26Sep

Comipo! – Bonus Round

By Mr. Russell / September 26, 2011 / Bonus Round, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

Patrick Macias joins the Bonus Round to discuss the new manga creation software, Comipo!. We look at its application in terms of user-generated content, manga critics, and what’s users can expect in future versions. Episode Title: “Comipo!”  Episode Count: 66 Run Time: 00:20:00 ...

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1Jul

Crunchyroll News – Bonus Round

Patrick Macias and Joseph Luster join the Bonus Round to discuss Crunchyroll News and other important topics. Episode Title: “Crunchyroll News”  Episode Count: 54 Run Time: 00:30:02 Host(s): Sean Russell Guest(s): Patrick Macias & Joseph Luster Executive Producer: Sean Russell Dow...

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23Feb

State of the Industry 2011 – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / February 23, 2011 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

In our annual State of the Industry Panel, we’re joined by Anime News Network CEO, Christopher MacDonald, FUNimation Marketing Director, Lance Heiskell and manga blogger, Ed Sizemore. We look at the growth of streaming media, DVD trends and attracting new anime fans. A3K PANEL Episode Title...

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15Jul

Crunchyroll and Hidemari Sketch – Bonus Round

In this episode of the Bonus Round, Keith Kawamura from Crunchyroll stops by to share some news about the site. Doctor from the SSAA Podcast and Jammer from Jammer’s Animovie blog gives us a review of Hidemari Sketch, the First Season. Download Episode Two of the Bonus Round Episode Title: ...

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17Apr

Anime on TV – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / April 17, 2010 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

In this episode of the Anime 3000 Panel, we are looking at anime’s presence on North American television. Our panel includes Jackie Smith, who is the senior publicist for FUNimation Entertainment. Courtney Kraft is currently an associate producer at G4, but at one time put together G4/Tech ...

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25Mar

Helen McCarthy – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / March 25, 2010 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

A Conversation with Helen McCarthy. We experimented with a new idea of having more of a loose conversation about various anime topics. These topics ranged from the iPad, moe, the feminist movement, Summer Wars, My Neighbor Totoro and Yona Yona Penguin. Joining us this week, we have Michael Pinto ...

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9Oct

TokyoPop and Vertical Inc. – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / October 9, 2009 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

In this episode, our panel dissects various manga companies including Tokyopop and Vertical Inc. We discuss some of the future models of manga distribution, what type of marketing techniques are being used to draw new readings, what changes have manga companies made to counterbalance the economic...

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2Aug

State of the Industry 2009 – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / August 2, 2009 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

In the past six months, we’ve seen various anime companies fold under the weight of an economic recession as well as a decrease in demand from anime and manga consumers. This week we will discuss what role digital distribution has played in the success and failure of anime sales and print media. ...

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13Apr

State of the Industry 2009 – A3K Panel

By Mr. Russell / April 13, 2009 / A3K Panel, Industry, Podcasts / No Comments

State of the Anime Industry: What are the implications of simulcasting for fansubbing groups? Are dubs sustained by television? How influential is Astro Boy? Our panel tackles these questions, assesses how a single-distributor monopoly would affect the industry and the consumer, and determines ho...

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2Mar

Christopher MacDonald, ANN Pt. 2 – A3Kast

It’s a “classic” episode of the Anime 3000 Podcast, as Sean corrals Joshua, Andrew, and the timeless Matthew Callueng together for a chat about Street Fighter 4 (with a rather lengthy derailment into arcade sticks). Sean and Andrew argue semantics in what exactly a “restru...

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