- Published by:
- Colony Drop
Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"74 pages Perfect-bound
Bigger and badder than our first effort, The Last American Fanzine 2: The Quickening features over 70 perfect-bound pages of full-color anime content. Contributing writers to this issue include notable Internet anime fans like Benjamin Ettinger (Anipages), Patrick Macias (Otaku USA, Crunchyroll News), David Merrill (Let’s Anime and the first Colony Drop fanzine), Mike Toole (Anime News Network), and Daryl Surat (Anime World Order and Otaku USA).
Articles cover a variety of anime-related topics. Here’s a rough rundown:
• The seminal Cream Lemon episode Pop Chaser. • Patlabor’s real-life influences. • A discussion with two Japanese journalists about anime publishing. • The VHS-based lifestyle of fans during the Reagan administration. • The underbelly of the U.S. anime convention scene. • Fandom during the dial-up era. • 1980s basic cable programming and To-Y.