If you know what Tomodachi means, you're probably already headed to Tomodachi Fest this weekend. If not, see below.
Tomodachi Fest is an annual anime convention celebrating various aspects of Japanese and Asian pop culture. You should find time check it out as it runs continuously from 8 a.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday. Put on your kimono, dust off those Pokemon cards and consume an energy drink, this one's an all-weekender.
8 a.m. Friday-6 p.m. Sunday. $12-$35. Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 S. Vista Ave., Boise, 208-343-4900, tomodachicest.com.