Category: Convention

Harsh and Fearsome Battle At Otakon 2008

Otakon 2008 was the best Otakon ever and the worst Otakon ever. It was the best in that I finally managed to pull off the magical balancing act of hanging out with all of my friends from various different communities for equal amounts of time, and it was the...

Comic Site Rant: Suddenly, Otakon

Original Post  Quick notes Daryl namedrops me in OTAKU USA issue 7. Also, the article I promised for this issue was apparently held back for issue 8. New podcast. Otakon meet up is today (Friday) at 1:30pm by the coffee shop/Starbucks in the convention center. If for some reason...

Comic Site Rant: “I’m a 20th Century Girl”

Original Post …and with this strip, the entire comic takes place in Massachusetts. Well, I guess that was already the case when I made the characters hanging out at T Stations, but still. The location of the comic has always been a vague thing, but lately I’ve been opting...

Comic Site Rant: ケロ⑨destiny

Original Post At one point I decided I was going to make a determined effort to make comics about all the shows I care about this season, and as such I decided I’d move from Strike Witches to my second favourite of the season, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu (while...

Comic Site Rant: You Are The Prince of Tennis!

Original Post This comic originally ended differently, but for some reason that old version just didn’t seem right. After a lot of thinking, I just opted to have Rets not speak at all, and just stare. I think it’s funnier. However, the funniest part about this comic is how...

Anime Boston Con Evaluation

My con experiences aren’t defined by events, but more by general emotions and feelings. As such, I can’t really write proper con reports, since I can barely remember what even happens event by event. I can however give you a general rundown of the kinds of things that went...

Podcast: Anime Boston Day 3

Download Cast of Characters (in order of appearance) Me Seiya Seiya and I geek out on the Final Day. Topics of discussion include second-hand towels, old magazines and trading figures....

Podcast: Anime Boston Day 2

Download Cast of Characters (in order of appearance) Me Zonaxx DS Zonaxx’s brother Zonaxx’s friend Magusman Random Wanderer Booth Guy A (Asian Hen Da Ne guy) Booth Guy B Booth Guy C Hinano jpmeyer Seiya Centimetre A lot of random Dealers’ Room chatter in this one. Most of what...

Podcast: Anime Boston Day 1

Download Cast of Characters (in order of appearance)  Me FUNimation guy Magusman (MAGOOS) jpmeyer ADV guy Bandai guy Seiya With a special guest appearance by Trinora That first question was at the FUNimation panel. I was also going to record something at Mike Toole’s panel, but lacked the balls...

Comic Site Rant: Breaking Eggshells

Original Post Here is a comic. I forget if it’s good or not at this point. Pretty much speaks for itself. Anyway, Anime Boston. First day sucked because 3.5 hours of it were spent in line. After that I met up with a few people, talked and bought some...