I’m not usually the type to attend anime conventions. A lot of unwanted attention, weird people, and overpriced items, but occasionally, a guest will make it worth while.
Tomorrow night I’m catching a plane to San Jose, California to attend Fanime 2011. The only reason I’m going is to see him, Yuya Matsushita. Later on they updated that Yoshiki of X-Japan will also be attending, though not performing, an added highlight.
I saw Yuya twice as he starred in the Kuroshitsuji – The Most Beautiful DEATH in The World – 千の魂と堕ちた死神 as Sebastian Michaelis, the live action screen performance based on the Kuroshitsuji series. While he is also known as drama actor and pop singer, I wasn’t a fan until I saw him perform, he was simply amazing live. So when the opportunity for me to meet him arose, I had to jump.
I’ll do what video and photo coverage I can, share some cosplay and goods photos too. Not sure what to expect, never been before so we’ll see.
Speaking of Kuroshitsuji, the Volume 9 DVD of Season 2 released yesterday. A new OVA episode about the Trancy household titled 蜘蛛の意図 was also included. Find it on PlayAsia! The special edition also includes a drama CD narrated by the voice actors from the anime.