Kami-Con Season 6: Heartless in Wonderland, where the hearts roam free and wild and uh, less?
In our first con report of 2014, we decided to head down to Birmingham, AL to check out Kami-Con‘s sixth year. As it turns out, we had a great time at the con! Sadly, not such a great time in the city. However, you’ll be able to hear all about the good, the bad, and the awesome contained in audio form therein!
We also brought back our “REALLY real real” segments for this conquestable podcast. What are those, you may ask? The “REALLY real real” segments are when we go forth and talk to the con goers themselves on how they enjoyed the con and their own person highlights. Sometimes they get their own episode, but this time we decided to included them during the breaks.
And we mentioned it during the podcast, but once again we want to congratulate Ray and Chelsea on their getting married and wish them nothing but the best. We also wish Kami-Con the best but the con itself did not get married. That would have been weird.
But you know what aren’t weird? Time Cues!
We start the OSMcast!ing – 0:00
General Gabbing – 00:39
MOMENTS OF OSM – 01:41
The Lego Movie
The Puppy Bowl
An Apology – 08:12
Kami-Con Season 6
Friday – 10:23
The REALLY real real Kami-Con Season 6 Experience Part 1 – 27:45
Saturday – 31:57
The REALLY real real Kami-Con Season 6 Experience Part 2 – 67:45
So here we are. A podcast about Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013. A podcast about Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013 with Basil and Kevin as well as Charlie and Dylan from the Chainsaw Buffet. A podcast about Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013 with Basil and Kevin as well as Charlie and Dylan from the Chainsaw Buffet where they talk about many things, from the sudden conventions growth, to food trucks, to what they did, panels that we were, lines that were long, fun that was had, some food trucks again, and just how big of a Carl Horn fanboy really is Basil, anyway?
This was recorded on Sunday, edited all night on Monday, and released before we went to sleep. Therefore, no matter when you see this, or what the website may or may not say: We are calling this episode Up On Time. Throwing it up on the board. Claiming victory over defeat. Editing a photoshop file in our favor. This was the time it was ordained to be.
Con season* is upon us again folks and this time the OSMcast went to one of the biggest anime cons of them all: Otakon! The anime con SO big the city it is in can barely contain it. And so big, the OSMcast alone could not handle it. Well, we probably could but we thought it would be fun to chat about the con with some friends.
And what better friends could we have asked than Daryl and Gerald of the Anime World Order podcast!? True friends, you know the kind that make sure to get their burger orders right, so that nothing terrible can happen.
… As you listen, you may discover that we may not be the best judge of character, at least with THAT criteria! But all that, and more, so much more on this episode of the OSMcast!
Here is the Otakon 2013 mug. The Chi’s Sweet Home is used for scale.
Sorry for the couple of days hiccup, folks! But things are back on track!
It’s currently raining like mad out here in Alabama so what better time to curl up, grab a beverage of your choosing, and listen to us as we spin the yarn of MTAC 2013, aka MTAC Devil’s Dozen.
The hopes, the dreams, the tribulations, the successes, and all the rest that this con brought to us, nay, the world. Including, not to the fault of the con, the worst panel we have ever, EVER been to! Listen in as Basil gets angrier than he ever does in life. And he works retail! As per Official OSMcast Guidelines, we are joined at the hip by the Chainsaw Buffet podcast.
MTAC’s next year is going to full of LOVE so that should prove interesting! Speaking of love, we are planning to release our interview with Nao Yazawa this upcoming Monday. As I think we mentioned during the podcast it was kinda split into two small segments and Basil is currently figuring how to best handle that. And after that, we’ll have a LONG LOST EPISODE brought forth from the year previous year. It’s about the relaunch of Toonami!
And our first actual episode of 2013! Recorded in 2012! It is the interview we had with some of the wonderful people that run MTAC we recorded on site last year. Sadly the file is the most tsun tsun file we have ever had and as such is mostly unedited.
But the staff we got to talk to are anything but dere as they tell us all sorts of things about last MTAC and this upcoming MTAC.
