Tag Archives: Conventions

Lonely Otaku Spends Entire Vacation Missing Anime Expo

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Rio de Janeiro is famous around the world as the “Cidade Maravilhosa“, but one anxious tourist just doesn’t understand its charms. Kevin Swift, an American tourist and…

Nothing is More American than Spending The Fourth of July at Anime Expo

Every Fourth of July, a little part of me misses engaging in traditional Fourth of July activities. Anime Expo is invariably scheduled over Independence Day weekend, so instead of grilling,…

Los Angeles Prepares for 23rd Annual Running of the Nerds

LOS ANGELES, CA — The sun hangs higher and hotter in the sky. An ill wind breezes by. The time for the Running of the Nerds is nigh. “Oh my…

Fans Still in Line for Panel from Anime Expo 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA — A group of anime fans is still waiting in line for a panel from Anime Expo 2013 nearly a year later. Mark Anderson and his friends,…

Anime Conventions Run Out of Names

ANN ARBOR, MI — David Morrison and his planning committee have run into a problem anime conventions around the world now face: a name. According to a report by the Society…