More reviews on MCM Expo in Glasgow, compared to a Japanese convention.
THERE HAS BEEN MANY COMMENTS ON THIS BLOG- I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE IT CLEAR, AS THE TITLE SUGGESTS, THIS IS AN OPINION BLOG. I AM EXPLAINING, FOR THE BENEFIT OF FRIENDS WHO WISH TO TRAVEL TO JAPAN FOR CONS ALONE, WHY THEY MAY WANT TO RETHINK THIS. I AM NOT TRYING TO STATE JAPANESE CONS ARE INFERIOR/WORSE THAN WESTERN CONS. ^^;
Long title, I know. And I’m sure anyone reading this must think I’m mad. How can the UK be better than Japan, the place where anime, cosplay and eventually conventions first came to be?
Trust me when I say I still can’t believe it myself. I went to Japan with high hopes of cosplaying all the time, having access to millions of anime/manga merch and attending many conventions.
Unfortunately, this never came to light. Maybe because I didn’t live in Tokyo and don’t speak fluent Japanese, so I…
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