This May long weekend saw downtown covered with elaborately dressed cosplayers and enthusiastic dance mobs for Otafest — Calgary’s largest Japanese anime and pop culture festival. Otafest made its in-person return in 2022 after … Read the rest
After two years of cancellations, Otafest finally made its triumphant in-person return and Calgary’s anime community came back even stronger. The weekend was filled with panels from industry professionals, including voice actors and cosplayers, … Read the rest
With the rise of new and exciting clubs, existing clubs have felt the competition rising. Every club wants to ensure that they gain plenty of members and that each person enjoys their experience. The … Read the rest
If you see extravagantly costumed folks strolling through downtown or riding the CTrain this May long weekend, don’t be surprised. They’re celebrating Otafest, Calgary’s largest Japanese arts and culture festival.
The longest running annual anime convention in Canada will take place August 5–7 at MacEwan University in Edmonton. Partnering with the Telus World of Science and its Sherlock Holmes exhibit, this year’s Animethon … Read the rest
What started in 1999 by the University of Calgary’s Dedicated Otaku Anime Club as a one-day anime festival, has grown into an annual three-day Japanese cultural festival known as Otafest. On Saturday, Nov. … Read the rest