Kumoricon http://www.kumoricon.org The Portland-Vancouver Anime Convention Fri, 14 Sep 2007 07:26:20 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Thank You to Everyone for Kumoricon 2007 Thank you to our attendees, volunteers, and staff for making Kumoricon 2007 the most exciting year yet. From the new registration system, to the wonderful support we received from the Hilton, to our larger gaming room and new manga library, we've come a long way in five years. A few facts ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=122 Uwajimaya Festival Japan 2007 Kumoricon will have a booth at the Uwajimaya Festival Japan this weekend, located at the Beaverton Uwajimaya store. This festival runs for two days: Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, from 11am to 5pm each day. We're selling registrations for 2008 at the lowest pre-reg rate of $25! If you register at ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=121 Lost and Found If you lost (or found) any items at Kumoricon, please email lostandfound@kumoricon.org with a description of the item. We have several items, many with no personal identifying features, waiting to be claimed. If you found any items and didn't turn them in to Lost and Found at the convention, please ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=120 August Newsletter Just in time for the con, we have the second and final issue of KumoriContent—the Kumoricon newsletter—for con year 2007. Download it here [PDF], and browse past newsletters here. This issue features tonight's kickoff party at Backspace, a sampling of Kumoricon 2007 expectations, a look back at Mini-con (with photos!), and, ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=119 Registration Check-In Reminder With Kumoricon check-in starting in just three days (four days for at-the-door registration), please be sure you have everything you need when you arrive at the con. If you pre-registered, and opted to have your badge mailed to you, then you need to bring it! We will charge a fee for ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=118 Backspace Nerdcore Con Kickoff Party Kumoricon and Backspace have teamed up to put on a special party the Thursday night before the con! Backspace, Portland's entertainment hub, presents a night of nerdcore, with performances by three local artists featuring techno and hip hop set to otaku and Japanese themes. While there, check out previews of Kumoricon ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=117 Information Update With the con approaching, we've now posted the full schedule online, plus details on nearly all events, including registration, con, and room hours! Plan out the three days of your con in advance, and no longer lament "I would have attended that if only I had known..." With that said, ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=116 Pre-registration Surpasses 1500 Kumoricon pre-registration is officially over 1500! We look forward to welcoming all of you, including the 34 members who've opted to attend as VIPs. There's still time to register! You can do so online until 11:55 PM tonight, or at the Kumoricon Minicon Event tomorrow. If you register now, you ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=110 Mini-con Start Time Changed Mini-con, our one-day event on Saturday, August 11, is now starting at 10 AM. It was previously scheduled to start at 8 AM, but this was too early for most people and especially the staff who would be setting up. Full details are further down on the main page and ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=108 Registration tops 1200! Pre-registration is still open, and we are now just past the 1200 mark! If you haven't pre-registered yet, you still have time! Pre-registration closes this Friday, August 10th, at 11:55 PM. Anyone who registers before this time can receive their badge via mail. The final tier mail out is scheduled ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=107