OK so you would THINK we would release the MTAC podcast before the AWA but that would make sense now wouldn’t it? WELL TOO BAD DEARIES. The Habe of My Heart, Dylan edited this up so it goes up now! He even posted a description I’m gonna totally steal but then edit so why did I bother who knows:
Basil, Kevin, and Mike from the OSMcast and Hamacon join Charlie, Dylan, and John from the Chainsaw Buffet at Anime Weekend Atlanta in the wee hours of the morning to talk about the con, the experience of the frequent con-goer, running panels, and… a lot of other things. We forget. It was really late, OK?
Anime Weekend Atlanta, September 28th - 30th, 2012
It’s that time again! The OSMcast continues it’s tradition of being a podcast where we cover conventions lately and occasionally some other stuff by going over the latest and greatest Anime Weekend Atlanta. The panels we ran, the panels we went to. The thrills, the parties, the giant robots, it’s all here!
Warning: Our wonder and amazing producer, DJ Inubito, is currently studying for a pretty major certification test, so Basil ended up hacking this episode into shape. Don’t worry though, it will never happen again! For all our sakes.
You’ll have noticed that the very same Ninja Consultants podcast we mentioned has already released and you can find it at the very post below this one! Also not mentioned, but totally should have, is the fact we got to meet Guy from DEEP Hurting and Jeff from Colony Drop. They are both awesome dudes and if you haven’t checked out DEEP Hurting or Colony Drop yet, you really should! The latest DEEP Hurting is Guy talking with Dave Merrill and Steve Harrison about Lensman and was probably the greatest audio thing to actually have come out of AWA.
Next time on the OSMcast, we finish out our con coverage for the year by talking about GMX in Nashville! Whoo, cons!
Otakon: July 29 - July 31, 2011 Baltimore, Maryland
Kicking off our Otakon podcast extravaganza is this episode of the Reverse Thieves‘ The Speakeasy Podcast, where Basil and Kevin got join hop on along with Patz from Insert-Disc and Podlabor, and Carl from Ogiue Maniax to discuss Otakon on Friday. Revel in the sounds and more sounds as we detail Hisui’s glorious battles in the Otakon Game Show! GASP as Basil learns all about the place where memes are born! All this and more, in this action-packed episode!
And next week, we’l be back with the OSMcast episode of Otakon, where we talk about Saturday with Hisui! You could think of this bonus episode as part 1, and the actual OSMcast episode as a part 2.
It's a con that knows how to rock out with it's uh, anime out!
THE OSMCAST IS BACK! And we have brought back with us the motherload of Middle Tennessee Anime Convention con report in audio form goodness. You can even tell it was even recorded at the con4! (Some parts, more than others. Also we originally planned on releasing this much, much earlier.) Since MTAC decided this year to Go to 11, so did we. We start off being all self absorbed and talked about our panels with the wonderful gentlemen of Akihabra Renditions (and SeishunCon). Then we drug in the guys from Tennesse’s own Chainsaw Buffet podcast to talk about the convention istelf. Finally, we get to have a chat with Nicholas Qualls (Senior Director of Public Relations), Christi Binkley (Director of Media Relation), and the big man himself Lucas Leverett (Convention Chairman, Senior Director of Venue & VIP Affairs). And in-between all these bits are on the spot and off the cuff interviews we had with the con goers themselves.
FUN FACT: We would have called this the MTAC Omegacast, but their name for next year is MTAC Omega! So I guess we’ll have to wait until next year as well. Darn! Also, this is probably now officially our longest podcast ever.
Sorry that we have been away so long! But rest assured, we are back and ready for action!
And by action, we mean Otakon. It’s going to be exciting!
If you would like to read even more words about things like anime and what not, Basil even updated his blog somewhat recently-ish.
Kami-Con's mascot, Kosho. Apparently the con has sister mascots, and she's the dark one. I think.
The con season has already kicked into full swing and lo, we bring you once more the REAL SHIT about a recent convention, specifically Kami-Con, in the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa that happened this past weekend.
So here it is, a whole lot of on the spot audio interviews.
I swear we will have a regular podcast at some point! Really! Also, several people asked me (Basil) what clips I showed at the Pain Train at Kami-Con. I’ll probably bang out a new post with that stuff later.