News San Francisco Hotel Gets Anime Makeover
posted on 2006-10-12 11:39 EDT
San Francisco's Best Western Miyako Inn will adopt a "Japanese pop culture persona", starting with a contest to rename the hotel. The new theme will be "an energetic, optimistic expression" of anime, manga, J-Pop, and street fashion, said Matt Harvey, Creative Director of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, a boutique hotel operator that took over the 125-room hotel in May. Thanks, Gilles Poitras.
This week: opening and ending themes, the "decline" of moe, and watchin' stuff on Youtube.
Shaenon gets competitive with the fan-favorite card-flinging romance manga Chihayafuru.