I wrote a little bit about my new method to learn Japanese - the same way that young children in America are learning Spanish and English at the same time - through commingling this new language with the language you are already familiar with.
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Watch us in Japan - Day 1Mar 3, 6pm
I have one of the best jobs in the world, getting to organize anime conventions that are focused on creating really fun events for people to enjoy. Thousands of people attend these events, such as Anime Midwest, every year, to meet special guests from America and from abroad.
A friend recently asked why our anime conventions were often on holidays. Holidays can be tough for people to get the time off work if they work in a retail job, so it's an important question to answer.
Space Create Takadanobaba - Jiyu KukanMar 17, 10am
There's a rather huge cybercafe in Takadanobaba called Jiyu Kukan, jiqoo.jp, which is rather hard to discover unless someone has introduced you to the place. Each Jiyu seems to have computers for internet, computers for video games, billiards, and dart boards.
Cosplay event in Tokyo, IkebukuroNov 3, 1am
Finally found a cosplay event in Tokyo that I happen to be here for. A lot of people already know about Comiket and Anime Japan, but for the first time I found an event that seems to be all about cosplay cosplay cosplay.
Con Alt Delete 2017Sep 11, 12am
I'm very excited for the upcoming Con Alt Delete. CAD is a great way to end the year every year, and has really changed the holiday season for a lot of people by adding COSPLAY and FUN to all the stress of shopping and gift giving.
Kanpai! OmahaFeb 14, 10am
We were proud to have a fun and exciting weekend in Omaha, Nebraska at Kanpai. Con. We had hundreds of anime fans join us for the first ever "AnimeCon.org":http://animecon.org convention in Nebraska, and we hope to do it again.
Charles Brotman has announced at every Presidential inaugural parade since Eisenhower in 1957, and expected to do so once again this year. Until he was fired by Trump in an email. “I looked at my email, then I got the shock of my life,” he told reporters.
See you in OmahaJan 11, 7am
Kanpai.Con in Omaha is coming up this February and it's promising to be a pretty fun time. Held in a convenient location near both Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, and all of the western Iowa and eastern Nebraska, we're happy to expect anime fans from across the region.
If at any point during any convention you are made to feel uncomfortable by another person, please seek the assistance of convention staff. Most anime conventions have in place policies and procedures for dealing with all sorts of situations, whether someone is disrespecting you, harassing you, or otherwise being a problem.