Tag Archive: anime

Apr 05

[press release] PUTUMAYO @ AM2 2012 – Anaheim, CA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 3, 2012) ­ Chief Designer, SHUNSUKE HASEGAWA, and Manager, NISHIOKA, from the world famous Harajuku brand, PUTUMAYO, comes EXCLUSIVELY to this summer¹s most anticipated anime, manga and music convention AM2 (June 15-17, 2012; Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton) as Official 2012 Guests of Honor. More info and attendee registration can be found at www.am2con.org Known …

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Mar 27

[press release] STEREOPONY @ Sakura-Con 2012 & West Coast Tour

For the fourth consecutive year, all-girl rock band STEREOPONY is once again coming back to the U.S. after their remarkable performances at SXSW (2009), AnimeNEXT (2010), and Anime Boston (2011). This year, the girls were chosen as the Guest of Honor for Sakura-Con, the largest Anime convention in the Northwest, held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center …

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Jan 06

[interview] Nenna Yvonne – More Than a Human Vocaloid

Place all your My Little Ponies, Lisa Frank stationary, and Barbie shoes in a blender, add a dash of MikuHatsune the vocaloid, and puree. What do you get? Something only half as cute and colorful as Nenna Yvonne, the Nigerian-American singer-songwriter who came to Tokyo in October for an uber-trendy performance. Donning a wig that …

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Jun 22

[interview] SCANDAL in California, July 1-3

It’s been three years since Japanese pop-rock band Scandal played North America on the Japan Nite Tour.  They’re back again for AM2 in California, more polished, more pop, and with a slick new look thanks to some grooming from Sony Music Japan.  Purple SKY sent some questions via email to ask just how has Scandal …

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Jun 13

[live report] heidi. – Sure, Why Not?

I was sipping a beer at the concession stand outside the venue for heidi’s show when a lamb walked by. The lamb had one of its ears pierced and wore a black, apron-like punk get up. I glanced back and forth from my beer to the lamb for awhile before shrugging and taking a giant …

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