Author: Rine Karr

NDK 2014 Program Guide cover art by Stephanie Kao

Con Diary: Nan Desu Kan 2014. Anime! J-Dramas! Cosplay! Academics!

It had been two years since I’ve attended an anime convention. Unfortunately, my last con experience was awkward and disappointing. The con—which must-not-be-named—had transformed from a fan-centered experience one year to an industry-centered experience the next, and, sadly, it discouraged me from attending any new cons in the future. Despite my reservations about anime con…