Sugoi! Japan Film Festival comes to The Movie Mill

Now that Word on the Street and Arts Days are finally over, here comes some real culture. The Consulate General of Japan in Calgary and the Japan Foundation present the 2013 JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL in Lethbridge, featuring 2 contemporary Japanese films at the Movie Mill on October 19th. Both shows are in Japanese with English …

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“East blown west,” or “Lethbridge’s anime festival returns!”

Nishikaze, Lethbridge's anime convention, is back for 2013 after a brief hiatus. Coming June 15: Nishikaze is an annual convention held in Lethbridge, Alberta at the University of Lethbridge. Nishikaze is striving to become the premiere anime and Japanese pop culture in event in southwestern Alberta, bringing together anime fans to celebrate the best in Japanese culture …

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Anime club fail

I don’t make it a secret that I love animation and, in another life, would probably have been a cartoonist.

With that said, I watch a lot of anime (and not just the tentacle stuff). However, my friends don’t share the same interest so I am relegated to watch my shows in lonely isolation.

I’ve known for quite awhile that the University of Lethbridge has a club called the “Japanese Anime & Manga Society (JAMS),” so for about the last week or so I have been trying to muster some courage and information, with plans to attend one of their meetings.

Tonight was the night, and here’s where I begin my rant…

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