“Tadaima” from Anime Expo 2017

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Hey everyone! I’m back from Anime Expo 2017, and as a staffer who had spent an entire 6 days there from June 29 through July 4, it’s been quite busy!

This is my third year on staff, so if you were there and stopped by the Ticketing Office at some point, you probably saw me in one of the featured costumes shown here!

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Some of these are repeat cosplays I’ve worn at past conventions, namely Prof. Shūichi Ginkgo of my very own Professor Ginkgo Chronicles (far left) and Umetarō Nozaki of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (far right). But the newest to the lineup is the yukata (center left) that my family got me a couple months ago, and Osamu Mikumo of World Trigger (center right) that sadly I couldn’t wear last year because it came through the mail exactly a day after AX2016 ended (just my luck)! Well not this time!

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Back from Anime Expo and other announcements

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Hi everyone!

So as of late, all of my blog posts have just been about anime (oops), neglecting other projects I used to do or telling you all what other things I’ve been up to. For one, I finally graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Philosophy at Cal State LA (yay!) or, you know, that I just finished staffing at Anime Expo for another year.

Now I’ll try to make this quick, because frankly being at Anime Expo as a staffer isn’t nearly as interesting as being there as an attendee; that, and most of my experiences are inside jokes. Long story short, there are times when things get super busy for us.

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Anime Expo 2014 Highlights

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Anime Expo has officially come to a close for 2014, and I am still taking a rest from the fun weekend I had. And with a much needed rest from the time I was there (and the 3000+ words I wrote for its Manga/Anime Studies Symposium), I compiled a list of 10 things (in no particular order) that highlighted my experience. Click these links for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of the Manga/Anime Studies Symposium review. Continue reading