PAX 2016

Experiencing PAX For The First Time

Ahh, almost a full year living in Washington state, and so my first year at Penny Arcade Expo. Went with two buddies of mine and I finally got to see what all the hoo-hah was about. The only other time I went to a video game convention was at E3 some eons ago. Although I want to say I had a great experience then, honestly I did not. Insanely crowded, [ . . . ]

Chihaya Idolmaster

Are There Any Anime Music Fans Out There (That Hate Lossy Music)?

For starters, if you are reading this blog, the high chance you are an anime and/or video game music fan. Now, many otaku and gamers can say they like the soundtracks, vocal songs, and music from their favorite shows or games, but thanks to scouring the internet you can find the soundtracks to your stuff rather easily. If you wanted to legitimately buy the music, one would just need to [ . . . ]

Lily Figure from Aki-con

Cost-to-Benefit Purchasing

This past weekend, I went a small anime convention that I have never been to before, at the insistence of a friend who just moved to the Seattle area around a year ago. Being new to the area, I figured “Why not?” and went with him for one day at Aki-Con. To start off, I knew that this was going to be a small convention, and was not expecting much. [ . . . ]

Reqq pressured at a Convention

A Long Exhausting Weekend at a Trade Show

The last weekend, I was working at an audio trade show called T.H.E. Show Newport Beach. I have never been to this particular audiophile show, having only experience at a smaller venue called The California Audio Show, and this year I only went because there was budget enough to run a merchandise booth. I wish I could say that I enjoyed the weekend and took a lot of pictures, but [ . . . ]