[EVA] Anime Expo disbands
gwern0 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 08:12:43 EST 2010
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 12:03 AM, <once at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> It's mind-boggling to think that fewer than 3,000 people attended Anime Expo '96...yet the guests included:
> the director of Evangelion
> plus the director of Ghost in the Shell
> plus the director of Macross
> Not to mention: the mecha designer of Gunbuster, the character designer of Otaku no Video, and the opening and ending credits artist of Royal Space Force. By contrast with today, at AX '96 there were only two voice actors as guests (both Japanese), and no musical acts.
This is why I don't care about AX falling apart or not.
Yes, '96 was insanely great, and the Anno panel in the top 10 most
valuable sources; but what have they done for me in the 13 years
since? Looking through my notes, I don't see any post-96 citations or
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