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!
AlmaCon is a small science fiction/general nerd convention held on the campus of Alma College in Alma, Michigan. We are staffed mostly by members of the Alma College Otaku Gamers (or ACOG, for short) and we would be happy to have you.
Our convention has many areas in which attendees can explore. We bring guests ranging from all sorts of talents; voice actors, musicians, industry workers, etc. We have an expansive manga library where attendees can relax and catch up, or start reading a new manga series. We host many panels that are put on by fellow attendees or our special guests that cater to many different interests. Our video game room offers multiple consoles and games for our attendees enjoyment. And if you’re hungry, take a break in our Maid Cafe, and enjoy freshly baked goods and con food favorites.
Over the years, I’ve attended many conventions and events throughout Michigan. However, due to multiple events occurring on the same weekend, I reside myself to the fate of attending one event and giving it my full attention. Dokidokon was going to be another case of an event I could not attend due to prior commitments. I figured I would read various comment sections and forums about the new anime convention. Then, out of nowhere a longtime friend and supporter of MIGeekScene, Emily Auten offered to write a guest review about the event. Being a convention fixture herself and a writer for Nerd Much, I trusted her opinion. Want to know what Emily thought of Dokidokon? Read on, my dear friends. Read on.
The Japanese Animation Film and Art Expo returned to DeVos Hall and the Amway Grand hotel for their second year at these locations. This event ran into a few problems last year (long registration waits, confusing signage, etc). Despite all of that, the convention was a good time overall. Did they learn from the growing pains of being a convention that essentially started over? Find out.
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Final album of photos from JAFAX 21. Enjoy the photos from the annual anime expo in Grand Rapids.
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