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Anime Expo 2010

The plan was to be in Norway the weekend of Anime Expo 2010. But given our bicycle was not ready for our bicycle trip, we postponed Norway until end of the summer. And given the guest line up (May'n, MaMegu, … Continue reading

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Incident at Anime Vegas

(I mentioned being kicked out a concert over the weekend on Facebook. A little background on this first.) Halko Momoi is a very popular singer and voice actor, at least in the anime community in Japan. Definitely one of the … Continue reading

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Fanime Con 2009

Friday Left early in the morning to catch an earlier flight. Hitomi and I were on "standby" since she wanted to get to San Jose for Momoi's afternoon panel. Since I switched later I wasn't sure I'd be on the … Continue reading

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Sakura-con 2009

As Japanese guest liaison, I'm usually fairly aware of the work of my assigned guest. But in the case of Koichi Ohata unfortunately I had not really seen much of his work. So earlier in the week I rented some … Continue reading

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東京 (Tokyo)

東京タワー Originally uploaded by ochawan First day was spent getting to the hotel, the same as last time, Dormy Inn in Akihabara. Traveling from the airport was hard with our bicycles, both suitcases being difficult to get through the train … Continue reading

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Aki-con 2008

Aki Con, November 7-9, 2008 Hitomi, AKA ochawan Hitomi and I attended a new anime convention in Everett, Washingon: Aki-con. A first year convention is not without problems, but mostly it went okay. Unlike most anime conventions it was put … Continue reading

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New Northwest Anime Convention: Aki Con

Aki Con summary: Yes, a new fledgling anime convention, conveniently six months or so away from Sakura-con. I can visualize it now: Hitomi and I in some conference room, on metal hotel chairs laced together, catching up on fansub anime. … Continue reading

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