anime convention

Getting Excited for Otafest Aurora 2013

Calgary geeks have 13 days to get ready for Otafest Aurora. This one-day anime convention in Calgary takes place on November 30, 2013 at the University of Calgary's downtown campus. I've taken a quick perusal of the schedule and it looks sufficiently geeky. Enough to satisfy many an otaku.

An Otaku's Guide to Buying Japanese Pop Culture Merchandise

A sampling of places otaku can buy apparel, Jpop, Jrock, geta, bento boxes, plushies, anime figures and other Japanese entertainment merchandise. Some places are on my wish list, while others, I have frequented.