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!
These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. They are a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. It’s a director’s commentary of my adventures during the year of 2018 in the Michigan Geek Scene. Continue reading 2018 Summer Year in Review Pt 1
Here are some photos of my journey through 2018. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from my time at the Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival and JAFAX.
Looking to make some new friends?
Laugh at Nintendo characters falling off of stages?
Chill out in a cozy den with good food?
Or show your Valentine who is the best in Smash?
Well look no further.
JAFAX Gaming is pleased to announce the first annual Super Smash Bash.
Rules will be a 3v3 Squad Strike with a 1 minute stage morph timer.
Full rules can be found in the following link:
Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.
Traditional Geek can be found at numerous conventions throughout Michigan. I spoke with Katie and David about their awesome anime based pyrography, book binding, and etched glass artwork. Plus, a weird interruption occurred during the interview. Feel free to check out this interview to see a few examples of their slick art and wares.
Clifford Chapin is the actor behind the angry hothead Katsuki Bakugo from My Hero Academia. On the anime topic, we dive into My Hero Academia, Robotics;Notes, Gosick, Evangelion, and Darling in the Franxx. Want to know about his favorite movie and one of his favorite actors? Or are you interested in one his favorite blaxploitation film parodies? Are you curious about his love of comic books and his internship at Marvel Comics? Then, check out this awesome interview that I did with Clifford. He was a really cool dude to talk to.
Justin Briner is the actor behind Izuku Midoriya of My Hero Academia. Of course, we talked about My Hero Academia. However, we talked about a whole lot more. Want to know more about his work as Cloud from Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged? Interested in his deep love of music and the bands that he recommends? Or are you interested in his favorite theatrical musicals and an acclaimed indie film? Watch this fun interview to find out the answers to all these questions and much more. Justin was a pleasure to have a conversation with.
JAFAX is Grand Rapids premiere anime convention. Check out the final batch of photos from this year.
JAFAX is Grand Rapids premiere anime convention. Check out the first batch of photos from this year.