Tag Archives: Japanese Animation

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.

Events for the Week June 25th – July 1st

Gaming, an anime con, a comic con, and a Ren faire 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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LTU Anime Con 2018

LTU Anime Con is a FREE, local convention for cosplayers, anime fans, gamers, and fandoms! This con is a one day event, running from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, March 17th. At this con, you can expect local guests, panels, programming, video game tournaments (Smash, DDR, etc), a tabletop room, a cosplay contest, maid cafe, and a memorable experience!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/258464024682436/

Events for the Week April 16th-22nd

A comic con, anime con and steampunk zoo safari 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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Events for the Week June 12th-18th

This is certainly the week to find something awesome to do. Eight events coming at ya.

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

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JAFAX 2016 Review

2016 marked the return of the Japanese Animation Film and Anime eXpo (aka JAFAX). JAFAX began in June of 1996 at Kendall College as a one day event. It grew to become a two day event for the next year at that location. From year 3 to 19, JAFAX resided at the beautiful campus of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. JAFAX 19 was the last year the event was held at GVSU. Unfortunately the event grew too big for the campus, since the attendance level was over 5000 people. JAFAX 20 signaled the transition from a free 2 day event to a 3 day ticketed event. DeVos Hall became the new home for the Grand Rapids anime and Japanese culture event.

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JAFAX 2016 (Sat/Sun)

Final batch of photos from JAFAX 2016. Saturday afternoon to closing time on Sunday are the name of the game of this album from the returning event.
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JAFAX 2016 (Fri/Sat)

Check out these photos from Friday and Saturday afternoon from the returning JAFAX.

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