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message 1: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
Have you been to any anime cons? Are there any that you plan on attending?


message 2: by Mike (new)

Mike Suggs | 3 comments Animazement 2007


message 3: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
NekoCon 2004
Animazement 2007
DragonCon 2011

I would like to attend a con this year if I can. We'll see.


message 4: by Katie (new)

Katie (sfladreaming) | 14 comments We most recently went to Palmcon 2014. A few years ago we were able to attend the Hatsume Fest at the Morikami Japanese Gardens south of us. I am plannig to attend again this year, hopefullly we will make it. I have been to Chibi pa once, my son twice, & my nephews 3 times. Would love to make it to Dragoncon one year! How is it????


message 5: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
DragonCon is okay. To me it was like going to Disney World or somewhere else with equally ridiculous lines and so many people you feel like a canned sardine.
I couldn't get in half the discussions/panels I wanted to because of hour long line waits or by the time I figured out where they really were (cause their map sucked) they'd closed and locked the doors. I took lots of pics and met Carrie Fischer though.

Personally, I like smaller cons. It's a lot easier to interact with less people and get into the panels/events I really want to without such a hassle.
But that's just me.


message 6: by Katie (new)

Katie (sfladreaming) | 14 comments Thank you for the info, I can certainly understand that! We had a great time at Palmcon, Chibi pa, & Hatsume. So I guess we will stick to the ones close to home! lol Although if the opportunity arises to go to Dragoncon or Comic Con, I certainly would go, at least once! ;)


message 7: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
Planning on attending Animazement this year! Woohoo!


message 8: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
OMG, I just found out last night that Shinichiro Watanabe will be at Animazement this year!
Fangirl swoon!


message 9: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
Animazement was pretty great. It has grown so much since we went last, it just exploded! So many people and more events to choose from.
I got my autograph too, hehe!


message 10: by [deleted user] (new)

A-Kon
And
A-Fest
They are both in Dallas, Texas


message 11: by Lyssa (new)

Lyssa Kirschtein (cosplayprincess) AnimeNEXT anyone? OmO


Cate (The Professional Fangirl) (chaostheory08) | 59 comments I go to a number of conventions:

* WonderCon - sister convention to San Diego Comic-Con
* Anime Expo - the largest anime/manga convention in North America
* KCON - a K-pop thing
* Comikaze - comic book convention by Marvel's Stan Lee
* Playstation Experience - gaming convention in San Francisco

This Sunday, my brother and I will be going to a new one, Anime Impulse.

Recaps for all my conventions are on my blog: http://orangekissu.blogspot.com


message 13: by Marie, otakuqueen (new)

Marie (naturechild02) | 287 comments Mod
Wow, sounds like you guys are in areas that have a lot of cons to choose from!


Cate (The Professional Fangirl) (chaostheory08) | 59 comments Just got home from Anime Impulse. It's a new one, the first of hopefully many. :)


Cate (The Professional Fangirl) (chaostheory08) | 59 comments Anime Expo 2016 was so much fun!

This year's highlight is definitely Anisong-World Matsuri, Japan Super Live!

http://orangekissu.blogspot.com/2016/...


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