Monday, December 28, 2015

Best of Anime 2015 Survey for Anime Nite Orlando! (1/21)

Our first Anime Nite Orlando of 2016 will be on Thursday, January 21st at Bikkuri Lounge and it will be a special Best of 2015 showcase of the people's favorite anime!

We have a SURVEY for you that will be open until Wednesday, January 13th at 11:59pm. Pick your three favorite anime of 2015 and we'll show the top four, most-voted-for anime on January 21st!

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Holiday Matsuri Recap: Anime and Music from our Panels

Happy Holidays, Propellerheads! We just had a blast at Holiday Matsuri! We paneled. We partied, We even pachinko’d!

Thank you all who came out to our panels this past weekend. We met a lot of awesome people and we hope to see you again. We got a lot of requests to post what anime we showcased at our panels, so here they are!

Friday, December 18, 2015

Propeller Anime Events at Holiday Matsuri 2015!

It's time for the  holidays and Propeller Anime is going to bring cheer and fun times to Holiday Matsuri, a festive anime, video game, and cosplay convention taking place December 18th - 20 at the Caribe Royale Orlando!

We're excited to be hosting SIX great panels throughout the weekend on a variety of topics and we are inviting you to join us!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Thank You for Supporting Our Holiday Charity Party!

It's a little late, but we want to thank all of you who came our recent holiday charity party to benefit the foster kids at One Hope United!

All that stuff you see in the picture above are donations you all brought to our party. Not only that, we donated a combined raised amount of $600 to One Hope United in addition to all of the toys

Thursday, December 10, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Paprika x Tokyo Godfathers (12/17)

Our final Anime Nite Orlando of 2015 will be a special double dose showing of the late, great director, Satoshi Kon! On Thursday, December 17th at Bikkuri Lounge, we'll be showing both Paprika and Tokyo Godfathers!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #31: Interview with The Otaku King, Richie Branson!

This episode is going to be special! Fresh off our successful holiday charity party is a 1-on-1 interview that Kent has conducted with our headliner for that party: The Otaku King, Richie Branson!

Richie is an accomplished music producer and nerdcore hiphop artist who saved Toonami and has rapped about your favorite anime including Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, Gundam, Kill La Kill, Yu Yu Hakusho, and Fist of the North Star.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Propeller Anime's Holiday Charity Party featuring Richie Branson! (12/5)

On Saturday, December 5th, Propeller Anime, Ongaku Overdrive, and The Geek Easy team up to bring you another you another awesome party and this time it will be for a great cause! 

We invite you to our holiday charity party to benefit the children and foster families of One Hope United.

There will be video games, cosplay, live music, prize raffles, drink specials, and more!

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from Propeller Anime!

Happy Thanksgiving! We at Propeller Anime hope you have an awesome day with a lot of delicious food. Enjoy your time with some loved ones, play some games, watch some anime, and before you pass out, listen to some podcasts from us!

Yeah we're gonna do some shameless self-promotion. But before that, we want to let you know about some great Black Friday deals that some of our friends are having this weekend!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Kiki's Delivery Service at The Enzian Theater! (11/29)

This Sunday, November 29th, The Enzian Theater in Maitland, FL will be playing Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's classic film, Kiki's Delivery Service. Some of us already have tickets and we want to see you there too!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #30: Manly Han Solo

We're well into the fall and we are blessed with tons of great anime and different ways to watch it all. Kent and Shamus saw the NEW Ghost in the Shell movie in theaters and we discuss that and the Arise series it followed up.

We also talk about Seven Deadly Sins, Netflix's anime initiative, Space Adventure Cobra on Crunchyroll, the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure community, and the downfall of Bleach.

And we talk about nonsense at conventions!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

NEW Ghost in the Shell Movie in Theaters!

On November 10th, 11th, and 16th, a brand new Ghost in the Shell movie from Funimation will be in theaters nationwide and we'll be going to the Plaza Cinema Cafe in downtown Orlando on Wednesday, November 11th to enjoy this movie!

