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The Chill of the North – A look at This Year’s Anime North

Union Pearson Express station in Weston Even last month, about 3000 unsold weekend passes for Anime North.  The chill of PC Leadership Convention right next door to Anime North is definitely being felt. Whither it’s competition for hotel, restaurant space; … Continue reading

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Return to Michener Institute … Anime Shogatsu

It’s been almost 20 years since I was last at Michener Institute for an anime con.  The one SO long ago was my first anime con, Anime North 2.  Lots has changed.  I hardy recognized the area let alone the … Continue reading

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Giant Fate Grand Order anime figure maybe the largest yet.

Zakuzaku911 reports giant anime figure of Wickerman from Fate / Grand Order now stands in Tokushima Awaodori Airport in Matsushige, Tokushima, Japan.   The Wicker Man is part of a huge display at the airport including banners promoting various projects including The … Continue reading

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More testing with Sony Action Cam HDR-AS20

Test of using a cheap $5 USB charger proved more than worth it.  Previously I got a mere 2 hours and 22 minutes.  With the USB battery pack, the camera actually filled up the 32 gig microSD with over 4 … Continue reading

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GoPro or ActionCam? Is either an alternative to a camcorder?

One of the lessons learned from returning to Anime North was I was carrying far too much weight over the three days. I was carrying pounds of equipment when I should have been carrying ounces. But when it comes down … Continue reading

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New Tablet New Tech

With Anime North over, I found myself looking for new tech solutions for covering a multi-day event.  Carrying around 20 lbs of gear like laptop, camcorder, camera, cell phone, Android tablet plus chargers and battery packs plus full size tripod … Continue reading

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This week in Cosplay – Jan 9, 2016

New feature as our feed on social media is quite full of dazzling cosplays across the globe.  So lets take a look at what crossed our path this week. Video games has always been big. With the released in HQ … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for 2016

With Fan Expo over, I’m looking towards smaller cons and next year’s con season. With a new Android tablet which I can view directly my photos via microSD, things can’t get any better right? How about cheaper? Everything pictured an … Continue reading

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Best Cross-play EVER!

Ryuk is NOT amused in the slightest. LOL As seen on

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ConBravo time is here again

It’s that time of year again.  ConBravo will be in full swing again adn we’ll be there again for another year of cover what is this year’s cosplay fashion. We look forward to see what the gaming room will have … Continue reading

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