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FanimeCon: Understanding Community

D2-E2: There are not many places I can feel accepted or fully comfortable — it is an essence of displacement. I am nerd deep down and possibly not the same kind as you, but a nerd by most accounts of classification.

The convention scene is a culture that an outsider cannot really comprehend or associate with. It’s a collection of like-minded individuals with minimal discrimination or downers. A place truly built for socializing and interaction. I have never seen so many strangers approach one another to compliment a piece of clothing or ask about the origins of something they have in their possession. “Where did you get that?” or “Omg, I love your (insert object of interest here).”..

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