Part 1: The Otakuthon art journey begins
Given that artist alley booths are first come first serve, we filled the form the moment applications opened on May 15th; we submitted it 3-4 minutes in, and yet we hadn't beat the rush! We were waitlisted.
So, we applied to be panelists instead; in Yurithon 2017, we had hosted a panel/workshop together with Averxyy (Fablesoft studios) teaching people to use the Ren'Py engine to make visual novels. As part of Yurithon, we had crowdsourced the characters and dialogue to create a shoujo ai visual novel together all in the