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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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SIFF; Sakura-con; Data Entry; Not Skiing

SIFF had a free screening, which we aren't obliged to attend but it's a free movie so we went. A Swedish(?) movie, a period piece movie, which I did not remember the name of. The story was about a mother … Continue reading

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Sakura-con Guest Relations Party

A good opportunity to clean house. Hitomi makes more food than necessary. A week's worth of oden, quiche, and azuki-mochi. Even a Japanese who watches 20-30 hours of anime a week don't know who is Nana Mizuki. Japanese make an … 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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Post Sakura-con KM blog reading

(Sakura-con pre blog to follow) KM = Ketchup Mania Dai's blog 桜コンほんとに楽しかったね。 どこかのホテルのその番号の部屋にきたら 楽しかったかもよw なーんちゃって Sakura con really was fun, yeah.And if you would come to some hotel and that hotel room,you might have had fun. Just kidding!Hiro's blog, earlier … Continue reading

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Anime Expo 2007

Originally, we did not plan to attend Anime Expo (AX). But when Hitomi heard at Sakura-con that her most favorite singer in the world (Momoi Halko) was attending AX, we asked James to book us a room in Long Beach. … Continue reading

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Sakura-con Memories 2007

I got airport duty early Thursday. I met and picked up Lin Clover's troupe and some Japanese attendees. I helped load luggage and with Lin Clover's staff, I traveled back in a taxi van. I caught up on some work. … Continue reading

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