Monday, November 2, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Ghost in the Shell 20th Anniversary! (11/19)

On Thursday, November 19th, Propeller Anime is excited to host a very special Anime Nite Orlando at Bikkuri Lounge, for it will be the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of the essential anime classic, Ghost in the Shell!

To celebrate that and the upcoming release of the new GitS animated movie, we will be showing the original film in high definition glory!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Orlando Japan Festival 2015! (11/8)

Group Shot From Last Year!
Propeller Anime and Anime Spot UCF team up for a fun day outdoors at the Orlando Japan Festival!

There will be Raffles, Taiko Drumming, Nihon Buyo, bazaars, a Cosplay Contest, a Judo Demonstration, food stalls. AND MORE!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Thank You All For Partying With Us!

Friends! Thank you all once again for coming out to our 9th Anniversary Halloween Party this past Saturday! We have photos up for you to check out! Congrats to Nicole and Kenny for winning our costume contest as well. That was a badass time and we cannot wait for YEAR 10!

Luckily, we have a lot of awesome things to look forward between now and then. Especially SOON.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #29: Fall Anime and 9 Years of Propeller Anime!

Today marks the the NINTH ANNIVERSARY of the very first Propeller Anime event! We started at Full Sail University, now we here! Thank you all for being a part of all the good times. Kent reflects and then we talk about the upcoming party that we're having to celebrate. Then we give our thoughts on the anime we've been watching this fall!

Monday, October 12, 2015

Propeller Anime's 9th Anniversary Halloween Party! (10/24)

For nine years, Propeller Anime has been the place in Orlando for fans of Japanese animation to get together and share their love for anime. We are going to celebrate that with a fantastic party on Saturday, October 24th at The Geek Easy in Winter Park, FL!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Anime Nite Orlando: Hellsing Ultimate x Baoh x Parasyte (10/15)

It's Propeller Anime's annual night of horror! As we lead into our ninth anniversary, enjoy some of the best in violent, graphic, and supernatural in anime! And some great food too!

Our main feature for October 15th will be Hellsing Ultimate, with badass fights with vampires, nazis, and Catholic priests! But that's not all!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Propeller Anime Events at Anime Weekend Atlanta 21!

This weekend, we'll be travelling to the Peach State for our favorite anime convention, Anime Weekend Atlanta! There will be lots of great guests from the anime industry, including Japanese guests, concerts, panels, dealers, lot of other fantastic fun for every anime fan!

We highly suggest that you follow our instagram (IG: propelleranime) this weekend because we'll be sharing lots of photos and video of our adventures this weekend!

We are honored to announced that for the sixth year in a row, that we'll be hosting events there once again! We have three panels that will be this Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #28: Mamoru Hosoda, the True Heir to Hayao Miyazaki

We are back from a long hiatus! The summer ended up being extremely busy for us but we are back with a fantastic new episode of Propeller Anime Radio

This time, Kent and Shamus talk about one of Japan's most critically acclaimed directors, one Mamoru Hosoda! He's famous for directing Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO featuring Patema Inverted and Short Peace! (9/17)

Propeller Anime is going to turn Bikkuri Lounge upside down with our September 17th edition of Anime Nite Orlando! We picked out a few great things that we think you all will like.

We'll be showing Patema Inverted, directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura (Time of Eve), as our main feature! It's a fantastic, coming of age film if you have not seen it yet. Plus, we'll be showing some great animated shorts! Including one that won one of Japan's highest honors.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: All Hail Mamoru Hosoda! (8/20)

Our annual post-AFO edition of Anime Nite Orlando is upon us. On Thursday, August 20th, enjoy the best in Japanese animation and cuisine at Bikkuri Lounge. (1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL)

We have a night dedicated to acclaimed director, Mamoru Hosoda! Hail the new King of Anime! We'll be showing two movies of his that we have never shown before at Bikkuri Lounge: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island! It's going to be one hell of a night!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Propeller Anime events at AFO 2015!

The sixteenth ever Anime Festival Orlando is upon us at The Wyndham Orlando Resort! August 13th through the 16th we shall be there TEN events! Plus Anime Nite Orlando! Holy cow, how awesome is that?!

