This past weekend, I attended ACen for the first time. ACen was actually one of the first anime conventions I ever heard of, but due to scheduling conflicts, financial issues, and other whatsits, I have never successfully made it up Continue reading
This past weekend, I attended ACen for the first time. ACen was actually one of the first anime conventions I ever heard of, but due to scheduling conflicts, financial issues, and other whatsits, I have never successfully made it up Continue reading →
Hello! Rey here. Over the weekend (March 17th-18th), I had the pleasure of attending FanX, Salt Lake City’s biggest spring comic con. I’m here to share my experience with you!
FanX is held in the Salt Palace, which is close Continue reading →
I have been going to anime conventions for nearly 10 years, I’ve done major conventions in my state, I’ve road tripped to other parts of the country for cons, and I’ve even thrown my hand in at working for cons. I may not be a convention expert, but I have experience.
Anime Midwest is one of the few anime conventions I attended in the past year, others in the schedule being skipped to focus on work or family. Anime Midwest is the right combination of local and within my budget. This year it also was a perfect chance for me to spend time with friends.Continue reading →
Everyone has their goals when attending a convention, a concert, or any public place known for fandoms. Some fans just want to purchase merchandise relating to their favourite anime, television show, music, movies, etc., and others aim to meet the Continue reading →
Deanne and I were riding in a shuttle bus to our hotel the first night of ACen 2016. We had gotten our badges, wandered around the vendor hall, and made plans to change outfits before heading back out for some panel sessions. We eagerly waited for our shuttle bus driver to pick us up.
Deanne and I were dressed fairly “normal” in comparison to many convention goers that day. Shortly after getting in the bus, we drove past many ACen attendees wearing various cosplays from their favorite anime and such. Almost immediately after seeing these cosplayers, the bus driver turns to us and says: “What scares me, is these kids will be running the country in 20 years.”Continue reading →
Gary Con is a unique convention completely devoted to table top gaming. Their website header boasts of being “one of the best kept secrets in gaming.” And it really is when you think of the fact that most Wisconsin residents don’t even know that Lake Geneva is where the magic that is Dungeons & Dragons began. Gary Con is aptly named for the Father of Role Playing Games, E. Gary Gygax. What began as a humble gathering of family and friends to play games in his honor following his March 4, 2008 passing has become quite the pilgrimage for gamers across the globe.