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Shipping Off To San Francisco


HeraChanBefore we begin, I’ll admit that this is a bit unusual for my usual posting schedule. For one, the sun is still up, and two, I’m not scrambling to get something in before midnight!

But I digress.

I want to give a brief heads-up to everybody, and give word that updates will be a bit erratic through the week. I’m being sent to San Francisco to attend Microsoft’s Build conference. For those that don’t know, Build is a convention held by Microsoft every year, where they pack thousands of developers into a convention center to exhibit their latest wares and offer training courses. It’s said to be a fun weekend and a must-go for any software engineer.

So, while I will still be reporting and writing, things will be a bit funky. I’m due to catch a plane at 5, which arrives in San Francisco at midnight (my time). We’ll still be tweeting and posting to the Facebook pages when we can, and I’ll be working to deliver more quality content on the Herald.

My apologies in advance, since things just got a bit crazier. However, I hope you do still look forward to what we have to offer this week!

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Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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