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by mbanu
Sat Jun 04, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: Can anyone please help my article on the fall of C/FO?
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: Can anyone please help my article on the fall of C/FO?

Congrats! Not sure if it is a typo or my own ignorance, but did you mean to say the first C/FO was started in Chicago? The standard story is that it started in Los Angeles, but the only non-Fred people I know of who talked about Fred before the C/FO were connected to his sci-fi fandom hobby and the ...
by mbanu
Fri May 20, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: C/FO's 45th anniversary?
Replies: 0
Views: 70

C/FO's 45th anniversary?

Fred Patten put it this way in Watching Anime, Reading Manga : The Cartoon/Fantasy Organization held its first monthly meeting on Saturday, May 21, 1977, coincidentally the same weekend that Star Wars was released. The anniversary of American anime fandom is usually dated from the beginning of this ...
by mbanu
Tue May 17, 2022 9:28 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade
Topic: NEED HELP WITH 90s ANIME TEES
Replies: 7
Views: 3943

Re: NEED HELP WITH 90s ANIME TEES

A sign of success for all the old-schoolers, maybe, as now old anime t-shirts are viewed sort of like old band t-shirts, "I liked them before they were cool" or "I was raised liking good anime, my dad taught Kenichi Sonada how to play beer pong at AnimeCon '91-" type stories. :lo...
by mbanu
Mon May 02, 2022 6:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where Are They Now: Ed Godziszewski
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Where Are They Now: Ed Godziszewski

An early member of the C/FO from Chicago, Ed became a published author, writing The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Godzilla and co-authoring Ishiro Honda, A Life In Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa. :)
by mbanu
Wed Apr 27, 2022 2:39 am
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: fps Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: fps Magazine

It was revived in 2003 as a web-only publication, and continued on (according to Wikipedia), until the editor-in-chief, Emru Townsend, died of cancer in 2010. It looks like I mixed up the dates -- Emru Townsend died in 2008, but the magazine continued for another couple years, the decision to retir...
by mbanu
Wed Apr 27, 2022 2:08 am
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: fps Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 77

fps Magazine

fps.jpg From an old version of the website: In the fall of 1991, I was lamenting the state of animation magazines and criticism. Everything was divided into camps: people spoke of Japanese, classic, computer, independent, or commercial animation—but rarely looked at where different fields and techn...
by mbanu
Wed Apr 13, 2022 3:17 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: Animanga Nuzu
Replies: 19
Views: 6039

Re: Animanga Nuzu

Not sure if it is a case of name re-use, but it looks like someone printed out issue 3 and it is now safely stored in the Michigan State University's Comic Art Collection: https://comics.lib.msu.edu/rri/jrri/japan_a.htm :D
by mbanu
Sun Mar 27, 2022 12:10 pm
Forum: Anime
Topic: Crunchyroll to stop offering free option for newer anime
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Crunchyroll to stop offering free option for newer anime

Maybe it will given anime clubs a second wind, provided Crunchyroll doesn't double-down and start charging clubs rental-VHS prices to keep their memberships. :D
by mbanu
Mon Mar 21, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: 80s music, new synth pop, vaporwave, and now... Sailorwave?
Replies: 19
Views: 7502

Re: 80s music, new synth pop, vaporwave, and now... Sailorwave?

Not sure what it would be called, exactly, but seems to fall into this thread. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZdVwTjUtjg

Hall & Oates AMVs???
by mbanu
Mon Mar 14, 2022 3:50 pm
Forum: Anime
Topic: NHK Animations X Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 1880

Re: NHK Animations X Tokyo Paralympics 2020

This has received some more episodes -- a full playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPEiitZ ... LVXH53YRoj