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Postby Cinematic Kaiju » Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:06 am

Although it is a year away, who is going to G-Fest next year in Chicago? It's going to be my very first and it might be my last for a long time so I am definitely going prepared. What is the most anyone has ever spent at a G-Fest? Who would you like to see make an appearance next year?

Plus... I'm looking for some new buddies :)
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Cinematic Kaiju » Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:01 pm

I was debating whether on driving to chicago from new york or not because I know after G-fest is all said and done, i'm gonna be coming home with at least one of those huge plastic bins you can find at walmart filled with Kaiju souvenirs lol and i really dont feel comfortable mailing all of that merchandise.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Legionmaster » Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:02 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:Why can't we have G-Fest in Maryland for once?

Cuz it's not in the middle of the country.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Legionmaster » Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:45 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:
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Hellspawn28 wrote:Why can't we have G-Fest in Maryland for once?

Cuz it's not in the middle of the country.


Is their a rule where it must be in the middle of the country?

No but it's more convenient to do so so that travel distances don't favor either coast.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Jesse » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:25 pm

SuperSaiyan4Godzilla wrote:
Though, didnt it use to be in Boston?


Los Angeles I think...

I went for the first time this year. It was a blast and I fully intend on going next year...if I have the cash that is.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby G1 Startruck Jonez » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:29 pm

I went to G-Fest 2001 and 2002 and had a great time. I did spend tons of money though, but it was worth it!
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Re: G-FEST

Postby tokyostateofmind » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:38 pm

The last time I went to G-Fest was when it was in NYC! But no, I am hitting up G-Fest '11. So excited. I am going to try to get into the artist alley

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Re: G-FEST

Postby G1 Startruck Jonez » Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:11 pm

Kaiju Con! Yes! I was bugging out thinking to myself that I would've went to a G-Fest in the city. Wasnt Kaiju Con in the New Yorker hotel? I remember hitting up a convention there that was 85% Kaiju, 10% anime and 5% Japanese geek cinema.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby tokyostateofmind » Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:41 pm

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tokyostateofmind wrote:The last time I went to G-Fest was when it was in NYC! But no, I am hitting up G-Fest '11. So excited. I am going to try to get into the artist alley


G-Fest was never in NY. You must be thinking of Kaiju Con.

And no, you're not going to find much anime at G-Fest.


Do you mean G-Con? Which was the original name for G-Fest. I never heard of Kaiju Con but G-Con (G-Fest) was definitely in NYC. I have the program still. It says "G-Con '97"

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Re: G-FEST

Postby Cinematic Kaiju » Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:24 pm

Too bad there wont be one in NY... it'd be very conveniant for me ;)
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Re: G-FEST

Postby JVM » Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:31 pm

I don't see why so many people whine it's in Chicago - frankly, aside Anime Central (I hate anime) I don't know of any other big-name cons around here.

Anyway, I always pop in to the Dealer Room and usually the Video Game Room. Don't expect to run into me - I usually come at the very end of Sunday.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby G-Matt » Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:45 pm

I've been to G-Fest two times, and I'd really like to be able to go next year, since I missed out on meeting Takarada this year. :( I hope he'll come again.

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Re: G-FEST

Postby tokyostateofmind » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:37 pm

Cinematic Kaiju wrote:Too bad there wont be one in NY... it'd be very conveniant for me ;)


Same here but i have decided to spend what little cash I have (for now ;) ) on this Con. Cant wait.

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Re: G-FEST

Postby Cinematic Kaiju » Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:35 am

Don't get me wrong, if you get to know me better, i loooooove to travel! but then again, things do come up where you can't travel that distance or get time off from work.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Drunken Kong » Wed Aug 04, 2010 4:54 pm

I've been to G-Fest 2 years in a row now ('09 & '10) and each year was dope. I'll definitely be going in 2011 as well.

Hopefully by next con some interesting news will be released about the LP film.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Jesse » Wed Aug 04, 2010 5:59 pm

Is it officially being held in Rosemont again next year? Or is it too far away to know?
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Re: G-FEST

Postby Drunken Kong » Wed Aug 04, 2010 6:03 pm

Jesse wrote:Is it officially being held in Rosemont again next year? Or is it too far away to know?


Too far yet. I'm sure you'll hear something more concrete when fall/winter approaches. Chances are it will be around the same area as always though.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:11 pm

Even though it wasn't in Rosemont this year, it was only a couple blocks off. I actually went to Rosement first and had to be directed to the actual location.
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Re: G-FEST

Postby spinzilla » Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:55 am

Almost certianly going next year. I'm excited. :D
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Re: G-FEST

Postby tokyostateofmind » Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:27 am

About how big size wise is this con?

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