This weekend I’m attending Otakon, which is an anime convention in Baltimore, MD. Yes, stop making those faces. I’m going with a coworker (Drinian, who comments on this blog occasionally). The closest thing to an anime convention I’ve ever been to was Wizard World East in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania some years ago. That was a comic convention so it can’t be too different, right? Not that I was there for the comics, mind you, but rather for a national competition of the MechWarrior miniatures tabletop game, which I suspect is at least as nerdy.
I imagine I’ll have all sorts of crazy stories to relate here on the blog on Sunday from Otakon, but in the meantime, all of my time is going to be occupied with … whatever goes on at anime conventions? I gather there’s a lot of anime-watching that goes on at these events, along with the cosplaying. I kind of feel like I’m going to be a bad con-goer, because I haven’t even watched any anime in months, and I haven’t watched it a lot in over a year. So, either fanatical reintroduction or event that turns me off anime forever, here I come!
And yes, I know the majority of my readers will probably only be interested in the results of this if I come back with pictures of hot female cosplayers. To this I say: I’ll try not to disappoint.