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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Things To Do In January: Anime LA, Retro City Festival & Museums Free-For-All

Anime LA
January 25January 28
Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, California 91764
Full event
$70/$65 Student/Military
Single Days
Thursday – starting November 1st $20
Friday – starting November 1st $30
Saturday – starting November 1st $40
Sunday – starting November 1st $30

For the true otaku who loves the anime community. The biggest draw is the other otaku. This event doesn't grab the biggest companies, but it gathers a huge assortment of fans.

They are trying to get some fun events, they're doing a a special event, Anime Los Angeles Celebrates 20 Years of Cowboy Bebop.Voice talent guests from Cowboy Bebop include Beau Billingslea, Steve Blum, Melissa Fahn, Wendee Lee, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Lia Sargent, Skip Stellrecht, and Paul St Peter!

Check full details on what anime fandom might grab you.

Retro City Festival
Jan 20-21
Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00PM
Pomona Fairplex - Expo Hall 9
1101 W McKinley Ave
Pomona, CA 91768 

A showcase with what the hosts are saying is the largest selection of retro console gaming under one roof in California. Retro City will have classic arcade machines, pinball, tournaments, museums of gaming, game vendors, and huge console play area. Fans of older gaming systems and wide array of streamers should be taking over the event.

Gaming history's greatest villain Billy Mitchell from the King of Kong doc will be there too.

Museums Free-For-All
Sunday, Jan 28 
Multiple Museums Around LA

No, the museums aren't battling to death for federal grant money...yet. Still seeing some museums fight one another would be fun and educational. No, it's a day when many museums around LA are free and open to the public. There's so many to choose from so look at the list at go on adventure.

*Some might have special rules to get in free, so be sure to check on how to get in.