Live Blogging from Anime Expo 2011

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By Jason Young, staff editor, Inside AX- Anime Expo

To help bring those of you who couldn’t make it to Anime Expo 2011 closer to the events than ever before (lucky you!), we here at Inside AX- Anime Expo have decided that we will be live blogging a select number of panels at this year’s convention with Coveritlive. Using the magic of this newfrangled technology called the interwebs, you’ll be able to follow industry panels such as FUNimation and NIS America from the comfort of your pajamas and home without ever having to leave your couch! Talk about spoiled, why back in my day we actually HAD to go to an anime convention to catch up on all the latest news….

Want more?

Then you’ll want to hear about this. We will be giving away a full retail copy of FUNimation’s Ga-Rei Zero DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack to the first lucky winner who replies back (in our comments section) with our secret codeword: “Anime Expo 2011- Year of the Fan” after we mention it in one of our live broadcast streams. Which one will we mention it in? You’ll just have to wait to find out!

Here’s a list of events that will be powered by Coveritlive:

Day One

Opening Ceremonies, 9-10:30 AM

NIS America Anime Panel, 12:15-1:15 PM

Aniplex of America, 2:30-3:30 PM

VIZ Media Panel, 4:15-5:15 PM

FUNimation Industry Panel, 6:45-7:45 PM


Day Two

Production I.G. Panel, 9:00-10:00 AM

eigoManga, 9:30-10:30 AM

Aksys Games, 11:15-12:15 PM Coverage canceled due to staff priorities, please look forward to our written article instead.

JAST USA, 11:00-12:00 AM


Day Three

NIS Video Game Panel, 12:00-1:00 PM

Sentai Filmworks, 3:00-4:00 PM

MangaGamer, 10:30-12:00 AM


Day Four

Closing Ceremonies, 6:00-7:00 PM

Unfortunately, due to time constraints we will not be live blogging this year’s closing ceremonies. Thank you to everyone who’s been following our streams. It’s certainly appreciated and please feel free to leave any comments below so that we can make next year’s even better!

Disclaimer: These dates and times are subject to change without prior notice and are also completely dependent on whether or not we are able to secure a decent internet connection within the Los Angeles Convention Center. We will try to notify you of any cancellations on this page as well as our Twitter feed as soon as possible.


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3 Responses to “Live Blogging from Anime Expo 2011”

  1. sam ferguson says:


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  3. Shabon_Spray says:

    Since I wasn’t sure which page to post it on…”Anime Expo 2011 – Year of the Fan” got mentioned at the end of the stream for the Funimation panel.