Tag Archives: anime

Michigan Comic Con 2019

Michigan Comic Convention is a comic book convention located in Detroit, Michigan, at the Cobo Center. Featured are exhibitors that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel. In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals, and comicdom-related celebrities are in attendance for attendees to meet and greet. As admission is kept reasonable for adults and FREE for children, the Michigan Comic Convention is a family-friendly convention.

Dokidokon 2019

Dokidokon is excited to host its third year in beautiful Kalamazoo Michigan! Doki is a weekend-long convention with a focus on Anime, Gaming, and Japanese culture. We are a ‘convention with heart’!

Panels, Special Guests, Team Events, Cosplay Masquerade, Dance competitions, Karaoke, Video & Tabletop Gaming, and a swap meet are just some of the fun events we host over the weekend!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2018 Review
Gallery
Micah Solusod Interview

JAFAX 2019

JAFAX 2019 is our 23rd JAFAX event, and our 4th at DeVos Place. Join us for a weekend of fantastic cosplays, informative and fun panels, special guests, great gaming, and much more!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2018 Gallery
Part 1
Part 2

Interviews
Samantha Inoue-Harte
Brittney Karbowski
Tyson Rinehart
David Vincent
J Michael Tatum
Clifford Chapin
Justin Briner
Todd Haberkorn

Anime Park 2019

Welcome to Anime Park! We are a small convention located in Canton, Michigan one of the only known cons run by only high schoolers! Here at Anime Park we like to connect otakus  in an event we like to call an anime convention. Anime Park offers most things that larger, more established cons provide, like our dealers room, artists alley, a maid cafe, panels and so much more! The best thing about about Anime Park is that admission is by donation, and any profit we make goes right back into making this convention even better!

Penguicon 2019

Penguicon is a not-for-profit, community-run convention for open source software, science fiction, music, gaming, DIY, and more. Panel topics include technology, science, eco/green, literature, costuming, food, gaming (board and video), webcomics, action/adventure, music, film, anime and an after dark event. .This is a big hang out for ALL areas of the geek/nerd community. What better way to meet people who wave the geek/nerd flag? People come to Penguicon to learn about securing their network, and also how to make their own cheese. They learn how to create chiptunes on their gameboy, and come listen to sci-fi. There is also the Maker Market which is like a dealer room except they don’t accept commodities, only thing’s people have designed themselves. If you need a place to recharge, check out the con suite which has free soda and food all week long.
Penguicon is a convention tailored mainly for adults. While kids are welcome, there are no special passes or events for them. Please keep that in mind.

LTU Expo 2019

Previously known as LTU Anime Con & Gaming Expo, LTU Expo is a FREE community-driven, campus-wide event that celebrates a unique blend of gaming, cosplay, and anime culture. Hosted as an annual campus takeover, the event is family-friendly and open to the general public. The convention is a one-day event that takes place on campus at Lawrence Technological University. Join us as we celebrate and appreciate all things nerdy!​

This year, we’re back and better than ever with an extended event.

Here’s some things you can expect in 2019:

Indie game room featuring local developers and LTU Students.

Artists and dealers room with unique wares and merchandise.

Local and industry guests and leaders.

Fandom panels and presentations.

Cosplay events and contest!

Gaming tournaments and related events.

Tabletop gaming.

Open Crate student art gallery and exhibition!

An afterparty/dance featuring DJs.

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2018 Review
Gallery

Superior Con 2019

Superior Con is a free pop culture convention hosted by an alliance of student organizations at Northern Michigan University! If you like video games, cosplay, cartoons, comics, anime, or any other form of pop-culture art, Superior Con is the place you want to be! Superior Con ran for the first time in 2018, and was a great success. Our growth will be slow, but your organizers will strive every year to make Superior Con the best it can be. As of now, this event is headed by Northern Michigan University’s student organization, Cosplayers Unite. As long as the event is hosted on the campus of NMU, it will remain a free event. Our hopes are that one day, Superior Con will grow enough to move up to a larger venue.​

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://superiorcon.wixsite.com/superiorcon