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    Otakon 2018

    I am going this year after almost ten years. New venue with being in DC instead of Baltimore.
    Should be a great time, got 2 Final Fantasy concerts with Uematsu attending this year.

    Anyone else going?



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    Yeah, I'm going.

    I only found out about the Final Fantasy stuff as of, uh, yesterday. It's probably too late to get tickets right.

    The real reason I'm going anyway is so I can dive into all of the merchandise like Scrooge McDuck and his pool of gold.
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    Yeah, that is one of my prime reasons as well. And no, you can get into the concert with your registration, but it seems personal meet and greet with Uematsu + autographs required a VIP ticket that is of course, sold out. Made me sad too.




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    Also, seems there is a Nasuverse panel at 9:00 Friday, my friend wants to go so we are probably hitting that.

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    So, the panel was kinda cringy, but it had some interesting jokes.
    The Western fanbase is as I imagined. Also GO stuff posted everywhere, literally everywhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altima of the Gates View Post
    So, the panel was kinda cringy, but it had some interesting jokes.
    The Western fanbase is as I imagined. Also GO stuff posted everywhere, literally everywhere.
    how did you imagine them
    He never sleeps. He never dies.

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    The last Fate panel I saw was about going into all the Servants myths rather than talk about the VN/anime. It was pretty good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mAc Chaos View Post
    how did you imagine them
    Well, I was pretty much expecting mostly GO stuff, and it's what I got. Lots of good fanart (I got myself one good Sakura one ), fantastic Jeanne artwork both regular and Alter, Nero got lots of excellent artwork, so much so that I'd daresay she was overtaking Artoria a bit, lots of Summer Lancer Tamamo.
    But there were also quite a few who play JP and had superb Abigails, very few Ereshikigals and Ishtars, some Musashis. Totally had to support one girl who made Grimgar artwork, really surprised me to see any.

    @Arashi - they were good guys, had about as may memes as expected. Although one guy said he wanted to avoid spoilers, but he got pretty spoilery.

    I got CMI and CMII for the Swag bag, same area for the volume 1 FF Ultimania in the dealer room, it's dangerous, you can just blow hundreds walking around.

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