Pack your passport for this panel! It’s the pilgrimage all great anime fans dream of making. But maybe you think it’s too expensive, confused by kanji, scared you’ll be a cultural klutz, or just overwhelmed by the idea of trying to navigate the twisting maze of language, etiquette, and hordes of people that is Japan. Well join me, a seasoned international traveler coming off my own virgin trip to the anime homeworld, and find out just how accessible and wonderful Japan can be. From commuting to communicating this panel will discuss tips and tricks making your own trip as memorable and smooth as possible. And if you've already been come and share your own experiences!