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What Anime Conventions are in your area?

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I go to Animazement, it’s in Raleigh NC.

A couple of years ago they had Rookiez is Punkd play while I was there!! I missed it 😅

Theres always too much going on for me to keep up 🤣

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10 minutes ago, SanguineTear said:

As far as I know there are none close to me. I would need to do a lot of driving.

Yea there’s one in your state that I know of, but you’d have to commit if you really wanted to go. I’ve driven from SC to NC to meet old friends at the con. Some people drive a few more states away for Dragon Con (Atlanta I think).

Just make a vacation out of it, If you really like that sort of thing that is.

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10 minutes ago, Seshi said:

Yea there’s one in your state that I know of, but you’d have to commit if you really wanted to go. I’ve driven from SC to NC to meet old friends at the con. Some people drive a few more states away for Dragon Con (Atlanta I think).

Just make a vacation out of it, If you really like that sort of thing that is.

Yeah I don't do well traveling and not a fan of large gatherings of people anyways tbh lol.

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Mizuumi Con is coming up. I'm still debating whether to go or not. San Japan later this year, I'll definitely try to make that one.

 

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@Seshi I frequent Animazement too (last year and this year will likely be the only 2 years I'll have missed).  I wonder if I've ever talked to you at a panel before. :)  

 

And yes, Dragon Con is on my list to go to as well. It isn't that far away and it has so much to offer, especially if your significant other isn't an anime fan 😅  not every panel we go to at Animazement is about anime thankfully.  Plenty of Walking Dead, GoTs, and other mainstream scifi/comics stuff for the rest of the family to enjoy at Animazement sprinkled in.

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Where I live there is so many dam cons both anime, sand otherwise. A One I attend every year, and one I am in fact attending this weekend is called Anime Detour. Been going to it since 2012.. I am super pumped. I am one of those con people that go to like 6 or more a year. I just like going to cons even if I don't get much at them sometimes. I just like being at them.

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I live in the Dallas Fort-Worth area, so A-Kon and Animefest are the biggest ones. I have only ever been to Animefest.

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About 10 years ago there weren't any cons or any anime related events in my city. 

It's a small mountain city. Kind of conservative culture. 

But recently there has been an increasing amount of anime cons and related events. It's really amazing to see.

It seems the teens in my city were the ones who pushed for it. They're really passionate on cosplay and the anime culture.

Although whenever I go to a con I can't relate anymore. haha

Cons seem to be for a certain age demographic let's just say. Which is fine.

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