News Otakelaide and anime.au.11 On This Weekend
Two one-day conventions are happening this weekend, with Otakelaide, a new anime and video game convention in Adelaide, happening on Saturday, May 14th and anime.au.11, a Canberra convention previously on hiatus now returns on Sunday, May 15th.
Otakelaide will take place from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, in the Hawke Building at the University of South Australia's City West campus. Events include screenings, a cosplay contest, tabletop roleplaying games, a live band, video games and stalls. Tickets cost $10, with children under 5 admitted for free. More details on the convention and events are available on the Facebook event page linked above and the Otakelaide Facebook fan page.
anime.au.11 is being held on Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the Manning Clark Centre at Canberra's Australian National University. Tickets cost $20 for general entry, $15 for children under 12 and $50 for a family ticket. The convention has a variety of events including screenings, art, talent and cosplay competitions, a 'troll dub' contest, auctions, a quiz and a 'live forum' panel. More details are available on its website.