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Another Anime Convention 2017 – Italians in Suits? What’s not to Love?

The convention previously before this one was the big send-off of perhaps the largest anime convention on the east coast, the effective end of an era. So this convention might be considered a step back, especially in scope and attendance.

Otakon 2016 – Goodnight, Lord Baltimore, Wherever You Are

Everyone winds up leaving home after long enough, and while that may come sooner or later for some people, this convention is leaving its long-established home and going outside its deeply rooted venue in Baltimore.

AnimeNEXT 2016 – Going All In

I’ve had a lot of personal dealings to contend with between now and the convention itself, but as they’re a bit on the personal side, I’ll put them aside for now and just get right into it.

Clover Con 2016: The Little Con That Rocks

On May 15th, the Anime Jam Session crew headed back to Somerset, NJ for Clover Con. This con, put on by the Village Hidden in the Clovers, Somerset County’s 4-H anime and manga club, is one that we all enjoy.  All proceeds go to help fund the local 4-H, which is something we as a […]

Castle Point Anime Convention 2016: Two Days or was it a 1 1/2 Days?

It’s no secret that when it comes to anime conventions being held on college campuses, I am very critical of them.  I admit that I am spoiled in the ways of going to a convention at a hotel and/or a convention center that I expect the same thing across the board.  But then you ask, […]

Zenkaikon 2016 – A Division of Fly-By-Night Moving Company

Well, here it is, the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the start of convention season for 2016. Although I’m hesitant to refer to it as a “season,” since you can find a convention happening in at least one city in this country during any given weekend…at least that’s what it feels like, they’ve become […]

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