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Youmacon 2018

Youmacon is a popular culture event similar to most “Comic Cons”, however instead of focusing on comic books, Youmacon is a celebration of Japanese popular culture and its influence on our own culture over the past few decades. Common themes throughout the event are Anime (Japanese animation), Video Games, Japanese style artwork and comics, and the rising internet culture influenced by all of the above.

Wearing costumes, or “Cosplay” as it’s known at conventions, is very popular with attendees of Youmacon. It is not uncommon to walk into a pair of Italian plumbers in overalls on the escalator, only to meet someone dressed as Edward Elric or Master Chief from Halo minutes later.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.youmacon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/youmacon

The CONTINUUM 2018

The Continuum is a celebration of science-fiction, fantasy, hard science, music, gaming, animation, film and cosplay.
The Continuum is not your typical convention! We stand out with our well-supplied Convention Hospitality Suite, a Saturday Night Costume Ball, a merchandise area with a wide variety of offerings, several tracks of programming of interest to members and a loyal following of staff and panel participants. Our programming includes literature/sci-fi/fantasy, science/space, music and gaming. There is always something of interest to everyone going on! We also have a video room that screens rare anime and fan-created offerings not seen elsewhere. For NaNoWriMo participants, we offer prep workshops and panels focused on writing.

At The Continuum, you can have the type of day where you attend a tea tasting and history lesson before learning to swordfight, take a breather in a panel where your favorite author discusses world building, then end the day by painting miniatures and listening to someone sing about Star Wars.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://continuumcon.org/
https://www.facebook.com/events/229032227672258/

Motor City Comic Con 2018

Michigan’s largest Pop Culture Event!

Motor City Comic Con gathers multi-media dealers exhibitors from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop culture merchandise, including unique art, comics, anime, tee shirts, movie memorabilia, posters, and more. Over 250 comic book creators, writers and artists will be on site at Comic Con, as well as more than forty actors from the television and movie industry. Comic Con offers big fun for kids young and old!

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.motorcitycomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/motorcitycomicon

Events for the Week May 14th-20th

Robots, comics, LARP and dolls are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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