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Vacation Time!

So Otakon is this weekend (I am writing this post on Friday morning in order to still have something to post on Sunday) and so this week was a little wonky. I got plenty of notes done over the past weekend but not nearly as much as I could have. I feel that in the …

Otakon 2010

So as my husband pointed out, this is actually my 11th year of going to Otakon. That makes me feel so old! But I still remember Otakon of 2000 when my friend Anne decided with some of her other friends maybe two days before the con, that we were going, and getting up at 4am …

Saber Garage Kit

So I was finally able to get the Saber garage kit I had been eyeing for so long. After signing up and ordering on a website entirely in Japanese, getting it sent to a company who would send it overseas (as Volks would not), and dealing with a change in my credit card number which …

Otakon 2008

It was that time of year once again, when Otakon came around. We left on Thursday, got our badges early, (as Otakon has been allowing for a few years now) and then went home to chill. (We being me, Matthew, and friend Matt from Tech.) Friday we headed in, got the hotel room early, and …

Anime I’m downloading: Spice and Wolf Clannad Shugo Chara! Rental Magica Shion no Ou Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS Shakugan no Shana II Gundam 00 Spice and Wolf is the tale of a traveling merchant, Lawrence, who makes a promise with a harvest god, a wolf named Horo (or Holo, those silly Japanese) to take …