Back in July, we reported that multiple women had accused Anime Matsuri co-founder John Leigh of sexual harassment. The entire situation is a mess, and Leigh, frankly, seems like a giant creep. Well (and I didn’t know it was possible) it seems like things are even worse at Anime Matsuri than just having a creepo in charge. The Houston Press has put up a lengthy, in depth piece on the bizarre drama that surrounds the Houston anime con. You should really just read the article, but highlights include (besides the sexual harassment allegations) Anime Matsuri organizers promising free admission to another con (without consulting thatRead More →

It’s not uncommon in anime to see a lone girl standing bravely before a colorfully dressed, angry horde determined to get past her, but this was real life and Sarah Skrobarczyk, president of Delta H Con, had to make do with diplomacy given her lack of ninja skills or magical moon powers. “We’ll work with you,” she told the irate mob. “We can give you day passes at a discount.” Roughly 200 people had showed up on a busy Saturday at the registration table of Delta H Con 2012 expecting free admission. That’s what they were promised. They had just come from the Asian/Pacific AmericanRead More →