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Otakuthon 2016

Otakuthon 2016 Cosplay Overwatch Reaper Tracer Mei | Gamerwife.com

Due to prior commitments I was only able to attend one day on this year’s Otakuthon convention, unlike last year where I was around for the full 3 days. This meant that I had to be very disciplined about which panels I attended and how much time I could spend in the dealer’s room. Which I guess was better for my wallet than my comiccon experience. Yikes. Despite being somewhat weary last year, this year I dove in enthusiastically. There’s…

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Montreal Comiccon 2016 Part 1

Montreal Comiccon Nichelle Nicols | Gamerwife.com

Although I haven’t been able to travel to any conventions this year, I did make a point of buying a ticket from Montreal Comiccon 2016. Not nearly as big as SDCC or even something like Wondercon, Montreal Comiccon is slowly growing in size and reputation. In particular they’re investing a lot in having a strong video game presence, with a lot of people I know serving on panels or showing their games. The day started with Geek Girl Brunch Montreal’s…

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Otakuthon 2015 Loot

Otakuthon 2015 Loot | Gamerwife.com

I realized after I posted it that I banged on and on in my Otakuthon 2015 post about all the awesome fan art I bought, but then failed to actually show you any of it. Since there ended up being quite a bit of it, I figured it was worth coming back and dedicating a whole post just to the awesome art and artists I saw in the exhibition room. This was the first print I bought. It was a…

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Otakuthon 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended my first ever Otakuthon, Montreal’s annual anime & Japanese pop-culture convention. Despite having friends who attend every year, I’d never considered myself enough of an “otaku” to attend. I am very picky with my anime, preferring more slice-of-life style shows to the giant space opera/magical girl/battle porn that seems to be most popular, and the only manga I really read is fucked up horror stuff that gives Rick nightmares. I can’t stand most…

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Montreal Comiccon 2015

I know most of you are probably recovering from SDCC mania right now, whether you were there in San Diego in person or had to just live vicariously through your social media accounts like me, so I decided to share my recent trip to Montreal’s own Comiccon to help you with your SDCC withdrawal. Although I only attended one day of the event and had to cut that short due to extreme fatigue, I had a great time and will…

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