Author: a2fwebster

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Michelle the Storyteller Returns

Michelle was given her first book of fairy tales as a child, and from there she was hooked. As she grew she began to read folklore and fairy tales from around the world. Her interest turned to Japanese fairy tales while she was studying abroad in Kyoto. In Kyoto, she […]

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Welcome Literary Guest: Victor Manuel, Renaissance Man

Victor Manuel comes to us from the hills West of Dallas, Texas. He is a definite Renaissance Man – because he goes to a lot of renaissance festivals. He edits for Mothership Zeta magazine, writes science fiction and horror, runs his own webcomic, and in his spare time he designs […]

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Video Game Tournament Host: Gaijin Goombah!

After gaining a degree in International Relations, living abroad, and spending two years in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Gaijin Goombah decided to devote his YouTube career to teaching multiculturalism around the world through the medium of video games. From recent to retro, he explains a multitude of cultural […]

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Spring 2016 Guest: Samantha Cartwright of 5amSam Cosplay

Samantha Cartwright has been actively involved in anime, cosplay, and conventions for twelve years. With a working knowledge of about 200 hundred animes, she has created convention panels, games and participated in many fan-based discussions. She has created cosplay outfits for herself and others. Her latest creation was a commissioned […]

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Welcome Voice Actress Rachael Messer for A2F Spring 2016!

Rachael Messer is a professional and full time voice actress. She has voice acted in numerous animes, cartoons, video games, radio plays, and commercials. She has worked with FUNimation in animes. She is currently the voice of Shiara in the new animated tv series “Prince Adventure” along with Christopher Sabat, […]

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Don’t Forget to Book Your Hotel for A2F Spring 2016

A2F will again be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center & Hotel in Springdale. The convention rate is $85/night. If you call in your reservation, mention Arkansas Anime Festival, or you can book online HERE.

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First Guest Announcement for Spring 2016: Austin Tindle, Voice of Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki

Austin Tindle is a writer and actor living in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Orlando, Florida, raised in Austin, Texas and attended UTD on academic scholarship, where he almost became an Electrical Engineer. At 19 he was cast as Romeo and changed majors the same day. Maybe you’ve seen […]

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A Big Thanks to CW Arkansas: It’s time for the Arkansas Anime Festival in Springdale!

It’s time for the Arkansas Anime Festival in Springdale! This Weekend! Get your tickets now! On November 13th, 14th and 15th the Arkansas Anime Festival will be held in Springdale at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The Arkansas CW is proud sponsor of Arkansas Anime Festival! Plenty of fun activities […]

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Dripping With Good Looks Cosplay Dreams of Family Kotatsu

Welcome Dripping With Good Looks Cosplay this May! They are a cosplay group based in Arkansas, a group of friends with a passion for cosplay, making people smile, and for each other. The group has been together since 2012 with the newest member joining in late 2014. The name Dripping […]

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Samurai Dan And Jillian Are Back This November!

Dan Coglan, a.k.a. “Samurai Dan” and his wife, Jillian are the acknowledged masters of marital… er, MARTIAL mayhem. This dynamic duo travels the civilized portions of the U.S., bringing their unique show to curious and horrified audiences alike. In addition to their high-energy, mostly safe stage shows (where razor sharp […]

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