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Bak-Anime finds success among anime fans

Bak-Anime finds success among anime fans

February 8, 2019

Bak-Anime, Bakersfield’s annual Anime Convention wrapped up its two-day event on Feb. 3 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.  Bak-Anime is the sister convention to Sac-Anime, a s...

Cosplayers attend formal ball

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Features

The Cosplay Senpais held its first annual Cosplay Formal on Dec. 1 at Wasp Nest Studios. Cosplay Senpais is a Facebook live show featuring two hosts Lisa Fong and Charlene “Charley” Welch who teach people about every aspect of cosplay, tutorials on how to make cosplay and make it fun along the way. The reason they call themselves “Senpai” because they are like the upperclassman...

Anime sparks heated talks

Chris Miller and Carissa Diaz

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

PRO By Chris Miller Reporter Anime isn’t just a form of entertainment; it’s a way of life. Anime, and the way people view it, has changed over the years. It’s gone from being what many used to consider nerdy, transformed into a form of entertainment that is beloved worldwide and has even gone “mainstream.” Anime has an entire culture revolving around it ...

‘Arrietty’  impresses

‘Arrietty’ impresses

February 29, 2012

Something that I normally don’t do, but decided to give it a shot, is go watch a full-length animated fantasy at the Maya Theater in Downtown Bakersfield. I...

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