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January, 2017

  • 28 January

    Report on MAGfest

    MAGfest is the Music and Gaming festival, focusing on the exciting overlap between the two mediums. In 2017 it was held in the gorgeous Gaylord National Harbour Hotel in National Harbour Maryland on January 5th to the 8th. It was a dedicated highlight of one of the coolest parts of …

November, 2016

  • 16 November

    Report On: Youmacon 2016ret

    Youmacon is a convention in Detroit held usually during Daylight savings, for 2016 it was November 3-6. The theme is anime, but it’s really open to anybody in fandom willing to wander around having a good time. Thousands of people meeting with friends, cosplaying whoever they want to, and riding …

August, 2016

  • 9 August

    Report on: ConBravo! 2016

    “A celebration of all things Geek”. Fans of all the traditional convention media like anime, comics, and both computer and tabletop gaming are invited to come and meet other enthusiasts. ConBravo! is a social occasion made for active people willing to interact and play a game like the Godzilla Smash event …

June, 2016

  • 3 June

    Report on: Anime North 2016

    In the blazing heat of the new summer, Anime North makes it’s annual inevitable return. A massive, destructive force of fandom. Some come to embrace Japanese culture, others come to Cosplay, others come just to party. Anime North 2016 was, as always, held May 27 to 29 at the Toronto …

May, 2016

  • 5 May

    Report on: EGLX: Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo

    EGLX – Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo, is specifically targeted towards gamers and giving them a chance to come together and eschew the dated stereotype that gamers are shut-ins. A festival for thousands of people who know the difference between Modern Warfare and Call of Duty. All the people who hear …

April, 2016

  • 29 April

    Report on: GTA Comic Con

    Almost everywhere in Ontario has their own Comic-Con now. From Oshawa to Niagara. However the small hamlet of Oakville, despite the clean tap, rarely sees excitement. But on April 24th, 2016, the small town lucked out and was host to the GTA Comic-Con, held at the Ontario Conference Centre. Like …

March, 2016

  • 24 March

    Report on: Toronto ComiCon

    With Star Wars still fresh in our memory, Captain America 3: Civil War coming out soon, Daredevil season 2 on Netflix, and Free Comic Book Day coming up, and Walking Dead season finale approaching, it’s the perfect time for comic fans to come together and share the hype and enthusiasm, …

December, 2015

  • 10 December

    Report on: Toronto Fan Days Holiday Show

    It used to be named the “December Toronto Anime Convention” called “D-Tac” by the attendees. It was very tiny and there was a separate event for comic stuff. Everybody expected when Informa turned Hobbystar into FanExpo HQ, that the winter convention would be forgotten. But it sticks around, and December 5th it was …

November, 2015

  • 17 November

    Report On: Youmacon 2015

    There’s your regular anime conventions. They have lots of vendors, a few guests, a ton of middle aged dudes, their kids, and the only reason teenagers are there is to show off their outfits. And by 7:00 PM, everybody has gone home. BUT Then there’s Youmacon, a mind-numbing non stop …

September, 2015

  • 13 September

    Report On: FanExpo 2015

    FanExpo is a behemoth of a convention, stomping into the city like a four-day rampage sucking energy and money from everybody who can explain to you the difference between the Avengers and Guardians Of The Galaxy. FanExpo 2015 lasted from September 3rd to the 6th, at the Metro  Toronto Convention …