Author Archives: Patrick Moore

Anime Expo 2017 Thoughts and Impressions

Over the years of BentoByte’s existence we have attended quite a few cons. But nothing ever quite compares to that of attending Los Angeles’ own Anime Expo. Every year, thousands of like-minded cosplayers, anime aficionados, and industry folks descend on downtown LA. To be...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #2

We have been working rather hard to push and process all our photos from this year’s Anime Expo. Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


Anime Expo 2017 Cosplay Roundup Album #1

Over the 4th of July weekend, we had the privilege of covering the 2017 Los Angeles Anime Expo. While we were there we took a multitude of cosplay photos (it was hard not to as we had 4 photographers on site).  So without further...


Attack on Titan Season 3 Confirmed

Today after the finale for the season of Attack on Titan came the announcement that season 3 is confirmed.  See the video below video for more information. Based on the video alone, we can tell that season 3 is going to contain a lot of content....


Violet Evergarden to Premiere at Anime Expo

In an announcement made today by Anime Expo, the anime film Violet Evergarden will be making it’s world debut at the convention. On top of seeing the film, the convention is also offering a Q&A session with the director of the movie Taichi Ishidate (known for other...


Colorado Anime Community | Cosplay Feature Shoot

Yesterday, the facebook group known as the Colorado Anime Community had a meet up. We took the opportunity to drop by and take a few cosplay photos. Check out the cosplayers below! Hopefully these pics will hold everyone over while we process our pics...


Blame! Anime Movie Review

Having read the Blame! manga, I was incredibly excited to see the film finally launch on Netflix over the past weekend. However, after almost two hours, I had a lot of mixed feelings after my viewing experience. Before we dive in, I have to mention...


Dragon Ball Super Puzzle Game Announced

Yesterday, Toei Animation Inc. and SCRAP Entertainment, Inc. announced a Dragon Ball Super themed puzzle game that will be taking place at this year’s Anime Expo. The scavenger hunt will span across the entire Anime Expo event this year in Los Angeles, CA (July 1st...


The Tamago Poster – Your Guide to the Various Uses of the Egg

Occasionally we receive requests from various kickstarters to feature products. To be honest, most of the time we ignore them. However, on the very few occasions one does pique our interest we feel the need to mention something about it. A while back we introduced Fanny...


Starfest 2017 Cosplay Album #2

Starfest is a brilliant place filled with tons of wonderful folks all collectively jazzed to geek out over each other’s outfits. Below is our second collection of people we met while attending the annual event down in Denver’s tech center. And there we have...


Starfest 2017 Cosplay Album #1

Every year we attend Denver’s annual Starfest. And with it comes a different type of cosplay community that we don’t run in to while at anime cons. So without further ado, here are the first round of photos we have processed! Well that is...



Blame! Master Edition Volume 3 Review

Compared to Nihei’s Knights of Sidonia series, Blame! is on a completely different level. The best way I could describe Blame! would be to call it Knights of Sidonia‘s visceral older brother. If all the death and destruction that was brought about in that series was up your alley, then Blame!...


Blame! Master Edition Volume 2 Review

Before we start anything out, we are going to mention some things about the Master Edition of Blame!. This master edition of the series is certainly that: a masterful rendition of the popular manga. It is heavy, the color and feel of the large book is incredible....


Arby’s is Killing the Anime Marketing Game

Now we can’t tell whether or not there is one really bored dude, a huge fan, or both. Either way, the sandwich fast food joint Arby’s has been killing it at their marketing recently. You may remember Arby’s notoriety pop up via the Nihilist...