Increasing each year it has felt more like a chore than tradition to attend NYCC. It’s something I attend with a family member and I occasionally cosplay at the tiny events that anticipated the con’s arrival.
As I have gone on a small tangent – which I completely scrapped from this blog post – I was stationed eagerly in the virtual queue for an hour and a half this morning. I used my presale link intended to purchase tickets.
I already have one Friday NYCC ticket and thought to buy a Saturday NYCC ticket during the general sale. Then late last night, “Anime Fest” was announced. I read the email, sighed, and went to bed.
This morning I decided to give it a go – scraping my idea for a Saturday ticket and deciding to try out the Anime Festival; hence my current situation as I typed a three-page rant.
Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know About AFNYCC 2018 | Anime Expo x NYCC Collab”
If you were wondering where to watch Kiki’s Delivery Service this summer, look no further!
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
I think it’s really something when one of your idols falls…How a complete stranger, can have such a curious impact on your actual being.
A new installment in the NEET in Manga series! This time we’ll take a look at Boku wa Mari no Naka character Mari Yoshizaki.
Continue reading “Character Log: Yoshizaki, Mari | NEET in Manga”
Finding seasonal sakura, or cherry blossom mochi doesn’t have to be difficult!
Celebrate Taiwanese Culture in New York City through the Passport to Taiwan Festival!
Admittedly, I had no clue that this was a thing until I finally decided to flip through this month’s issue of Chopsticks NY that I picked up last week.
(It usually features upcoming events towards the back of the magazine pertaining to general Asian culture.)
Continue reading “Celebrating Taiwanese Culture in NYC | 台灣巡禮文化藝術節”
Sakura Goromo is a traditional Japanese wagashi that is infused with dried cherry blossoms. Have you ever wondered what the petals of Sakura Trees taste like?
Today we’ll take a look at Sakura inspired creations and how they stack up against other Japanese snacks.
Continue reading “What Do Cherry Blossoms Taste Like?”
Free Comic Book Day is almost upon us! Which titles do you think will capture your eye this year?
Saturday, May 5th is Free Comic Book Day! Have you had a chance to pick up your favorite title?
Continue reading “Have You Picked Up Your Copy Yet? |Free Comic Book Day Haul 2018”
This past weekend I attended Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual Sakura Matsuri festival in celebration of Japanese culture. It was held throughout the entire garden with events spaced out and designated to certain subset areas. Although it was foggy with moisture clinging heavily to the atmosphere, as the day progressed the sun came out and blessed attendees with the most amazing atmosphere.
Continue reading “Brooklyn’s Own Cherry Blossom Festival | Sakura Matsuri 2018”