Category Archives: Convention Experience

Anime Boston

We had the good fortune to attend Anime Boston this past weekend. It’s a great con and lots of interesting people were present. There were many mecha themed panels, which made us very happy of course. The whole convention is much more focused on anime than many other conventions we have been to, without a broader focus on East Asia in the same way as some other conventions. It also has fewer panels rooms at any given time, and many of the rooms were quite small.

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Getting Ready: Assembling a Con Kit

The thick of con season is quickly drawing near.  If you’re anything like us, you have already been to one or two this and have another couple in as many weeks.  We recently purchased new, collapsible, water bottles in preparation and it has made us reflect on something central to our con life-the con kit. If you’ve attended our panel Con to the Utmost  A.K.A. how to keep your friends alive, then you have heard of this wonderful assemblage of item.  Continue reading Getting Ready: Assembling a Con Kit