Anime is not really my jam. It hasn’t been since the days of trading VHS tapes to find it. That being said, I have really enjoyed the handful of anime conventions I have attended. Tsurucon was no exception, so much fun. The experience of going to a bigger con like Seattle or Calgary is very different than smaller ones. Tsurucon is a smaller event, with so much potential for growth. Nestled halfway between two larger cities, each with their own decently large anime con, Red Deer is a growing market.
The main hall had some fun programming, like the Last Minute Cosplay Challenge in which teams turn random stuff into costumes. There was a Maid Cafe, and an artist/vendor hall, all the things you would expect to find at this sort of event...Read More