I have a confession to make. I’m NOT an anime guy, at least not in modern terms. I remember fondly Astroboy, and Robotech on tv, and having to trade VHS tapes of varying quality. I’m old. Yet off I go to Otafest, Calgary’s biggest anime festival.
Otafest takes place on the beautiful grounds of the University of Calgary, which while beautiful makes finding your way around as a first timer a little challenging. They had ample signage, but it was sometimes placed awkwardly, almost to the point of inaccuracy. That aside, I eventually found my way to pickup my badge and I was on my way.
First stop for me was the Vendor Hall. There I found a collection of props, costumes, DVDs, and a personal favorite of mine The Attic & Attic Raiders...Read More