Here is the full rundown of our events so that you can get your bodies ready!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Anime Nite Orlando: AFO 2015 Edition!

Coming up very soon is Anime Festival Orlando! It's the best anime convention in Florida! We’ll be there with events all weekend, from Thursday, August 13th to Sunday August 16th at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive.

Thursday night, as part of the Passport to Orlandia, we will be hosting Anime Nite Orlando at AFO! How crazy is that?

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Anime Charity Prom to Benefit One Hope United (8/1)

Anime Fans! Nerds! Propellerheads! We need your support for a great cause! On Saturday, August 1st at The Geek Easy, we will be hosting an Anime Charity Prom to benefit the kids and foster families of our friends, One Hope United!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Legend of Zelda Party this Saturday at The Geek Easy! (7/18)

Yeah, we know Legend of Zelda is not anime(that should happen someday), but we're helping throw a sweet party for Zelda fans this Saturday afternoon before the Symphony of the Goddesses concert happening later that night!

RSVP on Facebook!

We'll be at The Geek Easy (114 S. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32792) from 2:00pm to 6:30pm for lots of Zelda fun!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #27: Wicked Anime! E3 Highlights! Goku the Hedgehog!

We're well into the hot as hell Florida summer! For this special occasion, our Bostonian friends Jonathan and Andrew from the Wicked Anime podcast come down to our lair for a visit! 

We talk about the highlights of E3, the lack of an anime equivalent, hardcore anime, bonehead business decisions from Japan, Dragon Ball Super, and blue jacket Lupin the 3rd. Plus, we rant about Final Fantasy and people who talk during anime showings!

Monday, July 6, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Rumic World (7/16)

On Thursday, July 16th, Propeller Anime presents a glorious night of anime based on the works of the legendary Rumiko Takahashi! As always, this will be at Bikkuri Lounge, located at 1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Capcom vs SNK! (6/18)

Hardcore fans have been eagerly anticipating this event and now the wait is finally over! Check your training wheels at the door, ladies and gentlemen, because this going to be the one Anime Nite Orlando that won't easily be forgotten.

On Thursday, June 18th at Bikkuri Lounge will be a very special Capcom vs SNK edition with Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture and Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie!

Not only that, we're tag teaming with CEO Gaming to host this event! CEO is the most epic fighting game event in the world, taking place June 26th - 28th right here in Orlando, FL at the Wyndham Orlando Resort. (Same hotel as AFO.) Not only do they have the biggest tournaments and a massive turnout of fans, but this year, Capcom's Street Fighter V will be PLAYABLE at CEO!

We will also be raffling off 2 pairs of CEO 2015 Spectator Passes before our main feature! GET HYPE!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #26: With SSS's Vinz Clortho! Orange Anime Then and Now, Traveling Asia, MegaCon, Spooky Electric!

In this episode of Propeller Anime Radio, we bring in the guy who broke Kent into the anime community here in Orlando nearly a decade ago, Vinz Clortho! Now you know who to thank! (Or blame, if you are the scourge of anime community villainy!) Formerly of Orange Anime and now of Solid State Society, Vinz has spent over five years traveling all of Asia, including Japan!

We discuss Vinz’s travels, including what anime culture was like in Tokyo during his time there. Plus, we talk about the old days of Orange Anime and what it is like now, running anime groups, breaking into hosting events at conventions, the state of anime at MegaCon, and tales of the legendary Spooky Electric!

We even make time to talk about anime!

Monday, May 4, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Macross May! (5/21)

For the month of May, Propeller Anime presents a night of the legendary anime franchise, Macross! It's Anime Nite Orlando: Macross May on Thursday, May 21st! Only at Bikkuri Lounge!

We'll be showing the original Super Dimensional Fortress Macross, Macross Plus, and Macross Frontier!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Propeller Anime events at OASIS 27 in Orlando!

