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Author:  Lone Outlaw (Rowsdower) [ May 31st, 2009, 3:58 am ]
Post subject:  Anime Conventions

been to a bunch in the past. anyone going to any Anime Conventions soon?

Author:  PunkDaddy [ May 31st, 2009, 2:23 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Anime Conventions

I'm on the other coast, so if I go, I'll hit Anime Expo for a day or something. If I miss, this will only be the second time I didn't go since 1992 (and the first for which I wasn't hospitalized), so I feel a compulsion to attend even if I find it less and less interesting every year... Do you find yourself attending more for the people you are going to see at the con instead of for the convention itself or are you still able to keep your interest in the anime and the events?

Author:  Fresnokila [ May 31st, 2009, 2:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Anime Conventions

I've been to 2 myself...one was kind of small and was for a school or something..and the other was Kaizen 4...or was it 5?...both here in PR of course....I did miss the Comicon...that was a huge one :doh:

Author:  PunkDaddy [ June 1st, 2009, 1:49 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Anime Conventions

Is it really expensive to travel from PR to the East Coast? If you can, Otakon can be a lot of fun. I hear nice things about other conventions, but I only have direct experience with Otakon (4 years of attending) and Anime Boston (attended first 2 years).

Of course, my track record makes me sound like I'm a HUGE anime fan, but in fact I'm more casual. As an industry guy, I exhibited at Anime Expo for 14 years, and Otakon for 3 of the years. This means my impression of conventions is less party and more exhausted numbness...

Author:  Fresnokila [ June 1st, 2009, 10:03 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Anime Conventions

Well depends..where is the convention?..ha....I checked Otakon online..is it the one in Baltimore, Maryland?...cause I've been to Maryland like 5 times already....I have family everywhere :booyah:

Author:  PunkDaddy [ June 3rd, 2009, 12:36 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Anime Conventions

Yes, it's the one in Baltimore, so you can fly into Baltimore, Washington DC or even Philadelphia and take a train down.
I've only flown into Baltimore. It is a very enthusiastic crowd and they used to sell out, but I don't know how it will be this year...

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