspiration comes my way - not focusing on Asian Pop Culture or anime/manga, although those topics certainly pop up. Many cultures fascinate me, and connecting with art and artists from across the globe is my true raison d’être.