Apollo the Moon Stream mascot will be getting a new friend

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-Anita C. Wang and Sara Barton

At New York Comic Con 2013, Sarah Moulder revealed that, Japanese band, Moon Stream will be getting an additional mascot – a plush bear named, Chaos. Moulder, is the toy designer for current mascot, Apollo; a creative collaboration between band members: Satsuki(vocalist), Tomo Asaha(guitarist), and their manager. It’s unknown when Chaos will be making his debut; so for now enjoy this sneak preview of him, drawn by Satsuki.

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Here is, Sarah Moulder cosplaying as Newt(Newton Geiszler) from the film, Pacific Rim(2013) at the Athena’s Wink’s booth. She’s holding her hand-made Kaiju plush. Don’t worry there’s plenty available for sale at this year’s con.

To learn more about Sarah Moulder and Apollo- click here to read Anita & Brian’s interview.

Edited by: Sara Barton
Photographer: Anita C. Wang

Let Us Tell You About Titans!

"Attack on Titan" promotional artwork

© WIT Studio/Production I.G./Hajime Isayama/Kodansha.

If you’ve been following Japanese pop culture as of late, you may have heard of a certain anime/manga series that has generated so much attention all over Japan and the world. A series that details a world where humanity is under the eyes of man-eating giants. Hajime Isayama’s “Attack on Titan” is a series that has captured the imagination of many anime fans around the world with its combination of action and despair. At New York Comic-Con 2013, Titan cosplayers literally flooded the convention center. As the website io9 once said, it’s Japan’s equivalent of “The Walking Dead.”

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