By Kristy Wong, May 18 2018 —
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.
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By Cynthia Kwan, August 4 2016 —
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
By Connor Sadler, November 27 2014 —
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