Katsucon’s Maid Cafe, only accessible from the elevators near the first floor lobby, used the Gaylord National Harbor’s 18th floor nightclub as its venue. The location of the nightclub offered a beautiful view of the harbor. These elevators were far away from the rest of Katsucon’s programming, making it a commitment to attend the Maid [...]
Per usual concert protocol, doors opened late even for VIP and press members. Inside the Main Hall, the impressive long line outside did not even fill a third of the pit. Hundreds of chairs sat neglected including empty seats in the first row. A lone glow stick shone like a distant star in the vast [...]
Our correspondent and professional photographer Shizuka reviews—and shoots—Hirano Aya’s Otakon concert. Contains excellent photos with a link to even more!
Guest correspondent Shizuka’s last report about Anime USA, which is a con in transition that’s perhaps gotten a little too big for its venue. Fortunately, it’s moving to a bigger one this year. Find out more!
Guest correspondent Shizuka’s second report about Anime USA in Arlington, VA from late last year. This one is about the strikingly authentic maid cafe and host club events, with some really great pictures!
Guest correspondent Shizuka contributes the first of a 3 part report about Anime USA in Arlington, VA from late last year. Here’s an overview with some great pics!