Another recording from NDK 2014. This one featuring Ian Condry on the Soul of Anime. Dr. Coundry is a cultural anthropologist and associate professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT. He has done fieldwork research in Tokyo's anime studios which has included interviews with creators, merchandisers, and fans. His book, The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan's Media Success Story (Experimental Futures), can be found on Amazon.
Hello everyone! I've been hard at work preparing our interviews and panel recordings from NDK for your listening pleasure. I hope that you have enjoyed them. Despite how busy I've been working with those audio files, I've still managed to spend some time having fun. Read on to see how I spent my precious time.Read More
NDK has come and gone, and we finally had a chance to decompress from the event. Now to review what happened over the past week.
It is rare that we get to interview international guests, but this year at NDK we were honored to interview Hiroyuki Hashimoto from Japan. Take a seat and listen to this wonderful conversation between Jim and Hiroyuki Hashimoto.
Nan Desu Kan provided a very busy weekend of geeky activity. We have already posted some of our photos and the first of our interviews. Watch this space for additional interviews, articles, and panel recordings. For this week's article, I'm going to concentrate on my geeky life outside of the convention world.Read More
One of the big things about any anime convention is the cosplay, and NDK is no exception. With that, may I present to you just a small sampling of the wonderful costumes found at NDK 2014!
You can find all these pictures in the gallery for easier viewing.
Our first interview of NDK was the one and only Chris Patton. Please enjoy.