Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

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Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Suriko » Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:09 am

Hey everyone. Crud and I are going to be attending the Manifest anime convention, and will be doing a Katawa Shoujo panel there. We'd like to thank Cemex for inviting us to do the panel.

The convention will be held in Melbourne (at the Melbourne Showgrounds) on August the 20th to the 22nd, and the panel itself is on Sunday the 22nd of August.

Much more information about the convention can be found at their site, here: http://www.manifest.org.au

That's about it, I guess. Hope to see some of you there.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Member22 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:28 am

Its good to see that KS is present in a convention with its own panel! Keep us posted on what happens :)
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Guest Poster » Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:59 am

That's kinda far away, but I'd love to see pictures of the event once it's over unless the devs believe that it's not worth sacrificing their anonymity over. Cool stuff and hopefully, it'll get KS some additional followers.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Juno » Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:21 am

Now I can't get out of my head the image of Suriko and Crud wearing luchador masks throughout the whole experience to keep their anonymity.
Because you can always expect some attendant to be there brandishing a camera to take pictures of the event.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Nightdragon » Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:34 am

Juno wrote:Now I can't get out of my head the image of Suriko and Crud wearing luchador masks throughout the whole experience to keep their anonymity.
Because you can always expect some attendant to be there brandishing a camera to take pictures of the event.


Damn and I was about to ask if someone who will attend to take pics.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Bara » Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:35 am

Nice to hear that the anime community in the Melbourne region is interested in the VN and and wants to tap some of the "local" (as in you guys are willing to travel that far, not implying you guys live in Melbourne) talent for a panel. Good luck on the panel. I hope you get the anime community in the region buzzing about KS (as they should be). :D

Any KS related pics would be great if you happen to come across anything noteworthy.

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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Bara » Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:45 am

Nightdragon wrote:
Juno wrote:Now I can't get out of my head the image of Suriko and Crud wearing luchador masks throughout the whole experience to keep their anonymity.
Because you can always expect some attendant to be there brandishing a camera to take pictures of the event.


Damn and I was about to ask if someone who will attend to take pics.

Yep, I was tempted for a second to ask about pictures from the panel until I realized it was sounding like I was angling for pics of them. That struck me as a bit too "internet Stalker-ish" for my tastes. :mrgreen:
But I'd love to see anything related to KS, so I figured if they were behind the camera taking the pictures that would be good and not trigger my "I'm creeping myself out" sensors tingling.

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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Member22 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:04 am

Bara wrote:Yep, I was tempted for a second to ask about pictures from the panel until I realized it was sounding like I was angling for pics of them. That struck me as a bit too "internet Stalker-ish" for my tastes. :mrgreen:
But I'd love to see anything related to KS, so I figured if they were behind the camera taking the pictures that would be good and not trigger my "I'm creeping myself out" sensors tingling.


Lol what I meant by keeping us updated about what happens was probably a thread here or a blog post telling us about what happened and how popular ks was in the convention i.e how many ppl/fans showed up, their initial reactions after knowing what ks is etc
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby jijhijhet » Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:26 pm

I'd love to go a katawa shoujo panel, but unfortunately I don't have the time or money to fly 8 hours into the future and back.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Smoku » Thu Jun 10, 2010 5:52 pm

Melbourne... Australia. I never was abroad, not to mention on the other side of the world.

Post some pictures after that :(
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby ContinualNaba » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:55 pm

As much as I'm a fan, I don't think I can scrape up the capital to jaunt across the ditch and pay my regards.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby neumanproductions » Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:06 am

Wish I could be there. I'll just submit my "A God among Men" (KS + DeathNote crossover) story when it is finished in that fanfic contest they have. Hoping it brings a little more attention to you guys in the end. :wink:
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby hir » Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:54 pm

If someone from Japan sets up a comiket space application + akihabara tour, would any of the devs want to join in?

I could certainly show you around akiba and all...comiket space will require planning and some luck...
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Wrench Wench » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:13 pm

hir wrote:If someone from Japan sets up a comiket space application + akihabara tour, would any of the devs want to join in?

I could certainly show you around akiba and all...comiket space will require planning and some luck...


Depends will you pay for it all?
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Panel at the Manifest Anime Convention

Postby Aura » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:53 pm

I doubt our translators would go that far... anyway I'm not that inclined, I was at Comiket a few years ago, living on the other side of the world makes it less easy to attend though I'm sure it'd be a pretty fun experience to participate on the circle side too. Maybe if someone would go to Japan anyway, they might be interested in timing their trip with a Comiket. The good thing about Comiket is that unlike many western conventions, participation doesn't cost much at all (because all your money will go to the plane tickets)
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