1. Blake Seaman's Avatar
    So this last weekend I attended the Dallas Anime-fest at the Sheraton hotel, and noticed something odd. Everyone of course has their phones out taking pictures, and at least a quarter of them were windows phones! Most were low end 520's, a few mid range, and one 920. I don't know why anime fans in particular would be pre-disposed to them, but they were everywhere. It was also very ***** having stranger know how to use my 920 for pics!

    Thoughts welcome.
    08-19-2014 02:12 PM
  2. David P2's Avatar
    08-19-2014 02:16 PM
  3. ashram's Avatar
    At CES in January, I saw a TON of Lumia 1020's in use. Also at NAB, but not SDCC. So, it seems to be a random thing not only limited to the con you went to...
    WanderingTraveler likes this.
    08-19-2014 02:20 PM
  4. bilzkh's Avatar
    I think there are people who like WP simply because it's different or distinct, wouldn't surprise me if there's a correlation between being an anime fan and liking things that are unique and different from the mainstream. What's funny though is that the anime 'Aldnoah Zero' gave a shout out to Windows Phone in a scene.
    WanderingTraveler and iamakii like this.
    08-20-2014 09:43 PM
  5. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    I can blame Microsoft Japan and Microsoft Taiwan for that. The former started it all with the OS-tan Madobe Nanami (Madobe = Windows; Nana = 7), followed up by Madobe Yu and Ai for Windows 8/RT. (I have no idea when Madobe Claudia was introduced, though.)

    Microsoft Taiwan was arguably more successful since they got our hopes up on an anime featuring Aizawa Inori, the Internet Explorer-tan.

    In addition, there are a lot of collaborations that the Internet Explorer marketing team has gotten into, like Gargantia on Verdurous Planet.
    08-20-2014 10:02 PM
  6. iamakii's Avatar
    Update Crunchyroll app first.
    08-20-2014 10:06 PM
  7. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    Update Crunchyroll app first.
    Yeah, I see people complaining about it everywhere, haha.
    08-20-2014 11:07 PM

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