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Passport to Iron City: The Alita Experience

Alita: Battle Angel is a new film by James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez, starring Rosa Salazar as the battle angel herself. The movie is based on a somewhat niche manga by writer and artist, Yukito Kishiro, which was released in the early 90s. In my early days attending and cosplaying at anime convention, I had seen the cult following that this particular franchise had. In fact, I remember plenty of people telling me that I should cosplay Alita… but that was far and long ago, during my youth.

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SDCC 2018: Dragon Ball North America Tour

The Dragon Ball North America Tour, presented by Funimation, Bandai and Toei Animation, launched the exhibition at San Diego Comic Con 2018. The installation features  a life-sized replica of the World Martial Arts Tournament– a triennial tournament of the “strongest under the heavens” and a central event in the 34-year-old Dragon Ball franchise. Fans can look at a collection of merchandise, memorabilia, play the Dragon Ball Super Card Game or the video game, Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Including this amazing animated GIF photobooth! Click below to see more photos from the installation.

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INTERVIEW: Eileen Li on 21 Thunder, Challenges as an Actor and Her Favorite Sailor Scout

Eileen Li is currently kicking butt in the industry and has appeared in television shows like Orphan Black and Degrassi: The Next Generation. She will be joining the cast of CBC’s 21 Thunder as Lara Yun and will guest star in the second season of Freeform’s Shadowhunters. We spoke to her about pursuing what you are passionate about and the challenges of being an Asian actress.

When did you know you wanted to become an actress and what was your biggest inspiration? What has been your biggest challenge as an actress?

The first time I seriously considered becoming an actor was when I was in the ninth grade and took my first drama class. I had been in school plays prior to that, but that was the first time I had really studied acting, and I was hooked.

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Ep. 260 Let Us Tell You About Basics


In this episode, the Lady Geeks delve into the upcoming world of Fall/Halloween themed food from black burger buns and PSLs. Learn a new Fandom Word of the Day, which anime we watched and hot men wiping away tears. Fanfic Theatre: Naruto.