10 Things We Learnt at Supanova 2013

Cosplay, celebrities, comic books, and more – the annual Supanova Pop Culture Expo was held over the weekend, and here’s just a few little things we learnt over said weekend. 1. People love their Cosplay Who would have thought that Australia’s largest pop culture and anime convention would attract cosplay from almost every tv, anime, movie, video game fandom imaginable? No surprise her...

Interview with Lauren Tom

At Supanova 2013, we were lucky enough to catch up with Lauren Tom, the voice behind one of Futurama’s most loved characters Amy Wong. She’s most renown for her voice work on such shows as Futurama, King of the Hill and many, many others she’s also recently been in Season 7 and 8 of Supernatural as Linda Tran. At Supanova, she gave two Q&A sessions on both days of show, speaking about all thin...

Interview with Christine Cabanos

At Supanova Sydney 2013 we were lucky enough to get a chance to sit down for an interview with Christine Cabanos, the voice of Madoka from Madoka Magica as well as many others. We discussed all kinds of things from Squid Girl to her upcoming role on Sword Art Online, including the infamous ending of Madoka Magica. Christine Cabanos has voiced a number of roles over her career and looks to have an ...

Interview with Hanabee’s Karen Pak and Eric Cherry

At Supanova Sydney 2013, Hanabee Entertainment dropped some major bombshells by announcing three new titles. Following these announcements we took the time out to sit down with Hanabee’s Eric Cherry and Karen Pak to discuss the new license acquisitions of Lupin the 3rd: The Woman called Mine Fujiko, Revolutionary Girl Utena and Daily Lives of High School Boys. You can check out the complete ...

Madman National Cosplay Championship 2013 Decided At Supanova Sydney

Supanova Sydney 2013 this year was the home of Madman‘s National Cosplay Championship! With five teams and four judges, all who attended were in for a real treat. First place went to Anna who cosplayed as Frieza from Dragon Ball Z. Anna entertained the judges with her crowd-pleasing skit entitled “Frieza: The Musical” where she sung parody songs in character. The costume was high...

Interview with Adam Brown and Jed Brophy from The Hobbit

At the Supanova Popular Culture Expo convention this weekend, us here at Capsule Computers were fortunate enough to catch a last minute interview with two of everybodies favourite Dwarves (from the film), Adam Brown and Jed Brophy. Both of the actors appeared in the film adaptation of The Hobbit, as was directed by Peter Jackson, and is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings. Adam Brown plays as the...

Interview with Queenie Chan, Australian Manga Artist

At Supanova Sydney 2013 we were able to snag an interview with Queenie Chan, an Australian Manga Artist and author of popular manga series The Dreaming. We discussed her past and future works as well as her thoughts on the industry as a whole. Read on for the full interview with Queenie Chan. CC: Thank you for sitting down with us today! Can you tell us how you got into making manga? Queenie Chan:...

Q&A with Supanova’s Princess, Carrie Fisher

THE Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher, graced the Supanova Pop Culture Expo 2013 FilmInk theatre with her presence, and we all hung on her every word. The geek icon made a grand entrance, accompanied by the 501st, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs and remote controlled R2-D2s (noises, flashing lights and all). Unfortunately, we couldn’t snap any pictures for you fine readers, because we were inform...

Supanova Sydney 2013 COSPLAY Photos

Supanova Sydney 2013 has now concluded and with all the dust settled, what better way to look back on this amazing event then to take a gander at some of the phenomenal cosplayers that attended? The quality of cosplay on show was simply out of this world, the details put into the costumes and the passion shown was a real treat to witness. Cosplayers showed their love for all manner of pop-culture,...

Anthony Montgomery At Supanova Sydney 2013

Star Trek fans were in for a treat this year at Supanova, with Anthony Montgomery doing a Q&A right after Manu Intiraymi. Known for his role in Star Trek: Enterprise, Montgomery ran to the stage with great cheer and applause. Upon getting on stage he began telling a story of a woman he met in Australia back 2001 who had a Star Trek: Enterprise tattoo. To his surprise, he quickly learnt that wo...

Manu Intiraymi Talks Star Trek At Supanova Sydney

The final day of Supanova Sydney 2013 was a huge one! The Film Ink Features stage took off with a blast with Manu Intiraymi of Star Trek: Voyager fame. While Intiraymi had only a short time to talk with his fans, he managed to get quite a lot of laughs out of the crowd and made sure to leave an entertaining and memorable impression. Beginning with greeting the audience and expressing his excitemen...

Alex Saviuk’s Phantom and Spiderman Supanova Seminar

Alex Saviuk brought to Supanova 2013 a memorable seminar that covered the webs of his artistic history since 1977, drawing masked superheros in the comic book industry, from freelancing The Green Lantern at DC Comics to establishing his career at Marvel as the key Spiderman artist. Before the host could introduce the guest star, Alex began telling the audience about his special comic project oppor...

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