The convention: Newcon 5 The Place: Marriot Waterfront, Portland Oregon. The dates: 30 Dec 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 Newcon is Portland Multi-Genre con. Both my Big Kitties and Chocat were my companions, Friday: I pack up my badge on … Continue reading →
I finally got a chance to watch the document Frusonas being streamed on Hulu.
Fursona is a documentary by first time producer Dominic Rodriguez. This movie is an attempt to explain furry fandom though the eyes of group of fursuiters. While the movie tries to deal with media sensationalism, the documentary is drag down by generalizations, questionable motivations and yellow journalism. The movie seems to fall into same mediocre reporting like the sensationalist media not as sensational.
The Con: Kumoricon 2016 The Place: Oregon Convention center The dates 28- 30 October 2016 Kumoricon is Portland’s premier Anime convention. This year, Kumoricon became the second geek convention to moved into the convention center. My 26” Hello Kitty was … Continue reading →
The Con: Rose City Comic Con The Place: Oregon Convention Center The Dates 10-11 September 2016. Rose City Comic Con is Portland Own Comic Con and Media Conventions. I took Chococat with me Friday and Kiju Hello Kitty II on … Continue reading →
Anime PDX was a one day event, sponsored by Newconpdx and on August 6, 2016 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. I left a little latter because There was not much in the way of panels that interested me. I brought my Kiju Kitty two to the event. I still had a lot of fun and attended the Anime Game show panel and the rest of the Lip Synch Battle event.
One the biggest news out of Anime Pdx is next year Amine PDX will be a full blown three day Anime convention. in 2017. I asked the Chairman about will it saturate Portland with another anime convention; he made a good point about need a summer con, after the school year, especially Kumoricon moved to the fall. Then again Newcon has a heavy Anime presence.