DAS Spotlight for June 2007: Jefferson(Jeffy)
First: After the DAS Kanameiji Meeting
in Abington, PA on 3/30/07 (Front in checkered shirt)
Second: Jeffy loves his guitar hero! (left, in black)
(He also loves to accompany DAS during our Cherry Blossom Festival trips and con meetups. Check him out at the Wok N Roll Restaurant in DC at the DAS Cherry Blossom Fest Trip 2006)
- Name: Jefferson Eng
- DAS Position/Role: Kanameiji member, all around great guy, and generally silly otaku
- Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania (Suburban Philadelphia inhabitant)
- What are your favorite animes, music, and Asian cinema?
- Cowboy Bebop, Kare Kano (His and Her Circumstances), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Ouran High School Host Club, Pumpkin Scissors, Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpucho
Music:Yes, Genesis, Gentle Giant, Far East Family Band, Ars Nova, Gerard, KBB, Kenso, Renaissance, Spock's Beard, Rush, The Flower Kings, Supertramp, Dream Theater, L'Arc~en`ciel, Shiina Ringo, Ayumi Hamasaki
Asian Cinema: Paprika; Princess Mononoke; Fear and Trembling (Stupeur et Tremblement); Howl's Moving Castle; The Emperor and the Assassin (Jing ke ci qin wang); Farewell My Concubine; Woman is the Future of Man (Yeojaneun namjaui miraeda); Double Happiness; Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity; The Joy Luck Club; The Host (Gwoemul); Cold Fever; Mystery Train
- Hobbies outside of anime? Doctor Who, comic books, going to live shows/concerts, hanging out with friends, podcasting
- What do you like best about the DAS? [MATTIE-CHAN!] I like the PA chapter and all the members that come out to the meetings and events.
- What do you think the future holds for the DAS?7. How about DAS Niwakokka (Garden State) or DAS Nyuujaajii (New Jersey) to complete the tri-state area of (Pennsylvania) and (Delaware) :-)
- Do you cosplay? If so, what are your favorite costume(s)
- Conventions attended and/or staffed?
Attended: Mostly attended... Gallifrey 2002, Wizard World Philadelphia 2003, Otakon 2005, Otakon 2006 (first time gophering), Katsucon 2006, Katsucon 2007, AnimeNext 2006, Zenkaikon 2006
- Have you ever named a pet/computer/insert word here after an anime or Asian character? If so, which and why?
Nah, I'm not one for calling inanimate objects names...it's a silly idea, I think...*heh*
- What theme or institution in anime should be decreased or increased and why?
I dunno...I kinda want to see more comedy in anime, but meh...maybe decrease the glut of bishounen type characters, though, I guess...oh, who cares as long as it's good, right? :-)