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This month we’ve got a variety of comic cons, meet-and-greets, Japanese culture cons and medieval fests for to fill up your weekends.

Comic and Manga Convention: Oberhausen | Mar. 2: Wear your cosplay and shop for your next favorite collectable, manga or comic book.

NOVAcon: Leuna | Mar. 2: Enjoy interviews with famous cosplayers, anime quiz shows, take part in the cosplay competition and much more.

Berlin Film Exchange 2024: Berlin | Mar. 3: Shop and marvel at popular, coveted and rare souvenirs, movies, DVDs and more at “Germany’s largest film collectors’ exchange.”

MetFest: Schmelz | March 9-10: Travel back in time to the Medieval ages with food, fire shows, musicians and more.

BIJUTSU: Ratingen | Mar. 10: Peruse and shop artist alley, wear your cosplay, enjoy gaming, workshops, dancing and much more.

Proud Nerd Convention presents “Welcome to Starcourt Cinema”: Cologne | Mar. 16:  “This is not a comic con, but a very special meet & greet between fans & star guests - surrounded by pure 80s atmosphere.”

REDNERDCON: Völklingen-Wehrden | Mar. 16: Come for artists, food trucks, lectures, crafting and more.

Manga-Comic-Con: Leipzig | Mar. 21-24: This is a smaller event held as part of the Leipzig Book Fair. Enjoy anime watching, new publications, workshops and more.

Medieval Fest: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern | Mar. 22-24: Travel back in time at Schloss Penkun at this Medieval Fest with knights, fire shows, crafts and more.

Medieval Easter Market: Mar. 30- Apr. 1 | Wismar: Travel back in time and haggle with craftsmen, watch the jugglers and magicians, listen to musicians and much more.

Table Top Thursdays: Ramstein Enlisted Club | Every Thursday: Bring your own board game or borrow one from the club. Drink and snack specials available.

Friday Night Magic: Ramstein Air Base | Every Friday Night: Meet up with fellow Magic the Gathering enthusiasts for an evening of gaming.

Due to ever-changing regulations, make sure you check the website before traveling for an event. Also, inclusion of an event on the list is not an endorsement for the authenticity or quality of event. Events on military installations require base access.

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Tamala Malerk is a writer and editor with Stars and Stripes Europe. She has been with SSE since April 2022 writing articles all about travel, lifestyle, community news, military life and more. In May 2022, she earned her Ph.D. in History and promises it is much more relevant to this job than one might think.

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