Omamori Charm Shop

Traditionally, omamori are Japanese amulets for good luck and protection. This hands-on workshop teaches you to make your own origami omamori charm for decorative purposes.

Saturday, August 4, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Meeting Room 133
Sunday, August 5, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Meeting Room 133

Free packs are limited. Material fee (min $3) may be required when free packs run out.

Kimono Fashion Show

Come watch a beautiful display of Kimono Fashion! We will be demonstrating the elements of kimono, and their influence on loli dressing and anime costumes. Featuring Kimono By Fumiko.

Friday, August 3, 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

Anime Review: Ano Hana Review

Ano Hi Mita Hana No Namae O Bokutachi Wa Mada Shiranai, also colloquially known as Ano Hana is a tale that depicts the interwoven lives of six friends who continually struggle with the inner demons of their shared past. Over the natural course of time, the bond of friendship in this close-knit group of children has inevitably diminished with each individual travelling along his or her own path, save for one of its members: Jinta, a hikikomori and the main protagonist. As ex-leader of the now-defunct “Super Peace Busters”, Jinta now spends his days dwelling unproductively at home, plagued by the incarnation of his deceased childhood friend and former “Super Peace Busters” member, Menma. As the embodiment of his stress and trauma, Menma has returned to ask for her wish to be granted. Now the question remains: Will Jinta muster up the strength to reunite the members of the “Super Peace Busters” in order to fulfill Menma’s wish?

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