Apr 2

Tom Baker covers the Tokyo anime fair

Tom Baker (Chiba-ken, 1989-91) is a staff writer for The Daily Yomiuri. He usually writes for DYWeekend, the paper’s arts and leisure section. You can follow Tom’s blog at tokyotombaker.wordpress.com.

His most recent article covers last week’s Tokyo International Anime Fair, where 3-D technology was a major theme this year. Here is an excerpt:

Put on your glasses, and you’ll see better. Turn on your glasses, and you won’t believe your eyes. At the Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) 2010, held March 25-28 at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Koto Ward, 3-D effects were popping up all over the place. Some effects were simply good, and others were mind-blowing.

Plenty of people got to see for themselves, as total attendance was 132,492 over the four days, an increase of 2 percent over last year’s figure…

Read the rest of the article here.

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