Adventures at Anime NYC 2019

Just my ordinary, but insightful experience at this year’s Anime NYC convention (2019).

This is a review on my experience attending Anime NYC 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center. If you would like to read about my less than stellar experience last year, click here for my Anime NYC 2018 review.

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Ymir’s Origin Story Revealed! – Shingeki no Kyojin Chapter 122 Review

This is Day 13: Diseases, Betrayal, and Unknown Origins. From you, 2000 years ago.

This review contains current spoilers for the Attack on Titan/Shingeki no Kyojin manga. Chapter 122 specifically. We are way past where the anime ended in season 3. If you are not up to date with the story, please come back at a later time if you don’t wish to know what Ymir’s Origins are just yet.

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Brooklyn’s Own Cherry Blossom Festival | Sakura Matsuri 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.

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In Asian Space’s Target Event List 2018

Years ago, I spent countless hours watching YouTubers and reading blog posts about events I’d always wanted to attend. Advice, general knowledge, and even some insider tips learned from trial and error were shared with their audience. When I finally ventured out to some of these events, I didn’t feel like a complete noob and I felt so grateful someone had left a trail for me.

I’d like to do that for someone else, using this platform that is continuing to grow.

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The Importance of Chopsticks

If you’ve had any interest in Japanese culture via exported anime Americanized into your favorite childhood memories or by other means, you’ve probably heard the phrase ‘Gaijin Smash’ in some context. So, for reference, let’s talk about this phenomenon. 

If you’ve had any interest in Japanese culture via exported anime Americanized into your favorite childhood memories or by other means, you’ve probably heard the phrase ‘Gaijin Smash’ in some context. So, for reference, let’s talk about this phenomenon.

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