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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)

  1. Name: Jefferson Eng
  2. DAS Position/Role: Kanameiji member, all around great guy, and generally silly otaku

  3. Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania (Suburban Philadelphia inhabitant)

  4. What are your favorite animes, music, and Asian cinema?
  5. 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

  6. Hobbies outside of anime? Doctor Who, comic books, going to live shows/concerts, hanging out with friends, podcasting

  7. 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.

  8. 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) :-)

  9. Do you cosplay? If so, what are your favorite costume(s)

    Cosplay? HA!

  10. 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
    Staffed: None

  11. 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* .

  12. 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? :-)