Science fiction and fantasy fans! Propeller Anime shall be hosting several panels on science fiction anime at the 27th annual OASIS convention in Orlando, Florida. OASIS will take place May 1st - 3rd at the International Palms and Resort on International Drive.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #25: It's MANIME! The Manly Anime Podcast!

It's a very special episode of the podcast! A podcast that's hosted by MEN for MEN! It's MANIME! The Manly Anime Podcast! Kent teams up with his esteemed colleague and true co-host, Shawn Wilson, for this one. No Shamus Oddish to be found here.

Monday, April 6, 2015

When Marnie Was There at the Florida Film Festival! (4/19)

We're going to see the latest Studio Ghibli movie, When Marnie Was There, at the Florida Film Festival! It's been a while since anime was at the Florida Film Festival so let's go out there in full force!

When Marnie Was There is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi(The Secret World of Arrietty). The showing will be Sunday, April 19th at noon at the Regal Winter Park Village! (510 N. Orlando Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32798. Get your tickets here!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Ladies' Choice! (4/16)

Propeller Anime presents a night with the best in Japanese animation and cuisine! On Thursday, April 16th, we'll host another exciting edition of Anime Nite Orlando!

This time, some of the ladies of Propeller Anime picked the anime we will show and on our brand new wide projection screen, it's going to be awesome!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO featuring A Letter To Momo & More! (3/19)

Once again, Propeller Anime presents another night with the best in Japanese animation and cuisine! On Thursday, March 19th, we'll host another exciting edition of Anime Nite Orlando!

Our main feature comes from Production I.G and is one of the most charming and whimsical films of this decade, A Letter to Momo. If you like Studio Ghibli movies, this one will be right up your alley!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #24: The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Pluto, MegaCon, AFO, and Tridents!

Finally! Kent has finished reading Naoki Urusawa's manga epic, Pluto and will be talking about that! Shamus also joins in and they review the latest Studio Ghibli movie, The Tale of Princess Kaguya. Directed by Isao Takahata! (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko)

Friday, February 6, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio #23: The Geek Easy, Toonami Cuts, Origa, Colorful, Momo

oh YEAAAAAHHH! We have a hot new podcast! Kent has a 1 on 1 with Aaron Haaland at The Geek Easy in Winter Park! Lots of awesome stuff coming up there! Plus we talk about SwampCon, Colorful, Letter to Momo, Toonami Cuts, and the correct and incorrect ways of inviting Propeller Anime to work with you!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO: Post-Valentine's Special! (2/19)

LIFE IS STUDY! On this special edition of Anime Nite Orlando, learn the secrets of romance from anime's greatest student of life, Kintaro Oe! 

By popular demand, Propeller Anime will be showing the hilarious and raunchy Golden Boy as our main feature! Brought to you, courtesy of Discotek Media!

You'll never look at toilets the same again!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Propeller Anime Panels @ SwampCon 2015!

Hey guys! We'll be at SwampCon: Total Annihilation, which we'll take place February 7th & 8th at the University of Florida student union! It's free and a lot of fun! Plus we're hosting TWO panels on that Saturday!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #22: Favorite Anime of 2014, Bayvangelion, ScarJo in GitS, & More!

Happy New Year, Propeller Heads! We are going to do our first Propeller Anime Radio episode of the year and we're going to cover our favorite anime of 2014!

Kent and Shamus will be joined by Juan Sanmiguel of the Orlando Area Science Fiction Society (OASFIS) to discuss nine eight of our favorite anime of this year. Because Juan is on, we'll have a lot of sci-fi and mecha. We would not have it any other way.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

ANIME NITE ORLANDO feat REDLINE and more from Takeshi Koike! (1/15)

Happy New Year, Propellerheads! We hope you have had a fun holiday! Now it's 2015 which means more exciting anime from us to you! Every third Thursday of the month, we'll be holding Anime Nite Orlando at Bikkuri Lounge, located at 1919 E, Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL!

January 15th is all about one of anime's hottest directors today, Takeshi Koike! Never heard of him? We're going to fix that with a whole night of his directed works, headlined by REDLINE!!!1!