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AVCon 2017 round-up

It’s July and we’re in Adelaide which means – it’s AVCon time! Inferno and I were fortunate to attend Adelaide’s annual AVCon excitement last weekend and had a chance to chat with attendees, visit stalls, take photos and check out what was on show for this year’s convention. As the name implies, AVCon is all […]

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AVCon 2016 round-up

Adelaide’s favourite annual anime and gaming convention, AVCon, took over the Adelaide Convention Centre 15-17 July 2016, and we joined the fray on Sunday morning to check out some anime, buy some merch and play some games. This year’s guests included noted voice actress Caitlin Glass and ABC’s team from Good Game. The morning itself […]

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AVCon 2016 is on this weekend in Adelaide

AVCon is back for 2016, and we’ll be there to join Adelaide as we do our otaku thing this weekend from 15th-17th July 2016. The three-day event organised by Team AVCon is stacked with panels, cosplaying, anime screenings, gaming tournaments and special appearances by gaming and anime voice actress Caitlin Glass plus the Good Game […]

Kingdom Hearts World Tour

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour-

It has finally happened. The Kingdom Hearts series has gone the way that the Final Fantasy, Pokémon and Zelda series have with Distant Worlds, Symphonic Evolutions and Symphony of the Goddesses respectively. The official Japanese Kingdom Hearts Twitter account announced on the 28th of April that an orchestral concert of music from the series will be on […]

Huge arcade and pinball sale this weekend in Adelaide

Adelaide of all places seems poised to host an impressive car park sale of arcade PCBs, arcade cabinets, pinball machines, memorabilia, skilltesters and vending machines this Saturday, 20 February, from 9am. The previous site of SA’s beloved GameRoom Essentials at Cavan Road will have its car park transformed to host a number of vendors loaded […]

Australia’s 2015 Japanese Film Festival

Presented by the Japan Foundation, this year’s Japanese Film Festival kicks off in Australia starting with Canberra this month then makes its way to other major cities, as well as regional cities across the country. Dates for major cities are: CANBERRA – 14 to 18 October 2015 at Capital Cinemas, Manuka Early BRISBANE – 21 […]

AVCon 2015 round-up

AVCon, Adelaide’s premiere and long-running anime and video gaming convention, added it’s unique flavour to Adelaide’s CBD over 17-19 July 2015 and we were in attendance on the Sunday to check things out. For Inferno and I it was a little weird, having attended the first few AVCons when they were based at Adelaide Uni. […]