Revitalizing Video Rooms and Change in Conventions

While I was at Hamacon earlier this month (see last post), I noticed in its program guide what I think is a neat and inventive reworking of an often overlooked part of anime conventions these days – the video viewing rooms. This particular convention is an event about cartoons, so it stands to reason there…

Back from Kami-Con 2013

Several times throughout this past weekend, someone would yell “You…” and I waited with baited breath for the rest of Gandalf’s quote “shall not pass”. Each time, I was let down. Finally, on Sunday afternoon while we were loading up outside for the trip home, a gamer girl cosplayer said to her friend, “I want…